Panel Round One

Mar 8, 2013
Originally published on March 9, 2013 10:50 am



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SAGAL: Right now, panel, time for you to answer some questions about this week's news. Paula, in some alarming news, al Qaeda is now drawing inspiration for their attacks from what?

PAULA POUNDSTONE: Justin Timberlake.


SAGAL: Justin Timberlake?


SAGAL: This week, we bring sexy back against the infidel.



SAGAL: I'd like that, but no.

POUNDSTONE: Yeah, his early work.


SAGAL: Think Herbie the Hate Bug.

POUNDSTONE: They've gotten inspiration from Dean Jones' films.

SAGAL: Not specifically Dean Jones movies but though I do admire...

POUNDSTONE: Disney movies.

SAGAL: Well, close enough, from kid's movies.



SAGAL: Now, this is how we know this. As we've mentioned, al Qaeda has this magazine called Inspire. It's for its members...


SAGAL: ...with all kinds of tips, tricks and beauty hints for the young jihadist. And in a recent article, the magazine discusses that classic oil slick trick. You know, using it's car...


SAGAL: ...saying, quote, "For best results, choose a bend on a mountainous road. The sliding will surprise the infidel much more, maybe even causing a down the mountain Chitty Chitty Bang Bang flying special," unquote.

POUNDSTONE: OK, but that's not from a Disney film.

SAGAL: I didn't say it was.

POUNDSTONE: Oh, right.


SAGAL: I said it was a kid's movie.

POUNDSTONE: Oh, you said kid's movies.

SAGAL: We all know that Chitty Chitty Bang Bang was produced by AM Productions, the same guys who did the James Bond movies.

POUNDSTONE: That's exactly correct, Peter.

SAGAL: Which is why "Goldfinger" plays Baron Von Bomburst. You don't need to tell me that.




SAGAL: Thank you. But back to terrorism.



SAGAL: So al Qaeda is watching kids' movies and they're getting inspiration for their attacks from kids' movies. Other articles indicate they might start making their own films, their own kids' films. For example...

BILL KURTIS: The Shaggy Mullah.


KURTIS: Wreck It Omar.


KURTIS: Mary Poppins: The Infidel Whore.


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