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Jaws Wired Shut 

Marge can't deal with the quiet after Homer has his jaws wired shut.

Director:

Nancy Kruse

Writers:

Matt Groening (created by), James L. Brooks (developed by) | 4 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Dan Castellaneta ... Homer Simpson / Horrified Man / Duck with Cell Phone / Itchy / Justin / MovieCall Announcer / Squeaky-Voiced Teen / Mayor Quimby / Grampa Simpson / Googly-Eyed Man / 'I'll pay anything!' / Beer Vendor (voice)
Julie Kavner ... Marge Simpson / Patty Bouvier (voice)
Nancy Cartwright ... Bart Simpson / Kid #1 in 'Soccer Mummy' / Maggie Simpson / Lisa Ling (voice)
Yeardley Smith ... Lisa Simpson (voice)
Hank Azaria ... Apu Nahasapeemapetilon / 'Soccer Mummy' Preview Announcer / Drederick Tatum / Duffman / Carl / Moe Szyslak / Professor Van Doren / Cletus / Derby Announcer #2 (voice)
Harry Shearer ... Marcher / Waylon Smithers / Scratchy / Usher #2 / Dr. Hibbert / Lenny / Montgomery Burns / Reverend Lovejoy / Derby Announcer #1 / Otto (voice)
Dana Gould ... Producer (voice)
Pamela Hayden ... Milhouse Van Houten / Joy (voice)
John Kassir ... Donkey (voice)
Tress MacNeille ... Kid #2 in 'Soccer Mummy' / Mrs. Witherball / Lindsay Naegle / Barbara / Starr (voice)
Karl Wiedergott Karl Wiedergott ... Additional Voices (voice)
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Storyline

Homer breaks his jaw in an accident, requiring it to be wired shut for a month. His resulting inability to talk makes him a better listener, and he becomes closer to family and friends because of it. They all like the new Homer much better, but when the wires come off and Homer retains his new attitude, everyone begins to miss the old Homer's antics. Written by Bubber01

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Genres:

Animation | Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 January 2002 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby | Dolby SR (seasons 3-19)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The desert island float with the lesbians in the gay pride parade was called "Lesbians Of The Caribbean". This is a reference to the Pirates Of The Caribbean ride at Disneyland in California. The island itself resembles a scene at the end of the first waterfall drop, and the lesbians chasing other women around trees is reminiscent of the Spanish Villa scene that showed pirates chasing women around in circles. The song sung goes "yo ho ho it's an alternative lifestyle for me", is a spoof of the song on the ride: "Yo ho ho it's a pirate's life for me". See more »

Quotes

[Homer rides into the derby arena on a trouble-making donkey]
Derby Announcer 1: A man on a donkey! Never in my six weeks on the job have I seen the likes of this!
[the donkey stops, exhausted]
Homer: [Like Pop-Eye] Eh, looks like I need fuel for me mule; gas for me ass
[chuckles]
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Connections

Spoofs Air Bud (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

I Got You (I Feel Good)
(uncredited)
Written and Performed by James Brown
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