Sacred Cow - Bullying

Season 1 , Ep 10 04/23/13 Views: 23,825

Anthony confronts a school bully with help from Jim Norton. (2:47)

A NEW STUDY FROM DUKE UNIVERSITY

SHOWS THAT THERE'S A LINKBETWEEN CHILDHOOD BULLYING

AND PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERSLATER IN LIFE.

THE STUDY WAS CONDUCTEDBY TRACKING

BOTH BULLIESFROM ADOLESCENCE TO ADULTHOOD

AND BULLYING VICTIMSFROM CHILDHOOD TO THE SUICIDE.

NOW, CLEARLY, BULLYINGIS A VERY SENSITIVE TOPIC.

AND WHENEVER A TOPIC IS TOOSENSITIVE TO MAKE A JOKE ABOUT,

WE MAKE A BUNCHOF JOKES ABOUT IT

IN A SEGMENT WE CALL"SACRED COW."

[cheers and applause]

THIS WEEK WE CHOSE BULLYING.

NOW, BULLYING IS SUCHA SENSITIVE TOPIC

THAT I NEEDED HELPTHIS WEEK.

AND WHO BETTER TO LEND ME A HANDTHAN THE MOST GENTLE SOUL OF ALL

JIM NORTON?[cheers and applause]

NORTON AND I SAT DOWNWITH A YOUNG BULLY

AND TRIED TO GET HIMTO CHANGE HIS WAYS

THE ONLY WAY WE KNOW HOW:BY BEING DICKS.

CHECK IT OUT.

SO, DJ, YOU KNOWWHY YOU'RE HERE.

- YEAH.

- 'CAUSE YOU'RE A BULLY.- YES.

- YOU EVER GET IN TROUBLEFOR BULLYING?

- OH, YEAH.

- WHAT'S YOUR PUNISHMENT?

- UH, SUSPENSION.- SUSPENSION?

- THAT HAPPENS A LOT.

- YOU WANT USTO HELP YOU STOP IT?

- YEAH.

- ALL RIGHT,YOU GOT A COUPLE MORE YEARS

BEFORE YOU GET OUT OF SCHOOL,

SO WE NEED TO MAKE SURE YOU CANCONTROL YOURSELF RIGHT NOW.

- 'KAY.

- WE'RE GONNA BRING IN SOMEREALLY PATHETIC, EASY TARGETS

AND SEE HOW WELLYOU CAN CONTROL YOURSELF.

- NOW, LET'S HAVE OUR FIRST NERDCOME ON IN HERE.

SO YOU DON'T WANTTO BULLY THIS GIRL AT ALL?

- NO.

- YOU DON'T LOOK AT HER

AND JUST REALLY WANT TO SAY,

"MARCHING BAND, HUH? WHY DON'TYOU JOIN JOGGING BAND?"

- YOU DON'T THINKIT WOULD BE FUN TO YELL,

"HEY, LOOK! A FAT GIRL WITHA POPCORN BUCKET ON HER HEAD!"

- YOU DON'T WANNA SAY,

"HEY, DO YOU PLAY SCALESOR JUST CRUSH THEM?"

- YOU'RE NOT TEMPTEDTO TELL HER,

"HEY, CHEER UP.

IF YOU LOSE 10 POUNDS,BLACK GUYS'LL LIKE YA."

- YOU DON'T WANNA DO THAT?- NO.

- NEXT.

- PICTURE HOW DELICIOUSIT WOULD BE TO SAY,

"HEY, LOOK,IT'S SHARON OSBOURNE IN 1991."

- YOU DON'T WANNA GO UPAND BE LIKE,

"HEY, LOOK, IT'S THE CURE...

FOR TEEN PREGNANCY"?

- NO.- "HEY, DON'T FEEL BAD.

"IF NONE OF THE GIRLSIN YOUR HIGH SCHOOL BANG YA,

THERE'S ALWAYS COMIC-CON."

- NEXT.

NOW, LOOK AT THIS NERD.

- YOU DON'T WANNATELL THIS GIRL, "HEY,

"YOU CAN BE WHATEVER YOU WANTWHEN YOU GET OLDER,

EXCEPT FOR A MODELOR A GOOD DRIVER."

- OR, "HEY, I KNOW I'M NOTAS GOOD AT MATH AS YOU,

BUT I CAN TELLTHAT YOU'RE A THREE."

- OR MAYBE YOU WANNA TELL HER,"HEY, CHEER UP.

"IN A FEW YEARS, YOUR MOTHERWILL REALLY SHOW YOU

WHAT TO DOWITH A PING-PONG BALL."

- YOU DON'T WANNA SAY,"HEY, CONGRATULATIONS

"ON NOT BEINGDROWNED AT BIRTH

WHEN YOUR PARENTS REALIZEDYOU WERE A GIRL."

THAT DOESN'T APPEAL TO YOU?

- NO.

- PRETTY GOOD JOB TODAY.WHAT'D YOU LEARN?

- YOUR SHOW SUCKS.

WHAT WAS THAT?- YOU KNOW WHAT IT WAS.

[cheers and applause]

THANKS, JIM.

WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK

WITH REGGIE WATTSAND KUMAIL NANJIANI.

[cheers and applause]

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