His final filmed performance was a comedic death scene for the comedy series Police Squad!
(1982). When he died soon after filming it, the producers chose not to air the sequence out of respect. Before "Police Squad!" was released on DVD, a search was made for that footage so it could be put on the DVD as an extra, but it could...
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Made a "Guest Star Appearance" on an episode of the television series Police Squad!
(1982) which showed him underwater wearing cement shoes. He died shortly before the episode aired, so the scene was cut and replaced by a segment with William Conrad
. After the success of the Naked Gun movies in the early 1990s, ABC-TV re-aired episodes of "Police Squad!" and hoped to re-edit the Belushi scene ...
Often played comically intense, volatile, even sometimes sloppy man-child characters.