Tag Archives: football

Joe Theismann

Oh, great! You made me miss Joe Theismann! — Homer, “Saturdays Of Thunder” Speaking of football, what better way to start off the bifurcated holiday week than with a bit of the old ultra-violence? Bake it away, toys: The collision … Continue reading

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Hey Kid, Catch!

Wow! A big clown hankie! — Bart, “Bart Gets Famous” The scene kicking off Bart’s servitude to Krusty in “Bart Gets Famous” is based on an iconic Super Bowl commercial of the ’80s featuring Steelers DT “Mean Joe” Greene. Crack … Continue reading

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1984 Olympics Closing Ceremony

Oh, this sucks! Come on, snipers, where are you? — Bart, “Lisa The Greek” The Super Bowl XXVI halftime show, as predicted by the Simpsons writers, wasn’t the dancing alien bit, but was in fact some kind of ice skating … Continue reading

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Canadian Football

And so, the Saskatchewan Rough Riders, who scored only four rouges all last season, Jack… — TV Announcer, “When Flanders Failed” Per the suggestion of loyal SHS reader TheJasonAlexanderFanClub, let us delve into the wild, wonderful world of the Canadian … Continue reading

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Polo Grounds

Oh, don’t pooh-pooh a nickel, Lisa. A nickel will buy you a steak and kidney pie, a cup of coffee, a slice of cheesecake, and a newsreel…with enough change left over to ride the trolley from Battery Park to the … Continue reading

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