字幕表 動画を再生する 英語字幕をプリント Homer Simpson isn't just a cartoon character. He is, officially, one of the most influential people of the modern era. And he's also a pretty horrible human being. For over 30 years, Homer's been abusing his kids, lying to his wife, and causing all kinds of mayhem as a result. Hey, we love the guy, but the citizens of Springfield probably lost their affection for Homer Simpson long ago. Especially after he did all these things. The Maude mishap Maude Flanders' demise via T-shirt cannon is arguably the most shocking and callous end in The Simpsons' long and storied history. In "Alone Again, Natura-Diddily," the Flanders and Simpsons families visit the local racetrack, and Homer becomes obsessed with the cheerleaders' T-shirt cannons. Like, really obsessed. First, he takes off his own shirt, trying to get the cheerleaders' attention. Next, he paints a bull's-eye on his chest. Given Homer's size, that would be an easy target — and the cheerleaders let a barrage of T-shirts fly straight at him. And then... And that's the end of the line for poor Maude, who didn't do anything wrong aside from crossing paths with Homer Simpson one too many times. Celebrity send-off Technically, The Simpsons' annual Treehouse of Horror episodes aren't canonical, which gives the show's writers plenty of room to stretch their creative muscles and go crazy. But even by normal standards, the 2009 Treehouse of Horror segment "How to Get Ahead in DEAD-Vertising" is extra-creepy. The episode begins as a Mad Men parody but quickly descends into a dark story in which Homer hunts down superstars for money. Homer starts by accidentally pushing Krusty the Clown into a woodchipper. And then he accepts money from advertising executives to drown George Clooney in cement, to strangle Prince with his own guitar, and to brain Neil Armstrong with a golf club. If only Homer's non-imaginary adventures weren't also totally nuts... Framing Marge If you ask die-hard Simpsons fans to recommend Homer's overall lowest moment, most of them will probably point you to "Co-Dependent's Day," a Season 15 episode that chronicles Marge's struggle with alcoholism. Homer, of course, has been a beer-guzzling booze hound since the very beginning. But in "Co-Dependent's Day," he enables Marge's addiction. First he takes her to Moe's, then they go to an Oktoberfest celebration. But the worst moment? That comes when Homer, plastered from the beer festival, tries to drive home and ends up flipping the car. When the police arrive, he frames Marge, who's even more drunk than he is. Marge goes to jail for driving under the influence, and later checks into a rehab facility. Homer, meanwhile, doesn't face a single consequence. Now that's Homer's style of justice. Vegas vows As the saying goes, "What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas"— unless you're Homer Simpson. In the episode "Viva Ned Flanders" Homer takes Ned to Vegas for a night of crazy fun. When they wake up from their booze-soaked all-nighter, they're married to their waitresses from the night before. So they flee back to Springfield and forget about their second wives...for about three seasons. In "Brawl in the Family," the two cocktail waitresses track down their husbands. After a judge refuses to annul Homer's marriage to Amber, he takes matters into his own hands and gets the woman drunk. When Amber wakes up, she's married to Homer's dad. Horrified Amber takes off for Vegas as soon as possible. It's a funny way to turn the tables...until you actually think about it for, like, two seconds. That's pretty creepy, Homer. Kidney failure In the Season 10 episode "Kidney Trouble," we all learn a valuable lesson: Homer's an even bigger jerk than we thought. In the first half of the episode, Homer causes his dad Abe's kidneys to explode...because he doesn't want to stop to let him use the bathroom. The doctor tells Abe he's a goner without a transplant, and fortunately, Homer is an exact match. Less fortunately...well, it's Homer. While Homer agrees to donate a kidney, he takes off just before the surgery, leaving his father alone and in pain. Abe only gets the life-saving organ he needs after Homer gets hit by a car and knocked unconscious, giving Doctor Hibbert time to steal Homer's kidney and complete the procedure. Homer the henchman Homer Simpson has had many, many jobs, but he's only been good at one. Unfortunately, that happened to be when he was working for Hank Scorpio, a straight-up supervillain. This is Homer we're talking about, of course, and he doesn't ever actually notice that Scorpio is really a criminal mastermind. He's too busy doing literally anything else to realize that he's helping Scorpio conquer the world. "I'm having some trouble with the government." "Awww… those jerks always walking over the small businessman." Even worse, Homer doesn't notice that his family is absolutely miserable in Scorpio's compound until it's too late. Eventually, he comes around, and Scorpio lets Homer return to Springfield — but not before Scorpio's forces manage to conquer the East Coast. Good job, Homer. They couldn't have done it without you. Neighborly wish Homer has gone out of his way to make Flanders' life miserable plenty of times, but what he does in the Season 3 episode "When Flanders Failed" might take the cake. At a backyard barbecue, Flanders announces that he's quitting his job to open his own store, the Leftorium. So, naturally, Homer uses the powers of a wishbone — to wish for Ned's business to fail. It works. The Leftorium goes out of business, Ned's house is repossessed, and the Flanderses are forced to move into their car. Sure, Homer eventually saves Ned from bankruptcy, but Ned never would've been in trouble in the first place if Homer hadn't been such a jerk. But that's Homer for ya! "When he's least expecting it, bash his head in with a chair." Thanks for watching! Click the Looper icon to subscribe to our YouTube channel. Plus check out all this cool stuff we know you'll love, too!