Everyone’s always kissing your ass. — Sideshow Mel, “I Love Lisa”
Though Publishers Clearing House administrator and Carson sidekick Ed McMahon’s love for alcohol was no great secret in the showbiz circuit, it didn’t rear its head so forcefully as in this timeless clip:
That classic Carson-McMahon rhythm is certainly well-lubricated here. Of course, the sweetest plum is the raunchy entendre these two knuckleheads pull off at 1:19 in the above clip. Through clever writing and general bad attitude, The Simpsons certainly managed to tuck in its fair share of raunchy quips years later, but let us pay homage where it is due.