After Homer makes a fool of himself at a party, he and Marge go to a mountain retreat to help their marriage. While there, Homer tries to catch a giant catfish named General Sherman. Bart and Lisa throw a wild party when Grandpa is babysitting them. Written by
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was raised in New York City in an environment similar to the one where the marriage retreat was held. He therefore enjoyed drawing and overseeing the scenery for the episode, and the bait shop was based on the bait shops he visited when he grew up. See more
At the gathering in the beginning of this episode, Homer eventually gets drunk to the point of dancing on the couch with a lampshade on his head and saying "I'm the funniest guy in the world!" Reverend Lovejoy is sitting on the couch when Homer falls over and has his drink spilled on him. In the next shot where Marge looks irritated, Reverend Lovejoy is also in the background (somewhere besides sitting on the couch) looking shocked. See more
[reaching the end of her list of Homer's flaws
He drinks out of the carton. He never changes the baby. When he goes to sleep, he makes chewing noises. When he wakes up, he makes honking noises. Oh, oh, and he scratches himself with his keys. I guess that's it... Oh, no, wait. He kicks me in his sleep and his toenails are too long, and yellow.
References The Omen
The Look of Love
Music by Burt Bacharach
Lyrics by Hal David See more