Saying Goodbye to Doctor Toboggans

After a long time of holding out faith, hope, and various restraining orders, it appears that Doctor Harold Toboggans is finally and truly gone.

Even the renowned Memphis Psychiatric Recovery Team has called off their search and concentrated their efforts instead on comforting his former clients during their time of grief and newly reclaimed cash flow.

It seems that there is nothing left to do but to mourn his passing and how long it took to arrive.

That and try to lay claim to the lucrative patents held by Toboggans Industries.

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So here is your opportunity to bid farewell to that fount of hot air and therapeutic malpractice, and to raise a toast…or perhaps an army in his memory.

I know it’s difficult, but please take a moment to share your most awkward, painful, or just plain expensive memories of Doctor Harold Toboggans.

It’s okay, you’re among friends.


P.S. If you like my fine collection of Tobogganabilia and would like to be my super special photo-buddy, or would just like to see a higher resolutioned slideshow, you can find me here:

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Dr. T always said he wanted to be remembered with a click on and a quick round of

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56 Responses to Saying Goodbye to Doctor Toboggans

  1. don says:

    From the Desk of The Chairman, DONCO Inc.

    It is with a great deal of Corporate sympathy that we at DONCO Inc., (Manufacturers of the popular arboriferous cube, Le Bloc (Now with our summer special, two Le Blocs for half the price of four previously!) mark the assumed passing of Dr. Harold Toboggans.

    Harcourt was a personal friend, and during the short period of time that he ran our main office HR department, productivity at our branch facilities improved tremendously.

    Harlan was outstanding excellent punctual leader, and we shall miss his laughter, which rang through the halls here at DONCO all hours of the day and night.

    God Speed Harvey! Our Loss is Your Gain. (Speaking of which Brent, we seem to be missing much of silverware from the executive dining room. Look around would you?)

    Don Lewis
    DONCO Inc.

  2. Chris C says:

    In times like these it is important to remember the good times. I don’t know if the doctor had any but it is always good advice none the less.

  3. mac says:

    thanks for visiting me earlier today. i enjoy your wit and southern flavor!

  4. LOBO says:

    Brent, we all know what really happened.

    But for 10% of The Estate, I’ll delete the evidence entirely.

  5. Static says:

    It is a sad day indeed…
    The fact that he split town and is spending all our money at some exotic locale that is.

    Not to mention, Doctor Harold Toboggans stole my mustache!

  6. Marvin says:

    Holy cow Batman, I had an atomic powered toboggan once that glowed in the dark. It seemed after I got it things went downhill fast. I ran over three poets and then things went from bad to verse. They sued me and got all my money, so from then on it really was tough sledding for me.

  7. Ah, what a sad day. I’ll never forget the time he and I snuck off to go ice fishing during the “Laughter, The Best Medicine: Applications of Humor to Psychology” symposium where he presented his famous “shock humor therapy” paper. I shall not shave my cheesy mustache for a year in his honor.

  8. wolf says:

    I wish we knew what made him leave. I only wonder because this is a magic trick that might need to be repeated.

    Vaya con doritos, Doctor.

  9. Chris non-C says:

    Favorite memory?…hhmmm….favorite memory…….. All, I can remember is a request for routing number, jumper cables and the smell of burnt moose hair. And for some reason, I woke to find that I’m employed by the Army and spending a disturbing amount of time in the woods. Now that he’s gone, can I have that neck tie?

  10. Alex L. says:

    I… I um… oh god I thought I could hold it together. I can remember once ordering a Toboggans certifeied cranial excavator… and uh… when I got it and opened it… there was simply an I.O.U note saying sorry. Excuse me I have to go light a candle in honour of this great man… *sniff*

  11. Scott says:

    Though I didn’t know Dr. Toboggans very well, he seemed like a very genuine man. I am sure he could never be replaced, but know there are many that will come alongside all in this time to keep us company and humored.

  12. Kate Savage says:

    And just when I need him most.

    Perhaps there is a place for his mustache alongside the Sacred Shroud of Somethingorother.

    A moment of relative silence…

  13. Youthful One says:

    I’m in shock.

    If I can gather myself (selves?) together, I will attempt a few words of memorial…

  14. Debbie says:


    Excuse me, but I refuse to believe this.

    Lynn? Are you there?


    Dr. T is the only reason I loathe myself. He is the only reason I can’t get out of bed in the morning. He is the only one who knows how to make me feel inadequate and idiotic. He is the only one who never listens to me during therapy and then suggests for me to just end it all because I’m a loser………OH MY GOD!…What would I do without him?


    (So are you going to hire that guy in purple plaid to take Dr. T’s place? Ruckford I think is his name)

  15. Camille says:

    I planted a tree in his honor. It died.

  16. Meg says:

    I realize this is a sad time. I’ve got Xanax if you need it.

  17. Lord Likely says:

    Dr. Toboggans, I hardly knew ye.

    And for that I am rather grateful.

  18. Michael says:

    lol! yeah they have a lot in common.

  19. diesel says:

    That music always makes me so sad. You wouldn’t like me when I’m sad.

  20. Ernie says:

    The sad-walking-away-music from The Hulk makes the video montage seem very poignant.

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