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The City of New York vs. Homer Simpson 

Homer must travel to New York to get his car back, which is illegally parked at World Trade Center Plaza.

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Homer Simpson / Barney / World Trade Center Worker #3 / Subway bum / New York City mailman / Alfred E. Neuman / Horse Cab Driver (voice)
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Marge Simpson (voice)
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Bart Simpson (voice)
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Lisa Simpson (voice)
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Moe Szyslak / Carl / Duffman / 'ZZ Top' Rabbi / World Trade Center Worker #2 / Khlav Kalash vendor (voice)
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Lenny / Captain of immigrant ship / World Trade Center Worker #1 (voice)
Joan Kenley ...
Woman on Phone (voice)
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Mad Magazine Secretary (voice)
Michael Dees ...
'New York, New York' singer (voice)
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After Barney has mysteriously driven the Simpsons' car to New York and abandoned it there the family set out to retrieve it. However it has accrued many parking tickets and a clamp and,whilst Homer is waiting for a parking officer to remove the clamp,he gets caught short and needs the toilet, thereby missing meeting the officer. He decides to take drastic action to remove the clamp,which leads to the family driving home in a severely damaged vehicle. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Animation | Comedy

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21 September 1997 (USA)  »

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Trivia

On the Season Nine DVD, the animators express regrets over the scenes at The World Trade Center but most especially a scene in which a man in Tower One has a shouting match with a man in Tower Two. See more »

Goofs

When Homer gets out of his car to jackhammer off the boot the sound of his car door slamming is heard. In the next overhead shot his car door is open. Subsequent shots show the door closed. See more »

Quotes

Lisa Simpson: [Upon seeing dead rabbits hanging in a store window] Mom, are those rabbits dead?
Marge: No, they're just, uh, sleeping. Upside down. And... inside out.
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References New York, New York (1977) See more »

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Sweet Georgia Brown
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Music by Ben Bernie and Maceo Pinkard
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Classic Simpsons!
2 July 2015 | by (California, United States) – See all my reviews

This is a really funny episode, one of the better ones in the series. To summarize it, Barney ends up being the designated driver at Moe's Bar since there's complaints about drunk driving traffic collisions. Barney takes Homer and his pals home but forgets to bring the car back. We realize that Barney has Homer's car. He doesn't hear anything until Barney gets back one day and tells Homer that he forgot what happened. Lisa goes through the mail and finds out that it's parked in New York City.

Homer had a bad experience when he was younger and is reluctant to go. After Marge and the kids convince him, he decides to go. They take the bus there and havoc ensues. There are a bunch of parking tickets and a boot attached to one of the wheels. I won't spoil the rest of the episode but it's great. If you're a Simpsons fan, it's worth watching!


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