S2 E21
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Season 2  "Three Men and a Comic Book"  2x21

Aired 28 years ago - May 09, 1991

Bart, Milhouse, and Martin pool their money to buy the first issue of Radioactive Man, but their investment and their friendship are threatened when they can't agree on who will keep it.

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Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 1
We've got a utility belt, tricorders, a light saber... Sorry, kid.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 2
...but by night, fights vampires in a postapocalyptic war zone!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 3
Wish I was old enough to smoke Laramies.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 4
...as Radioactive Man and not the sordid details of his final years.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 5
Who knows? I did play Rum Tum Tugger in Cats. Anybody see it?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 6
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 7
...if you'll put your grubby little hands behind your back. Behold.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 8
- To buy that comic book. - Your emotion is out of place.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 9
And that golden lariat. She can tie me up any time.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 10
For a comic? Who drew it, Micha-malangelo?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 11
I'm not mad at you. Shows you been paying attention.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 12
When I was your age, I wanted a child-sized electric light bulb oven.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 13
For months, I worked while my sisters smoked.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 14
... all those light bulb-warmed treats always tasted extra good.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 15
I didn 't realize it, but a part of my childhood had slipped away, forever.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 16
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 17
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 18
Maybe you need to play on their sympathies more. Let's see.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 19
- Beat it. - You got a liquor license?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 20
Hey, what's all the...?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 21
Send him over to my house. I've got a few chores he could do.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 22
I've got dried apricots, almond paste, sauerkraut candy.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 23
Johnny, Harrison, Brooklyn Bob, and yeah, even Reggie.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 24
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 25
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 26
- Finished. - Merciful heavens, you're bleeding!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 27
- Did you make any money? - No, but I'm in a lot of pain.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 28
Today, we wash Beulah. Do you know what that is?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 29
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 30
Well, it's payday. I'll wager you've been looking forward to this.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 31
I can leave without screaming or saying a bad word.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 32
I busted my hump all week and all I got was 50 cents.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 33
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 34
- Can I have it for 35. - No! Kids.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 35
...we could buy a copy of Radioactive Man Number 1 right now!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 36
Wow. Breathe it in, boys.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 37
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 38
Becoming radioactive.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 39
Careful, careful...
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 40
Yeah, what about that?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 41
...possession will be determined by Rock, Scissor, Paper.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 42
Fine. We'll all stay with the comic book.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 43
...so the last one alive can be buried with it.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 44
No, you quit!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 45
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 46
- Martin was trying to steal our comic. - Let's tie him up!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 47
You're crazy. I'm telling your mom!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 48
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 49
It's not that far to the ground. The rains probably softened it up.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 50
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 51
Better come in the house. You don't wanna get the sniffles.

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Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 2
...but by night, fights vampires in a postapocalyptic war zone!
#2
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 3
Wish I was old enough to smoke Laramies.
#3
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 4
...as Radioactive Man and not the sordid details of his final years.
#4
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 5
Who knows? I did play Rum Tum Tugger in Cats. Anybody see it?
#5
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 6 #6 Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 7
...if you'll put your grubby little hands behind your back. Behold.
#7
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 8
- To buy that comic book. - Your emotion is out of place.
#8
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 9
And that golden lariat. She can tie me up any time.
#9
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 10
For a comic? Who drew it, Micha-malangelo?
#10
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 11
I'm not mad at you. Shows you been paying attention.
#11
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 12
When I was your age, I wanted a child-sized electric light bulb oven.
#12
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 13
For months, I worked while my sisters smoked.
#13
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 14
... all those light bulb-warmed treats always tasted extra good.
#14
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 15
I didn 't realize it, but a part of my childhood had slipped away, forever.
#15
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 16 #16 Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 17 #17 Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 18
Maybe you need to play on their sympathies more. Let's see.
#18
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 19
- Beat it. - You got a liquor license?
#19
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 20
Hey, what's all the...?
#20
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 21
Send him over to my house. I've got a few chores he could do.
#21
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 22
I've got dried apricots, almond paste, sauerkraut candy.
#22
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 23
Johnny, Harrison, Brooklyn Bob, and yeah, even Reggie.
#23
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- Finished. - Merciful heavens, you're bleeding!
#26
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 27
- Did you make any money? - No, but I'm in a lot of pain.
#27
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 28
Today, we wash Beulah. Do you know what that is?
#28
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 29 #29 Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 30
Well, it's payday. I'll wager you've been looking forward to this.
#30
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 31
I can leave without screaming or saying a bad word.
#31
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 32
I busted my hump all week and all I got was 50 cents.
#32
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 33 #33 Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 34
- Can I have it for 35. - No! Kids.
#34
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 35
...we could buy a copy of Radioactive Man Number 1 right now!
#35
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 36
Wow. Breathe it in, boys.
#36
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 37 #37 Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 38
Becoming radioactive.
#38
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 39
Careful, careful...
#39
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 40
Yeah, what about that?
#40
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 41
...possession will be determined by Rock, Scissor, Paper.
#41
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 42
Fine. We'll all stay with the comic book.
#42
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 43
...so the last one alive can be buried with it.
#43
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 44
No, you quit!
#44
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 45 #45 Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 46
- Martin was trying to steal our comic. - Let's tie him up!
#46
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 47
You're crazy. I'm telling your mom!
#47
Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 48 #48 Recap of The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 49
It's not that far to the ground. The rains probably softened it up.
#49
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Better come in the house. You don't wanna get the sniffles.
#51