| Waiting for Duffman
| Episode Information
"Waiting for Duffman" is the seventeenth episode of season 26. It aired on March 15, 2015. The episode was dedicated in memory of Sam Simon, who died on March 8, aged 59.
- "When Duffman undergoes hip replacement surgery and retires, the company sets up a reality show competition to find his replacement. Homer wins the competition, and because the job requires him to stay sober, he learns that beer isn't as necessary as he thought to have a good time."