This will mean little to most readers of this blog, but Bill Frindall died today.
This is genuinely upsetting for me, far more disturbing than it ought to be. This must be because he was, literally, unique.
No, thinking about it, it is upsetting because in my lifetime there has never not been a Bearded Wonder on TMS. I must have assumed he was a permanent fixture, but of course it turns out that nothing is permanent.