From: "James Wynn"
Subject: RE: (urth) Even Homer nods twice Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2003 14:25:04 -0600 Nigel opines: As far as I can see, no one ever answered that question, but I finally got to see that episode of "The Simpsons" on BBC2 this evening and I would say definitely, yes! That really does look like a Gene Wolfe homage. A bizarre one, it's true, but an homage none the less. Crush plays the party-pooper: I'd much prefer that this were so and I plan to use it to recommend Gene Wolfe to my Simpson-crazed friends, however... the Simpson's Archive (http://www.snpp.com/episodes/8F02.html) notes three other possible movie horror sources for this homage, two of which seem quite credible: o The Incredible 2-Headed Transplant (1971) http://us.imdb.com/Title?0069372 o The Thing with Two Heads (1972) http://us.imdb.com/Plot?0067245 -- Crush --