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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
Season number: S25 E11
Production code: SABF06
Original airdate: January 26, 2014
Title screen: A Duff Blimp flies past the title screen.
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
Guest star(s): Will Lyman as himself
Maurice LaMarche as the Super Bowl XLVIII announcer
Showrunner: Al Jean
Written by: Brian Kelley
Directed by: Lance Kramer

"Specs and the City" is the eleventh episode of season 25 of The Simpsons and the five-hundred and forty-first episode overall. It originally aired on January 26, 2014. The episode was written by Brian Kelley and directed by Lance Kramer. It guest stars Will Lyman as himself and Maurice LaMarche as the Super Bowl XLVIII announcer.


"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".[1] The Oogle goggles were originally known as "MyEyes".[2]

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[3][4] Fox Latin America



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