Albania and The Simpsons

Kate:

2_first_albaianA fellow Volunteer wrote an awesome post about an old Simpson’s episode featuring an Albanian exchange student. Check it out here:

Dude, Where’s My Gomar?

Originally posted on dude, where's my gomar? :

Before I learned that I would live in Albania for two years, I was like perhaps many Americans of my generation in that my only knowledge of Albania was based on one episode of  The Simpsons. Re-watching, I wanted to share some of my favorite parts of this hilarious episode .

Brief intro: Comrade Homer and Principle Skinner are both ready to be rid of the troublesome Bart. They decide to send him to France as an exchange student while the Simpsons family will host a student from Albania.

"Wait a minute Skinner, how do we know some principle in France isn’t pulling the same scam you are?" "You woulnt be getting a French boy. Youd be getting an Albanian." "All white with pink eyes?"

“Wait a minute Skinner, how do we know some principle in France isn’t pulling the same scam you are?”
Skinner: “You wouldnt be getting a French boy. You’d be getting an Albanian.”
Homer: “All white with pink eyes?”

"mirupafshim" Albanian Exchange student says goodbye to his parents in Tirana.

“mirupafshim” Albanian Exchange student says goodbye to his parents in Tirana. The sign in the back says “welcome to Albania.”

I hadn’t remembered…

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One response to “Albania and The Simpsons

  1. is it really that Simpson have spoken about Albania ? or it is just something invented by you guys ??

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