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R.I.P. Ed McMahon

Not a lot of details yet, but news is coming out that Ed McMahon has died at the age of 86, according to MSNBC. A former carnival barker and bingo caller, McMahon enjoyed a long career in entertainment, hosting game shows, taking the occasional acting role, emceeing the talent competition Star Search, and, most famously, serving as Johnny Carson's announcer and comic foil on The Tonight Show. McMahon's later years were plagued with health problems and financial woes, but he'll ultimately be remembered for moments like this:

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