The Simpsons 2


"The Simpsons", created by cartoonist Matt Groening, first appeared in 1987 as a series of 30-second spots produced by Groening for the FOX series "The Tracey Ullman Show." Response to the spots was so positive that "The Simpsons" premiered on FOX network as a half-hour Christmas special on Dec. 17, 1989, and then as a regular series on Jan. 14, 1990.
"The Simpsons" is an edgy series that deals with family, society and environmental issues using satire of all types. Now the longest running prime time animated series in television history, "The Simpsons" have won many awards for exceptional work.
The Simpson family lives in the town of Springfield. Homer (age 36) works at the local nuclear ...

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episode that I am reviewing is called "Homer Goes To College". The sequence begins at the Springfield nuclear power plant where the Nuclear Regulatory Commission makes a surprise inspection of the plant. When Homer accidentally causes a real meltdown during a mere test in a simulation van, the NRC officials tell Mr. Burns (Homer's employer) that Homer's job requires university training in nuclear physics. Homer applies for college, but when all his applications are rejected, Burns uses his influence to get him accepted to Springfield University.

After the hapless Homer causes an accident in his nuclear physics class, his physics professor recommends that he be tutored by three young "nerds": Gary, Doug, and Benjamin. Instead, Homer revels in University life and involves them in a prank to kidnap the pig mascot of a nearby Springfield fraternity. The "nerds" are caught and expelled from the University by Dean Peterson.

Homer schemes to get the "nerds" readmitted using ...

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