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It’s A Good Life

It’s good that Bart did that. It’s very good. — Football announcer guy, “Treehouse Of Horror II” Happy Halloween-ish! It’s been five spooky weeks since I’ve posted an update! Oooo-oooo! Bart’s “Treehouse” foray into omnipotence parodies a classic Jerome Bixby … Continue reading

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The Bread Roll Ballet

Sir, I represent the estate of Charles Chaplin. I have a court order demanding an immediate halt to this unauthorized imitation. Boys? — Blue-Haired Lawyer, “Lady Bouvier’s Lover” Yes, any Simpsons fan worth his sugar could identify Abe Simpson’s culinary … Continue reading

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Ed Wynn

I’m not convinced! I’ve had bad luck with aphrodisiacs! — Some guy, “Grampa vs. Sexual Inadequacy” (Today’s post was recommended by SHSer @tjl via Twitter. Are you following SHS? Do so right now: @mcgarnagle_shs) Though his image may just be … Continue reading

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Daisy Bell

Oh, Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer, do… — The Love-Matic Grampa, “The Simpsons Spin-Off Showcase” The melodic death rattle of the Love-Matic Grampa after he is bludgeoned into a clinking, clattering, cacophony of caliginous cogs and camshafts is actually … Continue reading

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It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World

No, no, dig up, stupid. — Chief Wiggum, “Homer The Vigilante” It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, released in 1963, is a comedy film with a plot heavily resembling the back nine of “Homer The Vigilante”: a bunch of … Continue reading

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Homer’s Speech Medley

Look, Marge, you don’t know what it’s like. I’m the one out there every day putting his ass on the line … … And I’m not out of order. You’re out of order! The whole freaking system is out of … Continue reading

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Faulkner Goes To Hollywood

…of course it was kind of hard to think of reasons for me to look in that exhaust pipe every time, but, you know, we had good writers. William Faulkner can write an exhaust pipe gag that would really make … Continue reading

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