S9 E13
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Sundays 8:00 PM on Disney+

Season 9  "The Joy of Sect"  9x13

Aired 23 years ago - Feb 08, 1998

A cult lures in most of Springfield to toil for “The Leader.” After Marge escapes and has the family deprogrammed, Homer exposes the man behind the spaceship.

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tried to sell me a time-share vacation condo?
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♪♪ [Singing]
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Why don't you come chat with us about the Leader at the welcome center?
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Wow! A free movie! Thanks!
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I don't know about you, but they're not exactly winning me over...
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Going somewhere? Uh, though you're free to do so.
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- Not a guarantee. - Loving serenity. It's about damn time!
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- [Chirping] - [Giggling]
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And I can be kind of thick sometimes. [Chuckles]
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Why isn't our low-protein gruel wearing down his resistance like all the others?
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We surrender our will as of this date.
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was our life savings, the deed to the house...
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- Does this really change our day-to-day lives? - Of course not-
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calling themselves "the Movementarians."
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I love you, perfect Leader, and new C.E.O. of KBBL Broadcasting.
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That's a negatory, good buddy!
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Of course you do.
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Oh, Lord. Uh, try the emergency plate, Ned.
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- [All Gasping] - [Woman] He's coming!
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I am even dustier. Dustier than thou!
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and corporate loopholes, we only pay three dollars a year.
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Uh, sir? You have to tell me what your plan is, or- or nothing will happen.
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All right then. Uh, how about this?
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Mr. Burns.
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[Screams]
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- Hey. Remember our agreement. I'm the man. - You're the man!
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Oh. I should know this one.
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##[Singing]
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We hate it here! And your family wants to leave.
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[Coughs] You've gotta help me.
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deprogram him for 100, and I'll kill him for 500.
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You don't look anything like the beans.
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[Chattering]
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more than having your very own brand-new hover bikes?
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- [All Groan] - [Laughs]
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Now, what's so all-fire great about your fancy-pants Leader?
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Anyone like a draft beer?
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[Thinking] Go ahead. Give in. Beer! Beer!
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Well, I would say the matter is settled.

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♪♪ [Singing]
#2
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 13 (S09E13) - 3
Why don't you come chat with us about the Leader at the welcome center?
#3
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 13 (S09E13) - 4
Wow! A free movie! Thanks!
#4
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I don't know about you, but they're not exactly winning me over...
#5
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 13 (S09E13) - 6
Going somewhere? Uh, though you're free to do so.
#6
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 13 (S09E13) - 7
- Not a guarantee. - Loving serenity. It's about damn time!
#7
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 13 (S09E13) - 8
- [Chirping] - [Giggling]
#8
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 13 (S09E13) - 9
And I can be kind of thick sometimes. [Chuckles]
#9
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Why isn't our low-protein gruel wearing down his resistance like all the others?
#10
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We surrender our will as of this date.
#11
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was our life savings, the deed to the house...
#13
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- Does this really change our day-to-day lives? - Of course not-
#14
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calling themselves "the Movementarians."
#15
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I love you, perfect Leader, and new C.E.O. of KBBL Broadcasting.
#16
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That's a negatory, good buddy!
#17
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Of course you do.
#18
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Oh, Lord. Uh, try the emergency plate, Ned.
#19
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- [All Gasping] - [Woman] He's coming!
#20
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I am even dustier. Dustier than thou!
#21
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and corporate loopholes, we only pay three dollars a year.
#22
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Uh, sir? You have to tell me what your plan is, or- or nothing will happen.
#23
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All right then. Uh, how about this?
#24
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Mr. Burns.
#25
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[Screams]
#26
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- Hey. Remember our agreement. I'm the man. - You're the man!
#27
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Oh. I should know this one.
#28
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##[Singing]
#29
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We hate it here! And your family wants to leave.
#30
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[Coughs] You've gotta help me.
#33
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deprogram him for 100, and I'll kill him for 500.
#34
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You don't look anything like the beans.
#35
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[Chattering]
#38
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more than having your very own brand-new hover bikes?
#39
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- [All Groan] - [Laughs]
#40
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Now, what's so all-fire great about your fancy-pants Leader?
#41
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Anyone like a draft beer?
#42
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[Thinking] Go ahead. Give in. Beer! Beer!
#43
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Well, I would say the matter is settled.
#44