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Leslie Nielsen Quotes: Funniest Jokes From Comedian's Characters In 'Airplane' And 'Naked Gun'

First Posted: 11/28/10 09:45 PM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 07:15 PM ET

Leslie Nielsen is dead.

Surely, he would have wanted us to remember him with the same joy and tears of laughter that he brought us throughout his career.

Here are 18 of his funniest deadpan jokes as Dr. Rumack in "Airplane!" and Detective Frank Drebin in the "Naked Gun" series. There are plenty of other great Nielsen lines from these films and others ... leave a comment with any favorites that aren't here.

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Frank: It's the same old story. Boy finds girl, boy loses girl, girl finds boy, boy forgets girl, boy remembers girl, girl dies in a tragic blimp accident over the Orange Bowl on New Year's Day.

Jane: Goodyear?

Frank: No, the worst.
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