Simpsons Did It!: “Selma’s Choice”


This episode of The Simpsons is named after a movie where a woman is forced by Nazis to choose which of her two children will be immediately killed.

Nothing that happens in this episode is anywhere near as depressingly awful as that.

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Simpsons Did It!: “Black Widower”


Selma Bouvier does not want to die alone.  We got a sense of that when Principal Skinner was courting her more hostile sister Patty, but Selma makes plenty of bad romantic decisions entirely on her own.

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Simpsons Did It!: “I Married Marge”


While the Halloween episodes have become an annual tradition, early seasons attempted an annual flashback episode.  While the flashback does still find use today, the early ones were used to fill in blanks for the family’s past, such as the meeting of Marge and Homer, and the marriage listed above.

The marriage, it should be noted, is Bart’s fault.  Sort of.

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