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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:

United Kingdom Jan 14, 2010

Guest Stars
Pamela HaydenPamela Hayden
voiced Milhouse
Main Cast
Julie KavnerJulie Kavner
voiced Marjorie "Marge" Bouvier Simpson, Patty Bouvier, Selma Bouvier, Jacqueline Ingrid Bouvier, Various
Nancy CartwrightNancy Cartwright
voiced Bart Simpson, Nelson Muntz, Ralph Wiggum, Todd Flanders, Kearney, Various
Yeardley SmithYeardley Smith
voiced Lisa Simpson, Various
Hank AzariaHank 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.

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
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