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Author Topic: I saw where the guy who played "Flounder" in "Animal House" died.  (Read 3375 times)

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Steven Furst probably depicted the young Al Fansome in that film better than anyone before or since. RIP Steven.

The theme song was originally "Fleming House" but they changed it for the movie, some sort of copyright issue. It originally went "Fleming House, bah, bah, bah, bah, Fleming House, bah, bah, bah, bah..." The "bahs" are from the ewes kept at Fleming for the residents pleasure. You see one fleeing Delta House when Flounder and Larry first walk up to the place. That's called "cinema verite" by the French, or Cheese Eating Surrender Monkeys, whichever you prefer.

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sorry wrong movie
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Nah, Al is always going on about a guy who told him the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor. It was one the same guys who tried to get him to shoot a horse in the Dean's office.

It was a shame about that horse. Ed Jr. was the brightest thing on that campus.

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As my dad used to tell me, "Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life son".

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As my dad used to tell me, "Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life son".

And yet there you went.

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It IS a way to go through life. It's worked for me.

As my dad used to tell me, "Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life son".

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I hear it can cause brain bubbles. You haven't noticed any have you?

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The college depicted in the movie/story is Dartmouth.  My youngest had the honor of graduating from there a decade ago and he informed me this Spring that "Animal House" itself has passed.  I guess that is what happens after double, secret probation.

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If only Al's brother Fred would have loaned them his car. They'd have shown Dartmouth and the city of Hanover!

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Re: I saw where the guy who played "Flounder" in "Animal House" died.
« Reply #10 on: July 02, 2017, 0638 UTC »
He's not really dead-- he's just on "triple-secret probation"!


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