The powers that be at NASA, distraught over low television ratings for their space launches, decide to improve them by putting a private citizen on their next space shuttle. After receiving an angry phone call from Homer, they decide he is their man. Written by
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Astronaut Race Banyon is a parody of Jonny Quest character Race Bannon. See more
After Homer accidentally breaks the ant tank with his head, his beard disappears. See more
Don't you think there is an inherent danger in sending unqualified, under trained civilians into space?
The only danger is if they send us to that terrible Planet of the Apes. Wait a minute... statue of liberty... that was our planet. You maniacs, you blew it up. Damn you! Damn you all to hell!
I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major General
Lyrics by W.S. Gilbert
Music by Arthur Sullivan See more