Dave Plier Remembers Comedy Legend Carl Reiner: “If you wake up in the morning and you’re not in the obits, have your breakfast!”

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PHOTO: In this May 25, 1967 file writer-comedian Carl Reiner poses in his new hairpiece in Los Angeles. Reiner, the ingenious and versatile writer, actor and director who broke through as a “second banana” to Sid Caesar and rose to comedy’s front ranks as creator of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and straight man to Mel Brooks’ “2000 Year Old Man,” has died, according to reports. Variety reported he died of natural causes on Monday night, June 29, 2020, at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif. He was 98. (AP Photo/Harold Filan, File)

WGN Radio’s Dave Plier looks back on his countless conversations with comedy legend Carl Reiner, including his final interview with Dave in April 10, 2020. Carl passed away at age 98 on Monday June 29, 2020.

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