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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!
- Stop pummeling me!
3.07sIt's really painful!
3.9sWhy did I take such punishment? Let's just say that fame was like a drug.
3.47sBut what was even more like a drug was the drugs.
1.7sBut despite their mounting problems,
4.1sthe Simpsons' star continued to rise, like a plastic bag caught in an updraft.
3.3sit was such an honor to be on the Walk of Fame.
5.84si mean, there we were with Hollywood royalty like Milton Berle and Nelson Mandela.
3.77sAnd just a few stars down from the Cheerios honeybee.