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Quote of the Day

Lard of the Dance7

“Attention, please, I need a volunteer for a thankless chore. . . . Shall I assume the only hand in the air is Lisa Simpson’s? Thank you, Lisa.” – Principal Skinner


7 Responses to “Quote of the Day”


  1. 1 Dave2
    23 August 2016 at 9:37 am

    the kid 3 rows back with the black hair, poor guy, looks so sad….

  2. 4 Victor D
    23 August 2016 at 3:50 pm

    This joke is one of those that seems funny at first sight, but doesn’t really make sense when you start to analyze it. Why the hell would Lisa be raising her hand to a PA speaker message, and why the hell would Skinner even assume there is a hand being raised at that moment?

    Stuff like this really devalues the punchline for me.

    (And on a smaller note, this episode is supposed to take place at the start of the school year, but the calendar in the background says March. What the hell? Maybe it’s supposed to be the 13th month, Smarch. Either way, it’s definitely a mistake.)

    • 5 frank
      24 August 2016 at 1:00 am

      true, but maybe they stopped flipping the calendar the previous March.
      I know I have a few calendars from 2011 that I never bothered to flip, or at this point, remove from the wall

      (Please don’t tell anyone how i live)

    • 6 Ryan
      24 August 2016 at 8:49 am

      …shes raising her hand for miss hoover.

    • 7 Noah P
      24 August 2016 at 11:37 am

      “Why the hell would Lisa be raising her hand to a PA speaker message,”
      Probably so Ms. Hoover, the teacher in the room, would know she wants to volunteer.
      “and why the hell would Skinner even assume there is a hand being raised at that moment?”
      (insert thatsthejoke.png)


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