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The Simpsons: Husbands and Knives

Disappointed with Springfield's snooty, glitzy L.A. Body Works gym, Marge opens her own facility for ''real women" called "Shapes". Meanwhile, the kids of Springfield go to a new comic book store where the clerk (a man named Milo) is nicer than The Android Dungeon's Comic Book Guy, and Homer becomes obsessed with getting plastic surgery.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 19x7
Production Number: JABF17
Airdate: Sunday November 18th, 2007

Director: Nancy Kruse
Writer: Matt Selman

Guest Stars
Alan Moore (1)Alan Moore (1)
voiced Himself
Daniel ClowesDaniel Clowes
voiced Himself
Jack BlackJack Black
voiced Milo
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
In the opening sequence, Bart is writing "The pilgrims were not illegal aliens" on the board.

Couch: A pair of cartoon hands opens up a book called "The Simpsons" and reveals a pop-up centerfold of the family sitting on the couch.

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Pet Shop BoysOpportunities (Let's Make Lots Of Money) 

Episode Quotes
Bart: You should stop being so mean to us kids.
Comic Book Guy: Well, I suppose you could buy some comics at the dry cleaners.

(Comic Book Guy has just noticed a new comic store that has opened up across the street.)
Comic Book Guy: Philip K Dick! It can't be! It's as if Superman moved to Gotham City!
Martin: Which he did, in World's Finest Comics #94. (Points to the comic.) See?
Comic Book Guy: That was an imaginary story, dreamt by Jimmy Olsen after he was kicked in the head by Supergirl’s horse, Comet. It never really happened.
Bart: None of these things ever really happened.
Comic Book Guy: Get out of my store.

Comic Book Guy: Nice work, Doctor Boo-Who. Your tears have smudged Wolverine's iconic sideburns. Hence, you must buy this comic. And the cost of your innocnet accident is... 25 dollars, please.
Milhouse: But that's the money Yaya Sophia gave me for Greek Orthodox Easter.
Comic Book Guy: (Sighs) I hate when they tell me things about themselves.

Lisa: I really identified with the girls in Ghost World. They made me feel like I wasn't so alone.
Dan Clowes: Yeah, yeah, whatever. Do you know anyone at Batman? 'Cause I really want to draw Batman, I'm awesome at utility belts. (points to a picture of a utility belt.)
Dan Clowes: Check these out. This is where the Batman keeps his money in case he has to take the bus.
Lisa: Mm-hmm.

Cultural References
There is a reference to OK Go's music video of Here it Goes Again.

This episode's title is a probable reference to 'Husbands & Wives', the 1992 Woody Allen movie.

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