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Jim never has a second cup of coffee at home


And Jim never vomits at home. Did the wife think he was cheating?

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Good point! And Jim was an upper-middle class WASP that was Tom Cruise's father in Risky Business and Robert Downey's father in Less Than Zero. Very likely!

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It is a parody of a coffee commercial of the time. The guy would only drink one cup at home because his wife's coffee sucked, but while they are visiting another couple he indulges in a second cup.

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Ha, ha, this!^^^^
I totally remember that commercial.

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Thanks for clearing this up, I didn't get this joke either.

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Yes and the actress is the actual actress that was in the sanka instant coffee commercial this scene was a parody of

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This was spoofed on the Carol Burnett show once.

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Yuban!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJ4kCF22O2w

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Thanks! Not being American, I never would have known that. Here's the Airplane scene: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oRi6POTSbW4

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The joke is referring to the coffee commercial, but I think the scene is hilarious even without that reference. The way he looks at his wife and then hurls again is awesome. Classic.

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