Homer decides not to attend church one Sunday and has the time of his life and vows never to return to church again, however one Sunday after falling asleep while smoking a cigar he accidentally sets fire to The Simpsons house, Flanders spots the flames and rescues him, Homer comes to his senses and turns up at church the following Sunday(asleep). Written by
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At the end of the episode Homer asks God what the meaning of life is to which he says he'll find out in 6 months when he dies. 6 months after the debut of this episode on April 1, 1993 the episode titled "So It's Come To This: A Simpsons Clip Show" Bart plays a prank on Homer which lands him in the hospital nearly killing him. See more
The hairs in Homer's combover are shown burning off in the fire but in the next shot they're back. See more
[dozing while the fire spreads
Marge, turn down the heat?
[pause, nothing happens
Referenced in The Great British Sunday
Nearer, My God, to Thee
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