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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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Norm Cash And The ‘Piano Leg’

Hey, I got my magic bat off a piano! — Carl My sister let me use her wooden leg! — Charlie, “Homer At The Bat” Carl’s cudgel marks a fleeting reference to an incident that occurred in 1973, during the … Continue reading

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Joe Theismann

Oh, great! You made me miss Joe Theismann! — Homer, “Saturdays Of Thunder” Speaking of football, what better way to start off the bifurcated holiday week than with a bit of the old ultra-violence? Bake it away, toys: The collision … Continue reading

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Dinosaurs

Would you turn off that rock n’ rock music? — Father dinosaur Hey, don’t have a stegosaurus, man. — Son dinosaur, “Black Widower” I’m not sure it’s fair to say that Dinosaurs was a Simpsons rip-off, as the concept of … Continue reading

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Freedom From Want

Ah, Mr. Simpson, you’re forgetting the first two Noble Truths Of The Buddha. — Sideshow Bob I am not. — Homer, “Black Widower” Continuing with our exploration of the works of Norman Rockwell, please consider the above piece, “Freedom From … Continue reading

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Mr. Microphone

Hey good lookin’, we’ll be back to pick you up later! — Some guy [whistle] He’s in for some lovin’. — Homer, “Radio Bart” I can’t believe they invented it! Mr. Microphone: a wireless microphone that dialed into your FM … Continue reading

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Baby Jessica

I tried to enroll in school, but your Principal Skinner turned me away because of my shabby clothes. — “Timmy O’Toole”, “Radio Bart” Timmy O’Toole’s ill-considered trip down the well is based on a similarly subterranean fishing expedition made by … Continue reading

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