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

Much of the B Sharps' story mirrors that of The Beatles. The "Bigger than Jesus" album cover is a parody of The Beatles' Abbey Road cover art. See more »

Goofs

The group sings at the local church with a sign outside displaying the group name: "The B Sharps". However at that point in the story, they hadn't come up with a group name yet. See more »

Quotes

Apu: [after the Be-Sharps have broken up, Apu goes back to work at the Kwik-E-Mart] Well, it may not pay much, but at least it's good, honest work.
Kwik-E-Mart Customer: How much for this expired carton of milk?
Apu: Twelve dollars!
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Spoofs The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) See more »

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Goodbye, My Coney Island Baby
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Written by Les Applegate
Performed by Harry Shearer, Dan Castellaneta, Hank Azaria 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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