I can remember reading Sad Sack
comics in Yank during the war, and then in civilian comic books later on.
, a drafted Army private, was a disheveled-looking chap, with a big nose and big ears.
More than could be said for the sad sack
of potatoes that is the deputy leader of Scottish New Labour, sitting to my left, laughably.
Although Suleiman acts his part as a Chaplinesque sad sack
, his diffident humor is also the tact of someone accustomed to grief.
He goes from being a sad sack
to the most popular guy in the area, as most of the Street's single women suddenly take a fancy to him.
The said sad sack
is Wilson, a failed writer licking his wounds after being dumped by his latest girlfriend.
She lays waste to the legions of no-hoper, sad sack
, and bottom-of-the-basket cabaret singers who have gone before her.
This highly-fancied homegrown outfit have already undertaken a tour of libraries - a perfect place for overpolite, slightly sad sack
, chin-stroking pop.
It can be no accident that Matthew Broderick - that master of the sad sack
turned hero - recently played the lead role of Charlie off-Broadway.
An even thinner thread is Darin's uncredited appearance in the 1957 Jerry Lewis film ``The Sad Sack
Runners-up included: Clint Eastwood's dark boxing drama ``Million Dollar Baby'' (picture); Paul Giamatti, the sad sack
wine connoisseur in ``Sideways'' (actor); Julie Delpy, one of the star-crossed lovers in ``Before Sunset'' (actress); Martin Scorsese (director, ``The Aviator''); Cate Blanchett, for her work in ``The Aviator'' and ``Coffee and Cigarettes'' (supporting actress); Morgan Freeman, playing an aging former boxer in ``Million Dollar Baby'' (supporting actor); and ``Fahrenheit 9/11'' (documentary).
For those who never saw the play or either movie (Frank Oz directed the 1986 musical version), there's a sad sack
florist named Seymour (Anthony Rapp) who, when not worshipping shop mate Audrey, is experimenting with interesting and unusual new plants.
As remarkable as Carrey is in these bravura sequences, it is his splendid low-key work as the yearning sad sack
that is most impressive here.
The wife of sad sack
Frederick Fellowes (Dian Hiatt) left poor Freddy the night before, and Belinda Blair (Maura Vincent) is the company's peacemaker.
Losing those shows will likely prove difficult if not devastating for NBC and CBS, respectively, for while both promise spin-offs in the wings (for Matt LeBlanc's dense Joey and Brad Garrett's sad sack
Robert), those series will likely seem as mere mortals up against the originals.