The Simpsons

Homer the Great

Season 6, Ep 12, Aired 1/8/95
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  • Episode Description
  • Homer joins the secret society of the Stonecutters and inadvertently becomes their leader.

  • Cast & Crew
  • John Swartzwelder

  • Jim Reardon

  • Dan Castellaneta

    Homer Simpson, Grampa Simpson, Barney Gumble, Krusty the Clown, Groundskeeper Willie, and others

  • Hank Azaria

    Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, Moe Szyslak, Chief Wiggum, Comic Book Guy, Lou, and others

  • Harry Shearer

    Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders, Principal Skinner, Waylon Smithers, Kent Brockman, and others

  • Fan Reviews (10)
  • Great Episode.

    By fenway98, Jun 21, 2010

  • No Homers

    By futuramarama, Jul 02, 2010

  • Homer joins a secret society, and makes for a great episode

    By Southparkfa, Jun 24, 2010

  • Remove the stone of shame, and Attach the boulder of triumph... Amazing episode no matter how you look at it.

    By Iverson82094, Jan 27, 2008

  • this was a good ep

    By cube2k8, May 20, 2010

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (13)

    • Bart: What do they do there? Homer: What don't they do? They do so many things, they never stop. Oh, the things they do there, my stars! Lisa: You don't know what they do, do you, Dad? Homer: Not as such, no.

    • Homer: Ohh, why won't those stupid idiots let me in their crappy club for jerks?

    • Grampa: Ok, I'm an Elk, a Mason, a Communist, the president of The Gay and Lesbian Committee for some reason. Oh, here it is... The Stone Cutters. Homer: Yes, thank you dad. Lets go!.... I'll take this communist one too!

    • Homer: Anyway, I'm going to follow them tonight and see where they go. Marge: Oh, Homer, don't start stalking people again. It's so illegal. Remember when you were stalking Charles Kuralt because you thought he dug up your garden? Homer: Well, something did! Marge: I don't want you stalking anyone tonight. Homer: Oh, okay, have it your own way, Marge. I'll be back in a minute. I'm... going outside to... stalk Lenny and Carl. D'oh!

    • Homer: You better run, egg!

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    Notes (2)

    • This episode was nominated for the 1995 Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Music and Lyrics for the song, "We Do (The Stonecutters Song)".

    • Blackboard Joke: Adding "just kidding" doesn't make it okay to insult the principal. Couch Gag: The family members run towards the couch from all directions of the house, in a parody of Escher's Relativity drawing.

    Trivia (7)

    • The legible words on the Sacred Parchment are a line taken from Vergil: Aeneis, book 2, line 774: "obstipui steteruntque comae et vox faucibus haesit." The translation is "I was dumbstruck, (my) hair stood up and (my) voice was stuck in (my) throat."

    • The massive Olmec head from "Blood Feud" is still in the Simpsons' basement.

    • The new "The Ancient Mystic Society of No Homers" is headquartered in an abandoned Baskin-Robbins ice cream parlor.

    • Items seen on Homer's revenge list: - Bill of Rights - Grandpa - Fat Free Lard - Gravity - Emmys - Darwin - H2Whoa - Billy Crystal - God - Soloflex - The Boy - Stern Lecture Plumbing - Econo Save

    • The Stonecutter members: Lenny, Carl, Homer, Jasper, Barney, Adolf Hitler, Sideshow Mel, Chief Wiggum, Mr. Burns, Smithers, Grandpa, Principal Skinner, Moe, Herman, Dr. Hibbert, Mayor Quimby, Grounds keeper Willie, Steve Guttenburg, Krusty, Mr. Van Houten, Kent Brockman, Mr. Largo, Scott Christian, Asst. Superintendent Leopold, "Number One", Apu, Homer Glumplich, a small green alien, and the Egg Council guy.

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    Allusions (9)

    • The Dukes of Hazzard Bo and Luke's car, The General Lee, from the TV series The Dukes of Hazzard is one of the cars stuck in the traffic jam.

    • 1999 During the "real" signing of the Declaration of Independence "Let us party like 'twas 1799!" can be heard. The words parody the line, "So tonight I'm gonna party like it's 1999" from Prince's song "1999"

    • Homer: All I have to do is follow the yellow drip road. This statement by Homer is a version of the famous line from The Wizard of Oz, "Follow the Yellow Brick Road."

    • The Last Emperor When Homer is crowned as the Chosen One, he emerges through the curtain to see the Stonecutters bowing to him in a reference to the scene where the young Puyi is crowned Emperor, in the 1987 film, The Last Emperor.

    • Julius Caesar Lisa tells Homer to, "Beware the Ides of March." This quote refers to the line spoken by a soothsayer in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. The soothsayer tells Caesar that a great danger threatened him on the Ides of March. Caesar ignored the warning, and was stabbed to death by a group of senators who called themselves the Liberatores ("Liberators").

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