Do we sell…French…fries? — Grampa, “Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy”
Grampa’s memorable stint at Krusty Burger was inspired (so the infallible episode commenter-creators say) by McDonald’s push in the 80s to bring the elderly members of the community into their restaurants.
This was made explicit by the following:
A lesser blogger might harp on that tuneless jingle’s lyrics, so here you go:
First day of work/Wanna be on time/Wanna make a good impression/What if they think it’s a little late/To start a new profession?/You got what it takes, you know it’s true/Bet you’ll show them a trick or two
If you feel up to it, here’s a related McDonald’s spot. I should warn you that Barbara Bush makes a cameo:
Any seniors out there that felt empowered upon first seeing either of those commercials, please raise the lid of your urn.