Soupy Sales died on October 22, 2009. He was 83.
[L.A. Times Obit]
Soupy Sales dies at 83; slapstick comic had hit TV show in 1960s
The comedian acquired a cult-like following among adults with a show ostensibly meant for children. His signature routine, which he elevated to an art form, was pie-throwing.
By Elaine Woo
October 23, 2009
Little Green Pieces of Paper -- the greatest ad lib.