The late comedian's entry after a movie flop may be his best material.
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Shandling died in March of this year.
The going got purple when director compared the deceased stars.
On March 24, 2016, Garry Shandling died suddenly of a heart attack. The day of his passing, not many television news feeds had mentioned anything substantial about this comic legend. Unfortunately, other world news had overshadowed the death of a true comic genius.
Garry Shandling, when he was on Seinfeld's show was a delightful and for me a seductive human being. He could pull you in because of his irreverence, his humor (duh!), his interjecting of the philosophical and sane in the midst of tired assumptions.
"What I want at my funeral is an actual boxing referee to do a count and, at five, just wave it off and say, 'He's not getting up.'"
Shandling and Jerry Seinfeld were "dear, old" friends.
"He had a ton of empathy for other people."
Garry Shandling: Always funny -- always spot-on. I have no adequate words to express the huge sorrow I feel on the passing of Garry.
"It depends, because the whole thing about The Green Room is the combination of talent. It's not enough to just have a handful of great comics. What I need, and what excites me about it, is putting a handful of comics together who are particularly interesting."