The year was 1968. We were on recon in a steaming Mekong delta. An overheated private removed his flack jacket, revealing a T-shirt with an ironed-on sporting the MAD slogan "Up with Mini-skirts!". Well, we all had a good laugh, even though I didn't quite understand it. But our momentary lapse of concentration allowed "Charlie" to get the drop on us. I spent the next three years in a POW camp, forced to subsist on a thin stew made of fish, vegetables, prawns, coconut milk, and four kinds of ...
When the episode "Team Homer" (where Homer forms a bowling team) first aired on Fox, Homer displayed an Academy Award belonging to Dr. Haing S. Ngor (Best Supporting Actor 1984 for "The Killing Fields"). After Ngor was killed, the inscription was changed for a time to Don Ameche (Best Supporting Actor 1985 for "Cocoon"). The change remains in some syndicated reruns. See more