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Crystal Blue-Haired Persuasion

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Season 30 Episode
661 "Woo-hoo Dunnit?"
662
"Crystal Blue-Haired Persuasion"
"The Winter of Our Monetized Content" 663
Crystal Blue-Haired Persuasion
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Episode Information
Episode Number: 662
Production Code: YABF16
Original Airdate: May 12, 2019
Couch Gag: The family arrives at the couch, but the room looks made of paper, they touch it to check it. Homer doesn't notice and tries to sit on the couch, falling beyond the paper on the stage
Title Screen: Wiggum slides across the screen attached to a harness on a tightrope, but stops near the end, and the logo cuts off the tightrope, making him fall and he screams
Special Guest Voices: Illeana Douglas as New age clerk
Werner Herzog as Walter Hotenhoffer
Jenny Slate as Piper Paisley
Show Runner(s): Al Jean
Written By: Megan Amram
Directed By: Matthew Faughnan


"Crystal Blue-Haired Persuasion" is the 23rd episode and season finale of season 30. It aired on May 12, 2019.

Synopsis[edit]

"After Homer's work cuts children's healthcare benefits, Marge turns to buying healing crystals as a cheaper solution for Bart's ADD. Bart begins to succeed in school, prompting Marge to open her very own crystals empire and sell to the naive mothers at school."

Plot[edit]

At the Power Plant, Smithers delivers Mr. Burns the financial report, and is lower than expected, and to solve it, Burns cuts off children health care from worker's benefits and releases the hounds.

Due to this, the children medicines had to be cut, including the ones for Bart's ADD, getting a cheaper one, however Lisa shows Marge a video from hypochondria.edu, starring Walter Hotenhoffer, showing the side-effects of taking that lower cost medicine, and they start manifestation on Bart.

Dr. Nick is no help with the situation, but at a crystal shop, FAO Quartz, they discover blue healing crystals for its problem. 3 weeks later Bart takes home an "A" on a paper, demonstrating the powers of the crystals.

Marge goes to buy more crystals, but the shop is closing, and the owner gives Marge the entire inventory, while she joins a new cult. She cleanses the crystals and start selling them and the clients are happy at the new Ye Olde New Age Store, held in the garage.

When materials are going down, Lindsey Naegle appear and offer her to expand her businness, becoming the Murmur store, which has a huge success, so much that Homer rolled on it on their bed and they start imagining a journey through a blue crystal world, including marrying again.

Lisa keeps being skeptical about the powers, while Piper Paisley, the owner of a healing beauty relaxorium in Shelbyville, Plop, menaces Marge on getting out of the business. When a rock saying peace gets thrown in the house, Marge decides to open up a kiosk at the Shelbyville Mall besides Plop.

After school ends, Lisa finds out Bart's plan, by using the crystals agains the painting on the walls, revealing the text that Bart read while Milhouse distracts Ned. Bart has to confess to Marge his plot, with Lisa making him understand he has to do it cause Marge is the only one who still believes in him.

In the war between kiosk, Marge sends Patty, Selma and their mother against Plop, when Bart arrives and confesses the truth, while Mrs. Muntz and Luann arrives showing her it's true that the crystals didn't have any power, and she decides to close the kiosk.

At home, Homer is seen exercising, confused on his working role, and Marge clears up his confusion, and then goes to the cult house to make sure the shop owner was ok, but it wasn't and she told her to run and people started shooting at them. They get in the car and run away. The nun then blows up the bridge to the house.

International airdates[edit]

Country Date Channel Note
Asia July 21, 2019 Fox Asia [1]
Brazil flag.png Brazil August 5, 2019 Fox Latin America
Hispanic America.gif Latin America August 4, 2019 Fox Latin America

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