Lisa: Come On, Dad. You Can Make It! Abe: Aw, Of Course He'll Make It.
Lisa: Come on, Dad. You can make it!
Abe: Aw, of course he'll make it. It's TV.
-- Metahumor, "Deep Space Homer"
Homer: To save this family we're gonna have to make the &l
upreme> sacrifice. Lisa: No Dad! Please don't pawn the TV!...
Homer shuts off the TV] Bart: Aw, they were just about to show some close-ups of the rod!
Homer: Oh, stupid rod! I got gypped. Marge: Oh, Homey, you should be proud!...
Homer: Aw, I need a hug. [everyone pauses, then hugs him] How come you guys hesitated?
Lisa: Sorry, Dad, we _do_ believe in you, we really do....
Lisa: Hey, Dad. Whatcha doin'? Homer: Daddy has very important work to do.
He's looking through the want ads to find a part-time job....
Homer: That Timmy is a real hero! Lisa: How do you mean, Dad?
Homer: Well, he fell down a well, and... he can't get out....
Bart: Come watch TV with me, Dad. We missed the first two episodes of "Cops", but if we hurry we can catch the last three.
Homer: Aw, sorry Bart, Lisa and I are going out for a gelato....
Homer: Boy, you're gonna have to be punished for this.
Bart: Dad, you
punish me, but that means you have to think of a punishment, sit here and make sure I do it....
Homer: Dad, I have a problem. Abe: Why did you come to me?
I don't know nothin'. I used to get by on my looks....
Bart: Go, Dad, go! Lisa: "How doth the hero strong and brave, A celestial path in the heavens pave.
Everyone: Huh? Lisa: [quiet] Go, Dad, go. -- No time for eloquence, "Deep Space Home...