Homer gets drunk at a dinner party and makes an oaf of himself. Furious, Marge signs them up for a marriage counseling retreat. However, the retreat is being held at a lake that's a famous fishing spot, and Homer gets in trouble when he skips the counseling sessions to go fishing.
Did You Know?
said that animating Homer drunk was a challenge for him as he had to analyze how people behave when they are intoxicated by alcohol. He said of the animation: "I shifted [Homer's] eyes open and close, they're not working in sync. And of course Homer can't keep his balance so that's why he's shifting back and forth." See more
The morning after the party, an establishing shot of the Simpsons' house shows no cars outside. When Marge ushers Homer outside soon after to talk without the kids hearing, her station wagon is suddenly parked in the driveway. See more
Marge, as a trained marriage counselor, this is the first instance where I've ever told one partner that they were one-hundred percent right! It's all his fault, and I'm willing to put that on a certificate you can frame.
References Adam's Rib
It's Not Unusual
Written by Gordon Mills
and Les Reed
Performed by Tom Jones See more