The Simpsons go to see stage hypnotist Mesmerino, who regresses Homer to his early teens when he and his friends discovered a rotting corpse in an old quarry. The police investigate and find the corpse's skeleton is still there. Mr. Burns explains that it is the corpse of the father of his adoring assistant Smithers,who died saving the town from a nuclear meltdown. Whilst Smithers is pleased to learn that his father died heroically Homer takes the skull home as a souvenir.
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Did You Know?
Mesmerino hypnotizes Homer into believing he is Emily Dickinson. However, as Homer runs circles around Mesmerino, he exclaims that he's Angie Dickinson. See more
In the scenes that Homer is 12 years old, Waylon Smithers (the one we know and love, not the father) is a baby. But this makes no sense - Homer and Smithers went to high school together. See more
Homer, I'll tell you what I told Redford. It ain't gonna happen.
References Breaking Away
Hell & Back Again
Written and Performed by Judith Owen See more