RIP Carl Reiner, 98

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Carl Reiner died last night at 98, a day after his best friend and former partner Mel Brooks celebrated his 94th birthday, as per the following tweet from Carl’s son Rob:

Among his many achievements, Reiner created, produced and sometimes acted in the classic sitcom, The Dick Van Dyke Show, which originally ran on for 158 episodes on CBS from 1961 to 1966.

Here, Reiner talks about creating The Dick Van Dyke Show:

The following Decades promo for a 97th birthday marathon last year highlights some of other Carl Reiner’s other achievements.

Here’s The 2,000 Year Old Man, a 1975 CBS animated special based on Reiner’s already two-decade-old classic comedy skits with Mel Brooks. Reiner plays the interviewer and Brooks the ancient guy:

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