October 16, 1987

On October 16, 1987, toddler Jessica McClure was rescued from an abandoned well she had fallen into in Midland, Texas. The little girl had been trapped for 58 hours. When Lassie was contacted and asked why she didn’t help, all the Collie replied, “Was her name Timmie? I don’t think so.” She then back to sipping her Mai Tai and flipping through her People magazine wondering why there was no photo layout of her and Spuds Mackenzie entering the Roxy.

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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