June 8, 1947

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1947 the “Lassie Show” debuted on ABC radio as a 15-minute show. Unfortunately, at no time during the show’s run on radio and two years later after it transferred to TV did Timmy ever fall down a well and need rescuing. But there was the time Farmer Brown was caught trying to help a sheep through a fence while naked. Not the sheep, they’re almost always naked, but Farmer Brown. Unfortunately this episode did not make it through the TV censors and a lesson of inappropriate love was lost to the teenagers of 1950s America.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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