The Way We Was
Season
2
Production Code
7F12
Broadcast Index
S02E12
Episode Number
24
Airdate
31 January 1991
Writer
Al Jean
Mike Reiss
Sam Simon
Director
David Silverman
Executive Producer
James L. Brooks
Matt Groening
Sam Simon
Guest Stars
Jon Lovitz
DVD Commentary
Matt Groening
James L. Brooks
Al Jean
Mike Reiss
David Silverman
Editor
Gary M. Gadsdon
  • Character Debuts:
  • • Artie Ziff
  • • Principal Dondelinger
  • • Clancy Bouvier
  • • Rainer Wolfcastle
Plot When the TV breaks, Lisa asks how did Homer and Marge meet, Homer and Marge tell the kids a story of how they met.<br /><br />The year is 1974, both are seniors in High School, where neither had met. While Homer manages to get detention by just being in the toilet and smoking. Marge holds a little protest of her own about the bra but gets detention. Homer and Marge meet for the first time, where Homer introduces himself, but is given an extra six days detention. Homer asks Marge if she can tutor him in French, she accepts, Homer picks it up quickly, he asks her if she will to go the prom with him and she says yes. Homer then spills the beans, that it was all an opportunity to get to know her better. Marge says she hates him and agrees to go to the prom with Artie Ziff. Homer goes to the prom alone, but later, as Artie tries to get romantic with Marge in the backseat of his car, Marge demands that Artie takes her home. On the way back Marge sees Homer walking along the side of the road, realizing who she should have gone to the prom with, Marge picks Homer up.
Intro Gags
I WILL NOT GET VERY FAR WITH THIS ATTITUDE
The couch falls through the floor under the weight of the family.
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