S12 E18
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Season 12  "Trilogy of Error"  12x18

Aired 18 years ago - Apr 29, 2001

Homer's thumb is cut off following breakfast and the episode follows three different paths. Homer's day: as he and Marge race to get his thumb reattached. Lisa's day: as she misses the bus and tries to get to school so that she can win the science fair, but finds herself at one point at West Springfield Elementary. Bart's day: as he and Milhouse make use of a stash of fireworks that Fat Tony has illegally smuggled into the country. In the end their respective paths come together.

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Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 1
- Or is it the right? Look out for the reach-around! - Homer!
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- We've just gotta get your thumb to the- - [Both Gasp]
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 3
I cut off my husband's thumb.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 4
it's, um, 123 Fake Street.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 5
- went straight to hell for practicing witchcraft. - Yea!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 6
[Marge] We've gotta get to the hospital, Homer!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 7
[Homer Whispering] Marge! Over here!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 8
- A thumb is not a finger. - Isn't there anything you can do?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 9
No problem. Just stick the old eye gouger in the pickle brine.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 10
Did you ever see that Blue Man Group?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 11
Where's Marge? Oh, that is so rude.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 12
- Hey, thanks for stopping. - T'ain't nothin'.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 13
Inflammable means flammable? What a country!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 14
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 15
- dead. - [Powering Off]
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 16
Son of a diddly!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 17
- [Ringing Frantically] - And it sounds like he has big news!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 18
- Error. - I'm sorry. I thought he was a party robot.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 19
[Homer Screams] My thumb!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 20
- Just come on. - [Horn Honking]
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 21
Somebody took my bike! [Groans]
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 22
[Screams]
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[Chittering]
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 24
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 25
Sacre bleu! What a foolish question!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 26
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 27
[Nerdy Laughter]
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 28
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 29
Of course you will... at the magnet high school. Now, go.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 30
- Yeah, yeah. We all got problems. - [Whimpering]
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 31
- That sounds like Fat Tony. - Only one way to be sure.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 32
The pay stinks, but-
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 33
Not right now. Your father's in there, and-
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 34
We're out of gas. I couldn't figure out this stupid Italian gas gauge.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 35
Dang! You could be one of them TV magic queers.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 36
Well, I've already borrowed one car. Let's go!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 37
[Gasps] Look out!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 38
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 39
- [Ringing Frantically] - And it sounds like he has big news!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 40
Skinner's. Flanders'. Your house.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 41
- This is where I come to cry. - Cool.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 42
[Bart] Three, two, one. Gnomes, blow up.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 43
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Yeah. They'll pass you around like-
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 47
Great idea to smuggle fireworks, boss.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 48
[Wiggum On Radio] Fat Tony, is that you? Fat Tony?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 49
Hey, there they are!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 50
- Bart! - [Gasps, Screams]

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Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 2
- We've just gotta get your thumb to the- - [Both Gasp]
#2
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 3
I cut off my husband's thumb.
#3
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 4
it's, um, 123 Fake Street.
#4
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 5
- went straight to hell for practicing witchcraft. - Yea!
#5
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 6
[Marge] We've gotta get to the hospital, Homer!
#6
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 7
[Homer Whispering] Marge! Over here!
#7
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 8
- A thumb is not a finger. - Isn't there anything you can do?
#8
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 9
No problem. Just stick the old eye gouger in the pickle brine.
#9
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 10
Did you ever see that Blue Man Group?
#10
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 11
Where's Marge? Oh, that is so rude.
#11
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 12
- Hey, thanks for stopping. - T'ain't nothin'.
#12
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 13
Inflammable means flammable? What a country!
#13
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 14 #14 Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 15
- dead. - [Powering Off]
#15
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 16
Son of a diddly!
#16
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 17
- [Ringing Frantically] - And it sounds like he has big news!
#17
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 18
- Error. - I'm sorry. I thought he was a party robot.
#18
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 19
[Homer Screams] My thumb!
#19
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 20
- Just come on. - [Horn Honking]
#20
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 21
Somebody took my bike! [Groans]
#21
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 22
[Screams]
#22
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[Chittering]
#23
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Sacre bleu! What a foolish question!
#25
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[Nerdy Laughter]
#27
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Of course you will... at the magnet high school. Now, go.
#29
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 30
- Yeah, yeah. We all got problems. - [Whimpering]
#30
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 31
- That sounds like Fat Tony. - Only one way to be sure.
#31
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 32
The pay stinks, but-
#32
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 33
Not right now. Your father's in there, and-
#33
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 34
We're out of gas. I couldn't figure out this stupid Italian gas gauge.
#34
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 35
Dang! You could be one of them TV magic queers.
#35
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 36
Well, I've already borrowed one car. Let's go!
#36
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 37
[Gasps] Look out!
#37
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- [Ringing Frantically] - And it sounds like he has big news!
#39
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 40
Skinner's. Flanders'. Your house.
#40
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 41
- This is where I come to cry. - Cool.
#41
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 42
[Bart] Three, two, one. Gnomes, blow up.
#42
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Yeah. They'll pass you around like-
#46
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 47
Great idea to smuggle fireworks, boss.
#47
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 48
[Wiggum On Radio] Fat Tony, is that you? Fat Tony?
#48
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 18 (S12E18) - 49
Hey, there they are!
#49
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- Bart! - [Gasps, Screams]
#50