Maggie and Eric
Written By: Jake Lennington

Maggie and Eric is a fan series set 12 years into the future from the current timeline. Homer and Marge have had a fourth child, Eric, who inherited much of Marge's DNA (thanks to Homer working at the plant) and Maggie is agressive, and a tomboy, who hates Lisa with a passion. Bart, works for a local radio station with Jessica Lovejoy and Lisa is a travelling sax player. Many other aspects around town have also changed, Mr. Burns is dead, and the plant is run by Smithers with Homer still working there, Lenny and Carl are gone, Principal Skinner is mayor, and is married to Mrs. Krabappel with a son, Arlie. And many products are now produced by the XL Coorperation, which Bart works for.

Season 17
17.01: Keep on Trekkin
Eric's newfound love of reruns of Star Trek: The next Generation lands him in a Trek Convention that hits Springfield, but when his "love" for the show makes him completely compulsive over everything Trek, he soon spends more time involved with ST, so much so, Felecia feels like she's being ignored and she tries to convince Marge to break Eric of his "hobby". Meanwhile, Maggie is having a fun time dressing up as Klingon and keeps the makeup on as she goes about her daily routine.

17.02: Driving Miss Simpson
When Marge has to retake her driving test, Patty and Selma tell Maggie and Eric about Milhouse, Bart and Lisa's time when they had to take the driving part of the tests and the events shortly thereafter.

17.03: Baby Takes All
Lisa's new crush happens to be a single father who's the bass player and part-club owner in Pittsburgh. But when she tries to further the relationship, his son tries to be a serious pain in the ass and Lisa learns first hand what it might be like being a mother. Meanwhile, Marge is on the other end of an emergency E-Mail line to help Lisa cope.

17.04: Going out of Labor
Homer's dream of an early retirement has come true--a glitch in the companies retirement plan says he eligible to retire immediately, with full benefits and pension. Worried, Marge, Maggie and Eric try and tell him to go back to work and report the error before the company's bookkeeping discovers the mistake and fires Homer.

17.05: The Road to Nutrition
Marge's new appointment to the school board prompts her to make some changes to the lunch menu and exercise routines. Meanwhile, Maggie is unhappy with the tasteless cardboard and Eric feels like he's being exercised to death in gym class. So, together they try to convince Marge to change the lunch program.

17.06: Where is Springfield? (Halloween Episode)
When the Simpson Family, minus Bart, take a trip to Shelbyville to watch an unusually southern Aurora Borialis (Sp), they're awed by the light show, but when they return to Springfield, the town is mysteriously quiet as everyone is missing except for little white powder reminents around people's clothes. Desperate for answers, the family goes in search of Proffesor Frink to find out what has happened.

17.07: John Mayor
Seymour Skinner's attack of an inflamed apendix lands him in the hospital, he calls on his close friend, Timothy Lovejoy to fill in with the civic duties, but when the liberal side of Springfield is annoyed by Tim's religious overtones, they impeach the rev and hire a John Doe who has no clue about religion whatsoever--Homer Simpson.

17.08: Diaper another Day
The Greedy X.L. Corp's plan to buy out the towns leading daycare center lands Mandy DeGeorge a spot on the unemployment line as the operations is streamlined. Frustrated as she thought this was going to turn out to be a nice new job, she turns to Marge, whom she took advantage of when she was pregnant with Felecia and tries to goad her into helping her get her job back, but when Marge's motherly advice charms the supervisor at the daycare center, Marge is hired and tries to clean up the corporate/daycare mess.

17.09: Jack of all Spades
Maggie's sweetheart, Jack from Australia, winds up on the Simpsons doorstep as they're the only non-Austrailian people he knows, begging Homer and Marge to let him stay with them until his faked death issue can be resolved. While he and his parents are not on the run from the forign mob at the moment, he can be safer by making the world think he's dead. Homer grudgingly allows him to stay, but is always near him 24/7, paranoid of Jack putting the moves on Maggie. However, little does the Simpsons family know, Sideshow Bob has been tracking Jack the past month and is about to make his move.

