The Simpsons: Season 7, Episode 12

Team Homer (7 Jan. 1996)

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Homer starts a bowling team with Moe, Apu and Otto, but when Mr. Burns discovers the team was funded with his money, he insists on joining. Meanwhile, Springfield Elementary introduces uniforms.



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Episode cast overview:
Lisa Simpson (voice)
Edna Krabappel (voice)
Martin Prince (voice)
Doris Grau ...
Lunchlady Doris (voice)


Homer starts a bowling team with Moe, Apu and Otto, but when Mr. Burns discovers the team was funded with his money, he insists on joining. Meanwhile, Springfield Elementary introduces uniforms.

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One of the bowling teams Homer's team plays against is called the Home Wreckers. All the members of the Home Wreckers, at one point, threatened the Homer and Marge's marriage. Its members are Princess Kashmir (the exotic dancer from "Homer's Night Out"), Lurleen Lumpkin (the country singer Homer managed in "Colonel Homer"), Mindy Simmons (the new power plant worker who Homer felt extreme chemistry with in "The Last Temptation of Homer") and Jacques, the bowling instructor who once attempted to romance Marge. See more »


During the scene where the students riot in Bart's classroom, Ralph Wiggum is shown eating paste. Ralph has repeatedly been shown to be in Lisa's class. See more »


Moe: I'm better than dirt. Well, most kinds of dirt, not that fancy store-bought dirt... I can't compete with that stuff.
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Performed by Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass
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One of the finest episodes of the Simpsons
17 August 2014 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

Team Homer is probably a episode that much focuses on how much Homer really joined the Bowling team, the episode follows Bart and Milhouse finding a MAD Special and when Bart gets a T-shirt saying Down With Homework, everybody gets Down with their homework and screams around. But then when Skinner realizes that he knew it was from MAD they made all the students wear uniforms but Homer on the other hand was joined on a bowling competition by getting Money from Burns accidentally that he is hallucinating a Poppins character, then Moe, Otto and Apu are joined in the game, but when Burns joins the game because of reputation, he steals the trophy and escapes with Homer trying to get it back

Great episode, brings me back the memories of the Simpsons, great acting and marvelous script, The humor as always funny


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