Yesterday, the television world was saddened to learn of the death of comic legend Soupy Sales, who passed away at the age of 83. For many fans, though, the news was especially surprising for one simple reason: they thought he was already dead.

As Sales proved, being out of the public eye doesn't always mean you're gone for good. Here is a little something to brighten this otherwise sad occasion: our list of comic legends and game show regulars who are still alive and kicking.