Bart ends up in the hospital after taking a dare and lies about going to heaven to cover it up, but is forced to confess after Homer takes a deal with Christian producers to make a movie about the whole thing.
Motivated by a PTSD episode Grampa had while babysitting the kids, the Simpsons take a journey to Grampa's past as a post-WW2 toy model for plastic army men, and Abe finally faces his on confused sexuality.
On Marc Maron's podcast, Krusty reveals the untold story of his past movie project, The Sands of Space. Hearing the podcast, Bart and Lisa learn their parents were production assistants on the movie in the early days of their relationship.
Marge starts a business selling healing crystals to the naive mothers of Springfield when Homer's work cuts children's health-care benefits, leading Marge to use the crystals as a cheaper solution for Bart's ADD.