Homer becomes the Springfield Isotopes' mascot, Dancin' Homer and eventually gets promoted to the team in Capital City.
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The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 5 Quotes

Homer: I have to convince my supervisor to give me a leave of absence.
Supervisor: Sure! How long would you like, four years? Five years!

As my son would say, I'm one sad ape-like dude.

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