Amy Schumer’s Friday Night Lights Parody Takes on Football Rape Culture

April 22, 2015 4:29 PM

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The highly-anticipated third season of Inside Amy Schumer premiered last night and at its center was the type of slyly feminist sketch that has helped make Amy Schumer into the simultaneously wildly popular and often controversial comedian she is. Titled “Football Town Nights,” the Friday Night Lights parody features Josh Charles as a Coach Taylor stand-in who has one big rule for his players: “No raping.”

Most of the sketch is made up of the high school students desperately trying to find loopholes or excuses. “No raping?” one player asks. “But Coach, we play football!”

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