Here is another "Mental Sorbet" that we could use to momentarily forget about those things that leave a bad taste in our mouths.
The Mary Tyler Moore Show episode Chuckles Bites the Dust aired October 25, 1975. The episode centers on the death of Chuckles the Clown, an often-mentioned but seldom seen character.
This episode had at one time been ranked #1 on TV Guide's "100 Greatest Episodes Of All Time". It is now ranked #3 on TV Guide's "100 Greatest Episodes Of All Time". It was directed by Joan Darling and written by David Lloyd, who received an Emmy for "Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series."