Reverend Lovejoy: "Eventually I Stopped Caring. But That Was The '80s So Nobody Noticed.
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Reverend Lovejoy: "Eventually I stopped caring. But that was the '80s so nobody noticed."
Episode: when Marge takes over the help line at the Church and Flanders calls obsessively.
Flanders: Reverend, I'm, uh, I'm afraid something terrible has happened.
Lovejoy: Well, sit down and rap with me brother, that's what I'm here for....
Lovejoy: [walks into the room] Yes, Marge? Marge
Reverend, I gave Ned Flanders some bad advice. Now he could be in real trouble....
Flanders: You saved me, Reverend. You really went above and beyond.
Thank you. Lovejoy: Oh, don't thank me, thank Marge Simpson....
with Reverend Lovejoy] Homer: Now I know I haven't been the best Christian.
In fact, when you're up there yak-yak-yaking, I'm usually either sleeping or mentally undressing the female parishioners....
Homer: How dare you talk about Ned Flanders like that.
He's a wonderful, kind, caring man -- maybe even more so than me....
Marge: Reverend Lovejoy, I had a bit of an ulterior motive in inviting you to dinner.
Rev. Lovejoy: [surprised and angry] What!? -- "Homer the Heretic...
Lovejoy: Can you believe it? They give you five "Q"s and only two "U"s.
What a world. Marge: That's crazy. Lovejoy: So, what's on your mind, Marge?...
Lisa: So even if a man takes bread to feed his starving family, that would be stealing?
Rev.: No. Well, it is if he puts anything on it....