S16 E12
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Season 16  "Goo Goo Gai Pan"  16x12

Aired 15 years ago - Mar 13, 2005

Mr. Burns is taking his driving test and Selma is having hot flashes. Dr. Hibbert diagnoses that she is going through menopause. After seeing a video on the topic hosted by Robert Wagner, Selma is disappointed to learn that she'll never be able to have children. Patty suggests that she try adoption and Lisa suggests China. Only to qualify, Selma needs a husband who must go with her to China to collect their child. She fills out the form with the name: Homer Simpson. Selma flies the Simpson family to China. At Marge's request, Homer goes along with the charade. Under the supervision of Madam Wu, a Chinese functionary, the family, with Marge as the children's nanny takes a tour of the sites. For his occupation, Homer tells Madam Wu that he is a Chinese acrobat, and of course later his services in that capacity are called into action. Selma gets her child, a daughter named Ling Bouvier, only to have her taken away after Madam Wu sees Marge snuggling with Homer. At the airport, Lisa comes up with a plan to get Ling back. Homer poses as a Buddha statue to get inside the orphanage. Only Madam Wu stops them with a tank in Tien An Men Square. Selma appeals to Madam Wu, bureaucrat to bureaucrat and it works. Selma, her new daughter and the family are allowed to leave China via a junk.

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I know. That was for the other patients.
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Cheer up, sis.
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Is this the baby pound where I gived up my kid?
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I'll call you after Brandine's next litter.
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Madam, your adoption application is in perfect order...
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I'll just write my husband's name on this form.
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All right, here I go. Writing the name.
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Oh, I just felt a chill go through my very soul.
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Yes, there are many kinds of heroes.
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You name it, oh, wise mountain ape.
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The man who broke a dragon's heart...
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Oh! Okay, I'll do it.
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you will see our monument to warrior
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our children, Bart and Lisa. Yes.
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These are the famous Shaolin Temple monks.
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I hope you washed your hands first.
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in order to repel barbarian invaders.
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When I was 17,
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The greatest things can happen!
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That is quite an insult to your other children.
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How dare you make light of that brutal...?
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It seems our leaders are not all-knowing!
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Then why am I seeing rudimentary free markets?
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to attempt our most popular stunt--
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Hi, Lisa.
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No, a porcupine snuck in while you were asleep.
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Without him, I wouldn't have you.
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One quick snuggle.
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Ling, you're gonna be very happy in America,
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I am so sorry about what happened.
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Yes, tell me your plan in detail, American sister.
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Let's cut him in chunks and worship the chunks.
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If we can just get to the Delta Airlines Gold Medallion Lounge,
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I cannot allow her to be raised by an unmarried woman.
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