'Black Power' Olympian Ronnie Ray Smith Had His Coffin Placed on an Olympic Pedestal

TLC's 'Best Funeral Ever' season 2 premieres tomorrow. Among the low lights:

One client ate breakfast food three times a day, so loved ones dressed up as their favorite morning fare — a carton of milk, stack of flapjacks and bacon, among others — at his homegoing.

Another dearly departed loved game shows, so his service used the man’s casket as the podium where “contestants” stood behind to answer questions.

In Monday’s season premiere, funeral planners turn into wedding planners for a man whose parents died within months of each other. Their urns were dressed in a tiny wedding gown and tuxedo. When they tied the knot in life, there was no formal service.

And 1968 Olympian Ronnie Ray Smith? Like this:

Here's the breakfast nut:

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