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The Blue and the Gray 

After visiting a seminar to help boost his confidence around women, Moe employs Homer as his wing man only to find Homer has more luck with the ladies than he does, meanwhile Marge finds her first gray hair.



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Episode cast overview:
Homer Simpson / Crazy Dog Man / Barney Gumble / Groundskeeper Willie / Marriage Preservation Committee Member #1 / Gil (voice)
Bart Simpson / Nelson Muntz / Ralph Wiggum / Kearney / Blonde Woman at Club #1 / Asian Woman at Club (voice)
Lisa Simpson (voice)
Carl / Moe Szyslak / Superintendent Chalmers / Julio / Marriage Preservation Committee Member #3 / Valet / Wiseguy (voice)
Lenny / Mr. Burns / TV Announcer / Dr. Kissingher / Ned Flanders / Principal Skinner / Marriage Preservation Committee Member #2 / Dr. J. Loren Pryor (voice)
Edna Krabappel (voice)
Milhouse Van Houten / Girl at Cafe #1 / Jimbo Jones / Blonde Woman at Club #2 (voice)
Crazy Cat Lady / Bernice Hibbert / Dolph / Lenny's Sister / Carl's Sister / Store Cashier / Judy Dench / Heavy Set Woman At Club / Store Cafe Employee / Various Women / Jenny At Barbershop (voice)
Sherri / Terri (voice)

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After spending another Valentine's Day alone, Moe attends a seminar led by Dr. Kissingher in the hopes of gaining more confidence with women. Moe takes the doctor's advice and asks Homer to be his wingman, but Moe becomes distraught when women are drawn to Homer as well. Meanwhile, Marge discovers her first gray hairs and surprises both her family and the neighborhood by going completely gray and sporting a brand new mature 'do, but Bart is not humored when the neighborhood kids tease him about Marge's look. Later, Marge confronts Homer when she learns that he is becoming increasingly popular with the young ladies, but Homer helps Marge realize that he only has eyes for her and proves that love is still in the Springfield air. Written by Fox Publicity

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Animation | Comedy


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13 February 2011 (USA)  »

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1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


This episode reveals that the Simpson family are related to Jessica Simpson. See more »


In a wide shot showing the audience at the love seminar, Disco Stu is seen in two different places. See more »


Moe Szyslak: I love Valentines Day. Just mix a couple of drops of Jagermeister with some pink lemonade, add some cherry chapstick, call it Cupid's Ambrosia and charge it up the wazoo.
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »


L'Amour est Bleu
Music by André Popp
Lyrics by Pierre Cour
Performed by Paul Mauriat
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Marge goes gray,
19 April 2011 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

The Blue And The Gray is a great Simpsons episode,funniest part when Lisa says that Jessica Simpson is her cousin.

When Marge discovers her first grey hair,her hairdresser tells her that she has grey hair all over but he was just hiding it with blue dye,Marge decides to go completely gray and feels that the whole family are happy about it,but they are actually disgusted.

Meanwhile Moe realises that he can only find a woman if he has a wing man to make him look good so he gets his buddy Homer to do so,but a lot of the women also start to fall for him.

4/5 Stars

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