Tommy Boy (Year)

Concept featured in clip: Bee allergy
Location of clip: (DVD)

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Summary of clip: Tommy and Richard are being chased by police for drunk driving when Tommy decides to pretend that they are being attacked and stung by bees.

Connection of flickclip to the concept: The police are particularly concerned for their own health, because they are both allergic to bee stings.
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Questions to ask after viewing:
What are some symptoms of bee sting allergies?
What can people do to prevent being stung by bees?
What causes an allergy to bee stings?
This clip can be used as an introduction to allergies and what causes them. Bee sting allergies are among the worst of all allergies, making this an appropriate topic to start a lesson.