The Simpsons get into a mortgage crisis when Homer can't afford to pay off the home equity line of credit he took out to finance extravagant Mardi Gras parties, forcing him to sell the family home to Flanders.
After an old high school rival named Vance is honored at on the Springfield Wall of Fame, Homer becomes depressed when he discovers that Principal Dondelinger rigged the student council election so Vance would win.
Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow, creeps in this petty pace from day to day, to the last syllable of recorded time; And all our yesterdays have lighted fools the way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle! Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player That struts and frets his hour upon the stage And then is heard no more.
Lisa: Dad, we have to do something all the bees are dying! Homer: (sarcastically) Oh, no! No bees! Ooh, now who will sting me and walk all over my sandwiches? Lisa: But, Dad! Bees pollinate flowers. Homer: Pfft. Flowers, the painted whores of the plant world.