Jack Burns Death – Obituary: one of the original writers for ‘The Muppet Show’ Dies at 86.
Family and friends are mourning the death of Jack Burns ,one of the original writers for ‘The Muppet Show’ and a comedy partner to George Carlin, who has died at age 86
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.
R.I.P. Jack Burns. George Carlin’s first comedy partner, early Second City alum, head writer for the first season of The Muppet Show, hosted in the second season of SNL, announcer for Fridays…the list goes on. Ugh. 2020 is a such a bummer so far. pic.twitter.com/OLbBtfYUfL
— That Week In SNL (@ThatWeekInSNL) January 28, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
A foundational piece of the Carlin legacy has gone to the big comedy club in the sky. Jack was one of the sharpest motherfuckers I knew. He shaped my father’s mind in unique ways. RIP Jack Burns. https://t.co/aOPpeysM5I
— Kelly Carlin (@kelly_carlin) January 28, 2020
RIP Jack Burns, one of the original writers on The Muppet Show and co-writer of The Muppet Movie 🎭https://t.co/jjN3WpyyE1
— Muppet Wiki (@MuppetWiki) January 28, 2020
— ToughPigs: Muppet Fans Who Grew Up (@ToughPigs) January 28, 2020