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
Dad, after you throw grandma into the tar pit, is there life after that?
For me there is.
Spoofs Mister Ed