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Waiting for Duffman 

After "Duffman" retires, Homer wins a reality competition to become his replacement. But his contract states that he cannot drink beer, which gives him a new perspective on alcohol.

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Matt Groening (created by), James L. Brooks (developed by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Dan Castellaneta ... Homer Simpson / Hans Moleman / Cyclist / Sideshow Mel / Barney Gumble / Groundskeeper Willie / Squeaky-Voiced Teen / Golf Announcer / Section C72 (voice)
Julie Kavner ... Marge Simpson (voice)
Nancy Cartwright ... Bart Simpson (voice)
Yeardley Smith ... Lisa Simpson (voice)
Hank Azaria ... Duffman / Lou / Chief Wiggum / Drederick Tatum / Old Jewish Man / Moe Szyslak / Blimp Pilot / Dr. Schulman / Sam (voice)
Harry Shearer ... Cyclist / Ned Flanders / Dr. Hibbert / Lenny / Kent Brockman / Rainier Wolfcastle / Duff Commercial Narrator / Mr. Burns / Fruit Bat Man (voice)
Cat Deeley ... Cat Deeley (voice)
R. Lee Ermey ... Colonel Leslie Hapablap (voice)
Stacy Keach ... Howard K. Duff VII (voice)
Pamela Hayden ... Duff Girl #1 (voice)
Tress MacNeille ... Missy LeBon / Duff Girl #2 / H.K. Duff's Assistant / Coffee Shop Manager (voice)
Chris Edgerly ... (voice)
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Storyline

When the actor playing Duffman retires through illness a replacement is sought through a TV contest and Homer wins. However when he sees the misery inflicted by alcoholism he tries to persuade the citizens of Springfield to drink non-alcoholic beer. This is not well-received and he is soon sacked from the job. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Animation | Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 March 2015 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

USA

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Homer Simpson: Night gathers and now my Duff-Watch begins. It shall not end until my death, or my 12 week option is not picked up. I shall take no wife, hold no lands and father no children, except for the wife and house and kids I'm already stuck with. I shall wear no other beers' crowns'. I am the six-pack hidden in daddy's secret cabinet, I put the fest in Oktoberfest, and sell for eight bucks at ball parks. Though I have nothing to offer but my suds, head and beers, and promotional cosies, for this night ...
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Spoofs So You Think You Can Dance (2005) See more »

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Get the Party Started
(uncredited)
Written by Linda Perry
Performed by Pink
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Impressive for season 26
15 March 2015 | by j-libran17See all my reviews

It's always fun to see Homer's latest crazy job, and this one definitely seems to be a fair edition to the collection. Yeah, I rated it a 9, because I absolutely LOVED all of the gags in this one. Homer's bursting eye was disgustingly funny, and the Simpsons kids ruining Ned's pictures of Maude was definitely the best scene in this episode, in my opinion.

It's a great episode and stays true to Homer's good old saying: Alcohol, the problem of and solution to most of life's problems. I'd love to see more of John Frink's writing in future episodes, because this one was really good in my opinion.


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