“CHARLES Rocket’s brief moment of TV immortality came in February 1981 – when he used the f-word on ‘Saturday Night Live.’
“He was fired pretty much as soon as the lights went down, and thereafter became known as the guy who threw away a comedy career in the twinkling of a word.
He continued to work somewhat more anonymously in lower-profile movie and TV roles.
“But Rocket never approached the fame of his castmates Eddie Murphy, Gilbert Gottfried and Joe Piscopo.
“Rocket, 56, has finally made headlines. He was found dead in a field 10 days ago near his Connecticut home. His throat had been cut..”
Sam Rockwell took his role as a flustered science teacher a bit too seriously on “Saturday Night Live.”