All rights belong to their respective owners. Digitally remastered and AI Full HD 1080 Upscaled. R.I.P. Sam, (1953–1992)
Live performance of “Wild Thing” by Sam Kinison on MTV New Years Eve ’88 with host Downtown Julie Brown.
One evening soon after Sam Kinison’s tragic death in a senseless auto accident, the marquees of every nightclub on the Sunset Strip blazed with farewell messages in memory of the fun loving evangelist-turned comedian.
“SAM KINISON was absolutely fearless,” says Robin Williams. “He was like a comedy combination of Chuck Yeager and Evel Kneivel.
None of the TV anchors knew quite what to make of Sam Kinison when news of his death came over the wire early Saturday morning.
Sam Kinison has been sent to his corner, away from the main set of the new Fox network sitcom “Charlie Hoover,” isolated from the rest of the cast and most of the crew.