Quote of the Day

“You know, Moe, my mom once said something that really stuck with me. She said, ‘Homer, you’re a big disappointment’. And, God bless her soul, she was really onto something.” – Homer Simpson

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5 Responses to “Quote of the Day”

  1. 1 Anonymous
    28 January 2020 at 4:02 pm

    Back when Moe’s had more than a handful of regular boozehound customers.

  2. 3 Boourns
    29 January 2020 at 1:11 pm

    This was the first episode I ever saw, on BBC1 back in 1996. It’s weird to think it’d be Homer pawning the TV

  3. 4 Anonymous
    29 January 2020 at 2:31 pm

    In addition to what you guys pointed out, there’s also the more obvious difference right in the quote: Homer’s mom never would’ve said that to him, although his dad probably would. I guess they had little to no idea what kind of character she would be back then. I’m kind of surprised it took them so long to do an episode about her, really.

    • 4 February 2020 at 9:54 pm

      They’ve said in countless interviews and commentaries that they had nothing planned from the beginning. There was no series bible, no overarching ideas for things to be revealed later – they just made everything up as they went along. Mike Reiss has said that when fans ask him about continuity errors like this, his answer is always “We don’t care.”

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