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Specs and the City

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Season 25 Episode
540 "Married to the Blob"
"Specs and the City"
"Diggs" 542
Specs and the City
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Episode Information
Episode Number: 541
Production Code: SABF06
Original Airdate: January 26, 2014
Couch Gag: Homer is waiting on Super Bowl and leaves it for retrieve a six-pack of beer that Bart has threw over an overhead power line
Special Guest Voices: Will Lyman as himself[1]
Maurice LaMarche
Show Runner(s): Al Jean
Written By: Brian Kelley
Directed By: Lance Kramer

"Specs and the City" is the eleventh episode of season 25. It originally aired on January 26, 2014.


"Mr. Burns gives high-tech eyeglasses to all of his employees in order to spy on them. Homer loves the enhanced reality of his new gadget – that is, until Marge tries them on and he finds out she's seeing a marriage counselor. Meanwhile, Bart takes a stand against buying Nelson a Valentine's Day card, despite buying one for every other kid in class, and Nelson delivers him an ultimatum: find him the best Valentine's Day gift ever or be fed to the classroom electric pencil sharpener."


The original title of the episode was intended to be "I Only Have My Eyes for You".[2] The Oogle goggles were originally known as "MyEyes".[3]

The couch gag for the episode is based on the Channel 4 ident which is often featured before episode of The Simpsons on Channel 4.

International premieres[edit]

Country Date Channel Note
Hispanic America.gif Latin America July 13, 2014[4][5] Fox Latin America


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Homerland Treehouse of Horror XXIV Four Regrettings and a Funeral YOLO Labor Pains The Kid Is All Right Yellow Subterfuge White Christmas Blues Steal This Episode Married to the Blob Specs and the City Diggs The Man Who Grew Too Much The Winter of His Content The War of Art You Don't Have to Live Like a Referee Luca$ Days of Future Future What to Expect When Bart's Expecting Brick Like Me Pay Pal The Yellow Badge of Cowardge