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Season 12  "HOMЯ"  12x9

Aired 19 years ago - Jan 07, 2001

The Simpson family goes to an animation convention. Homer falls in love with a new product there and invests the family's life savings in a company that soon declares super-duper bankruptcy. To gain their life savings back, he sells his body for medical testing. The doctors find something odd in his head x-ray. Homer has a crayon lodged in his brain. This explains why he is such a moron. He thinks it is because he shoved crayons up his nose as a child. When the doctors remove the crayon, he gets smarter. This allows him to bond with Lisa. In fact Homer proves to be even smarter than she is. He is so smart that he accidentally proves there is no God. He also blows the whistle on the plant's nuclear safety violations. So the nuclear plant has to close and everyone hates him. He can't find happiness in things he used to like and he can't fit in with the people of Springfield. He decides to have Moe (a licensed surgeon) shove another crayon into his brain and he goes back to being a blissful idiot. Lisa understands why he did it and doesn't hate him for it.

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Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 1
Also, sir, your Loudmouth Leopard is a rip-off ofJackie Gleason.
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- Here's your smokes, Mr. Itchy. - Thank you, Louis.
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[All Laughing]
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[Wheels Squeaking]
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# Here is my handle Here is my spout ##
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- [Laughing] - Thank you.
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- Gone! - [All Cheer]
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See? Now, wouldn't you love to see that move performed by a cartoon possum?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 10
- [Car Departs] - So, does he still work here, or what?
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Sign this, please. [High-pitched Voice] You're the boss.
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- So long, sucker! - Uh, sir.
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are you sure you understand the risks of stock ownership?
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[Woman] For automated stock prices, please state the company name.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 15
- Homer! - Sorry.
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which is terrible news for the company's only stockholder, Homer Simpson.
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Now let's move on to the real issue- Lisa's hogging of the maple syrup.
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Are you crazy? I'm not gonna be a surrogate mother.
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Yeah. Medical, military, chewin' stuff.
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Homer, you really have no desire to eat that food?
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- [Beeps] - D'oh!
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- [Typing] - [Beeping]
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There's a crayon in my brain?
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Do you have any idea how this might have happened?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 27
Oh, I don't feel so good.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 28
Hmm. Increase my killing power, eh?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 29
Do you feel smarter?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 30
Now, who's up for a trip to the library tomorrow?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 31
Everything from Hop on Pop to Death Be Not Proud.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 32
Nothing cracks a turtle like Leon Uris.
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Ooh! Found a new shortcut.
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## [Whistling: "The Battle Hymn OfThe Republic"]
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Maybe it's not a crayon made of wax.
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You see? It's cool to be smart.
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[All Screaming]
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- What you mailing, Homer? - I've compiled a thorough safety report on this plant.
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Homer's the guy who rigged up my pants with this special codpiece.
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Burn, burn, burn! Burn, burn, burn!
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You cost us our jobs, which we need for working!
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- [Groans] - Power off, Einstein.
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Oh, many things. Tai chi, chai tea...
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[All Laughing]
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- Radical! - Is that your final answer?
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I thought she'd wind up with that rich snob.
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I'm a Spalding Gray in a Rick Dees world.

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Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 2 #2 Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 3
- Here's your smokes, Mr. Itchy. - Thank you, Louis.
#3
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[All Laughing]
#4
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[Wheels Squeaking]
#5
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# Here is my handle Here is my spout ##
#6
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 7
- [Laughing] - Thank you.
#7
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 8
- Gone! - [All Cheer]
#8
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 9
See? Now, wouldn't you love to see that move performed by a cartoon possum?
#9
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 10
- [Car Departs] - So, does he still work here, or what?
#10
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Sign this, please. [High-pitched Voice] You're the boss.
#11
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- So long, sucker! - Uh, sir.
#12
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are you sure you understand the risks of stock ownership?
#13
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[Woman] For automated stock prices, please state the company name.
#14
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 15
- Homer! - Sorry.
#15
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which is terrible news for the company's only stockholder, Homer Simpson.
#16
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 17
Now let's move on to the real issue- Lisa's hogging of the maple syrup.
#17
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 18 #18 Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 19
Are you crazy? I'm not gonna be a surrogate mother.
#19
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Yeah. Medical, military, chewin' stuff.
#20
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Homer, you really have no desire to eat that food?
#22
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- [Beeps] - D'oh!
#23
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 24
- [Typing] - [Beeping]
#24
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There's a crayon in my brain?
#25
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 26
Do you have any idea how this might have happened?
#26
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 27
Oh, I don't feel so good.
#27
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 28
Hmm. Increase my killing power, eh?
#28
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 29
Do you feel smarter?
#29
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 30
Now, who's up for a trip to the library tomorrow?
#30
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 31
Everything from Hop on Pop to Death Be Not Proud.
#31
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 32
Nothing cracks a turtle like Leon Uris.
#32
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 33
Ooh! Found a new shortcut.
#33
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 34
## [Whistling: "The Battle Hymn OfThe Republic"]
#34
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Maybe it's not a crayon made of wax.
#35
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You see? It's cool to be smart.
#36
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[All Screaming]
#37
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- What you mailing, Homer? - I've compiled a thorough safety report on this plant.
#38
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Homer's the guy who rigged up my pants with this special codpiece.
#39
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Burn, burn, burn! Burn, burn, burn!
#42
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You cost us our jobs, which we need for working!
#43
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 44
- [Groans] - Power off, Einstein.
#44
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 45
Oh, many things. Tai chi, chai tea...
#45
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[All Laughing]
#46
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 9 (S12E09) - 47
- Radical! - Is that your final answer?
#47
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I thought she'd wind up with that rich snob.
#48
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I'm a Spalding Gray in a Rick Dees world.
#50