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The Computer Wore Menace Shoes

The Computer Wore Menace Shoes

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Under the alias Mr. X, Homer creates a web site full of damaging gossip about the townspeople. However, he soon stumbles upon a terrible government secret.

Memorable quotes

Homer: Computer, kill Flanders!
Flanders: Did I hear my name? My ears are burning.
Homer: (to computer) Good start! Now finish the job!
Flander: Okay, you're busy. Catch ya later, computater!
Homer: Aw, five thousand dollars for a computer, and it can't handle a simple assignment!

Marge: Once you get used to the drugging,this isn't a bad place!

Comic Book Guy: What's this? Stolen funds, pothole money used for swimming pool? There's no emoticon for what I'm feeling!

Agnes: Seymour, are you looking at naked ladies?
Skinner: No, mother!
Agnes: You sissy!

Number 6: They keep us here because we know to much. Number 27 knows how to turn water into gasoline. Number 12 knows the deadly secret behind Tic Tacs, and I invented a bottomless peanut bag.

Homer: Don't worry, head. The computer will do our thinking now.

Nelson: Hey Mr. X, I got a tip for you. In science class they're dissecting frozen hobos, and I have bindles to prove it.

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  • Hans Moleman is trapped under the floorboards at Moe's.
  • Anti-escape orb is recycled parody of "The Prisoner" from "The Joy of Sect" (see below)
  • On Homer's first web page are bells, clocks, toasters, mouths, inchworms and a Dancing Jesus.

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  • The whole third act is parody on popular TV show "The Prisoner" (1968/1969). Patrick McGoohan stars in this episode as Number 6, his character from the original show.

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