S2 E12
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Sundays 8:00 PM on FOX

Season 2  "The Way We Was"  2x12

Aired 29 years ago - Jan 31, 1991

When the TV breaks, Marge and Homer entertain the kids with the story of how they first met.

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Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 1
-Congratulations. -D'oh!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 2
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 3
Who needs that? I'm never going to England. Let's smoke.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 4
-We're late for wood shop! -Let's go grab a burger.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 5
I found out that to hire professionals to do all the jobs of a housewife...
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 6
Ms. Bouvier, I am surprised. One day of detention. You know where and when.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 7
There's gotta be a girl nobody wants to take.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 8
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 9
-I haven't seen you in school. -Okay, Simpson.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 10
-What's the matter? -Nothing.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 11
Oh, son, don't overreach!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 12
Okey-dokey. Good Lord, you should've come to see me a long time ago.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 13
She's active on the forensics team. They meet in room 219.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 14
But bringing up a son, even a blind one, isn't a lifetime occupation.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 15
I'll take that, stinkpot! Just warming up, Mrs. Bloominstein.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 16
No way.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 17
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 18
Just ask Coach Flanagan. And ask Mr. Seckofsky and Barney Gumble!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 19
He's all things to men and maybe to a lucky gal. Wanna go to prom with me?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 20
French? What a coincidence! Just the subject I'm having trouble with.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 21
Uh-oh, a zit. No problemo.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 22
Not me. Shut it off and let's get down to business.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 23
Wait. Wait. Why don't we take a little study break?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 24
You're telling me new stuff and minutes later, it's still there.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 25
I'll take that as a compliment. Will you go out with me? Say oui.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 26
Wait, Marge. If honest and open is what you like, get a load of this.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 27
Hey, Barney. Guess who's got a date for the prom?!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 28
...the more you hurt him.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 29
"America's Affair With the Prom." "Even wallflowers can date--"
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 30
Is Marge here?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 31
Here she comes. Get the camera ready.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 32
...even though it meant skipping school and graduating this summer.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 33
Now that that unpleasantness is over, let's take a picture of the couple.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 34
Don't dance too closely, now. Have a good time.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 35
-Steak or chicken? -Both.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 36
Oh, isn't she great? Hail, Queen Marge! Long live the queen!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 37
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 38
Usually when I have a thought, there's others. Something says yes and no.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 39
Artie, I don't know. It was a beautiful evening. Let's not ruin it.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 40

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Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 2 #2 Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 3
Who needs that? I'm never going to England. Let's smoke.
#3
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 4
-We're late for wood shop! -Let's go grab a burger.
#4
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 5
I found out that to hire professionals to do all the jobs of a housewife...
#5
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 6
Ms. Bouvier, I am surprised. One day of detention. You know where and when.
#6
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 7
There's gotta be a girl nobody wants to take.
#7
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 8 #8 Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 9
-I haven't seen you in school. -Okay, Simpson.
#9
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 10
-What's the matter? -Nothing.
#10
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 11
Oh, son, don't overreach!
#11
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 12
Okey-dokey. Good Lord, you should've come to see me a long time ago.
#12
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 13
She's active on the forensics team. They meet in room 219.
#13
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 14
But bringing up a son, even a blind one, isn't a lifetime occupation.
#14
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 15
I'll take that, stinkpot! Just warming up, Mrs. Bloominstein.
#15
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 16
No way.
#16
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 17 #17 Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 18
Just ask Coach Flanagan. And ask Mr. Seckofsky and Barney Gumble!
#18
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 19
He's all things to men and maybe to a lucky gal. Wanna go to prom with me?
#19
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 20
French? What a coincidence! Just the subject I'm having trouble with.
#20
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 21
Uh-oh, a zit. No problemo.
#21
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 22
Not me. Shut it off and let's get down to business.
#22
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 23
Wait. Wait. Why don't we take a little study break?
#23
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 24
You're telling me new stuff and minutes later, it's still there.
#24
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 25
I'll take that as a compliment. Will you go out with me? Say oui.
#25
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 26
Wait, Marge. If honest and open is what you like, get a load of this.
#26
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 27
Hey, Barney. Guess who's got a date for the prom?!
#27
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 28
...the more you hurt him.
#28
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 29
"America's Affair With the Prom." "Even wallflowers can date--"
#29
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 30
Is Marge here?
#30
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 31
Here she comes. Get the camera ready.
#31
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 32
...even though it meant skipping school and graduating this summer.
#32
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 33
Now that that unpleasantness is over, let's take a picture of the couple.
#33
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 34
Don't dance too closely, now. Have a good time.
#34
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 35
-Steak or chicken? -Both.
#35
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 36
Oh, isn't she great? Hail, Queen Marge! Long live the queen!
#36
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 37 #37 Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 38
Usually when I have a thought, there's others. Something says yes and no.
#38
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 39
Artie, I don't know. It was a beautiful evening. Let's not ruin it.
#39
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 40 #40