As Hollywood comes together to remember the late insult comic Don Rickles, who died Thursday from kidney failure, there’s no better time to reflect on his comedic legacy, which earned the 90-year-old icon a Primetime Emmy, industry acclaim, and countless laughs from audiences around the world for more than six decades.
Relive some of Rickles’ finest TV moments in the videos below, which trace his career from TheTonight Shows Johnny Carson era to modern appearances on Kathy Griffin’s Bravo reality series My Life on the D-List.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1976)
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1978)
The Tonight Show Starring Jay Leno (1995)
Ronald Reagan’s Inaugural (1985)
Larry King Live (1985)
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (2009)
AFI: A Tribute to Clint Eastwood (1996)
AFI: A Tribute to Martin Scorsese (1997)
The Dating Game (late 1960s)
The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Frank Sinatra (1978)