S2 E18
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Season 2  "Brush With Greatness"  2x18

Aired 29 years ago - Apr 11, 1991

Marge rediscovers her interest in art and takes up painting. When Mr. Burns hires her to paint his official portrait, Marge tries but fails to find his "inner beauty."

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Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 1
- H-2-Whoa! - Whoa!
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Pardon me. Moving to the front.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 3
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Too big to be human. Send kids to dislodge it.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 5
Witnesses estimate the man's weight at 400 to 500 pounds.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 6
All right, family. I want the truth.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 7
Fifty-five? My God! Three hundred and...
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 8
...no pizza too laden with delicious toppings...
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 9
Don't ever do that again!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 10
I guess she thought he was cute. What? Hey!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 11
They're only 35 calories apiece.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 12
- Another one of that bongo beater! - Mr. Schindler...
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 13
And what was Ringo 's response?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 14
- Hello, Mrs. Homer! - Apu, why are you here?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 15
No one can enroll until Mr. Lombardo approves their portfolio.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 16
There couldn't be a class without you. If you'll excuse me, nature calls.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 17
Here, we see how two circles, various trapezoids, ellipses...
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 18
Is it water? Is it wine? Oh, my gosh, it's turpentine
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 19
You find the inner beauty of your subject.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 20
Oh! Another triumph!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 21
I'm a work of art! Last Supper, eat your heart out.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 22
This is as half-baked as your idea about me having children.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 23
...and Dame Fortune has hugged Montgomery Burns to her sweet bosom.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 24
Two-forty-nine! Yeah!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 25
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 26
He was the drummer for the Beatles.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 27
Maybe not, but I have the gift of seeing inner beauty.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 28
- Honey, I'm home! - There's an original sentiment.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 29
Don't worry. All I need to do is find Mr. Burns' inner beauty.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 30
So Ziggy goes to the repair shop. There's a sign reading "Out of Order."
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 31
Of course not, Smithers. You're like a doctor.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 32
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They took the time to write me.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 34
It's hard to find your beauty if you're shouting at a little girl.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 35
Let me get this straight.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 36
Another day and I would've needed a Valium.
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I don't think I can.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 38
Yes, we do have hamburgers and fries in England...
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Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 40
A new wing for our museum, and a portrait...
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Pardon me. Moving to the front.
#2
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Too big to be human. Send kids to dislodge it.
#4
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Witnesses estimate the man's weight at 400 to 500 pounds.
#5
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 6
All right, family. I want the truth.
#6
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 7
Fifty-five? My God! Three hundred and...
#7
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 8
...no pizza too laden with delicious toppings...
#8
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 9
Don't ever do that again!
#9
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 10
I guess she thought he was cute. What? Hey!
#10
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 11
They're only 35 calories apiece.
#11
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 12
- Another one of that bongo beater! - Mr. Schindler...
#12
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 13
And what was Ringo 's response?
#13
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 14
- Hello, Mrs. Homer! - Apu, why are you here?
#14
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No one can enroll until Mr. Lombardo approves their portfolio.
#15
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There couldn't be a class without you. If you'll excuse me, nature calls.
#16
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 17
Here, we see how two circles, various trapezoids, ellipses...
#17
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Is it water? Is it wine? Oh, my gosh, it's turpentine
#18
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You find the inner beauty of your subject.
#19
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Oh! Another triumph!
#20
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I'm a work of art! Last Supper, eat your heart out.
#21
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This is as half-baked as your idea about me having children.
#22
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...and Dame Fortune has hugged Montgomery Burns to her sweet bosom.
#23
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 24
Two-forty-nine! Yeah!
#24
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He was the drummer for the Beatles.
#26
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Maybe not, but I have the gift of seeing inner beauty.
#27
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 28
- Honey, I'm home! - There's an original sentiment.
#28
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 29
Don't worry. All I need to do is find Mr. Burns' inner beauty.
#29
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 30
So Ziggy goes to the repair shop. There's a sign reading "Out of Order."
#30
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 31
Of course not, Smithers. You're like a doctor.
#31
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They took the time to write me.
#33
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It's hard to find your beauty if you're shouting at a little girl.
#34
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 35
Let me get this straight.
#35
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Another day and I would've needed a Valium.
#36
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 18 (S02E18) - 37
I don't think I can.
#37
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Yes, we do have hamburgers and fries in England...
#38
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A new wing for our museum, and a portrait...
#40
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