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Spong
06-01-12, 17:37
http://i.imgur.com/SLe2i.jpg

Former Blockbusters host Bob Holness has died at the age of 83. In a statement, his family said he had "died peacefully in his sleep" early on Friday morning.

The presenter hosted ITV's gameshow Blockbusters from 1983 to 1993.

From the BBC (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-16441742)

:(
I used to love Blockbusters so much when I was a kid. Another chunk of my childhood slips away. RIP.

remote91
06-01-12, 17:39
I can already say this will be the thread title of the year.

tomekkobialka
06-01-12, 17:42
Ah, Blockbusters! :( Such a shame...RIP!

Diablo_Rosso
06-01-12, 18:43
RIP Bob. I remember Blockbusters as I watched it when I was a kid.

Atlantisfreak
06-01-12, 19:08
I'm sorry to burst everyone's bubble of sadness, but what's blockbusters? I thought it was just some movie rental company?

Diablo_Rosso
06-01-12, 19:13
It was a game show.

Smegzilla
06-01-12, 19:26
Huh, the title of this thread is exactly what I posted on my Facebook account this afternoon when I heard the news. Sad days, I used to watch Blockbusters all the time. RIP Bob.

Atlantisfreak
06-01-12, 19:31
It was a game show.

oooh... oh well, shame for the ones who knew him i guess...