The Simpsons: Season 5, Episode 1

Homer's Barbershop Quartet (30 Sep. 1993)

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After the kids find a record with Homer's picture on it, he recalls the story of how he achieved fame in the 1980s with his barbershop quartet, The Be Sharps.

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Homer Simpson / Couch Gag Director / Mayor Quimby / Barney Gumble / Grampa / Groundskeeper Willie / Reporter #1 / Panicking Man / Joan Rivers / Squeaky-Voiced Teen / Human Fly / Newspaper Customer (voice)
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Marge Simpson (voice)
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Bart Simpson / Nelson Muntz / Paperboy (voice)
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Lisa Simpson (voice)
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Moe Szyslak / Man Selling Malibu Stacey / Customer at Car Boot Sale / Comic Book Guy / Chief Wiggum / Apu Nahasapeemapetilon / Old Jewish Man / Snake / Captain McCallister / Reporter #2 / Man Below Balcony / Carl / Lou (voice)
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Himself (voice)
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Himself (voice)
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Milhouse Van Houten / Reporter #3 / Sarah Wiggum / Barney's Girlfriend / Kwik-E-Mart Customer (voice)
James Campbell ...
Seymour Skinner (singing voice)
Mike Economou ...
Apu (singing voice) (as George Economou)
Shelby Grimm ...
Barney Gumble / Chief Wiggum (singing voice)
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Homer Simpson (singing voice) (as Dan Jordan)
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The Be Sharps (singing voice)
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After the kids find a record with Homer's picture on it, he recalls the story of how he achieved fame in the 1980s with his barbershop quartet, The Be Sharps.

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Trivia

Barney's Asian girlfriend is based on Yoko Ono. See more »

Goofs

Even though Santa's little Helper wasn't "adopted" until the pilot show, he shows up during Homer's Barbershop Quartet episode. This story takes place several years before he was "adopted" by the Simpsons. By the time he joins the family, Bart is 10 and Lisa is 8. But during Homer's Barbershop days, Bart is 4 and Lisa is two. See more »

Quotes

[the "Baby on Board" lyrics]
HomerApuPrincipal SkinnerBarney: Baby on Board/How I've adored/That sign on my car's window pane/The bounce in my step/loaded with pep/'cause I'm driving in the carpool lane/Call me a square/Friend, I don't care/That little yellow sign can't be ignored/I'm telling you, it's mighty nice/Each trip's a trip to paradise/With my baby on board!
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Connections

Spoofs Alvin & the Chipmunks (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

You're the Flower of My Heart, Sweet Adeline
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Music by Harry Armstrong
Lyrics by Richard H. Gerard
Performed by Dan Castellaneta and The Dapper Dans
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Anyone for classics!
7 July 2010 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

The Season Five opener Homers Barbershop Quartet is an absolute classic Simpsons episode,its well put together and well thought out.

When The Simpsons go to a Swab Meat convention they find an old CD for a band that Homer use to be in,Bart and Lisa cant remember it so Homer tells them the story.

Homer,PrincipaL Skinner,Apu and Chief Wiggum use to sing on stage at Moes,they then get signed up for their own famous band but they have to kick Chief Wiggum out and then they replace him with Barney after hearing him singing in the bathroom.

CLASSIC SIMPSONS


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