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Worst Episode Ever

Worst Episode Ever

Rating: 4.1 (103 votes)

Synopsis

After Comic Book Guy suffers a near-fatal heart attack, Bart and Milhouse take over running the Android's Dungeon, while Homer tries to help Comic Book Guy to be friendly & outgoing.


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Notes

  • According to this episode, Homer was eating a meatball sandwich at the time of the moon landing, but in 9F03 "Itchy & Scratchy: The Movie," he was listening to his peronsal stereo.
  • Milhouse wears My Little Pony underwear.
  • Sideshow Bob, Nelson Muntz, and Matt Groening are also banned for life from the Android's Dungeon.
  • When CBG pours soda onto the Radioactive Man #1000 comics, the drops fly off onto a comic titled "Bongo" - the publisher of Simpsons Comics.
  • Lisa reads "The Daily Set-Up" newspaper.
  • Biclops, the new superhero, looks a lot like Milhouse.
  • Comic Book Guy's record was very warped.
  • A silhouette of Skinner (from 4F23) hangs on the wall.

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References

  • This episode plot is similar to an episode of "Hey, Arnold!" where the kids take over a store when the owner becomes ill, and end up fighting over it.
  • The Death of Sad Sack comic cover parodies Crisis on Infinite Earths, the seventh issue of which chronicles the death of Supergirl.
  • During Homer's antacid trip, his recollections include: Johnny Cochran's speech from the O.J. Simpson trial, Richard Nixon's resignation, and Neil Armstrong's walk on the moon.
  • The "lesser comic" has a picture of Bongo the rabbit from Matt Groening's Life In Hell comics.
  • Tom Savini's stomach explodes after eating too much, like in the Monty Python movie, "The Meaning of Life".
  • "The Addams Family" - the moving hand.
  • The music in this episode is "Puppy Love" by Paul Anka and "Baby I'm-A Want You" by Bread.
  • CBG gets two cones stuck to his chest, referencing the cone-shaped bra that Madonna. once wore.

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