Homer sings a patriotic song
April 25, 2008 10:26 AM   Subscribe

SimpsonsFilter: help me find this five-second clip of Homer singing a patriotic song.

There was a bit in a Simpsons episode from a few years ago that goes roughly like this: Someone (Marge or Lisa, I think) is describing some sort of American excess--if I remember correctly, it was food-related. In response, Homer tearfully sings a few words from a patriotic American song--something like the national anthem, God Bless America, or America the Beautiful.

Can anyone remember the episode, or at least the song Homer sings?
posted by cebailey to Society & Culture (4 answers total)
 
Are you thinking of "Bart Vs. Australia"?
Ward: Hello. Now, everything is all set for Bart's apology. Mr. Conover will meet you at the parliament house at three p.m. Questions?
Bart: Yeah, do the toilets go backwards in here?
Ward: No. To combat homesickness, we've installed a device that makes them swirl the correct American way.
[he flushes the toilet]
[it swirls one way, then a machine kicks in and makes it swirl the other way]
Homer: [singing] Sweet land of liberty, of thee I sing...[weeps]
posted by Skot at 10:34 AM on April 25, 2008 [1 favorite]


Blarg, forgot to link. Bart vs. Australia.
posted by Skot at 10:36 AM on April 25, 2008


Bingo. I knew I could trust MetaFilter. Thanks, Skot!
posted by cebailey at 10:42 AM on April 25, 2008


"Bart vs. Australia" was re-run on Fox Chicago tonight! Cebailey, you truly have your finger on the pulse of all things Simpson.
posted by princesspathos at 4:55 PM on April 25, 2008


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