KABF17 Written by Kevin Curran
The Simpsons open their 20th season with a goofy, but entertaining episode. Homer and Flanders make an unusual combination, but the fact that they are actually competent together leads to some amusing bits. The erotic-cake subplot didn’t really lead to anything except a semi-sweet ending. I loved the whole chase sequence- it was really well animated, and I loved the bit with Homer doing “leaps” in the elevator.
Mayor Quimby reveals his full, fully-Irish name as Joseph Fitzgerald O’Malley Fitzpatrick O’Donald The Edge Quimby.
“It was such a lovely St. Patrick’s Day until the Irish showed up.”
“If you shoot me, I won’t be able to stop you and you’ll be free to go…but someone may come after you. Probably not, given your reputation for shooting people who come after you. What I’m trying to say is, not shooting me now would be the biggest mistake of your life.”
“You’re kind and smart. I’m cruel and strong. Together we’re nothing, but together we’re the perfect bounty hunters!”