Homer's Odyssey
Studio: Gracie Films Release Date : January 21, 1990 Series: Simpsons

Cumulative rating: No Ratings Posted

Associated Studio(s)

Klasky Csupo
Action Video (telecine)


Homer falls into a rut after getting fired from the power plant, and soon starts a safety crusade around town.


Homer Simpson
(Voice: Dan Castellaneta)
Marge Simpson
(Voice: Julie Kavner)
Bartholomew JoJo “Bart” Simpson
(Voice: Nancy Cartwright)
Lisa Simpson
(Voice: Yeardley Smith)
Maggie Simpson
Waylon Smithers
(Voice: Harry Shearer)
Otto Mann
Chief Clancy Wiggum
Jasper Beardly
Mr. Charles Montgomery Burns
(Voice: Christopher Collins)


Fox (Original broadcast network)


  • According to the audio commentary, this was the first written script for the entire series but the episode aired as the third one. Writers Jake Hogan and Wally Wolodarsky admit they didn't know Marge's name so she was written in the initial script as "Juliet" or "Mom".
  • "Homer's Odyssey" is Wesley "Wes" Archer's first TV episode he directed.


The Simpsons (Season 1, Episode 3)


United States

The Simpsons: The Complete First Season

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 23:11
Production No.: 7G03
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 4 : 3 (Television)
Color Type: Color
Negative Type: 35mm
Original Country: United States
Original Language: English
Print Type: Video (NTSC)
Sound Type: Stereo

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