The Simpsons

Season 2 Episode 13

Homer vs. Lisa and the 8th Commandment

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Feb 07, 1991 on FOX



  • Quotes

    • (Marge and the kids come home from shopping.)
      Homer: Oh, hey, hey. Family, family, come here. I have an announcement to make. The Simpsons have cable!
      Bart and Lisa: (In unison) Cable!?
      (The kids excitedly clamour in front of the TV.)
      Homer: That's right, 68 channels. MTV for the kids, (To Marge) VH-1 for us. Sixteen hundred hours of quality programming, every day!
      Marge: Homer, we've talked about cable before. Do you really think we can afford it?
      Homer: (Chuckles) Nothing a month? Yeah, I think we can swing that.
      Marge: Mmm. Are you sure this is legal?
      Homer: Don't worry, Marge. Take a look at this.
      (Homer hands Marge a pamphlet entitled, "So, You've Decided To Steal Cable.")
      Marge: (Reads from pamphlet) "Myth: It's only fair to pay for quality first-run movies. Fact: Most movies shown on cable get two stars or less, and are repeated ad nauseam." Hmm. I don't know.
      Homer: (Enticingly) Marge.
      (Homer turns the channel.)
      Woman Announcer: Hear Me Roar, the network for women.
      Woman TV Host: In the next half-hour, we'll show you how to cut your first-aid bill in half by making your own band-aids.
      Marge: Ooh, that's a good idea.

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