The Top 10 Most Profound American Thoughts by Homer Simpson

Homer Simpson dressed as Uncle Sam

To celebrate July 4th, CLASH writer Amy Nguyen has provided us with the Top 10 Most Profound American Thoughts by Homer Simpson.

1. “Must eat more fat people. Thank God, I’m in America.” – “Treehouse of Horror XVII” (Season 18, Ep 4)

2. “Hello, is this President Clinton? Good. I figured if anyone knew where to get some Tang, it would be you.” – “Deep Space Homer” (Season 5. Ep 15)

3. “When a guy who loves America cries, it makes him super straight.” – “Politically Inept With Homer Simpson” (Season 23, Ep 10)

4. “Marge, I believe you’re forgetting America’s greatest wartime wheelchair-bound leader, Professor X of the X-Men.” – “Walking Big & Tall” (Season 26, Ep 13)

5. “This doesn’t happen in America! Maybe in Ohio–but not America!” – “Treehouse of Horror: XIX” (Season 20, Ep 4)

6. “Sorry, Carl, it’s WWII all over again. America kicks Iceland’s ass.” – “The Saga of Carl; Dangers on a Train.” (Season 21, Ep 24)

7. “We’re not thieves. We’re scavengers. Like the beautiful vulture, or the heroic tapeworm, or America’s sweetheart, the maggot.” – “Crook and Ladder” (Season 18, Ep 19)

8. “America will never embrace soccer.” The Simpsons Movie (2007)

9. “We have a great life here in Alaska, and we’re never going back to America again!” – The Simpsons Movie (2007)

10. “Hey, this is the only paper in America that’s not afraid to tell the truth, that everything is just fine.” – “Homer Defined” (Season 3, Ep 5)


Amy Nguyen is a 24 year writer in Calgary, Canada who currently works in the film industry, primarily in exhibition, and runs a blog on tumblr called “Wicked Pop Culture.”


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