Once more Homer's selfishness has antagonized Marge and his attempts to make things up with her consistently fail - until he resorts to buying sex toys, one of which injures him. They fail to impress her but she is pleased that he made the effort. Meanwhile, having watched 'A Streetcar Named Desire' Milhouse decides that the best way to court Lisa is to treat her mean though the façade eventually crumbles.
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This episode is the second time A Streetcar Named Desire is referenced. The first time was the season 4 episode "A Streetcar Named Marge." See more
The marriage I have taken for granted all these years has suddenly exploded in my face. What do I do?
Typically, men have two choices.
[Thought balloon over Homer shows a pair of boxing gloves labeled "Fight" and a pair of winged sneakers labeled "Flee"
I like the looks of those winged shoes. I choose flee!
[Starts running, but after a couple of blocks gets exhausted and stops
Where's an automatic sidewalk when you need one? Fleeing didn't work. I have no choice. I must do... whatever the other...
References Mutiny on the Bounty
I'll Never Fall In Love Again
Music by Burt Bacharach
and lyrics by Hal David
Performed by Dionne Warwick See more