After receiving a considerable donation of money, the people of Springfield decide what to spend it on. Enter Lyle Langley, a jocular salesman who gets Springfield hooked on a monorail system. After the monorail is up and running, and with Homer as the conductor, it's time for the maiden voyage. Little do the people know they have just boarded a one-way train to Hell. Written by
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And that was the only folly the people of Springfield ever took on... Except for the Popsicle stick skyscraper, and that 50 ft magnifying glass, and the escalator to nowhere.
[people yelping as they fall off of the escalator
Referenced in Mr. Popper's Penguins
The Monorail Song
Written by Jeff Martin
, Al Jean
, Mike Reiss
, George Meyer
(as John Vitti), John Swartzwelder
, Conan O'Brien
and Frank Mula
Performed by Phil Hartman
and Cast See more