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Great Job, Internet!: One of The Simpsons’ best episodes predicted the rise of modern supervillains

In “You Only Move Twice,” the second episode of The Simpsons’ eighth season, Homer quits his job and moves his family to a town called Cypress Creek. He starts working for an exceedingly charming and charismatic man named Hank Scorpio (voiced by Albert Brooks) who is pretty much the perfect boss in every way, and it just so happens that he’s a full-on supervillain. The episode is easily one of the best (if not the best) of the show’s entire run, and that’s almost entirely based on the delightful absurdity of Hank Scorpio.
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