Ned Flanders shows off his newly purchased (and monstrous) motor home to the Simpsons. In a fit of oneupmanship, Homer decides he needs one too. Homer's credit is very poor, but he wants that motor home, so he buys one whose oil is leaking and appears to be held together by chicken wire and duct tape. With their new motor home, Homer takes the family on an outing in the woods. Homer quickly loses his way and everyone bails from the motor home just before it tumbles into a large ravine. The family is forced to rough it the rest of the way. Maggie becomes separated from the family and takes refuge with a family of bears. Meanwhile, Homer and Bart lose their clothing and have to wear leaves. Homer quickly falls into a stream and becomes covered with mud. A couple staying in the woods, concluding that what they've seen is Bigfoot, takes a picture of Homer and sends it to a TV station. Soon, the woods are crawling with media representatives, hoping to get their own glimpse. A park ranger ...
Brian Rathjen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
18 February 1990 (USA)
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Also Known As:
La llamada de los Simpson
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Aspect Ratio: 1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?
In the original script, Homer and Bart were not talking in the scene where they concealed their private parts with mud and moss, but Sam Simon
thought it would be "too funny to leave as a stage direction" and they added dialogue to the scene. See more
Bob asks Homer if he's Roman, because he looks like a God, ".....sort of". He then proceeds to call Homer Zeus, who is a Greek God, not a Roman God. See more
Remember, Dad. The handle of the big dipper points to the north star.
That's nice, Lisa, but we're not in astronomy class. We're in the woods.
Referenced in The Simpsons: Lemon of Troy
The Happy Wanderer
Composed by Friedrich-Wilhelm Möller
Performed by Dan Castellaneta See more