The Simpsons: Season 4, Episode 12

Marge vs. the Monorail (14 Jan. 1993)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Homer Simpson / Grampa Simpson / Barney Gumble / Marlon Brando Impersinator / Investigative Reporter / Krusty the Clown / Mayor Quimby / Genghis Khan / Krusty's Son / Monorail Switchboard Operator #2 / North Haverbrook Resident / Siamese Twins (voice)
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Chief Wiggum / Apu / Carl / Snake / Sea Captain / Wiseguy / Agent Malone / Man Talking to Leonard Nimoy / Monorail Switchboard Operator #1 / Pilot (voice)
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Montgomery Burns / Waylon Smithers / Ned Flanders / Lanley Institute Commercial Voice-Over / Kent Brockman / Rev. Lovejoy / Principal Skinner / Dr. Hibbert / Lenny / Otto / Judge Snyder / Sebastian Cobb (voice)
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Lyle Lanely (voice)
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Maude Flanders / Miss Hoover / Monorail Cafe Employee / Monorail Voice (voice)
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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 <Explorerds6789>

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George Takei was originally considered for the guest part instead of Minoy, but when he was asked, it turned it down, saying he took monorails very seriously and didn't want to make fun of them. See more »

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Marge: 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]
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References The Heights (1992) See more »

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The Riddle Song
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Thank God for Conan O Brien!!!
24 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Conan wrote one of the funniest episodes of the Simpsons ever. When the town comes into money they foolishly spend it when a shyster played by Phil Hartman convinces the the town they need a Monorail system just like Ogdenville and North Haverbrook. Homer becomes the monorail driver and everything goes haywire! The "Monorail Song" is hilarious! One of the funniest lines in a Simpsons song is when Apu asks in song, "is there a chance the track could bend?" Phil Hartman's character answers, "Not on your life my Hindu friend." Leonard Nimoy appears in one of his 2 guest appearances on the Simpsons. I wish Conan still wrote for the Simpsons, it might still be funny if he did.


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