The Simpsons: Season 3, Episode 20

Colonel Homer (26 Mar. 1992)

TV Episode  |  TV-PG  |   |  Animation, Comedy
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Homer becomes the manager of a beautiful young country singer and finds himself almost attracted to her, sparking Marge's jealousy.

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Marge Simpson / Nurse (voice)
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Bart Simpson / Girl / Homer's Date / Girl at Kissing Booth (voice)
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Lisa Simpson (voice)
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Ticket Clerk / General / Redneck #1 / Emcee / Carl / Moe Szyslak / Snake / 'Ya-Hoo!' Announcer / Record Producer / Hillbilly #1 (voice)
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After yet another row with Marge, Homer goes to a bar, where he hears local waitress Lurleen Lumpkin sing and is so impressed he takes her on as his client, arranging gigs and a recording contract for her. However, when they are alone in her trailer Lurleen makes a pass at him but Homer, loyal to Marge, resists and hands over her career to another agent. Lurleen publicly celebrates Homer's fidelity in a song. Written by don @ minifie-1

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The title is a reference to Elvis Presley's manager Tom Parker, who was known as "Colonel Tom Parker," or simply, "The Colonel." See more »

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Homer: Do you have your songs on a CD?
Lurleen Lumpkin: Sorry. Al my songs are up here.
[referring to her head]
Lurleen Lumpkin: "I'm Basting a Turkey With my Tears", "Don't Look Up my Dress Unless You Mean It", "I'm Sick of Your Lyin' Lips and False Teeth".
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Yeehaw! The Simpsons make country music bearable
27 April 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Colonel Homer is one of the rare episodes with the writing credited to creator Matt Groening, and it's one of the three infidelity episodes of the classic years. The first, season 1's Life on the Fast Lane which has Marge tempted, is still my favourite. But this second one, which has Homer almost becoming unfaithful, is good too. We saw Homer tempted again in season 5, although I guess that episode can be distinguished from this one in that in season 5 Homer is more seriously tempted, and there Marge is oblivious while in Colonel Homer, she's suspicious and jealous.

But the big thing distinguishing the two episodes in which Homer is tested is that Colonel Homer has a country music and hillbillies theme, which makes this episode more colourful. The episode succeeds despite the fact that I normally don't like country music (with some exceptions- I think Garth Brooks isn't bad, and I love that Convoy song and the one where the devil goes down to Georgia). The music here is all right, and that song about bagging a Homer is particularly catchy. Beverly D'Angelo is good as Homer's love interest, Lurleen. And, Marge is naked in bed at the end- that's always sexy. But the icing on the cake may be the part where the hillbillies talk about being bitter after one catches his wife in bed with another man. This isn't my favourite season 3 episode, but it's well worth seeing.


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