No. of Recommendations: 24
With a late charge, the winner is:


45% (30 Votes) 22 Short Films About Springfield.
55% (36 Votes) You Only Move Twice

And what are some of the reasons why it was voted the Best Simpsons Episode Ever?

Let's start with a song...

He'll sting you with his dreams of power and wealth.
Beware of Scorpio!
His twisted twin obsessions are his plot to rule the world
And his employees' health.
He'll welcome you into his lair,
Like the nobleman welcomes his guest.
With free dental care and a stock plan that helps you invest!
But beware of his generous pensions,
Plus three weeks paid vacation each year,
And on Fridays the lunchroom serves hot dogs and burgers and beer!
He loves German beer!

Homer and Hank

Hank: You will notice, my new best friend, that we are pretty casual
around here.
Homer: Yes, sir. I will notice that. Very casual, Mr. Scorpion.

Hank: Your job will be to manage and motivate them. Give 'em the
benefit of your years of experience.
Homer: Don't worry, that won't take long.

Hank: We don't have bums in our town, Marge, and if we did they
wouldn't rush; they'd be allowed to go at their own pace.

Hank: The key to motivation is trust. Let me show you what I mean. I
want you to close your eyes and fall backwards, and I'll catch
you. That's gonna show you what trust is all about. Ready?
Homer: Right.
Hank: Three... Two... [phone rings] One second...
[Hank answers the phone and Homer falls to the ground]
Oh, my God, the guy's on the floor.
Uh, that was a phone call; don't chalk that up to mistrust, now.

The Bond scene:

Hank: Ingenious, isn't it, Mr. Bont?
Bont: Scorpio, you're totally mad.
Hank: Heh, I wouldn't point fingers, you jerk.
Bont: So, do you expect me to talk?
Hank: I don't expect anything from you except to die and be a very cheap
funeral. [leaves] You're gonna die, now.

Hank: Stop him! He's supposed to die!
[Homer jumps on Bont who was running past him]
Nice work, Homer! Am I proud of you.
Homer: [shy] Well...
Hank: When you go home tonight, there's gonna be another story on your
house. [they both walk off] Thank you.

Bart in his new class:

Teacher: So, you never learned cursive?
Bart: Um, well, I know hell and damn and bit...

Bart: So, what are you in for?
Gordy: [slowly and strangely sounding] I moved here from Canada, and
they think I'm slow, eh?
Dot: I fell off the jungle gym and when I woke up I was in here.
Warren: I start fires.

And, the best line of the show:

Homer: [reading] "Project Arcturus couldn't have succeeded without you.
This will get you a little closer to that dream of yours. It's
not the Dallas Cowboys, but it's a start. Drop me a line if
you're on the East Coast, Hank Scorpio."
[a whole football team is on his lawn]
[disappointed] Aw, the Denver Broncos!
Marge: I think owning the Denver Broncos is pretty good.
[a player tries to catch the ball, but falls]
Homer: Yeah, yeah.
Marge: Well, explain to me why it isn't.
[another player tries to catch, but hits the ball with his head]
Homer: [sighs] You just don't understand football, Marge.


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