Homer Simpson in the Land of Chocolate

This is one of my favorite scenes in all of television, ever. And here’s a funny anecdote about it, which I heard in the commentary to the episode on DVD: The writer, Jon Vitti, wanted to include a street sign in the Land of Chocolate that said Hershey Highway, but the censors vetoed that. And, see, that’s stupid, because who’s it going to offend? Children? Who don’t even get that it’s a sexual joke? If you get the joke, it isn’t inappropriate for you, and if you don’t get it, you won’t notice and therefore are incapable of being the slightest bit offended. Censors are morons, but the writers and animators of this episode are brilliant:

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