Bart has his ear pierced and gets an ear-ring but Homer confiscates it.Later Homer and some colleagues join the Naval Reserve and sail on a submarine,where Homer accidentally fires the captain out of the torpedo hatch and,left in charge,allows the sub to drift inti enemy waters. It is attacked and springs a leak but Homer saves the day by sealing it with Bart's ear-ring before returning home for a dishonorable discharge. Written by
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Did You Know?
In episode 3G04 "Simpson Tide", there are numerous Navy mistakes. - Women are not allowed to serve on a submarine in the US Navy. - Junior enlisted do not wear khaki uniforms. - Homer's drill instructor seems to be a marine corps gunnery sergeant and not a Navy Recruit division commander, which wear red ropes in uniform. - Capt. Tenille was wearing the uniform of a lieutenant. - Rating badges are not black on white uniforms. - Khaki uniforms do not have rating badges. - Khaki uniforms, as the female officer was wearing, do not have shoulder boards. - The collars on the dress white uniform are wrong. See more
[Homer is watching a television ad for the Naval Reserve
Daybreak, Jakarta. The proud men and women of the Navy are protecting America's interests overseas, but you're in Lubbock, Texas hosing down a statue, because your in the Naval Reserve. Once you complete basic training, you only work one weekend a month, and most of that time your drunk of your ass. The Naval Reserve: America's 17th line of defense, between the Mississippi National Guard, and the American League of Women Voters.
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