Report: Legendary Golfer Arnold Palmer Has Passed Away
Coincidence?: ‘The Simpsons’ Had Two Arnold Palmer Jokes in Sunday’s Episode (Videos)
Arnold Palmer, golf legend, died over the weekend, but that didn’t give The Simpsons producers enough time to cut two innocuous Arnold Palmer jokes from the show’s Sunday telecast.
They had nothing to do with insulting the golfer or his death, but were rather two throwaway gags revolving around the drink that bears his name.
Here’s the first one:
There was an Arnold Palmer reference tonight on The Simpsons. So weird. pic.twitter.com/4obYfm2B5T
— Kirk Nawrotzky (@KirkNawrotzky) September 26, 2016
And the second one, which is a callback to the first one:
Here’s producer Al Jean’s response to the unfortunate timing:
— Al Jean (@AlJean) September 26, 2016
Hat Tip – [FTW]