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The Simpsons turn 25 on December 17, three days after the 559th episode is broadcast in the US. Here’s the very best of Homer J Simpson

Burns’ Heir (Episode 99 - S5E18) - “Kids, you tried your best and you failed miserably. The lesson is, never try.”

One Fish, Two Fish, Blowfish, Blue Fish (Episode 24 - S2E11) - The three sentences that will get you through life. Number one: “Cover for me.” Number two: “Oh, good idea, boss.” Number 3: “It was like that when I got here.

Secrets of a Successful Marriage (Episode 103 - S5E25) - “Every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain.”

Please Homer, Don’t Hammer ‘Em (Episode 381 - S18E3) - “Marge, but we already own a book.” 

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Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment (Episode 171 - S8E14) - “To alcohol! The cause of, and solution to, all of life’s problems.” 

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Scenes from the Class Struggle in Springfield (Episode 142 - S7E14) -What’s the point of going out? We’re just gonna wind up back here anyway.”

Scuse Me While I Miss the Sky (Episode 307 - S14E16) - “I wish God were still alive to see this.” 

Colonel Homer  (Episode 55 - S3E20) - “It takes two to lie. One to lie and one to listen.”

Treehouse of Horror VII (Episode 154 - S8E1) - “Oh my God, space aliens! Please don’t eat me! I have a wife and kids. Eat them!” 

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