I'M SORRY, SONI'M OFF THE WAGON !
DAD YOU DON'THAVE TO DO THIS !
YOU HAVE THE POWER !
YOU HAVEN'T DRANKSINCE SEEING THE STATUE !
BUT THE STATUEWASN'T A MIRACLE .
YEAH, THE STATUEWASN'T A MIRACLE, DAD.
SO THAT MEANSYOU DID IT.
THAT MEANS YOU DIDN'T HAVEA DRINK FOR FIVE DAYS
ALL ON YOUR OWN !
YOU'RE RIGHT, STAN.
IF GOD DIDN'T MAKEME STOP DRINKING...
THEN I DID.
MAYBE... MAYBE I CAN FORCEMYSELF TO NEVER DRINK AGAIN !
DAD, YOULIKE TO DRINK.
SO HAVE A DRINKONCE IN AWHILE.
HAVE TWO !
AND IF YOU DEVOTEYOUR WHOLE LIFE
TO COMPLETELY AVOIDINGSOMETHING YOU LIKE
THEN THAT THINGSTILL CONTROLS YOUR LIFE
AND YOU'VE NEVER LEARNEDANY DISCIPLINE AT ALL.
BUT MAYBE... I'M JUSTTHE KIND OF PERSON
WHO NEEDS TO HAVE IT ALLOR NOTHING.
NAH, ALL OR NOTHINGIS EASY,
BUT LEARNING TO DRINKA LITTLE BIT, RESPONSIBLY...
THAT'S A DIS-A-PRIN.
DIS-A-PRIN...COME FROM WITHIN.
HOW DID I MANAGETO RAISE SUCH A SMART KID ?
I'VE HADA GREAT TEACHER.
NO, NOT YOU,MY KARATE TEACHER.
HE'S REALLY SMART.
OH... WELL,TELL YOU WHAT...
LET'S LEAVETHE CAR HERE
WALK HOME ANDWATCH THE GAME.
I'D LIKE TO HAVEANOTHER BEER OR TWO.
COME ON !
OR MAYBE I'LLHAVE THREE BEERS ?
THAT'S PROBABLY OKAY,IF YOU SPREAD IT OUT.
HOW ABOUT FOUR ?
Stan teaches his dad a lesson about moderation and discipline.
Stan's Dad gets pulled over for drunk driving.x CLOSE
Randy goes to an AA meeting.x CLOSE
Mr. Marsh begins drinking again.x CLOSE
Stan's Dad shows up drunk to drive the boys home from karate practice.x CLOSE
Stan's Dad talks to Stan's class about drunk driving.x CLOSE
Stan comes home after school to find his dad drunk on the couch.x CLOSE
Randy decides his only hope is to be cured by a bleeding Virgin Mary statue.x CLOSE
Stan gets thrown out of an AA meeting for calling it a cult.x CLOSE
Cardinal Mallory determines the bleeding statue is a miracle.x CLOSE
Randy insists on visiting the statue in hopes of being cured.x CLOSE