The play destined never to be forgotten by any creature who bore witness — dogs and cats are people too, you know — gets an amusing makeover with Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch as the star in the premier episode of The League on FX this season.
In the scene, Lynch insists on walking over a beer to a beach bro, only to have another beach bro throw it, with disastrous results.
Turns out the show’s executive co-producers, Jackie and Jeff Shaffer, are Seahawks fans who show an above-average ability to get over their football grief.
“We are Seahawks season ticket-holders and we had so much fun having Marshawn on last year that we had to do it again,” Jackie and Jeff Schaffer told Entertainment Weekly. “If the Seahawks had won the Super Bowl, it was going to be a parody of the ‘I’m going to Disney World!’ ads.
“As you may have heard, that did not happen. So after we cried ourselves to sleep for the next month, we knew what the scene had to be about . . . ”