Ned Flanders shows off his newly purchased (and monstrous) motor home to the Simpsons. In a fit of oneupmanship, Homer decides he needs one too. Homer's credit is very poor, but he wants that motor home, so he buys one whose oil is leaking and appears to be held together by chicken wire and duct tape. With their new motor home, Homer takes the family on an outing in the woods. Homer quickly loses his way and everyone bails from the motor home just before it tumbles into a large ravine. The family is forced to rough it the rest of the way. Maggie becomes separated from the family and takes refuge with a family of bears. Meanwhile, Homer and Bart lose their clothing and have to wear leaves. Homer quickly falls into a stream and becomes covered with mud. A couple staying in the woods, concluding that what they've seen is Bigfoot, takes a picture of Homer and sends it to a TV station. Soon, the woods are crawling with media representatives, hoping to get their own glimpse. A park ranger ... Written by
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Did You Know?
According to the commentary, Albert Brooks
improvised so much good material that the scene of Homer buying the RV could have been the whole episode. Only a bit of the ad-libbing was used. See more
Bart parks his lawnmower right in front of the window. In the next shot it is not there any more. See more
[reporting on video footage from the woods describing Homer as "Bigfoot"
Now, the naturalist who took these absolutely extraordinary pictures was impressed by the creature's uncivilized look, its foul language, and most of all, its indescribable stench.
Spoofs The Sound of Music
The Happy Wanderer
Composed by Friedrich-Wilhelm Möller
Performed by Dan Castellaneta See more