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The Day the Earth Stood Cool 

Homer befriends a hipster and invites his family to move in next door. However, their friendship soon sours as Springfield is transformed into a haven for "coolness."

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Matt Groening (created by), James L. Brooks (developed by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Dan Castellaneta ... Homer Simpson / Baby / DJ / Sideshow Mel (voice)
Julie Kavner ... Marge Simpson (voice)
Nancy Cartwright ... Bart Simpson / Corduroy / Ralph Wiggum (voice)
Yeardley Smith ... Lisa Simpson (voice)
Hank Azaria ... Carl / Chief Wiggum / Lou / Disco Stu / Man on Bike / Moe Szyslak (voice)
Harry Shearer ... Lenny / Sexual Harassment Instructor / Ned Flanders / Tattoo Artist / Mr. Burns (voice)
Fred Armisen ... Terrence (voice)
Carrie Brownstein ... Emily (voice)
Colin Meloy ... Himself (voice)
Patton Oswalt ... T-Rex (voice)
Marcia Wallace ... Edna Krabappel (voice)
Chris Edgerly ... Bar Patron (voice)
Pamela Hayden ... Milhouse Van Houten / Breastfeeding Mother (voice)
Tress MacNeille ... Woman at Park / Girl from 'Yo-Yo and the Cloud Palace' / Breastfeeding Mother / T-Rex's Friend (voice)
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Storyline

Homer is delighted to meet doughnut salesman Terrence and his wife Emily, the trendiest, hippest people in town who move in next door. Soon the whole of Springfield has been won over by their 'coolness' - except sensible Marge, who takes issue with Emily over breast-feeding. However when Bart and Terrence's son T-Rex start a fire which threatens the trendies' house it is Marge to the rescue with her 'old-fashioned' remedy. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Genres:

Animation | Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 December 2012 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

The title is a reference to "The Day the Earth Stood Still". See more »

Goofs

T-Rex is given a salvaged police whistle which, apart from "having to replace the ball, everything else is stock". Police whistles of the depicted style do not have a ball. They have a pair of tuned whistle vents to create a chord. See more »

Quotes

Homer Simpson: You're from Portland? I've heard about people coming from there.
Homer Simpson: [Thinking] No, I didn't.
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Connections

References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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Great Message That People Should Know,
1 May 2013 | by lesleyharris30See all my reviews

The Day The Earth Stood Cool is a fantastic Simpsons episode with a lot of really funny scenes.The episode offers a really good message,telling you how being cool isn't a really important thing,and it doesn't really matter,this is something a lot of people should know,and makes this message stand out well as it shows Homer becoming obsessed with being cool.I really enjoyed Patton Oswalts's guest appearance as T-Rex,he did a really good job,and his voice blended in unexpectedly well with the young kid.This episode is certainly a lot of fun.

When Homer becomes obsessed with impressing his new neighbor,he begins constantly trying to be cool,and Bart and Lisa make quick friends with the family's son as well,but Marge is not in favour of it.


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