When the betting was stopped, these were some of the odds on which Simpsons regular would turn out to be gay. Told Homer that he liked comic books of "a certain kind". Shares her sister Patty's grooming and lifestyle habits, but has had a string of failed relationships, including one with B-movie star Troy McLure. As evidence, "Homer's Phobia" was shown to the judge to prove that The Simpsons promoted homosexuality and thus should not be aired again on the channel. It was the first episode written by Ron Hauge and was directed by Mike B.
After he loses, Smithers saves his finances by gaslighting Burns and Nigel then kisses Smithers in gratitude.
A desperate Homer insists on taking Bart deer hunting with Moe and Barney. Fox censors originally found the episode unsuitable for broadcast because of its controversial subject matter, but this decision was reversed after a turnover in the Fox staff. Burns that [Smithers was] always talking about".