Herewith, for your entertainment/discussion, an Unofficial Top 8 Highlights of Comedian Gilbert Gottfrieds Career:
8) His You fool!-spouting regular on the late Nineties/early Aughts version of Hollywood Squares
7) Jerry the Belly Button Elf, Ren & Stimpy
6) various, VH1s Best Week Ever
5) his proclivity for voicing various birds, i.e. Iago in 1992s Aladdin, 2007s Farce of the Penguins, and the AFLAC duck
4) topping the Boston Phoenixs 2006 100 Unsexiest Men list
3) tie: Burt Banner, Saved by the Bell: Wedding in Las Vegas, and Patient, the Say Hello to a Good Bye episode of The Cosby Show
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2) every single time hes appeared on Howard Stern
1) his infamous Aristocrats rendition at the 2001 Friars Roast of Hugh Hefner, which inspired the 2005 documentary of the same name
Fingers crossed that the Saturday Night Live alum will be gunning for Memorable Moment No. 9 when he headlines at the Comedy Spot.
Fri., Aug. 22, 8 & 10 p.m.; Sat., Aug. 23, 8 & 10 p.m., 2008