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Season 12  "Homer vs. Dignity"  12x5

Aired 19 years ago - Nov 26, 2000

Bart gets an A in astronomy, so Homer takes the family out for a celebration dinner. Homer's credit card is declined. He and Marge realize that they are broke, so Homer asks Mr. Burns for a raise. With Smithers away in New Mexico mounting his play about Malibu Stacy; Mr. Burns gives Homer a promotion. Homer has to make Mr. Burns laugh. Homer becomes a clown for him with Homer's life becoming an episode of MTV's "Jackass." As the title indicates, he has no dignity. After a panda rapes him, he begins to hate the job. Lisa discovers his secret and tries to get him to retrieve his dignity. Mr. Burns eventually fires him, so he becomes a department store Santa (again?). He is in a parade as Santa when Mr. Burns offers him $1,000,000 to pull one more prank. When Homer refuses, Mr. Burns does it himself, pouring fish guts onto the children.

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Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 1
♪ Stop them, Mary Kay ♪♪
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 2
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 3
♪Teardrops are falling from your Spanish eyes ♪♪
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 4
I had to sell it for gas money.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 5
Get him, Sheba!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 6
Well, I see you have several mortgages...
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 7
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 8
- Yes. Go on. - So, let me put this simply.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 9
- [Yells] - Aaah!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 10
A show about a doll? [Laughs]
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 11
Yes. I want to go there and make my dream come true. I'll just be gone for a week.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 12
[Humming]
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 13
Wow. I never seen you have so many lunch beers before, Homer.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 14
Here's your chance, Homer. Mr. Burns just...
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 15
Ah. Everything's so green and alive.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 16
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 17
- Well, let's decorate him then. - No!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 18
- You're the boss. [Grunts] - Ow! I'm in hell!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 19
- Whoo-hoo! - Hey!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 20
ninety-nine, one hundred.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 21
And I'd like an hour on the holodeck with Seven of Nine.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 22
Paper bag or triple Mylar?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 23
Ah, that was uproarious. First-rate job, monkey.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 24
♪ Sold separately ♪
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 25
♪Just like me ♪♪
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 26
Little help? Little help, please.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 27
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 28
Homie, where did you get that ball of money?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 29
- Thank your father for the injections. - Thank you, Dad.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 30
Weekday Dad wanted a DVD player.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 31
Now, courtesy of an anonymous donor, please welcome our new panda, Sim Sim.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 32
[Humming]
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 33
Ow! [Screams]
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 34
Hey, there's our resident bull panda, Ping Ping.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 35
Oh, look. She's presenting. We thought this would take years to happen.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 36
Ha! You ain't goin' nowhere, cutie.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 37
[Whimpering]
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 38
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 39
That other panda gave some unexpected 'zazz to the festivities, eh?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 40
Well, a little do-re-mi will smooth this over.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 41
but I've got to stop this before it goes too far.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 42
Wha- Oh, why did he have to say that extra thing?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 43
No, Dad. You could really brighten the holidays for those less fortunate.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 44
Is this enough dirty, dirty money?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 45
You're a modern day Kriss Kringle, sir.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 46
and you're about the right build for a little fella they call Kriss Kringle.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 47
Wha- Let me see that.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 48
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 49
- He just has to. - Something tells me he is.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 50
Yea!

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Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 2 #2 Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 3
♪Teardrops are falling from your Spanish eyes ♪♪
#3
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 4
I had to sell it for gas money.
#4
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 5
Get him, Sheba!
#5
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 6
Well, I see you have several mortgages...
#6
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 7 #7 Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 8
- Yes. Go on. - So, let me put this simply.
#8
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 9
- [Yells] - Aaah!
#9
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 10
A show about a doll? [Laughs]
#10
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 11
Yes. I want to go there and make my dream come true. I'll just be gone for a week.
#11
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 12
[Humming]
#12
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 13
Wow. I never seen you have so many lunch beers before, Homer.
#13
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 14
Here's your chance, Homer. Mr. Burns just...
#14
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 15
Ah. Everything's so green and alive.
#15
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 16 #16 Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 17
- Well, let's decorate him then. - No!
#17
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 18
- You're the boss. [Grunts] - Ow! I'm in hell!
#18
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 19
- Whoo-hoo! - Hey!
#19
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 20
ninety-nine, one hundred.
#20
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 21
And I'd like an hour on the holodeck with Seven of Nine.
#21
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 22
Paper bag or triple Mylar?
#22
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 23
Ah, that was uproarious. First-rate job, monkey.
#23
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 24
♪ Sold separately ♪
#24
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 25
♪Just like me ♪♪
#25
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 26
Little help? Little help, please.
#26
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 27 #27 Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 28
Homie, where did you get that ball of money?
#28
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 29
- Thank your father for the injections. - Thank you, Dad.
#29
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 30
Weekday Dad wanted a DVD player.
#30
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 31
Now, courtesy of an anonymous donor, please welcome our new panda, Sim Sim.
#31
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 32
[Humming]
#32
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 33
Ow! [Screams]
#33
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 34
Hey, there's our resident bull panda, Ping Ping.
#34
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 35
Oh, look. She's presenting. We thought this would take years to happen.
#35
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 36
Ha! You ain't goin' nowhere, cutie.
#36
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 37
[Whimpering]
#37
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 38 #38 Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 39
That other panda gave some unexpected 'zazz to the festivities, eh?
#39
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 40
Well, a little do-re-mi will smooth this over.
#40
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 41
but I've got to stop this before it goes too far.
#41
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 42
Wha- Oh, why did he have to say that extra thing?
#42
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 43
No, Dad. You could really brighten the holidays for those less fortunate.
#43
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 44
Is this enough dirty, dirty money?
#44
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 45
You're a modern day Kriss Kringle, sir.
#45
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 46
and you're about the right build for a little fella they call Kriss Kringle.
#46
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 47
Wha- Let me see that.
#47
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 48 #48 Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 49
- He just has to. - Something tells me he is.
#49
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 5 (S12E05) - 50
Yea!
#50