Simpson Sundays: Abe Simpson’s Gold Rush

Chaplin The Gold Rush

Season 5, Episode 21: Lady Bouvier’s Lover

When Homer’s father Abe starts feeling lonely and depressed, Marge decides to set him up with her mother, Jacqueline. To impress her on their date, Abe grabs some forks and some potatoes to recreate Chaplin’s famous dinner roll dance scene from The Gold Rush. 

Abe Simpsons Gold Rush Parody

Jacqueline gets a kick out of this, until some lawyers find out what’s been going on:

Chaplin Lawyers The Simpsons

Lawyer: “Sir, I represent the estate of Charles Chaplin. I have a court order demanding an immediate halt to this unauthorized imitation.”

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