E22 - The Ringer (2005)
Four step reps
Today we truly slum it with The Ringer, a low brow sports comedy starring Johnny Knoxville who poses as a disabled person to rig the special olympics in order to pay a medical bill. The premise is disgusting - yes - but there's a silver lining in the prominence of the disabled characters in its core cast, and in where the film directs its jokes. Also, we discuss Jamie's ableist rehab staircase, self directed feeding tube maintenance, and personal hygiene roombas.
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