RIP Frank Trapani, co-owner of Frankie & Johnny’s Furniture

I can’t believe my eyes!  I was just sent an article from WWL in New Orleans announcing the passing of a TV commercial legend.  If you grew up in the NOLA area in the 90s, you’ll remember the bizzar F&J commercials featuring their “Special Man.”  This guy in a stetson hat holding a cigar would tell people with bad credit that they were approved for financing by saying these magic words “Let ’em have it!” (or leeumhabbit…he kind of slurred his words).  Conan O’Brien found these commercials last year and featured them on his show.  Brendan Spaar is sad to see this icon pass.  It was just a few years ago that we lost the Special Man.  Things aren’t going to be the same.

 

Source: http://www.wwltv.com/news/local/Frank-Trapani-furniture-store-owner–co-star-of-Special-Man-commercials-dies-at-83-163182916.html

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