107. “And that’s…the history…of the blowhole.”
October 24, 2006
Q: I am currently pledging a fraternity and need to find the answer to a certain question for a brother so he does not give it to me too badly. He said this quote came from a National Lampoon movie but I could not find it anywhere on the internet and there are too many movies to go back and watch them all again, I just don’t have time. The quote is, “And that’s…the history…of the blowhole.” He told me it’s an old teacher who says this and that led me toward Animal House or Senior Trip. If you know, please let me know. I would greatly appreciate it.
A: Handsome says: “Sorry i can’t save you from getting it too badly, but the film in question is; ‘National Lampoon‘s Barely Legal.’ I would argue that you are far luckier for being unable to identify it, thus not seeing it.
I remember reading a book about the history of Saturday Night Live, and they described a skit where they invented some creature with a "blow hole", but it didn't make it past the NBC censors. Seems to me that Michael O'Donoghue had something to do with it, and that he said "the blow hole was very disburbing," and therefore unacceptable to NBC.
October 30, 2006 3:20 pm
I don't remember it from a NatLamp movie but there was a Seinfeld episode involving Kramer, golf and a dolphin/killer whale where the opunchline was "Is anybody here an icthyologist?"
November 9, 2006 8:45 am
Sorry i can't save you from getting it too badly, but the film in question is; "National Lampoon's Barely Legal." I would argue that you are far luckier for being unable to identify it, thus not seeing it.
July 21, 2008 10:31 am
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