Homer takes Marge out for a romantic evening of ice skating and hand-holding, but upon entering the rink, they encounter a curling team practicing. Marge and Homer take to the ice and discover their love for the sport, and soon after, join the curling team and compete with them in the Olympic trials. Team Springfield claims the win and moves on to the 2010 Vancouver Games where Bob Costas covers the action. Meanwhile, sleazy vendors introduce Lisa to the world of collecting Olympic pins, and before long, Lisa is hopelessly addicted. Written by
Did You Know?
The Canadian "Milhoose" says that Lisa is "as loony as a one-dollar coin!" The Canadian one-dollar coin is nick-named the "Loonie", because it has a picture of a loon (a water bird native to Canada) on the reverse. See more
Women pole vaulting was only made Olympic in 2000. See more
Let us curl, milady. Let us throw and sweep atwain until the heavens themselves drop their jaws in wonder and envy. And afterwards there'll be beer and cocoa with marshmallows floating in the foam. And if, from now till the end of time, someone should ask what we were doing on the eve of the seventeenth of November, we shall proclaim that we were curling!
Written by Maurice Jarre See more