The internet comes in handy when The Purging Lutheran wants to describe a purge. In this case it’s Family Guy I am going to yoink! from since they are the reason we own this in the first place. Here goes …
Stewie: You know, sometimes the old-fashioned playthings are the best.
[cutaway to a commercial]
TV commercial announcer: Hey, kids of America, it’s hand-painted, wooden Ball in a Cup! Who needs constant electronic video stimulation when there’s Ball in a Cup, Mexico’s favorite toy for over 340 years! Toss the ball, catch it in the cup, dump it out of the cup, toss it, and catch it in the cup again. The ball is on a string and attached to the cup, so there’s no worry if you don’t catch the ball in the cup, and clean-up is as easy as catching a ball in a cup! So why spend another day not catching a ball in a cup when you could be catching a ball in a cup?
Kids: Ball in a Cup, Ball in a Cup, it’s a Ball in a Cup!
Boy: Ball in a Cup!
Kids: Ball in a Cup!
Stewie: Oh, no, I didn’t catch the ball in the cup! Oh, wait a minute, it’s okay because the ball is on a string and attached to the cup.
My son, The Lad, would howl with laughter every time he’d watch this, then re-run, re-run, re-run. So for a birthday or holiday we bought him Ball-in-a-Cup. And … yeah … it’s about as fun as it looks. Just so you know, constant electronic video stimulation may be harmful to your health but it’s a lot more fun than ball ……….. in ………………. a … ((snore, snort!) CUP! A CUP! I’m awake! I’m awake! Huh? Oh, the purge is over?
Philippians 4:8 Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things [are] honest, whatsoever things [are] just, whatsoever things [are] pure, whatsoever things [are] lovely, whatsoever things [are] of good report; if [there be] any virtue, and if [there be] any praise, think on these things.