Don’t Forget, You’re Here Forever

Ah, yes. Readers have reminded me that And Maggie Makes Three is a prequel episode in which Homer does in fact briefly quit his job.

He quits by riding Mr Burns through the nuclear plant while playing his head like a bongo drum. This comes after clearing his debts and lining up a low-stress dream job, so he has a decent enough escape plan too. Hooray for Homer!

Alas, all does not go to plan. When he returns to Sector 7G, tail between his legs, he’s confronted by this:

You’re not necessarily here forever though. Read The Good Life for Wage Slaves to lament your plight and Escape Everything! AKA I’m Out to plot your escape.


Robert Wringham is the editor of New Escapologist. He also writes books and articles. Read more at

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