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Season 23  "The Book Job"  23x6

Aired 8 years ago - Nov 20, 2011

Lisa becomes disheartened when she learns the shocking truth behind the “tween lit” industry and her beloved fantasy novel characters, but Homer decides to cash in on the craze and forms a team to group-write the next “tween lit” hit, with the king of fantasy, Neil Gaiman, lending his expertise to the effort.

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Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 1
so here's the truth.
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That inspirational life story is pure fiction.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 3
Publishers rake in the cash, and unsuspecting kids
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 4
I demand to speak to my paleontologist!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 5
But you liked the stories when you read them.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 6
is written by five idiots
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♪ ♪
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I'm putting together a tween-lit gang-write.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 9
Come on, Skinner, you're the best kid-man in the business.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 10
The refrigerator could have my magnets on it.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 11
It's true. I'm fluent in every imaginary language,
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 12
and I can't leave it alone during the bonding phase.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 13
All we need now is a computer guy.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 14
and we'll be sipping Mai Tais on a beach in Shelbyville.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 15
A personal story my readers will connect with.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 16
Wait. I can't start without music to inspire me.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 17
pot-pots, opt-opts...
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 18
And the protagonist always discovers
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 19
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All we got to do is find a new monster to be our hero.
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the school should be under a bridge.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 22
but are you scheming to coauthor
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 23
Perhaps someone of my experience
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 24
Sitting in a coffee shop.
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Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 27
"Gregor turned to his twin sister,
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 28
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 29
A mermaid falls in love with a boy on land.
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Correction. Finished manuscript.
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Fake author!
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Okay, stay frosty.
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if you don't know what the competition's up to!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 35
Do I have to do any writing?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 36
I wrote my first story with clown lipstick
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 37
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 38
I became t thing I hated most-- a literary fraud.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 39
"The Vampire Twins Of Transylvania Prep"?!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 40
If they had been in charge of the Sistine Chapel,
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 41
But teenagers weren't going to spend their allowances
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 42
It was the singular vision of seven people.
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I was gonna buy the apartment next door
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between the trolls and the ogres?
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will be in every bookstore in America!
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Kansas City.
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That inspirational life story is pure fiction.
#2
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Publishers rake in the cash, and unsuspecting kids
#3
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 4
I demand to speak to my paleontologist!
#4
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 5
But you liked the stories when you read them.
#5
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 6
is written by five idiots
#6
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 7
♪ ♪
#7
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 8
I'm putting together a tween-lit gang-write.
#8
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 9
Come on, Skinner, you're the best kid-man in the business.
#9
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 10
The refrigerator could have my magnets on it.
#10
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 11
It's true. I'm fluent in every imaginary language,
#11
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 12
and I can't leave it alone during the bonding phase.
#12
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 13
All we need now is a computer guy.
#13
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 14
and we'll be sipping Mai Tais on a beach in Shelbyville.
#14
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 15
A personal story my readers will connect with.
#15
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Wait. I can't start without music to inspire me.
#16
Recap of The Simpsons Season 23 Episode 6 (S23E06) - 17
pot-pots, opt-opts...
#17
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And the protagonist always discovers
#18
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All we got to do is find a new monster to be our hero.
#20
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the school should be under a bridge.
#21
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but are you scheming to coauthor
#22
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Perhaps someone of my experience
#23
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Sitting in a coffee shop.
#24
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"Gregor turned to his twin sister,
#27
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A mermaid falls in love with a boy on land.
#29
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Correction. Finished manuscript.
#30
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Fake author!
#32
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Okay, stay frosty.
#33
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if you don't know what the competition's up to!
#34
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Do I have to do any writing?
#35
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I wrote my first story with clown lipstick
#36
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I became t thing I hated most-- a literary fraud.
#38
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"The Vampire Twins Of Transylvania Prep"?!
#39
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If they had been in charge of the Sistine Chapel,
#40
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But teenagers weren't going to spend their allowances
#41
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It was the singular vision of seven people.
#42
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I was gonna buy the apartment next door
#43
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between the trolls and the ogres?
#44
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will be in every bookstore in America!
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Kansas City.
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