Documentary filmer Declan Desmond returns to Springfield to finish his movie (shot in 8 year intervals) about the past of people growing up in Springfield. Homer tries to hide his apparent lack of achievements but is eventually corrected by some faith inspiring anecdotes from the other Springfieldians. Written by
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Declan Desmond, played by Eric Idle
, asks Homer if he can use the "condiment pen" on fish and chips, to which Homer replies, "You can use it to put horseradish on your dead mother for all I care." This is a reference to a Monty Python sketch, in which John Cleese takes his mother to undertakers, played by Graham Chapman and Eric Idle, who suggest various means of disposing of the body, finally suggesting cannibalism - horseradish is suggested as a seasoning. See more
In one take of the documentary filmed on Homer's life, Bart is a toddler and Lisa's just a baby. In the back, there is part of a picture in which Bart, Lisa, and Maggie pose, even though Lisa is just a baby and Maggie hasn't been born yet. See more
Are you and Marge planning on having children?
No way! You won't find a couple of rugrats tying me down.
[Cut to Homer and Marge with young Bart and Lisa
I hope you don't use this shot after the one where I say I won't have kids, because that would be a devastating edit.
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