Burns's personal assistant Smithers goes on holiday and Homer is chosen to be his stand-in. However he is so useless that Burns learns to cope for himself,making Smithers redundant when he returns to Springfield. Smithers and Homer get into a fight,during which Burns is thrown through a window. This means that he will now be very reliant on Smithers after all. Written by
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Did You Know?
Burns' way of answering the phone, "Ahoy-hoy", is part of the running joke where his way of thinking is extremely dated. "Ahoy" was the original greeting Alexander Graham Bell encouraged people to use when answering the telephone. However, this was eventually outshone by Thomas Edison's suggested phone greeting, "Hello", which was up till then a relatively unused word. See more
It is implied that Mr. Burns doesn't know how to drive, however we've seen Burns behind the wheel in the past, including earlier in the season in Ep. 3F11 "Scenes from the Class Struggle in Springfield". See more
Here are your messages: "You have thirty minutes to move your car." "You have ten minutes." "Your car has been impounded." "Your car has been crushed into a cube." "You have thirty minutes to move your cube."
Y'ello, Mr. Burns Office?
Is it about my cube?
References The Little Rascals