Homer: If I Wasn't So Spineless, I'd March Into Mr.
Homer: If I wasn't so spineless, I'd march into Mr. Burns' office
right now and...
Smithers: Mr. Burns wants you to march into his office right now!
-- "Bart Gets Hit by a Car"
Burns: Look at that man, he has the crowd in the palm of his hand.
I haven't seen anything like it since Jolson....
Burns: Throw him out, Smithers! Homer: You don't have to do that, Mr.
Burns. I can throw <myself> out....
Kent: On the line with us now is plant owner C. Montgomery Burns.
Mr. Burns? Burns: Oh, hello, Kent. [as loud rhythmic buzzing continues in the background] Right now, skilled nuclear energy technicians are calmly correcting a minor, piffling malfunction....
Smithers: Er, um, there's some candy right here, Sir.
[points to a box] Why don't we eat this instead of stealing?...
Homer: Um, is this the chair I'll be sitting on? Smithe
Yeah. [Homer plays with the chair] Now, I realize caring for Mr....
Smithers: [chuckles] Perfect. When I give the signal, you transfer the call to Mr.
Burns. After she tears into him I'll rush in and save the day....
Burns: [from his office] Simpson? Simpson? [walks into Smithers' office] Did you get that report on the accounting department?
Homer: Yes sir, I did. [reads] "The accounting department is located on the 3rd floor....
Burns: The telephone has been ringing for some time.
[severely] Answer it. Homer: [answers] Yello....
Homer: [yelling from his window] Uh, Mr. Smithers? I don't understand 2,700 of my new duties.
Smithers: Well, the van's leaving; which one duty is giving you the most trouble?...