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King Sized Unintended Consequences

by AdrianFohr

When economics refer to unintended consequences, they are talking about the results of a policy that were not intended. This is a very clear cut and comedic example of that principle. For more:

King Sized Unintended Consequences

In this episode, Mr. Burns institutes an exercise policy at the chemical plant. Homer hates to exercise. Homer quickly learns that he can get out of exercise if he injures himself. Homer develops a plan to get out of the exercise regimen!

from The Simpsons: King Sized Homer (1995)
Creator: Matt Groening
Distributor: 20th Century Fox
Posted by AdrianFohr