Nights of the Dinner Table
| Nights of the Dinner Table
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- "Homer and Bart pull an all-nighter and put themselves on high alert to prevent a potential home invasion."
Homer comes home at 3:00 AM while Bart sneaks into the kitchen to have a midnight snack, and the two discover each other. They go into the kitchen, where Homer eats the sandwich that Bart was going to eat. They realize that if they fall asleep in church again, Marge will know that they have been up all night again. They decide to stay awake until church is over. They start drinking coffee to avoid falling asleep and after an hour they hear someone in the garden, and they believe they are a burglar. They decide to scare the burglar away. They dress up and go out into the garden. They discover that the thief is just Santa's Little Helper, who does not recognize them and starts chasing them. Marge and Lisa wake up and think there are burglars outside. They go out to scare them, but discover that it was only Homer, Bart and the dog. A few hours later, Homer, Marge, Bart and Lisa fall asleep in church, much to the annoyance of the congregation.