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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Some of the items discarded by Homer as "junk" at the swap meet: the US Constitution; Action Comics #1 (first appearance of Superman; in 2010, a copy sold for a million dollars); violin signed "Stradivarius"; and a sheet of stamps in which "the airplane is upside-down" (one of these 1918 "Jenny" stamps sold for $525,000 in 2005). See more
The flashbacks are set in 1985. Baby Lisa says that Homer, at the Grammy Awards, beat Dexys Midnight Runners
. DMR's only big hit was Come On Eileen, which came out in 1983. The band had no sizable hits after that and certainly would not be a contender for any Grammy awards after 1984. See more
[the Be Sharps are performing the Statue of Liberty's 100th anniversary 4th of July concert in New York City in 1986
This next song is dedicated to a very special lady. She's 100 years old and weighs over 200... tons.
This enormous lady will devour us all!
[Screams and jumps into the ocean
I meant the statue!
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