Many thought the show's premise was clever
including one Jerold MacKenzie, 54, a manager at
the Miller Brewing Company in Milwaukee.
Unfortunately, when he discussed the show's
storyline the next day with female colleague,
Patricia Best (he showed her a photocopied
dictionary definition of the anatomical part in
question when she didn't get the punch line) she
complained to her supervisors.
A few days later Mackenzie was fired. He sued
and in October of 1997, the Milwaukee courts
awarded him $1.5 million after the jury decided
the joke did not qualify as sexual harassment.
The Miller Brewing Company appealed the verdict.
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