Huell Howser has died.

Jan 7th, 2013, 03:08 PM
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Huell Howser has died.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/0...n_2426682.html

I don't know if his series was aired outside of California's PBS stations, but they were certainly a great resource for off the beaten path attractions.

He was well known for his "Oh, Maaaahhy!" exclamations.
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Jan 7th, 2013, 03:26 PM
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My dad used to love his show.

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Jan 7th, 2013, 03:27 PM
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I just read that on a news feed. Heull Howser was certainly a character. I can hear his slow drawl-like voice in my head "California's Gold."
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Jan 7th, 2013, 03:44 PM
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He was speaking slooowwwwly enough for me to understand
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Jan 7th, 2013, 07:07 PM
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Wow, my Dad loved his show too. When visiting, I would watch too. Was it still on the air?
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Jan 7th, 2013, 07:53 PM
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He had announced his retirement just in November, I think, and it was quite sudden. They still air episodes but I don't know if we have seen all of the newest ones or if they are repeats now.
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Jan 7th, 2013, 11:29 PM
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Heull Show "California's Gold" is a very nice show on PBS.

We met Heull at the LA travel show a couple of years back. He is a likable character -- same in real life as he was on TV.

He will be missed. RIP.

Does anyone know if the memorial service will be private?
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Jan 8th, 2013, 09:02 AM
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There won't be any funeral services. KCET did a special interview segment last night with people he worked with on the show. They also have an online memorial page.

http://www.kcet.org/shows/tvtalk/tv-...ing-huell.html

http://www.myvalleynews.com/story/68635/
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