25 Years of Food Follies: 1987-2012

We're looking back at oddball food trends and nutritional nonsense. By: Jenny Everett

  • Print
  • |
  • Email
The Simpsons foretells coming mega-burger race
Photo: 20th Century Fox/Kobal/Groening, Matt/Art Resource

1992 | The Simpsons foretells coming mega-burger race

Lisa and Homer are watching TV in episode number 3.23 when an ad comes on: "We take 18 ounces of sizzling ground beef and soak it in rich, creamery butter, then we top it off with bacon, ham, and a fried egg. We call it The Good Morning Burger." Homer salivates, but a worried Lisa convinces him to diet using audiotapes that promise you'll "lose weight while you sleep." The company sends him vocabulary-building cassettes instead. When Marge asks why they're not working, he responds, "Here in the boudoir, the gourmand metamorphosizes into the voluptuary!"

More Ways To Get Cooking Light

Advertisement

 

JavaScript must be enabled to use this Calendar module.

MOST POPULAR
1
25 Best Vegetarian

Whether you have made the full vegetarian plunge or just want to mix it up, sans the meat, once a week, these healthy, meatless main dishes will have you swooning.

Fontal Polenta with Mushroom Sauté