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The Simpsons: The Strong Arms of the Ma

Marge gets mugged by a crazy man in a Goofy hat and becomes so traumatized that she becomes agoraphobic. To combat it, she begins exercising with the weight set Homer bought from Rainier Wolfcastle's garage sale and becomes strong enough to face the man who robbed her--and too strong for Homer to handle.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 14x9
Production Number: EABF04
Airdate: Sunday February 02nd, 2003

Guest Stars
Karl WiedergottKarl Wiedergott
voiced Various
Pamela HaydenPamela Hayden
voiced Milhouse
Pamela ReedPamela Reed
voiced Ruth Powers
Tress MacNeilleTress MacNeille
voiced Mugger's Cheap Girlfriend
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: This school does not need a "regime change"

When Marge is finished beating up the guys at Moe's, you can hear "Adagio for Strings" in the background.

This is the 300th episode of The Simpsons. However, FOX considered "Barting Over" as the official 300th episode.

Couch: The couch is replaced by a novelty cut-out of the couch with holes where the heads should be. The Simpsons run behind and stick their heads in the holes while a photographer takes their picture.

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Composer Charles A. ZimmermanAnchors AweighOutside Moe's bar
Etta JamesAt LastFrom jukebox during Marge's bar fight
Frankie Goes To HollywoodRelaxFrom jukebox during Marge's bar fight
Pat BenatarLove Is A BattlefieldFrom jukebox during Marge's bar fight

Episode Quotes
Otto: Man, what am I smoking? (looks at marijuana in his hand) Oh yeah, pot.

Homer: Do you think you could give me a lift home?
Wolfcastle: Sure. I'll carry you in this giant Snugli. I used it to carry Rob Schneider in the movie 'My Baby is an Ugly Man.'
Homer: Ahhh…your heartbeat is so soothing…
Wolfcastle: Shhhh…time for sleep, little fatso.

Homer: Ready for a real work out, Marge?
Marge: Mmm hmm.
Homer: Good. Can you wax the car?
(Marge hurting Homer)
Marge: Ow, ow, ow! Kidding, I'm kidding!

Bart: There is no way all this junk is gonna fit in that car.
Homer: Now, don't worry. This is what all those hours of playing Tetris were for.
(Homer crams all the items and his family into the car as video game music plays.)
Homer: Perfect!
Marge: But there's no room for you.
Homer: D'oh!
("Game Over" sound effect plays.)

Episode Goofs
Even though she says she's been in prison, Ruth Powers has been a background character on such episodes as "Homer to the Max" and "Saddlesore Galactica".

Cultural References
This episode's title is a play on words of the phrase, “Strong Arm of the Law”

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