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Season 12  "Pokey Mom"  12x10

Aired 19 years ago - Jan 14, 2001

The family attends a prison rodeo and Marge sees artistic potential in one of the inmates after she sees some of his work hanging in the prison infirmary. She volunteers to teach art at the prison and then vouches for her artistic inmate at his parole hearing. Now back in the real world, the inmate needs a job and Marge gets him one at the school, painting a picture depicting school spirit. His take on school spirit and Principal Skinners are at odds. Meanwhile Homer, whose back was injured at the rodeo, seeks the help of chiropractor. He soon discovers that his old trashcan is just as effective as the chiropractor, so he dubs it "Dr. Homer's Miracle Spinal Cylinder" and goes into business for himself. Until the chiropractors take their revenge.

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Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 1
[Warden] No, Delbert. We're not slaughtering the animals.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 2
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 3
Go like this. [Popping]
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 4
- [Snorting] - Now for a little calming blue.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 5
Or maybe this was the best damn prison rodeo ever.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 6
Oh, God, my back! It hurts so much!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 7
Thank you kindly, ma'am. They won't give us art supplies...
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 8
There's an air and space museum.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 9
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 10
- They are coming back for us, aren't they? - I don't know.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 11
What are you looking at?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 12
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 13
Ooh, solitary.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 14
- [Inmates Groaning] - That's depressing.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 15
- Why thank you, Jack. - No problem. Now, let's paint.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 16
We spend too much time on the front.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 17
That's charming, Sardonicus.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 18
Well, if you really gotta know, I shot a guy named Apu.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 19
I don't see any anger. I see a yearning for freedom.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 20
Huh? Less yakkin', more crackin'!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 21
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 22
- That scary guy? - Scary talented.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 23
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 24
I know he's made mistakes, but someone with his talent...
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 25
Well, that's mighty nice.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 26
- [Choking] - Oh, geez, I'm sorry.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 27
Uh, Mecca? Well, let-
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 28
- I did 'em while you were studying. [Laughs] - [Laughs]
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 29
- Patent pending. - Okay, okay.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 30
He's that talented painter who had a little brush with the law.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 31
So, Homer, you think you can fix my sciatica?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 32
and I was wondering if I could use your-
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 33
- [Groans] - You've been warned. Stop chiropracting!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 34
Well, to be honest with you, I spent the last six years in Waterville State-
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 35
- You told a lie for me. - I know.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 36
That is awesome. Finally, art that doesn't suck.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 37
Oh, I was in the zone that day.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 38
Don't forget I can send you back where you came from, college boy.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 39
- I guess I could bend a little. - Just till you make it.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 40
- [Groaning] - What's wrong with my sundaes?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 41
- Excuse me, sir. Is this El Clínico Magnifico? - Ah, you saw our bus ad.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 42
Wait a minute. No investor could bend like that!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 43
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 44
- Oh, thank you, Bruce Vilanch. - Whoopi would've made it work.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 45
- Yeah, but Skinner said I had- - [Crowd Murmuring]
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 46
- No! No, don't fight. - [Grunts]
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 47
But I think the kids will follow it to Tuesday.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 48
- Just because he's an ex-con- Ooh! - Crowley's an ex-con?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 49
- Ooh. - That felon could've torched the whole school-
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 50
Oh, Jack. You threw it all away over a stupid feud with Skinner.

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Go like this. [Popping]
#3
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 4
- [Snorting] - Now for a little calming blue.
#4
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 5
Or maybe this was the best damn prison rodeo ever.
#5
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 6
Oh, God, my back! It hurts so much!
#6
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 7
Thank you kindly, ma'am. They won't give us art supplies...
#7
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 8
There's an air and space museum.
#8
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 9 #9 Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 10
- They are coming back for us, aren't they? - I don't know.
#10
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 11
What are you looking at?
#11
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 12 #12 Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 13
Ooh, solitary.
#13
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 14
- [Inmates Groaning] - That's depressing.
#14
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 15
- Why thank you, Jack. - No problem. Now, let's paint.
#15
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 16
We spend too much time on the front.
#16
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 17
That's charming, Sardonicus.
#17
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 18
Well, if you really gotta know, I shot a guy named Apu.
#18
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 19
I don't see any anger. I see a yearning for freedom.
#19
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 20
Huh? Less yakkin', more crackin'!
#20
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 21 #21 Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 22
- That scary guy? - Scary talented.
#22
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 23 #23 Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 24
I know he's made mistakes, but someone with his talent...
#24
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 25
Well, that's mighty nice.
#25
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 26
- [Choking] - Oh, geez, I'm sorry.
#26
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 27
Uh, Mecca? Well, let-
#27
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 28
- I did 'em while you were studying. [Laughs] - [Laughs]
#28
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 29
- Patent pending. - Okay, okay.
#29
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 30
He's that talented painter who had a little brush with the law.
#30
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 31
So, Homer, you think you can fix my sciatica?
#31
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 32
and I was wondering if I could use your-
#32
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 33
- [Groans] - You've been warned. Stop chiropracting!
#33
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 34
Well, to be honest with you, I spent the last six years in Waterville State-
#34
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 35
- You told a lie for me. - I know.
#35
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 36
That is awesome. Finally, art that doesn't suck.
#36
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 37
Oh, I was in the zone that day.
#37
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 38
Don't forget I can send you back where you came from, college boy.
#38
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 39
- I guess I could bend a little. - Just till you make it.
#39
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 40
- [Groaning] - What's wrong with my sundaes?
#40
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 41
- Excuse me, sir. Is this El Clínico Magnifico? - Ah, you saw our bus ad.
#41
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 42
Wait a minute. No investor could bend like that!
#42
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 43 #43 Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 44
- Oh, thank you, Bruce Vilanch. - Whoopi would've made it work.
#44
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 45
- Yeah, but Skinner said I had- - [Crowd Murmuring]
#45
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 46
- No! No, don't fight. - [Grunts]
#46
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 47
But I think the kids will follow it to Tuesday.
#47
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 48
- Just because he's an ex-con- Ooh! - Crowley's an ex-con?
#48
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 49
- Ooh. - That felon could've torched the whole school-
#49
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10 (S12E10) - 50
Oh, Jack. You threw it all away over a stupid feud with Skinner.
#50