In preparation for a neighborhood pool party, Stan tells his family to get in tip-top shape. But when an accident ruins the Smith family name, a humiliated Stan fakes his family's deaths and moves everyone out of Langley Falls to escape his shame. Written by
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The title of the episode alludes to "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge", a short story by Ambrose Bierce. In the original story, and subsequent screen adaptations and re-tellings, life and a death is not as it seems. See more
Their laughter can't hurt me if I don't let it, extended fantasy sequence Obama helped me realize that
[He walk into his house, everyone's laughing at him, Stan writes Barack Obama in a book, he closes it to reveal the cover People who gave me bad advice in my extended fantasies
References Purple Rain