17.10: The Blind and the Beautiful
When Maggie goes in for laser eye surgery, a mistimed laser renders her blind in both eyes, worried he might never see again, she turns her angst to building her imagination with books on tape. Meanwhile, she's growing tired of being waited on, hand and foot, so she tries coping with a cane and becomes a bit of a daredevil.

17.11: The Quarrymen
The abandoned quarry (from The Blunder Years) becomes the local hot spot after Springfield's beach is closed due to pollution, but when it becomes too crowded with rowdy teens, Maggie tries to take control by leading the 13 year olds and under against the 14's and ups.

17.12: Moo Land Ruse
Lisa's invites Bart, Maggie and Eric to the new Eco-Farm, where plants and farm animals are all raised with experimental, natural drugs. But when Maggie sneaks away from the tour, she finds one of the largest illegal, underground (beneath Barn 42) gambling rings in Springfield history and has to avoid the owners as they try to silence her.

17.13: Eric Gets Hypnotized
Maggie, interested in hypnotizim and other forms of mind altering forms of entertainment, tries to hypnotize Eric, but being a skeptic, Eric doesn't even pretend to be amused. The next morning, Eric awakens and finds out the hard way, Marge caught him going through her purse and trying to drive away, fully awake and not sleepwalking in the middle of the night. Not understanding what has happened, and having no memory of this incident, Eric tries to get to the bottom of his so called hypnotisim and tries to prove Maggie wrong.

17.14: My Dog, Killer
Maggie is allowed, with Homer and Marge's permission, a dog from the pound, but when she comes home with a pitbull, Marge demands Maggie to take the "brutal beast" back to the pound, but when the pound refuses to reclaim the dog, Marge grudgingly allows Maggie to keep the dog as long as it is under a muzzle. Unfortunetly, Mark and Mandy are no longer allowing to let Felecia visit and are starting a neighborhood campaign to have the dog taken away as Maggie begs Marge and Homer not to let them succeed.

17.15: Would Shop
Eric, the spoiled child, becomes addicted to shopping and borrows Marge's credit card. Thinking Eric's incapable of such levels of fraud, she thinks Homer is the one who used her card without permission.

17.16: The Second Coming of Nobody
Maggie partly befriends a bum who's taken up residence at the fountain on the way to school. Always amazed at his tidbits of information, Maggie is shocked to learn of his death after he wasn't in his spot. Curious and saddened, she vows to find out what kind of man he was, and grudgingly asks Lisa to help her piece his life together.

17.17: Hand Me Up's
Bart, overcome with a mild sense of guilt, tries to get to know more about his little brother at his birthday party and wants to spend more time with him, so he and Eric decide to start a home business that could be entertaining and creative at the same time. After a few brainstorming sessions, and few episodes of the Muppets, they decide to make their skills with puppets into a job by making and performing puppets to kids and adults. However, Maggie is a little jealous and decides to put her creative talent to use and makes a more grungy, adult puppet show with more violence and crude language.

17.18: Railspotting
The X.L. Corp tries to annex the old monorail terminal from Rev. Lovejoy, who has converted it into a Model train museum, but when he refuses to let it go, the X.L. network cuts his funding and he ends up asking Marge and several other "sheep" to help rebuild the financial flock.

17.19: The Junior Campers Strike Back
Tired of what Homer considers the "sissy" look of the Junior Campers, Homer decides to volunteer for a camp councilor/camper leader to "toughen up" the Campers and his enthusiasm wins over his superiors, but when the big stipulation of being a "leader" involves having a son in the J.Campers or giving the camp a two-thousand dollar donation, Homer desperately wants to enlist Eric, but Eric refuses since he's an avid indoors person.

17.20: Little House in the Hick Town
When the sour Economy strikes the DeGeorge's company, the monthly allowance for Mark the slacker DeGeorge is reduced and in a tearful goodbye, Felecia moves to a small town called Dog's Tail an hour and a half away. Meanwhile, Eric's beginning to act weird without Felecia by his side and when he begins to not function, Marge decides to she'll try and find Mark a job so he can move back to being next door neighbors again, for Eric and Felecia's sake.

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