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Old 01-31-2020, 11:23 AM
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Originally Posted by Vinyl Turnip View Post
Some people think that "jumping the shark" means pushing an idea over the top, when in fact it refers to an episode of Happy Days, a television comedy program that aired in the 1970s and 1980s. The character of Arthur Fonzarelli, who was also called "Fonzie" or sometimes "The Fonz," jumped over a shark while water skiing, which led to the expression "jumped the shark."
But the character was played by Henry Winkler, who went by both Arthur Fonzarelli and Barry Zuckercorn! And he jumped sharks as both identities! He should be banned.