What Would Jim Belushi Do?
My pulse started to elevate almost as soon as the movie started, and the suspense built until the terrible climax. But this is no “thrill ride of the summer” to be enjoyed with a large popcorn and soda. This movie is a wake-up call, a reminder of Why We Fight, a stark and chilling testament to the horror of that day, which I fear has faded too fast in our collective memory bank. As I watched the second plane slam into the South Tower, seen from the perspective of the Newark Airport control tower, I experienced again the same feeling that shortly begins to grow among the passengers huddled in the back of Flight 93: we must fight back.
…and with that, a Very Special episode of According to Jim was born:
“According to Jim,” ABC’s hit family-friendly comedy, is currently in its fifth season. Jim Belushi stars as Jim, the macho everyman, with a soft spot for his beautiful wife, Cheryl (Courtney Thorne-Smith), and their three precocious kids — Ruby (Taylor Atelian), Gracie (Billi Bruno) and Kyle (Conner Rayburn). A success at his construction business and the family breadwinner, at home Jim seems to keep Cheryl in constant turmoil with his boyish bravado and ever-willful antics...
…as he fights Islamojihadifarian terrorists and rogue CIA liberals. 24, move over! Get ready for According To Jim: It’s Payback Time!
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