The Simpsons: Season 7, Episode 22

Raging Abe Simpson and His Grumbling Grandson in 'The Curse of the Flying Hellfish' (28 Apr. 1996)

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Another member of Grampa Simpson's WWII platoon dies, leaving only him and Mr. Burns. Years earlier, the men stole a number of priceless masterpieces from Nazi Germany, and now Mr. Burns aims to ensure he is the one to inherit them.

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Grampa Simpson / Homer Simpson / Arnie Gumble / Etch / Agent #1 (voice)
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Marge Simpson (voice)
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Lisa Simpson (voice)
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Grampa Van Houten / Fernando Vidal / Iggy Wiggum / Ox / Baron von Wortzenberger (voice)
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Montgomery Burns / Waylon Smithers / Grampa Muntz / Reverend Lovejoy / Sheldon Skinner / Ned Flanders / Adolf Hitler / Agent #2 (voice)
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Grandpa Simpson reveals to Bart that he and Montgomery Burns were part of a World War 2 unit known as the Flying Hellfish, which stole priceless art from a German castle during the war, of which the last surviving member would inherit the fortune. When another member of his platoon dies, Abe and Burns remain the last two survivors, and Burns vows to make sure Grandpa doesn't become the last Hellfish, until Abe and Bart vow to find the fortune before Burns does. Written by Daniel Timothy Dey

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After Grampa's fight with Mr Burns, his clothing is torn. But when the FBI arrive to take back the stolen artwork, they're undamaged. See more »

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Montgomery Burns: There, Simpson seven gone. As soon as you're in your pressboard coffin, I'll be the sole survivor and the treasure will be mine.
Grampa: Over my dead body, it will!
Montgomery Burns: That's exactly the point! Oh, Simpson, can't you go five seconds without humiliating yourself?
[Grampa's pants fall down with a "boing" sound]
Grampa: How long was that?
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Spoofs Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) See more »

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Great Episode
19 May 2006 | by (Brighouse, England) – See all my reviews

This is one of my favourite episodes of the Simpsons, and hell there are some good ones!

The episode plays like an old fashioned crime serial, like "Tin Tin" or something like that. The episode also features my favourites, Mr Burns and Grandpa Simpsons as prominent characters and goes into there past and shows them in there army days. There are some great jokes involving Nazi's and World War Two. One of the best parts of the episode is when Abe Simpson attempts to assassinate a certain high profile Nazi only to have the plan thwarted by Burn's.

Overall this is an amazing episode and for me an instant classic, I heartily recommend it.


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