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The Simpsons: Milhouse of Sand and Fog

Homer tries to capitalize on a "pox party" after Maggie is infected with chicken pox, but ends up catching it himself. Meanwhile, Milhouse's parents reunite after years of being divorced, but Milhouse and Bart try to break them up again after Milhouse isn't receiving any attention.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 17x3
Production Number: GABF19
Airdate: Sunday September 25th, 2005

Alternate Airdates:

DE (Pro7) Sep 17, 2006

Guest Stars
Karl WiedergottKarl Wiedergott
voiced Various
Maggie RoswellMaggie Roswell
voiced Luanne Van Houten
Pamela HaydenPamela Hayden
voiced Milhouse
Tress MacNeilleTress MacNeille
voiced Jimbo
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 gag: The family arrives on the couch without any highlights. A TiVo menu screen pops up and the "Delete this recording now" option is selected.

First Church of Springfield sign/motd: QUIT ST3ALING OUR L3TT3RS

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Phantom PlanetCalifornia 

Episode Quotes
Bart: This is awesome! Black god rules.

Ralph: (After kissing Maggie on the cheek) I feel like a chicken already. I just made an egg in my pants.

Milhouse: My imaginary friend never made me do things I thought were wrong.
Bart: That's why he had to go away forever.
Milhouse: I thought you would gonna let him come back.
Bart: I'm afraid he has to spend an other year searching for his brain.

Lisa: (Refering to a The O.C. episode) I bet that bra was planted by Sterling to break them up.
Bart: That's a brilliant idea. Those TV writers are geniuses.
Milhouse: Whatever their paid. It's not enough.

Homer: This is Marge's bra. I bought it for her boobs.

Homer: Of all the people for Marge to cheat on, why did it have to be me?

Lisa: Where are you staying?
Homer: You know the four seasons? Well I'm experiencing them first hand, because I'm living in the park.

Episode Goofs
Marge is worried about Homer getting sterile from the chickenpox, but, according to "Brother Can You Spare Two Dimes" and "Ain't Misbehavin'", Homer is already sterile from his years of working at the nuclear plant.

Cultural References
This episode's title is an adaptation of “House of Sand and Fog”, a 1999 novel written by Andre Dubus III which was adapted into a 2003 film starring Jennifer Connelly and Ben Kingsley.

Maggie has the chickenpox, a virus submitted disease. Read more about disease in the wikipedia article.

Milhouse shouts out "Sweet Lizzie McGuire" when he was seeing his parents kissing. Lizzie McGuire was a Disney Channel live action television show. Read more about TV show in the wikipedia article.

Lisa want's to watch The O.C.. An other FOX TV show.

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