Stephen Hawking could ride that bike.


Rating: 4.3 / 5.0 (3 Votes)

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I just saw an ad promoting a show called Modern Family. OMG, it was genuinely sick and obscene. I don't know the plot, or the characters, but one character showed another character a bike with training wheels, and the response was "Stephen Hawking could ride a bike like this." This kind of sick humor promotes bullying in schools. This kind of sick humor is fundamentally wrong and damaging to human respect for others. The writers have probably used "short bus" jokes making fun of Special Ed. Terms like "nigger, wop, spick, jew, polack, and homo" are so carefully avoided, but I guess the disabled are fair game for Hollywood! NEVER watch it.


Ever wonder where children bullying? On shows like this.


I think perhaps we should simply hit his head so hard his cerebellum is damaged, and then see how funny he thinks it is. I guess prejudice against blacks, hispanics, lgbt, and women is politically incorrect, but prejudice against the disabled is ok. The script writers probably plan "short bus" jokes too! This kind of stuff ought to liable for civil suit. It promotes the ridicule of physical disabilities.


It was a fucking hilarious line.


Stephen Hawking doesn't believe in God, so I'm sure he was OK with the line. I think it's the funniest one spoken in the entire series.


This is one of the funniest shows on TV. I was extremely offended at the “Stephen Hawking could ride that bike� crack. Does the writer that came up with that line have any idea what disease Stephen Hawking has? It is ALS, otherwise known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Your life expectancy is three years from diagnosis, funny right?
During this time the hands and feet may be affected first, causing difficulty in lifting, walking or using the hands for the activities of daily living such as dressing, washing and buttoning clothes.
As the weakening and paralysis continue to spread to the muscles of the trunk of the body the disease, eventually affects speech, swallowing, chewing and breathing. When the breathing muscles become affected, ultimately, the patient will need permanent ventilator support in order to survive. The worst part is not being able to communicate with the patent. Every day ALS steals a little piece from its victim. It’s like watching a candle melt away.
I lost my brother to ALS eight years ago. He was 43 years old. The bicycle remark was so unnecessary, and I don’t understand how this was even considered funny. All I can say to the writers and actors is: Father forgive them for they know not what they do"

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