by Michael dEstries
Categories: Film/TV
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On The Simpsons last night, a rare solar eclipse almost caused the demise of Ed Begley Jr.

The environmental activist/actor is shown driving his “Ed Begley Solar Car” when the eclipse hits — only to have it run out of juice on some train tracks. Thankfully, the train is solar-powered and stops just before killing out green hero. Check out the clip below:

About Michael dEstries

Michael has been blogging since 2005 on issues such as sustainability, renewable energy, philanthropy, and healthy living. He regularly contributes to a slew of publications, as well as consulting with companies looking to make an impact using the web and social media. He lives in Ithaca, NY with his family on an apple farm.

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