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The Simpsons: Sweets and Sour Marge

Springfield is officially declared the World's Fattest Town after the townspeople gets involved in building a human pyramid and end up rolling onto a truck scale. Out of embarrassment and disgust, Marge goes on a crusade to get sugar banned from Springfield. When the ban passes through, Homer begins bootlegging sugar.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 13x8
Production Number: DABF03
Airdate: Sunday January 20th, 2002

Director: Mark Kirkland
Writer: Carolyn Omine

Guest Stars
Karl WiedergottKarl Wiedergott
voiced Various
Pamela HaydenPamela Hayden
voiced Milhouse
Tress MacNeilleTress MacNeille
voiced Dolph, Jimbo
Ben StillerBen Stiller
voiced Garth Motherloving
Main Cast
Dan CastellanetaDan Castellaneta
voiced Homer Simpson, Abraham Simpson, Krusty the Klown, Barney, Willy, Sideshow Mel, Mayor Quimby, Hans Moleman, Gil, Itchy, Various
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
Harry ShearerHarry Shearer
voiced Mr. Burns, Smithers, Dr. Marvin Monroe, Ned Flanders, Seymour Skinner, Otto, Kent Brockman, Dr. Hibbert, Lenny, Rev. Lovejoy, Various
Episode Notes
Chalkboard: None

Couch: The Simpsons sit on the couch as normal. A crane game clamp comes down and picks up Homer. Homer screams, “Ow! My brain!” as he's being pulled out of frame.

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
The ArchiesSugar, SugarDuring Closing Credits
Jan HammerMiami Vice ThemeAct III

Episode Quotes
Judge Snyder: I rule in favor of Marge Simpson.
Homer: Oh I am so proud of you!
Judge Snyder: And thanks to Marge Simpson's damning evidence, I hereby ban all sugar products from Springfield... forever!
Homer: Get in the car.

Bart: Why don't you try to set a record, Dad?
Homer: That's a great idea! Do you think I could run a mile in three and a half minutes?
Lisa: Only on Mars.
Homer: The Simpsons are going to Mars! So pack your... or maybe I'll think of something else.

Marge: Homer, if you deliver that sugar, you'll be condemming this town to obesity and diabetes.
Garth Motherloving: Don't listen to her, Homer.
Homer: Oh, they both make such good arguments.

Homer: A library selling books? If I didn't want ‘em for free why would I wanna pay for them?
Marge: Why do you always wait 'til we arrive to complain?
Homer: I dunno.

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