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Lazy Afternoon Reruns: “Southern Movie 7: ‘The Waterboy'”

In honor of Mother’s Day, a Southern Movie about a boy who loves his momma . . . Chock-full of catch phrases that have become oddball euphemisms in modern American culture, The Waterboy takes us to the fringes of Deep Southern culture via the football program at a tiny Louisiana college. Adam Sandler plays Bobby Boucher, a possibly-retarded man in his thirties who lives in the swamps with his mother, played by Kathy Bates. Boucher, who is obsessed with “high-quality H20,” works as the waterboy for the South Central Louisiana… Read more Lazy Afternoon Reruns: “Southern Movie 7: ‘The Waterboy'”