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If someone is actually offended by this then I would hate for them to watch “The Office” or “All in the Family”. They might fall out of their chair. Even the Beverly Hillbillies might be considered risque. After all, I came from a rural community and the show just gives fuel to the perception that we are stupid hillbillies who strap grandmas to our roof.
I work as hard as a beaver at school. Does this offend animal activists because beavers actually have to work hard to make their dams in real life and I am poking fun at their hard work?
When I get scared and say “you gave me a heart attack”, am I being offensive because people actually have heart attacks in real life and I am poking fun at a real problem?
Give me a break.