Quote of the Day

“Hey, Kearney, this fake ID, it is truly excellent. Say, if you tell me where you obtained it, I will overlook the ice cream sandwiches concealed in your armpits.” – Apu Nahasapeemapetilon
“Deal.” – Kearney

7 Responses to “Quote of the Day”

  1. 1 Anonymous
    22 January 2019 at 10:48 am

    So the censors were apparently strict on how they could show Bart handling or drinking alcohol, but here Kearney gets away with purchasing beer and in another episode, Jimbo steals two six-packs when the Sqishee machine is malfunctioning. I guess their reasoning was that the bullies were obviously demonstrating “bad” behavior?

    • 2 Ah Hee Hee Hee
      22 January 2019 at 10:39 pm

      Probably a combination of that plus in Bart’s case we actually see him drinking the booze (whereas it’s only implied with Jimbo and Kearney). Sounds silly, but TV censors are notoriously strict and stingy with things like that. You aren’t even allowed to show people actually drinking beer in beer commercials, only holding it, believe it or not. Weird stuff

      • 3 Anonymous
        23 January 2019 at 10:13 am

        Yeah, I didn’t know that (about the beer commercials) for the longest time, probably because I never really paid attention to them. It is rather silly when you think about it.

        Then you have old Disney movies like Pinocchio where characters are drinking in a kids movie. Funny how censorship kind of goes back and forth over the generations.

    • 4 Ryan
      23 January 2019 at 12:57 am

      …Bart is the main character/protagonist

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