The Simpsons

Season 3 Episode 23

Bart's Friend Falls in Love

4
Aired Sunday 8:00 PM May 07, 1992 on FOX
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Episode Fan Reviews (9)

8.5
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221 votes
  • A great episode with an excellent storyline. The plot (Milhouse falling in love) and the subplot (Homer trying to lose weight and building his vocabulary) are both well-written.

    9.4
    This episode is an example why I like The Simpsons so much.

    The main plot: Milhouse is falling in love with a girl who just moved to Springfield. He's hanging out with her all the time and neglecting his friendship with Bart.

    The subplot: Lisa is afraid Homer will get fatter and fatter and eventually die from his obesity. So she decides to order a cassette that subliminally helps you lose weight while you're sleeping.

    Favorite scene: When Homer watches 'Smartline' (hosted by Kent Brockman) you see a report on obesity in the USA. Then you see stereotypical 'fat & happy' Americans: Don DeLuise, Santa Claus.

    Then there is a dramatization of what kind of diseases Santa would have when he'd be a real person. You see him lying in the hospital with the reindeers standing next to him crying and Kent Brockman narrating: "If Santa was alive he would have to deal with kidney stones, hard breathing, and impotence." Then, the doctors are loading the defibrillator and trying to reanimate him.

    ABSOLUTELY HILARIOUS!
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