Originally Posted by The Joker
It was the actors who had big careers going into the show, like Burgess Meredith, who still went on and continued their big careers afterward, but the show was a nice addition to their resume. No matter how successful his career was, I think Burgess is remember by most for either being Penguin or Mickey Goldmill in the Rocky movies.
Burgess will always be the Penguin and Mickey but I will also remember him as the profane as hell, uber sexually charged old man from Grumpy Old Men. Nothing like hearing a string of sexual euphemisms from a 90 year old man.