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Top 10 Simpsons Food References

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Tue, May 11, 2010 at 1:00 PM

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Who among us can claim that Homer's axiomatic "Mmmm" refrain--mmmm, forbidden donut; mmmm, free goo; mmmm, invisible cola; mmmm, various eggs; mmmm, organized crime--hasn't inspired cravings for a good bite of real or cartoon cuisine? Squid Ink presents our top 10 Simpsons food references in honor of the approaching finale of the series' unprecedented 21st season. It's part of this complete breakfast (jagged metal KrustyO not included). Upload your own savory Simpsons food moments in the comments after the jump.

10: One Fish, Two Fish, Blowfish, Blue Fish; Season Two

Homer demands fugu during the family's first sushi outing and is mistakenly led to believe he's been served the poisonous bits.

click to enlarge The apprentice chef contemplates his first cut
  • The apprentice chef contemplates his first cut

9: Homer and Apu; Season Five

Homer plays patsy for Kent Brockman's Action News and his hidden camera skills, or lack thereof, get Apu fired from the Kwik-E-Mart for selling expired meat.

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  • Quality control has suffered of late

8: Boy-Scoutz 'n the Hood; Season 5

Bart and Milhouse slap a found 20-dollar bill on the Kwik-E-Mart counter and request an all-syrup Super Squishee. Bart wakes after a hardcore sugar bender to discover he's joined the geek-fabulous Junior Campers.

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  • Don't bogart that Squishee, kid

7: El Viaje Misterioso de Nuestro Jomer; Season Eight

In this watershed episode featuring Johnny Cash as the voice of the Space Coyote, Homer trips through inner-space in search of his soul mate after consuming chili peppers that owe far more to Castaneda than Scoville.

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  • The merciless peppers of Quetzlzacatenango

6: Rosebud; Season Five

Homer stays up all night eating processed cheese, unintentionally foiling Mr. Burns's plot to recover his lost teddy bear Bobo.

Homer: [polishing off the stack of singles] Two... auauaugh. One... waauagh.

Marge: Have you been up all night eating cheese?

Homer: I think I'm blind.

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  • We've all been there

5: Flaming Moe's; Season Three

Moe steals Homer's kitchen sink cocktail recipe and his bar becomes the hottest spot in Springfield. Aerosmith drops in for an impromptu rendition of "Walk This Way" as Homer and Moe's friendship flames out.

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