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The Simpsons: Simpson Tide

After once again getting fired from the nuclear plant, Homer joins the Naval Reserve (with Moe, Barney, and Apu joining him as well).

Episode Info

Episode number: 9x19
Production Number: 3G04
Airdate: Sunday March 29th, 1998

  • Currently 7.8/10
7.8/10 (4 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Michael Carrington (1)
voiced Drill Sargeant, Himself
Pamela Hayden
voiced Jimbo, Milhouse
Bob Denver
voiced Himself
Rod Steiger
voiced Captain Tenille
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
Harry Shearer
voiced Mr. Burns, Smithers, Dr. Marvin Monroe, Ned Flanders, Seymour Skinner, Otto, Kent Brockman, Dr. Hibbert, Lenny, Rev. Lovejoy, Various
Episode Notes
Chalkboard: My butt does not deserve a website

Couch: A parody of the Rocky and Bullwinkle bumpers where The Simpsons fall off a cliff during a lightning storm, their eyes float to the heavens, and they sprout from the ground in front of flowers.

Episode Quotes
Lisa: I think you're a hero, Dad!
Homer: Well, I couldn't have done it without Bart. Boy, I guess I was wrong about that earring. It saved us all.
Bart: Hey, can I get a tattoo that says "Bite Me"? You never know when it might come in handy!
Homer: I don't think so, son.
Bart: King Cobra?
Homer: No.
Bart: Weapons-grade plutonium?
Homer: Ask your mother.
Bart: Knock-out drops?
Homer: No.
Bart: Ninja death stars?
Homer: Maybe for Christmas.

Tennille: Tell me, young man, what do you want out of life?
(While Tennille was speaking, Homer is trying to reach a bowl of peas from the center of the table.)
Homer: I want peas!
Tennille: We all want peace! But it's always just out of reach.
Homer: (moans) Uh huh?
Tennille: So, what's the best way to get peace?
Homer: With the knife! (Gets his peas)
Tennille: Exactly! Not with the olive branch, but the bayonet! Ha, ha, Simpson, you're like the son I never had.
Homer: And you're like the father I never visit.

Homer: See you in a week!
Lisa: Good luck, Dad! Although I'm morally opposed to the Military Industrial Complex of which you are now a part.
Homer: Aw, that's sweet, honey. I'll bring you back a hat.
Bart: Hey, Homer, bring me back a torpedo.
Homer: No.
Bart: But Flanders got his kids torpedoes!
Homer: Oh, he did, did he? I'll show him! I'll bring you a weapon of unimaginable destructive power!
Marge: Homer!
Homer: But only if you're good! … Even if you're not.

Homer: Well guys, I won't be seeing you for a while.
Barney: Where you going?
Homer: I've joined the Naval Reserve!
Barney: Well, I'm not gonna let anything happen to my best friend. I'm joining too!
Moe: Well I'm not going to let anything happen to my two best customers. I'm joining too!
Apu: And although my religion strictly forbids military service, what the hey! I'm in too!

Warning: The Simpsons season 9 episode 19 guide may contain spoilers
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