Skinner: Mother doesn't approve of me dating so I need you to keep
her busy for a few hours while Edna and I sneak out.
Bart: Oh, I can't take much more of this.
Mrs. Skinner: I collect pictures of cakes that I clip out of the
magazines. It all started in 1941 when "Good
Housekeeping" featured a photo of a lovely cake. [opens
Bart: You wouldn't happen to have any real cakes around here,
Mrs. Skinner: Oh, my, no. I don't care for cake, too sweet. Now, this
is called a Lady Baltimore cake. [points to a picture]
At my age, I don't have much saliva left, so you'll have
to lick my thumb before I can turn the page. [gives Bart
Bart: Oh, can't I just turn the page for you? [reaches for the
Mrs. Skinner: [slaps Bart's hand away] No! But you can pick out any
picture you want to take home with you.
Bart: Okay ... that one. [points]
Mrs. Skinner: [slaps Bart's hand away] No! You can't have that one!
That's a coconut cake!
-- Now who would want to sneak away from this woman?
"Grade School Confidential"