Troy McClure introduces three "potential spin-offs" of The Simpsons. The fictional pilots include: "Chief Wiggum, P.I. (Wiggum and Principal Skinner are detectives in New Orleans, and must contend with the evil Big Daddy, who kidnaps Ralph); "The Love-Matic Grandpa" (a spoof of the failed 1960s-era sitcom "My Mother the Car," where Grampa's ghost inhabits a Love Tester machine at Moe's Tavern); and "The Simpson Family Smile-Time Variety Hour" (the Simpsons - along with a teen-aged "Lisa" - star in a comedy-variety show, much like the Bradys did in 1977).
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Kent Brockman introduces The Simpson Family Smile-Time Variety Hour as live. The clock behind him reads 8:20, the approximate time its watched in Pacific and Eastern time zones. See more
All right, I guess I might as well come clean. I'm not real good with women, and I really wanted to do ya, so I brought along the love tester to help me. As you may have guessed, it's possessed by the dead spirit of my best friend's father.
Written by Beverly Ross
and Julius Dixson
Performed by The Chordettes
(from "The Simpson Family Smile-Time Variety Hour" segment) See more