As the CBS-TV station in Houston notes, it was so much like a classic scene from the 1988 movie The Naked Gun that the star of that comedy, the late Leslie Nielsen, would have been proud.
Just as she was beginning to address a meeting of the Georgetown, Tx., city council on a very serious subject — deadly infectious diseases — Mayor Pro Tem Rachael Jonrowe lost it because of what was being heard over the loudspeakers in the council chamber. It was all too clear that a councilman who had just left the meeting forgot to turn off his wireless microphone when he went to the bathroom.
“Jonrowe starts laughing when the councilman begins relieving himself and then totally loses it when he flushes,” notes the TV coverage of the show-stopping audio. The sparsely attended meeting would certainly have gotten little attention in the media were it not for the caught-on-mic moment.
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You can watch the flush-blush incident as it unfolded by clicking on the video above, which has garnered close to 1.9 million views as of this writing.