The Simpsons: Season 17, Episode 1

Bonfire of the Manatees (11 Sep. 2005)

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When Marge leaves Homer because he allowed an adult movie being shot in their house, she seeks self fulfillment in protecting manatees.

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Episode cast overview:
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Marge Simpson (voice)
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Bart Simpson / Homer's cousin's son (voice)
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Lisa Simpson (voice)
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Bum #2 / Johnny Tightlips / Moe Szyslak / Santa Claus / Director / Carl Carlson / Victor / Homer's cousin / Jetskier #2 (voice)
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Sportscaster / Elf / Lenny Leonard / Jetskier #1 / Mr. Burns / Waylon Smithers (voice)
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Dr. Caleb Thorn (voice)
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Fat Tony (voice)
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Saultery Stevens (voice)
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Angela Dare / Gwen the waitress / Homer's cousin's wife (voice)
Karl Wiedergott ...
Bum #1 / Jetskier #3 (voice)
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To pay off gambling debts Homer lets the house get used as the location for a blue movie, causing a disgusted Marge to leave him and to assist handsome marine biologist Caleb Thorn save endangered species. In order to impress her Homer tries to rally a shoal of manatee against jet-skiers but only ends up having to be rescued himself. For all that Marge loves her 'endangered species - a devoted husband.' Written by don @ minifie-1

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manatee | 2d animation


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[Homer is missing work, and puts a manatee in charge]
Smithers: I believe that's a manatee posing as Homer Simpson, sir.
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References The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990) See more »

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Written by Norman Whitfield
Performed by Rose Royce
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One of the best recent episodes in memory
8 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This one has everything, sea cows, rubes, Alec Baldwin, this episode is absolutely great. I never tire of watching it. It is one of those episodes that starts out completely off the wall and keeps going from there. **SPOILERS** Marge leaves homer and goes to the sea, where she meets a manatee expert played by Alec Baldwin. He shows her his world, and invites her to join him as he saves the dugones. We find out that they are quite stupid simple creatures and are definitely not helping their own survival. Homer finally comes to his senses and comes after her, first stopping by Santa's little helpers cousins house to visit. hilarity ensues as he continually refers to everyone as rubes, finally of course reuniting with Marge in the end for a happy ending. worth checking out.


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