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3.5sEven more harrowing were the events of one April afternoon.
2.54sThe script originally called for me to jump the gorge.
4.2sBut I'd been up all night paying people to kiss, so Dad volunteered to do the stunt.
2.22sEverything was going great at first.
2.74sI felt like I was king of the world.
2.82sI'm king of the world! Whoo-hoo! Whoo-hoo!
2.44sRight about here I realize something's wrong.
1.87sYep. There I go.
4.24sThen came the rocks-- jagged rocks, hitting me with their jags.
3.94sThe sequence became an instant comedy classic.
3.12sBut what the audience didn't see was the unfunny aftermath.
2.57sSomehow, Homer became addicted to painkillers.
2.17sit was the only way he could perform...
1.97sthe bone-cracking physical comedy... Ow! My leg!
2.3sthat made him a star. This is the worst pain ever!
1.83s- Ow! - Stop pummeling me!