Tuesday, June 7, 2011

2 THINGS I’M 72.8% SURE YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT UBU


Please Note: If you’re under 30 you probably have never heard of this producing pooch (aka Gary David Goldberg production studio for Family Ties, Spin City and other sitcom classics.) 

Now on to the fun facts ...

#1: The labrador retriever was named after the 1896 Alfred Jarry play Ubu Roi.

#2: Ubu died in 1984.




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35 comments:

  1. Never heard about Ubu, probably because the reason you stated, but it's interesting where they got the name from!

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  2. I dont remember ubu, im too young!

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  3. I am under 30 and have never heard of this...

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  4. I am 31 & remember Ubu. Good dog! RIP!

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  5. I do clearly remember this from the 80's

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  6. I remember...yet I am 38. I am a new follower from Follow Me back Tuesday. Have a great day.

    http://www.bellycharmsblog.com

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  7. And now I know. (guess now I'll also have to look this up)

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  8. It's not often that I feel that young, but today is one of those days.

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  9. ubu's not dead. he's cryogenically frozen beside walt disney.

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  10. I HAVE PROOF THAT I'M YOUNG. Never heard of it.

    lol.

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  11. Yes, OK, I'm old. Thanks for reminding me. (I still watch repeats of Family Ties sometimes.):)

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  12. i loved ubu. thanks for posting. man i wish i could steal this post and claim it as my own :)

    FourthGradeNothing.com

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  13. I did not realize that UBU was the dog's name! I miss Spin City

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  14. Ahhh... Sit Ubu, sit. Yeah, I remember it well. Didn't know he died that long ago tho.

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  15. Of course! 'Sit Ubu sit. Good dog'...I remember Ubu at the end of Family Ties

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  16. i have no idea, im too young

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  17. Knew about #2. Does that make me crappy? ;)

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  18. my auntie remember ubu! i have no idea though :P
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  19. Sit Ubu Sit!!! Loved that! I think he was part of Magnum PI too but I could be mistaken.

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  20. I sure do remember Ubu. Now my favorite one is the Bad Hat Harry Productions.

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  21. interesting i didn't know that was his name but i remember seeing at the end of lots of showa i watched

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  22. Awww...I didn't know he'd died. Guess he would have been pretty old if he hadn't...gosh, time flies! For the longest time, I thought it said "Sit, BooBoo, Sit."

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  23. Never heard of him, but dawww :(

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  24. become famous to die 2 years later? poor ubu

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  25. I totally remember "sit Ubu sit!" Thanks for making me "new blog of the day!"

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  26. I still say 'Sit Abbie Sit... Good Dog' to my dog ;)

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