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Tampa News Force takes a look back at the ’60s TV Show ‘Flipper’

Luke Halpin of that show Flipper

Key Largo – Monroe County – Saturday, 6.1.2019

Remember Luke Halpin? Neither do we! Anyway, here’s a picture of him. 

Luke Halpin was evidently in the hit TV show, Flipper. Apparently this is supposed to make me feel old, but honestly, I already felt old for watching a black and white TV show growing up. 

I’m assuming he was a kid, but really that was so long ago I don’t remember anything about the show except for the dolphin. I’m pretty sure he wasn’t the dolphins, but if I’m being honest, I’m not even 100% sure of that.

I’m told the child(?) star is 72 now. That would probably be pretty surprising if I remembered anything about him, like what he looked like. I definitely don’t remember his character’s name. I wonder what happened to the dolphin. 

Sweet Jesus, do NOT Google what happened to the dolphin. Just trust me on this. Seriously, there are things you’re better off not knowing. I’m gonna need some time to process some shit

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