Roger becomes Steve's legal guardian, but gets a little too overzealous in the parenting department and gets Steve's BFF Principal Brian Lewis fired. After getting beat up by the other teachers at the school, Steve decides to run away. Meanwhile Stan and Francine attempt to make waves after discovering that their vacation to the biggest water park in the world fails to get their hearts pumping. Written by
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Principle Lewis and Steve's failed attempt of jumping the canyon was a direct nod to The Simpsons. He even rips off the famous Simpsons line "I think we're going to make it" See more
Roger the Alien
[while on the phone with the police after Steve runs away from home
Officer, he's not in the house, he's not answering his phone. I'm his guardian. If anything happens to him, I'm responsible. Calm down? Calm down? Okay. He was exactly right. That was good advice.
References The Cider House Rules