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A Brief History Of Fighting In Sitcoms

Homer Simpson can take a punch

Homer Simpson can take a punch

There are a number of classic plots that pop up regularly in sitcoms — the broken-telephone episode, the grandpa-comes-to-visit episode, the high school reunion episode, etc — but one of the most entertaining ones is often X main character-takes-on-a-pro-fighter, hilarity ensues.

Sarah tracked down a number of these classic episodes from shows as wide-ranging as The Simpsons, iCarly, George Lopez and Ally McBeal.

To read about them, head over to Fightland by going here.


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