The Simpsons: Season 4, Episode 13

Selma's Choice (21 Jan. 1993)

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Selma starts to feel broody, but after taking Bart and Lisa to Duff Gardens, she changes her mind.



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Episode cast overview:
Homer Simpson / Lance Murdock / Drunk Fish #1 / Drunk Fish #2 / Man at Funeral / Groundskeeper Willie / Squeaky-Voiced Teen / Hans Moleman / Hurray for Everything Member / Barney Gumble / Mitch / George Washington Robot (voice)
Bart Simpson / Restaurant Waitress / Hurray for Everything Member / Selma Through Beer Goggles / Duff Song / Kearney (voice)
Lisa Simpson (voice)
Man Giving Eulogy / Low Expectations Dating Service Employee / Arnold / Hurray for Everything Member / Man on Ham Radio / Carl / Surly Duff / Duff Gardens Security #1 / 'Not a Doctor' (voice)
Sperm Bank Employee / Abraham Lincoln Robot / Jim / Duff Gardens Security #2 (voice)
Duff Gardens Commercial Voice-Over / Lionel Hutz / Troy McClure (voice)
Doris Grau ...
Complaints Booth Clerk (voice)
Diner Waitress / Princess Opal / Sperm Bank Receptionist (voice)


Selma starts to feel broody, but after taking Bart and Lisa to Duff Gardens, she changes her mind.

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Animation | Comedy

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21 January 1993 (USA)  »

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Running joke: The interstate diner waitress, the fine-restaurant waitress, and the sperm bank receptionist are all the same female character, right down to the voice and uniform. See more »


Aunt Gladys is referred to as Gladys Bouvier which is extremely unlikely since Bouvier is her sister Jacqueline's married name. See more »


Marge: Kids, your Great-Aunt Gladys has... passed on.
Bart Simpson: Gladys, Gladys... 'bout yea high, blue hair, big dent in her forehead?
Marge: No, honey, Gladys looked more like your Aunt Patty.
Bart Simpson: [thinks, then shudders] Oh yeah, there she is.
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Spoofs Murphy Brown: Birth 101 (1992) See more »


Hail to the Chief
Music by James Sanderson
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"Yeagh, the legend of the Dog-Faced Woman."
26 April 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Selma's Choice is a great episode from season 4. It is probably one of the better episodes in which Selma is the major character.

After attending Aunt Gladys funeral, Selma decides she wants to have a baby. She starts dating but can not find anyone better than Hans Moleman. As the Simpson Family is about to go to Duff Gardens, Homer gets sick so Selma takes Bart and Lisa to Duff Gardens instead. As she spends the afternoon with the kids she begins to change her opinion of having kids.

For one this is a great realistic episode with a great plot. Too many times in future episodes the plot is so out of the ordinary that it makes it not realistic at all. This one is pretty realistic.

A lot of funny stuff happens in this episode. Homer eating a sandwich that is going bad, Bart pretending to be a dead Aunt Gladys, Lisa drinking the duff water that really is not water, and a whole bunch of other stuff. Its hilarious how the Duff Boat ride song continues to repeat over and over and it reminds me of the "Its a small world after all" ride at Disneyworld.

The character of Selma is the main one in this episode. I think that it is good to get an episode featuring Marge's sisters once in a while. She just wants to have a baby and not wind up lonely like Aunt Gladys did. Makes sense.

Phil Harman is great in this episode. He gets to be Lionel Hutz, Troy Mcclure, and a security guard at Duff Gardens. He was great and it is sad that he died, but when you watch episodes that he was in it helps his "Legend to live forever." So overall a great episode, and one that has great re watch ability. Highy recommended.

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