The Simpsons

Season 8 Episode 9

El Viaje Misterioso de Nuestro Jomer (The Mysterious Voyage of Homer)

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Jan 05, 1997 on FOX

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  • Homer searches for his soul mate.

    After promising to behave, Marge lets Homer attend the annual Springfield Chili Cook-Off. After eating a dish laced with potent Guatemalan peppers, he begins to hallucinate. In his altered mind-state, Homer experiences a fantasy involving a talking coyote. He tells him that in order to become a complete person, he must find his soul mate. Homer arrives home from the cook-off. Marge accuses him of breaking his promise, and Homer leaves the house and roams the city convinced that Marge is not his soul mate after all. He convinces himself that only a lonely lighthouse keeper would understand him, so he heads to the lighthouse. He finds out that the lighthouse is operated by a computer. Marge farrives at the lighthouse and apologizes to homer. He realizes she is his soul mate after all. This episode was in a word: strange. However, I loved some of the jokes like Homer breaking the sun. The Simpsons took a risk on a strange plot but it all worked out in the end.