The Simpsons (1989– )
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The Blunder Years 

A hypnotist uncovers a traumatic experience from Homer's childhood.

Director:

Steven Dean Moore

Writers:

Matt Groening (created by), James L. Brooks (developed by) | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Dan Castellaneta ... Homer Simpson / Barney Gumble / Louie (voice)
Julie Kavner ... Marge Simpson (voice)
Nancy Cartwright ... Bart Simpson (voice)
Yeardley Smith ... Lisa Simpson (voice)
Hank Azaria ... Burly / Mesmerino / Professor Frink / Carl / Moe Szyslak / Chief Wiggum / Waylon Smithers Sr. (voice)
Harry Shearer ... Ned Flanders / Pimento Grove Emcee / Waylon Smithers / Lenny / Montgomery Burns (voice)
Joe Mantegna ... Fat Tony (voice)
Paul Newman ... Paul Newman (voice)
Judith Owen Judith Owen ... Judith Owen (voice)
Pamela Hayden ... Waitress (voice)
Tress MacNeille ... Mama Celeste (voice)
Karl Wiedergott Karl Wiedergott ... Sexy Frink (voice)
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Storyline

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. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Genres:

Animation | Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 December 2001 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

USA

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby | Dolby SR (seasons 3-19)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

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 »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Paul Newman: Homer, I'll tell you what I told Redford. It ain't gonna happen.
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Connections

References Breaking Away (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

Hell & Back Again
Written and Performed by Judith Owen
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