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The Simpsons: Homer the Whopper

Comic Book Guy has created his own superhero, called Everyman, who can take the powers of every superhero in any comic book he touches and use them on his own. Homer is given the role, which was not his intention by visiting the store, but he is interested and agrees to do it. To whip him into shape, the studio hires Lyle McCarthy and once in a really long time, Homer actually becomes thin. But when McCarthy has to leave, Homer's life falls apart again.


Episode Info


Episode number: 21x1
Production Number: LABF13
Airdate: Sunday September 27th, 2009


Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) Jan 14, 2010

  • Currently 7.7/10
7.7/10 (19 Votes cast)
Special Guest Stars
Kevin Michael Richardson
voiced Security
Recurring
Matt Groening
voiced Himself
Recurring
Seth Rogen
voiced Lyle McCarthy
Recurring

Guest Stars
Pamela Hayden
voiced Milhouse
Recurring
Main Cast
Dan Castellaneta
voiced Homer Simpson, Abraham Simpson, Krusty the Klown, Barney, Willy, Sideshow Mel, Mayor Quimby, Hans Moleman, Gil, Itchy, Various
Julie Kavner
voiced Marjorie "Marge" Bouvier Simpson, Patty Bouvier, Selma Bouvier, Jacqueline Ingrid Bouvier, Various
Nancy Cartwright
voiced Bart Simpson, Nelson Muntz, Ralph Wiggum, Todd Flanders, Kearney, Various
Yeardley Smith
voiced Lisa Simpson, Various
Hank Azaria
voiced Apu, Moe, Chief Wiggum, Carl, Comic Book Guy, Dr. Nick Riviera, Prof. Frink, Cletus, Sea Captain, Kirk Van Houten, Various
Episode Notes
Couch Gag: The Simpsons are at an underground train station where a train pulls in and opens its doors, revealing the living room, complete with couch. The Simpsons get in and sigh as the door closes and the train pulls off.



Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
SurvivorEye of the Tiger12min


Episode Quotes
Lyle McCarthy: I'm going to teach you healthy alternatives to eating. We don't have much time, so we'll do it to a montage to the song, "Eye of the Tiger."
Homer: Aww, that song is a little on the nose. Can we do it to David Bowie's "Heroes?"
Lyle McCarthy: Eh, it's your montage.

Studio Executive: Homer, we have a problem.
Homer: Fine, I'll give back the Oscars i stole from the lobby. Do you want back the golden globe?
Studio Lady: Noo, noo.

Comic Book Guy: You are acceptable!
Homer: Great, would you like to see me naked?
Studio Executive: Oh, there's no nudity in this movie.
Homer: What movie?



Cultural References
This episode's title is based on the Burger King slogan, 'Home of the Whopper'



Other Episode Crew

Character Layout ArtistDante Fabiero
 
Warning: The Simpsons season 21 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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