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Monty Can't Buy Me Love 

When a wealthy man moves to Springfield, Mr. Burns begins to feel that he is losing his grasp on the citizens and decides to enlist the help of Homer.

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Lisa Simpson (voice)
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'Cash In Your Legacy' Host / Otto / Montgomery Burns / Waylon Smithers / Ned Flanders / Dr. Hibbert / Kent Brockman / Lenny / Willie's Dad / Man #2 / Man #4 (voice)
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Appraiser / Agnes Skinner / Receptionist / Willie's Mom (voice)
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After rival millionaire Arthur Fortune has given away free money Burns realises that he is unpopular and so, to encourage the citizens of Springfield to like him,he goes to Scotland with Homer, Willie and Professor Frink and brings back the Loch Ness Monster, which they put on display. Unfortunately the monster is unsettled by camera flash-lights and goes on the rampage, finally being sold to a show in Las Vegas. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Animation | Comedy

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2 May 1999 (USA)  »

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This is the final episode to be animated by Anivision. See more »

Goofs

Willie previously mentioned in "I Love Lisa" that his father was hanged for stealing a pig. Yet, he appears when the group goes to Scotland. See more »

Quotes

Jerry Rude: So, Monty, tell us when was your first gay experience.
Mr. Burns: Oh, that was when I was 5. My father took me to the park, that was a gay old time.
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References Flipper (1963) See more »

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Living After Midnight
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Written by Glenn Tipton, Rob Halford, K.K. Downing
Performed by Judas Priest
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Fun while it lasts, but very Forgetful,
24 November 2015 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

Monty Can't Buy Me Love is a good Simpsons episode with a well written storyline and some very funny scenes. It's an enjoyable episode as we see Mr. Burns take Homer on a journey, going through fierce extremes to become more popular to the public, Mr. Burns is always a great character to lead an episode, he's likable in the worst possible way, and that's exactly why he's such a beloved Simpsons character. The episode takes too long to get to the main storyline, and that is its biggest flaw, it spends too much time making jokes before it gets to the actual plot, and once we do get to Burns trying to find the Loch Ness Monster, it feels very rushed and thrown together. I felt this episode had potential to develop Mr. Burns more as a character and build on his personality, but sadly it never really takes advantage of that opportunity, Burns remains the same throughout, and any sort of development that is done to his character is completely contradicted at the end. While it's certainly one of the weakest episodes of the tenth season, Monty Can't Buy Me Love still has plenty of good moments.

Mr. Burns attempts to track down the Loch Ness Monster after learning he is not as loved by Springfield residents as he once thought.


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