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    Ken Ober. R.I.P.

    Ken Ober of MTV’s ‘Remote Control’ dies at 52
    1987 game show ushered in original, non-music-video programming

    The New York Times is reporting that comedian Ken Ober, best known as the host of MTV’s “Remote Control,” died this weekend of unknown causes, although he had been complaining of flu-like symptoms. He was 52

    Side note.

    TW was right after all.

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    Re: Ken Ober. R.I.P.


    Time to bump the PPO death pool?
    We're bringing purple back.

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    Re: Ken Ober. R.I.P.

    I remember Remote Control well, It was the beginning of the end for the "Music video" time of MTV, I can't even let my kids watch MTV now, Every show is terrible.

    R.I.P. Ken Ober
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