During the 1990s, animated sitcom, The Simpsons, produced some of the funniest episodes of TV. These episodes were loaded with great characters, heaps of sight gags, and some of the wittiest lines of dialogue ever put on screen.

Back then, The Simpsons was responsible for some weekly hilarity and episodes such as Deep Space Homer made the show a ratings winner. Deep Space Homer was produced during the show’s ‘golden era’, when fans would regularly quote or reference The Simpsons, and would be watched and re-watched to soak up all the fun.

And all these years later, Deep Space Homer remains a favourite instalment of The Simpsons. Fans look back on this episode fondly, and still find reasons to utter quotes from this little slice of Springfield.

So, with this in mind, I’m serving up the best quotes from Deep Space Homer, to remind you why it is a fan-favourite episode. If you’ve not watched it in a while, then simply check out the lines below for a little memory jolt.

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Best quotes from The Simpsons: Deep Space Homer

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Reporter 5# – “Don’t you think there is an inherent danger in sending unqualified, under trained civilians into space?”

Homer Simpson – “The only danger is if they send us to that terrible Planet of the Apes. Wait a minute… statue of liberty… that was our planet. You maniacs, you blew it up. Damn you! Damn you all to hell!”

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Kent Brockman – “I, for one, welcome our new insect overlords. I’d like to remind them that as a trusted TV personality I could be helpful in rounding up others to toil in their underground sugar caves!”

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Mr. Burns – “Compadres, it is imperative that we crush the freedom fighters before the start of the rainy season. And remember, a shiny new donkey for whomever brings me the head of Colonel Montoya.”

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Head of NASA – (Barney runs off drunk and wastes his chance at being an astronaut) “Well, Homer, I guess that makes you the winner by default…”

Homer – “Default? The two sweetest words in the English language! De-FAULT! De-FAULT! De-FAULT!”

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NASA Assistant – “Oh, and Mr. Gumble… For the duration of the training there’ll be no more beer.”

Barney Gumble – “What? Three whole weeks with only wine? I’ll go crazy!”

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Homer Simpson – “You’re right, Marge. Just like the time I could have met Mr. T at the mall. The entire day, I kept saying, “I’ll go a little later, I’ll go a little later…” And when I got there, they told me he just left. And when I asked the mall guy if he’ll ever come back again, he said he didn’t know. Well, I’m never going to let something like that happen again!”

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Homer Simpson – “”Union Rule 26: Every employee must win ‘Worker of the Week’ at least once, regardless of gross incompetence, obesity or rank odor.” Heh heh heh…

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Homer – (While on the Centric Fuse, Homers face morphs into Popeye) “I CAN’T STANDS NO MORE!”

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NASA Technician – (Counting down to launch) “Three… Two… One… MAKE ROCKET GO NOW!”

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Homer Simpson – “Stupid carbon rod. It’s all a popularity contest.”

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And finally…

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Homer – “Hey, guys, look what I smuggled aboard.”

Buzz Aldrin – “Homer, no!”

Homer – (Tearing open his bag of potato chips, they float around in the weightlessness) “Huh?”

Race Banyon – “They’ll clog the instruments!”

Buzz Aldrin – “Careful. They’re ruffled.”

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Thank you for stopping by It’s A Stampede! to read this post about the best Simpsons quotes. For more posts, be sure to check out the recommended reads below.

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