For many of us in the world of TV Sports, this local TV sportscast by Brian Collins is arguably one of the most awkward segments in history.
In 2005, it was one of the early "Viral Videos" that now populate the Internets..
For some reason, which we guess the promo department at TBS Sports would have to explain, the folks doing the Major League Baseball playoffs decided they would spoof it with it's team of analysts including Ron Darling, Cal Ripken Jr., Gary Sheffield and Pedro Martinez.
Granted it is pretty funny, but that's because we are familiar with the original. But many of you probably aren't. And if we have to qualify or explain the set-up to the joke to you, chances are it's not that funny or missing the intended audience.
And that's our TV marketing lecture for the day...
Here's the TBS Promo, it's certainly...um...different...