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Season 8  "The Old Man and the Lisa"  8x21

Aired 24 years ago - Apr 20, 1997

Financially ruined, Mr. Burns turns to Lisa for help in building a recycling business. Lisa believes he's changed, but his new business venture takes a shocking new direction.

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Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 1
- But nature's not our enemy. - Well, surely you agree we can do without her.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 2
I, uh- l- [Stutters]
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 3
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 4
It's, uh, uh, steady.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 5
Oh, no. Oh, no. Oh, no.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 6
Transatlantic Zeppelin, Amalgamated Spats...
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 7
A half ton of newspaper, and all we get is 75 cents?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 8
[All Groaning]
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 9
- [All] Yes. - Every move a right one.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 10
- A-And your house, sir. - But... what will I do?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 11
- Go on. Get out of here. - [Squawking]
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 12
- Ooh. - Oh, don't listen to him, sir. You've got an enchanting musk.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 13
Uh, would it be all right if I kept this portrait?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 14
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 15
and I shall tell you a tale.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 16
Uh, attention, everybody.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 17
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 18
Ah. Here's a chance to earn my keep.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 19
- I am riding on a bus. - Hey. Aren't you that guy everybody hates?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 20
Um- Oh, excuse me. Could you tell me where I might find the Burns O's?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 21
Oh. Thank you, shoppie. l-
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 22
He's, uh, talking to the ketchup now.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 23
Wh-Where are you taking me?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 24
That's about all the recycling- [Hiccups] I can handle today.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 25
That's the activity room. We're not allowed in there.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 26
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 27
So this is how the Monty Burns saga ends.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 28
- They angry up the blood. - You! The troublemaking girl.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 29
Sir, I'm so sorry my grocer committed you.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 30
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 31
and I want your daughter to help make me rich again.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 32
I've realized the error of my ways, Lisa.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 33
- Nothing evil. - Nothing evil.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 34
You mean there are actually people...
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 35
There's a can.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 36
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 37
Contemporize, man!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 38
remember millionaire C. Montgomery Burns...
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 39
Excellent. I'm on my way back to the top.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 40
You guys shouldn't laugh at him. Mr. Burns has changed. He's different now.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 41
I've got my own business again, my beloved employees.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 42
I'll take you to the most duck-filled pond you ever sat by.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 43
See?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 44
Oh, ain't that cute?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 45
and the windows are from the old liquor bottles we collected.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 46
Oh, hold your accolades till the end of the tour.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 47
a million sewn together will catch a million fish.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 48
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 49
Oh, a spoonful of slurry will cure what ails ya.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 50
And not a single sea creature was wasted.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 51
[Monotone] You convinced us it was good.

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Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 2
I, uh- l- [Stutters]
#2
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 3 #3 Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 4
It's, uh, uh, steady.
#4
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 5
Oh, no. Oh, no. Oh, no.
#5
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 6
Transatlantic Zeppelin, Amalgamated Spats...
#6
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 7
A half ton of newspaper, and all we get is 75 cents?
#7
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 8
[All Groaning]
#8
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 9
- [All] Yes. - Every move a right one.
#9
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 10
- A-And your house, sir. - But... what will I do?
#10
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 11
- Go on. Get out of here. - [Squawking]
#11
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 12
- Ooh. - Oh, don't listen to him, sir. You've got an enchanting musk.
#12
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 13
Uh, would it be all right if I kept this portrait?
#13
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 14 #14 Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 15
and I shall tell you a tale.
#15
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Uh, attention, everybody.
#16
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 17 #17 Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 18
Ah. Here's a chance to earn my keep.
#18
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- I am riding on a bus. - Hey. Aren't you that guy everybody hates?
#19
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 20
Um- Oh, excuse me. Could you tell me where I might find the Burns O's?
#20
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 21
Oh. Thank you, shoppie. l-
#21
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 22
He's, uh, talking to the ketchup now.
#22
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 23
Wh-Where are you taking me?
#23
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 24
That's about all the recycling- [Hiccups] I can handle today.
#24
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That's the activity room. We're not allowed in there.
#25
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 26 #26 Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 27
So this is how the Monty Burns saga ends.
#27
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 28
- They angry up the blood. - You! The troublemaking girl.
#28
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 29
Sir, I'm so sorry my grocer committed you.
#29
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 30 #30 Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 31
and I want your daughter to help make me rich again.
#31
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 32
I've realized the error of my ways, Lisa.
#32
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 33
- Nothing evil. - Nothing evil.
#33
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 34
You mean there are actually people...
#34
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 35
There's a can.
#35
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 36 #36 Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 37
Contemporize, man!
#37
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 38
remember millionaire C. Montgomery Burns...
#38
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 39
Excellent. I'm on my way back to the top.
#39
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 40
You guys shouldn't laugh at him. Mr. Burns has changed. He's different now.
#40
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 41
I've got my own business again, my beloved employees.
#41
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 42
I'll take you to the most duck-filled pond you ever sat by.
#42
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 43
See?
#43
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 44
Oh, ain't that cute?
#44
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 45
and the windows are from the old liquor bottles we collected.
#45
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 46
Oh, hold your accolades till the end of the tour.
#46
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 47
a million sewn together will catch a million fish.
#47
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 48 #48 Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 49
Oh, a spoonful of slurry will cure what ails ya.
#49
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 50
And not a single sea creature was wasted.
#50
Recap of The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 21 (S08E21) - 51
[Monotone] You convinced us it was good.
#51