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Barbara Ann Scott, RIP

AMELIA ISLAND, FLA. — Olympic gold medalist Barbara Ann Scott, known as “Canada’s sweetheart,” died at her home here Sept. 30. The cause of death was not immediately known. She was 84.
MSTies will remember her appearance in the short JOHNNY AT THE FAIR, shown in episode 419- THE REBEL SET.

Read her obit here.

15 Replies to “Barbara Ann Scott, RIP”

  1. Cubby says:

    Jiminy.

       6 likes

  2. David francis white says:

    Dear miss Scott, Vaya con Dios!!! All the best on your new journey!!

       9 likes

  3. trickymutha says:

    RIP- so sad you died nearly on the anniversary of when MSTIES first discovered you.

       8 likes

  4. big61al says:

    She appeared to have lived a long life with wonderful events…she must surely be fondly missed by many people…another bright star to the constellation MST3K :star: RIP

       10 likes

  5. JCC says:

    “Pantingly hot” was right…R.I.P.

       6 likes

  6. Dr. Frankenkeister says:

    Jiminy, I guess it is too late to get a ride in one of those.

       4 likes

  7. Goshzilla says:

    Must resist Canada bashing joke.

    Her best-known victory came on Jan 31, 1948 in St. Moritz, Switzerland, where she revised her final program to avoid the rough patches on the outdoor ice surface, damaged by hockey players.

    Wow. Now that is impressive.

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  8. Crow T. Robert says:

    This makes me wonder whatever became of the kid who played little Johnny. But Ms. Scott certainly was a sweetheart, by the looks of her bio, on many levels. I’m glad she gets remembered on this one too.

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  9. trickymutha says:

    http://www.cpachter.com/

    Here’s Johnny….

       4 likes

  10. MikeH says:

    Class act all around!!

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  11. Crow T. Robert says:

    Very cool, trickymutha! Thanks!

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  12. Pemmican says:

    RIP Ms. Scott; very memorable, even though she had only a bit part in a fantastic short. Outside of MST, it seems she was very talented and a role model to generations of Canadians.

    If only the same could be said for Rowsdower…

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  13. Canucklehead says:

    She was a hometown hero, who recently got a gallery at city hall set aside for a display of her many mementos. Though I never got to meet you in person, your accomplishments are well known.

    Farewell, Ms. Scott.

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  14. bobhoncho says:

    As I had mentioned in the comments section of “The Rebel Set,” I have been to Toronto a few times, and the skating park across from the Delta Chelsea hotel I always stay at, is named in Ms. Scott’s honour. So long, Ms. Scott. And next time I stay at the Chelsea hotel, I’ll try to get a room that looks over your skating park, so that I can look at it, and think of you.

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