Bart gets drunk during a St. Patrick's Day Parade, provoking the city government to enforce a two-hundred year old prohibition law. Rex Banner, an Elliot Ness-type character, takes over the police force to help enforce the law, since Wiggum failed to do do. Meanwhile, Homer decides to make money for himself as a bootlegger, calling himself "The Beer Baron." Written by
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Per the title, the 18th amendment to the United States' Constitution is to prohibit the manufacturing, importing, and exporting of alcoholic beverages. This amendment was repealed by the 21st amendment in 1933. When Bart and Homer are sending the illegal alcohol to Moe's, they happen to be bowling on the 18th lane. See more
"What are you lookin' at?" - the innocent words of a drunken child.
Referenced in The Simpsons: Hit & Run