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So It's Come to This: A Simpsons Clip Show 

Homer plays a series of (childish) practical jokes on Bart. To get even, Bart uses a paint mixer at a local hardware store to shake up a can of Homer's beer. Homer opens the can, resulting in a huge explosion that seriously injures the Simpsons patriarch.

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Homer Simpson / Pagan Father / Paint Shop Clerk / Barney Gumble / Doctor / Grampa (voice)
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Marge Simpson / Pagan Mother (voice)
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Bart Simpson / Pagan Son / Pagans' Neighbour's Son (voice)
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Lisa Simpson / Pagan Daughter (voice)
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Pagans' Neighbour / Public Service Announcement / Dr. Hibbert / Mr. Burns (voice)
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Pagans' Neighbour's Wife (voice)
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Homer plays a series of (childish) practical jokes on Bart. To get even, Bart uses a paint mixer at a local hardware store to shake up a can of Homer's beer. Homer opens the can, resulting in a huge explosion that seriously injures the Simpsons patriarch.

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1 April 1993 (USA)  »

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The scene where Barney attempts to smother Homer with a pillow and breaks a hospital window with a water fountain is a parody of a scene in Milos Forman's 1975 film One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. See more »

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[Homer is undergoing major surgery. Grampa visits him in hospital]
Grampa: They say the greatest tragedy is when a father outlives his son. I've never understood why that is; frankly, I can see an upside to it. Ha ha.
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Features The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror (1990) See more »

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Row, Row, Row Your Boat
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Traditional
Performed by Dan Castellaneta
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A Retread of the Past!
8 January 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is the eighteenth episode of the fourth season of the Simpsons and believe it or not, I found it to be quite enjoyable. The episode mainly relies upon usage of flashbacks from previous seasons, but that brought back memories and it showed the improvement of the show in storytelling and animation. I loved the cultural references, mainly to Barney resembling the chief antics in 1975's One who Flew Over the Cuckoo Nest.

In this episode, "So It's Come to This: A Simpsons Clip Show," after Homer played practical jokes on Bart because of April Fools Day, Bart vows revenge. But it goes a little too far when Homer is seriously injured, thus each family member giving their favorite memories of Homer.

Overall, this is a great episode. About as great one could hope for in a clip episode. The episode is funny and had some good lines from Grampa and Dr. Hibbert. The episode is a little dramatic though and it gets pretty sad when the family express their love to an unconscious Homer. Another solid episode in the books. I rate this episode 9/10.


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