Mr. T Called For Jury Duty

Mr T plays up to the media during a promotional tour for Snickers at the Olympic Park Precinct on July 23, 2008 Mr T plays up to the media during a promotional tour for Snickers at the Olympic Park Precinct on July 23, 2008

Pity the prospective juror named Mr. T.

He showed up for jury duty, then was dismissed after hours of down time — which he used to sign autographs and pose for pictures.

Mr. T was called for jury duty at Cook County Circuit Court on Monday. The Chicago native said he enjoyed fulfilling his civic responsibilities, even though he found — like countless others — that hours can pass before a judge decides to dismiss you.

He showed up for jury duty in camouflage pants, a T-shirt and a longer version of his usual Mohawk haircut.

Mr. T is best remembered for the 1980s TV series “The A-Team” and as Clubber Lang in “Rocky III,” which his catch phrase come from: “I pity the fool.”

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