Line(s) of the Day #TheSimpsons

Marge Simpson: Gosh I thought he’d be happier in his own habitat.
Wildlife refuge guy: Oh I think he is
Marge Simpson: Then why is he attacking all those other elephants?
Willife refuge guy: Well, animals are a lot like people, Mrs. Simpson. Some of them act badly because they’ve had a hard life or have been mistreated. But, like people, some of them are just jerks. Stop that, Mr. Simpson.

I’ve quoted the show about a dozen times but it really has made me laugh so much. Still running despite starting in 1989, its a show that has provided so many great scenes, especially in its earliest years.

Gr8at: Funniest #HomerSimpson Scenes

I’m such a big fan of The Simpsons. There can’t be too many who aren’t. It was a big part of my comedic childhood and I’ve mentioned it countless times on my blog, going back to early September 2013 and this wit from Homer. Have eight very funny scenes starring the man himself. Feel free to let me know your favourite or any other memorable jokes from the show.

The scene that has made me laugh most. Poor Homer!

 

I still can’t hear the word incognito without thinking of this happy, and rather luckless, soul.

 

Homer sure does love his confectionary!

 

“You know boy, I don’t think I’ve ever felt as close to you as I do right…”

 

Hilarious even if you haven’t seen Indiana Jones.

 

Two great scenes in one here. And jokes on chocolate always get bonus points.

 

Not the most visual of scenes, but it cracks me up every time.

 

As someone rather useless at DIY, I fully sympathise with Homer’s experiences with ‘Le Grill’.

Line(s) of the Day #TheSimpsons

Homer simpson prohibition

At first, I thought prohibition was a good thing. People were drinking more and having a lot more fun. But without beer, prohibition doesn’t work.

Homer sharing his unique wisdom in Homer v the eighteenth ammmendment in The Simpsons (1989 – )

Line(s) of the Day #StephenHawking

stephen hawking

Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious. And however difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. It matters that you don’t just give up.

The theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking (1942 – 2018) who sadly passed today.  As well as his scentific genius, the legendary Englishman was considered a true inspiration for not allowing his motor neurone disease hold him back. The 76 year old’s wonderful sense of humour was also reflected in his cameos in shows like The Simpsons, The Big Bang Theory and Futurama.

Line(s) of the Day #TheSimpsons

Homer Simpson sweating

Actually Homer, that’s just one. See, each push-up includes both an up part and a down part.

Lenny (Harry Shearer) in the hugely influential and long-running cartoon The Simpsons (1989 – ). You can find more wit relating to the hilarious Homer, here, here and here.(Photo credit: The War of the Simpsons)

Gr8at: Songs To Whistle Along To

I’ve been told I’m as good as whistling as I am singing. Which I’ve decided to take as a compliment and use it as inspiration for a post about some of the best whistling songs around. Featuring more one hit wonders than you might think (more here), please enjoy my eight favourite whistling songs that just beg you to join in. Do you have a favourite? Any others that you like?

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Gr8at: Hilarious Simpsons Clips

I’ve always been a huge fan of The Simpsons. At its peak it really was astonishingly witty, sharp and hilarious. I’ve done two posts in recent times, one on its visual jokes and one on its wit, but I thought it was about time I did one on funny scenes. Below are eight of my favourites. Do you recognise many of them? Which character did you like most?

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Line(s) of the Day #JuanMartindelpotro

Juan Martin del Potro

I don’t know him. For two years I was at home, watching `The Simpsons.’

Argentinian tennis star Juan Martin del Potro when asked if he knew anything about his next opponent John-Patrick Smith. The 2009 winner of the US Open has had rotten luck with injuries, and played only 14 matches in two years.

Line(s) of the Day #TheSimpsons

king sized homer

Lucky for you this stuff don’t work.

The hilarious line as said to Homer Simpson (Dan Castellaneta) in one of my favourite episodes, King-Sized Homer. The Simpsons (1989 – ) is one of TV’s most successful and most enduring ever shows. The image is from the War of the Simpsons website.

Gr8at: Memorable figures from the Wax Museum

I had planned on doing a wider description of Dublin’s Wax Museum, especially after I previously did an introductory style piece. But although the museum includes information about Irish history, its politics and its many famous writers, it will always be a very visual place and so my post will focus on that too. Below are a mix of musicians and very fictional entertaining characters, including the fifth James Bond, a boy wizard, the King of Pop and a very hairy Wolfman. How good do you think they are?

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