The Simpsons love hippies

Discussion in 'Old Hippies' started by cerridwen, Jan 18, 2005.

  1. cerridwen

    cerridwen in stitches

    Has anyone else noticed this or is it just me? Between all of Lisa's new age interests and vegetarianism, Homer's mom being this hippie-running-from-the-law, I think Matt Groening is a closet hippie. Or am I way off?
     
  2. MattInVegas

    MattInVegas John Denver Mega-Fan

    Shit, You're absolutely RIGHT! Remember when homer got high?
    The COLORS!!!!!!!!!
     
  3. BlackGuardXIII

    BlackGuardXIII fera festiva

    Or when Homer moved out and lived with a gay couple for a while.

    Homer is a real liberal guy, surprisingly openminded for a beer bellied tv addict.
     
  4. Orsino2

    Orsino2 Hip Forums Supporter HipForums Supporter

    I too have recognized a few of these and wondered myself :eek:

    King of the hill is opposite... but what do you expect for Texas. I remember the camping episode :p :).
     
  5. juggla

    juggla Member

    homers a former pot smoker, lived with some gays, allows lisa to be a buddist, eats a psycedlic pepper and trips balls, and goes to cuba and chills with castro.
     
  6. Dakota's Mom

    Dakota's Mom Senior Member

    I think my favorite show is when Homer tries to help the two guys who are bottling juice and he adds the greens from out behind the barn. The whole town gets happy.

    There was also the show where he went to visit his childhood home, an old commune.

    Kathi
     
  7. SIEKK

    SIEKK Member

    Matt Groening is vegetarian, I'm sure that has a lot to do with it
     
  8. Unkle_John

    Unkle_John Member

    i know what you mean.. i live in TX. But let me assure you.. there are alot of us free thinkers out here.
     
  9. skip

    skip Founder Administrator

    I recently saw the episode where Homer gets some Medical Marijuana and gets very high. Psychedelicized. One of the coolest Simpson episodes with great music. It portrays getting high in a GOOD light.
     
  10. Micha

    Micha Now available in Verdana!

    Yeah, and Phish was there.
     
  11. AannaSolo

    AannaSolo Member

    The Simpsons writers have been pointing out the hypocracy of US society for years. Aren't all their jokes like this?
    My fave is the one on the freemasons (child-fucking satanists)
     
  12. SandalScout

    SandalScout Member

    But to me, that's the beauty of King of the Hill.... they are way over the top, and it's just hilarious, more like they are poking fun at their ideals....
     
  13. Lazuli Blue

    Lazuli Blue Member

    The one where Homer gets that medicine to make his hair grow is great - Hair is played lol! I also liked the one that Paul & Linda McCartney appeared in :)
     
  14. DejaVoo

    DejaVoo stardust

    haha i love the simpsons.......

    "u wud of just been a hippie, without a care in the world, and long luxiourus hippie hair..." -grandpa

    LOL
     
  15. RELAYER

    RELAYER mādhyamaka

    Did you ever see old photos of Matt Groeing? Definitley a hippie
     
  16. Midget

    Midget Senior Member

    LOL, I love the King of The Hill episode where they go camping. :)
     

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