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Waiting for Duffman

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Season 26 Episode
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"Waiting for Duffman"
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"Waiting for Duffman"
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Episode Information
Episode number: 569
Season number: S26 E17
Production code: TABF10
Original airdate: March 15, 2015
Title screen: Homer flies by on a flying carpet.
Couch gag: The family is repeatedly sucked into a portal above the couch until Bart eventually separates from the rest, avoids getting beamed up, and closes the portal via a remote control. He then finds a severed Homer's head.
Guest star(s): Cat Deeley as herself
Stacy Keach as Howard K. Duff VIII
R. Lee Ermey as Colonel Leslie Hapablap
Showrunner: Al Jean
Written by: John Frink
Directed by: Steven Dean Moore

"Waiting for Duffman" is the seventeenth episode of season 26 of The Simpsons and the five-hundred and sixty-ninth episode overall. It originally aired on March 15, 2015. The episode was written by John Frink and directed by Steven Dean Moore. It guest stars Cat Deeley as herself, Stacy Keach as Howard K. Duff VIII and R. Lee Ermey as Colonel Leslie Hapablap.

"Waiting for Duffman" was dedicated in memory of Sam Simon, who died on March 8.


"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."


International airdates[edit]

Country Date Channel Note
Hispanic America.gif Latin America June 14, 2015[1] Fox Latin America



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