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Simple Simpson 

Homer becomes a costumed vigilante who uses pies for weapons after witnessing Lisa get humiliated at a competition at the state fair.

Director:

Jim Reardon

Writers:

Matt Groening (created by), James L. Brooks (developed by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Dan Castellaneta ... Homer Simpson (voice)
Julie Kavner ... Marge Simpson (voice)
Nancy Cartwright ... Bart Simpson (voice)
Yeardley Smith ... Lisa Simpson (voice)
Hank Azaria ... Chief Wiggum / Lou / Comic Book Guy (voice)
Harry Shearer ... Mr. Burns / Smithers (voice)
Nichelle Nichols ... Herself (voice)
Pamela Hayden ... Patches (voice)
Tress MacNeille ... Poor Violet (voice)
Karl Wiedergott Karl Wiedergott ... (voice)
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Storyline

After the Texan millionaire mocks Lisa's entry at the fair Homer,disguised in a mask and cape,throws a pie in his face and becomes an avenging super-hero,putting pies in the face of those who deserve to be punished. However he is unmasked by Burns who threatens to expose him unless he pies the visiting Dalai Lama and has to be helped over his crisis of conscience by Lisa. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Genres:

Animation | Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 May 2004 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby | Dolby SR (seasons 3-19)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Last episode directed by Jim Reardon. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Burns: [removes Pie Man's mask and gasps] Simpson! You'll rue the day you took a pie tin, made two holes for eyes, and tied a rubber band around the back!
Homer Simpson: It's not a rubber band, it's a Scrunchie!
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Connections

Spoofs Temptation Island (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

America (I Love This Country)
Music by Alf Clausen
Lyrics by Jon Vitti
Performed by Hank Azaria
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A Whole Lot of Fun,
16 February 2016 | by lesleyharris30See all my reviews

Simple Simpson is a great Simpsons episode with a very well developed storyline and a ton of very funny scenes. It's a fun episode as we see Homer gain a superhero persona as the Pie Man, it was hilarious to see Homer as a man who throws pie's at the faces of criminals. I felt the episode should have had much more scenes of Homer actually fighting crime, we see a bit of it but I definitely would have been better to have more animated action and parodies of superhero films. The episode revolves strongly around Homer and Lisa, an element to the Simpsons that I always love, they're the most different of the five family members, which is why their special bond is always so sweet and effective. A very fun and whimsical episode, Simple Simpson is a great 20 minutes.

After saving Lisa in disguise, Homer becomes a superhero around Springfield who throws pies at people, becoming known as the Pie Man.


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