Remembering Rickles

Want to commemorate the late Don Rickles beyond just the classic insult clips that are all over the Internet? Here are three ideas:

1. Netflix subscribers can stream the Emmy-winning 2007 HBO documentary Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project.

2. Amazon Prime subs can catch Rickles in one of his numerous acting roles: as a carnival barker in X: The Man with X-Ray Eyes (1963).

3. Over-the-air viewers can tune to Antenna TV the next three nights at 10 pm ET to see Rickles appearing on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Tonight’s episode, from 1973, also features Dom DeLuise, Glen Campbell and Jimmy Breslin. Use Antenna TV’s channel finder to find where to watch.

Highlights of Don Rickles on ‘Johnny Carson’:

 

About Les Luchter

Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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