The Simpsons: Season 9, Episode 23

King of the Hill (3 May 1998)

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After humiliating Bart at a church picnic, Homer resolves to get in shape. Soon, he is contacted by an energy bar company that wants him to climb a mountain as a promotion.

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Homer Simpson / Grampa (voice)
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Marge Simpson (voice)
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Lisa Simpson (voice)
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Legs / Chief Wiggum / Comic Book Guy / Apu / Sherpa #2 (voice)
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After meeting film star Rainier Wolfcastle at the gym ,Homer is volunteered by Bart to climb the treacherous local mountain the Murderhorn,as a publicity stunt for energy bars after Wolfcastle pulls out.Homer makes the climb despite warnings from Grampa and the exit of his sherpas and,at the top,makes a grisly discovery which helps his descent. Written by don @ minifie-1

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The title is derived from the children game "King of the Hill" where the object of which is to stay on top of a large hill or pile as the "King of the Hill" while other players attempt to knock the King off the pile and take their place. See more »

Goofs

Grampa's dentures fit the bite mark on the frozen old mountain climber, implying that Grampa is the one that tried to eat him, not the other way around. But this climb would have happened in Grampa's youth, he would have had his regular teeth back then. So why do the dentures fit the bite mark? See more »

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Homer: [reading a sign saying 'Gym'] A gime?
[mispronouncing gym]
Homer: what's a gime?
Homer: [upon entering gym] Ooooh! A *Gime*
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