It is a dinosaur custom that when they turn 72, they are to be hurled off a cliff into a tar pit. Ethyl's time is coming near, and Earl (as the ceremonial son-in-law) is looking forward to tossing her... until Robbie realizes Ethyl still has a lot to live for. Written by
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First appearance of Earl's mother-in-law Ethyl Phillips. Her first and last names are both shared with oil companies. See more
It's just for the rest of her life, how long could that be?
I don't know, Fran, nobody ever died of old age.
Grandma Ethyl Phillips
You know... I feel like I could live to be a million.
Spoofs Mister Ed