TV Special | | Documentary, Comedy
Legendary comedian George Carlin tackles some of his favorite subjects along with his brand of comedy and humor.
George mentions that one change in basketball he would like is if the ball goes into the basket off another guy's head, it would be 25 points. About a decade later, MTV Rock n Jock Basketball would have a 25 point basket come out in the final 1 or 2 minutes, but it would be up about 20 feet in the air, and did not require the ball to bounce off another player.
Another reason hockey is not a sport: it's not played with a ball. Anything that isn't played with a ball can't be a sport. Hockey is played with a puck. What is a puck? I've never even heard of a puck outside of hockey. Have you ever heard of a ...
In his skit on how to change certain sports, he suggests if the pitcher hit the batter with the ball, the batter would be out, then suggests the game would be over if two pitchers hit 27 batters in a row. He conveniently forgets that in his famous "baseball and football" skit that he mentions the fact that baseball has no time limit, therefore, the game would not end after hitting the 27th batter. It would just keep going on and on and on.
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