The Simpsons: Kiss Me, I'm a Simpson!

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  • 1993
  • 1 Season

As one of the most iconic animated TV shows of all time, The Simpsons has delighted audiences for decades with its wacky characters, clever humor, and insightful commentary on modern society. One of the most memorable episodes of the show is "Kiss Me, I'm a Simpson!", which originally aired on March 17th, 1990, as part of the first season.

In this episode, the Simpson family is getting ready for the annual St. Patrick's Day parade in Springfield. As they prepare to leave, Homer realizes that he forgot to wear green, which is a major faux pas on this holiday. In a panic, he tries to find something green to wear, but all he can come up with is a green stamp that says "kiss me, I'm Irish". Despite Marge's protests, Homer decides to wear the stamp on his forehead, hoping it will be enough to avoid getting pinched by his coworkers at the power plant.

As the family arrives at the parade, they are immediately swept up in the festivities. The floats, bands, and dancers are all decked out in green, and the streets are filled with cheering people. However, the mood quickly turns sour when Homer accidentally insults the Irish by telling a leprechaun joke. The crowd starts to boo him, and soon he's being chased through the streets by angry parade-goers.

Meanwhile, Lisa is on a mission to find out more about St. Patrick's Day and its origins. She visits the library and discovers that the holiday has its roots in the story of St. Patrick, a fifth-century missionary who is said to have driven the snakes out of Ireland. Lisa becomes fascinated by the story and decides to participate in the parade as a snake, hoping to raise awareness about the plight of these misunderstood creatures.

As Lisa marches in the parade, she is met with mixed reactions from the crowds. Some people applaud her message, while others find her costume offensive. Lisa soon realizes that she might have bitten off more than she can chew, and she starts to worry about the consequences of her actions.

Meanwhile, Homer is still on the run from the angry Irishmen. He ducks into a bar to hide, but he quickly realizes that this was a mistake. The bar is filled with tough-looking locals who don't appreciate his sense of humor. Homer tries to make a run for it, but he's caught by the patrons and subjected to a hilarious-but-brutal series of punishments.

By the end of the episode, both Lisa and Homer have learned important lessons about the dangers of cultural insensitivity. Lisa realizes that it's not enough to have good intentions – you have to be aware of how your actions might be perceived by others. And Homer learns that sometimes it's better to just admit you were wrong and try to make amends, rather than digging yourself deeper into a hole.

Overall, "Kiss Me, I'm a Simpson!" is a classic episode of The Simpsons that combines humor, heart, and social commentary in perfect measure. It's a shining example of why this show has remained so popular and beloved for so many years, and it's a must-watch for anyone who appreciates great comedy.

The Simpsons: Kiss Me, I'm a Simpson! is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on April 29, 1993.

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1. Whacking Day
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Where to Watch The Simpsons: Kiss Me, I'm a Simpson!
The Simpsons: Kiss Me, I'm a Simpson! is available for streaming on the Twentieth Century Fox website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Simpsons: Kiss Me, I'm a Simpson! on demand at Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    April 29, 1993