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The Last Temptation of Homer

The Last Temptation of Homer

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Plot

Mr. Burns is ordered to reverse his sexist hiring policy and bring in a woman at the plant. He hires a woman called Mindy, but Homer finds he is attracted to her. He tries talking to her, but realizes they have so much in common - they are both slobs who love eating, sleeping and watching television. Homer's home life seems to be taking a bad turn as well. Although he tries to avoid Mindy at work, they are both chosen to represent the power plant at the National Energy Convention. They win a romantic dinner at a Chinese restaurant, where the fortune cookie tells Homer that he will find happiness with a new love. After dinner, they return to their rooms, but instead of giving in to temptation, Homer invites Marge to stay with him at the hotel.


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Notes

  • When Homer tries to deceipher the message he wrote on his hand, he misreads it as a Buddhist chant.
  • Mindy calls Capital City ''The Windy Apple.''
  • The sign outside the hotel reads ''Legionnaires' Disease-Free Since 1990.''
  • The sign at the National Energy Convention burns out.
  • The sign at the nuclear power plant stand reads ''As Seen On 60 Minutes.''
  • At the wind power stand, an electric fan blows air on the windmill, turning the blades.
  • Homer and Mindy dine at ''Madame Chao's'' - pronounced ''chows'' but spelt like ''chaos''.

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References

  • Homer's hallucination of Mindy naked in a clam shell is from ''The Birth of Venus'' painting by Botticelli.
  • The boy in the nerd hideout says that it is ''the refuge of the damned'' - a reference to ''Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.''
  • Homer and Mindy share a hot dog a la spagetti in ''Lady and the Tramp.''
  • When Burns says to his monkeys, ''Fly my pretties, fly!'' it is a reference to ''The Wizard of Oz.''

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