Mr. Burns hires Frank Grimes (the human interest subject of Kent Brockman's report) as executive vice president at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant. Grimes meets the employees and is immediately stunned at Homer's lackadasial work performance and his co-workers are nonchalant about it. Grimes - already annoyed by Homer's habits - becomes horrified when he observes Homer nearly drink a flask containing a toxic acid in absent-mindedness; however, Grimes is harshly reprimanded when he knocks the vial away and causes damage. Grimes tells Homer that they are "enemies," but Homer - still wanting to be friends - invites "Grimey" over for dinner. However, the attempt only makes matters worse when Grimes sees that Homer is living in a nice home and has a family. Resolved to expose Homer as a fraud once and for all, he hands out a flyer announcing a "design your own power plant" contest, which has all references to this being a contest for elementary school students. However, Homer easily ...
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Did You Know?
Josh Weinstein disliked the episode because he felt it was too dark, lacked humor and that Homer was portrayed as overly bad-mannered. See more
When Bart and Millhouse are playing on the "Wacky Shack" in one of the factory scenes, Millhouse points out to Bart the warning signs on it. There are three, but Bart only removes two and throws them out of a nearby window. When we see the shack again a few seconds later, all three signs have gone. See more
[Referring to the Simpson's house, speechless
Good Heavens! This... This is a palace! How in... How in the world can you afford to live in a house like this, Simpson?
I dunno... Don't ask me how the economy works.
Yeah, but look at the size of this place! I... I live in a single room above a bowling alley and below another bowling alley.
Take Me Out to the Ball Game
Music by Albert von Tilzer
Lyrics by Jack Norworth
Performed by Dan Castellaneta See more