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Next week, Homer Simpson will undergo a colonoscopy

by Bob Sassone, posted Aug 29th 2008 2:00PM
Homer SimpsonThe Simpsons is about to go some place it has never gone before: Homer Simpson's colon.

According to The New York Post, Homer is going to undergo a colonoscopy this season. Actually, it's not going to be part of the long-running FOX show, it's going to be part of the multi-network cancer benefit on September 5 titled Stand Up To Cancer. The Post even quotes a line from the segment that already has me laughing, from Marge: "There's his wedding band! He told me he was having it polished!" Which begs the question, do Marge and Homer even wear their rings?

Stand Up To Cancer is an ambitious telethon that will air on all four networks (ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX). The three network news anchors (Katie Couric, Charles Gibson, and Brian Williams) even went on the morning shows several weeks back to promote this rare display of unity between the networks.

Hopefully Homer will be clean as a whistle, despite 40 plus years of eating fried foods and donuts.

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Heh. Reminds me of the second or third season of the Simpsons when they played off the real life Simpsons product saturation by having the whole town sick of all the products they were promoting. The breaking point was when a billboard had Bart saying:

"Get a mammogram man!".

August 29 2008 at 4:04 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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"Is there anything they won't do?!"

August 29 2008 at 7:02 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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