Homer gets Fugu-ed

“One Fish, Two Fish, Blowfish, Blue Fish” is the eleventh episode of The Simpsons’ second season. The episode aired on January 24, 1991.

[Fugu] contains lethal amounts of the poison tetrodotoxin in the internal organs, especially the liver and gonads, and also the skin. Therefore, only specially licensed chefs are allowed to prepare and sell fugu to the public, and the consumption of the liver and ovaries is forbidden. However, a number of people die every year from consuming improperly prepared fugu.

Karaoke (カラオケ, Karaoke from kara, “empty” or “void”, and ōkesutora, “orchestra”) is a form of entertainment in which amateur singers sing along with recorded music using a microphone and a PA system. The music is typically a well-known pop song in which the voice of the original singer is removed or reduced in volume.

Homer Simpson Sparkles as Mr. Sparkle

After church Homer [Simpson] takes Bart and Lisa to the Springfield dump, where they find a box of Japanese dishwasher detergent known as Mr. Sparkle. The face on the box of detergent greatly resembles Homer. Homer, disturbed by the box of Mr. Sparkle, contacts the manufacturer in Japan for information. He is sent a promotional video for Mr. Sparkle, which consists of a bizarre TV commercial. At the end of the video, the mascot is shown to be a result of a joint venture between two large Japanese conglomerates whose mascots, a fish and light bulb, merge together to form Mr. Sparkle.

The Simpsons Towel Up For CC Lemon

C.C. Lemon is a Japanese soft drink created by Suntory. It is the third most popular soft drink in Japan behind Coca-Cola and Pepsi. It is known for its lemony taste and for its commercial advertisements featuring characters from the popular American cartoon The Simpsons.

A towel can act as a make-shift garment or blanket. There is a variety of uses when a towel is applied in this manner. For example, the towel can be used as an extra layer of clothing for cold conditions; or can be worn on its own around the waist (similarly to a kilt or skirt) or just under the shoulders (similarly to a long dress), usually in a warm environment.