The Simpsons: Season 5, Episode 11

Homer the Vigilante (6 Jan. 1994)

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An outbreak of burglaries inspires Homer to lead a vigilante group.



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Episode cast overview:
Homer Simpson / Santa's Little Helper / Barney Gumble / Grampa / Irish Man / Saxaphonist / Otto Meyer (voice)
Lisa Simpson (voice)
Ned Flanders / Principal Skinner / Kent Brockman / TV Professor / Otto / Jasper / Lenny / Herman / Beatnik / Leaf Burner (voice)
Malloy (voice)
Child / Jimbo Jones (voice)


Springfield is hit by a spate of burglaries with the Simpsons among the victims. Wiggum is as useless as ever so Homer forms a vigilante posse,especially to guard a zirconia from the museum,having been been tipped off that it will be stolen. Needless to say Homer is as useless as Wiggum and the zirconia is stolen. However Grandpa catches the burglar,Molloy,a suave resident of the Retirement Castle,who returns the stolen goods but makes his escape from prison whilst sending the citizens on a wild goose chase for non-existent treasure. Written by don @ minifie-1

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6 January 1994 (USA)  »

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When Homer is on the news talk-show he puts his hand on his chest and the opening of his shirt appears under his hand. See more »


Jimbo Jones: Hey, you're that drunken posse. Wow! Can I join ya?
Homer Simpson: I don't know, can you swing a sack of doorknobs?
Jimbo Jones: Can I!
Homer Simpson: You're in. Here's the sack!
Moe Szyslak: But you gotta supply your own knobs!
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References The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1959) See more »


It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
by Ernest Gold and Mack David
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