The Simpsons go to Tokyo where Bart and Homer get thrown into jail after mistaking the emperor for a Sumo wrestler and Marge has to use up most of their holiday money as bail. When Homer makes an origami crane out of their last million yen note and it blows away,they are forced to take part in a dangerous game-show in order to win the money for their return flight. Written by
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Did You Know?
When Marge says to Homer on the plane that she liked Rashomon
(1950) by Akira Kurosawa
, Homer claims he doesn't remember it that way. The underlying joke is that this famous film is about people remembering different things about the same event. See more
The camera zooms in to see Marge's shoe fall off into the "lava", yet when she falls down the tube and gets back up, both shoes are on her feet. See more
C'mon, Homer, Japan will be fun. You like Rashoman.
That's not how I remember it. Besides, if we wanted to see Japanese people we could have gone to the zoo.
What? The guy who washes the elephants is Japanese. His name is Takashi. He's in my book club.
References Solid Gold
America the Beautiful
Music by Samuel A. Ward See more