Watch: Marge Simpson is not happy about Homer’s plans to vote for Trump
Marge Simpson did not seem happy with her husband’s plans to vote for Donald Trump.
The Simpsons made a surprise return from its off-season break this week with a skit weighing in on the upcoming US Presidential election.
The clip sees Marge and Homer Simpson weighing up how Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump would respond to a 3am phone call about a crisis.
Under a Clinton Presidency, it sees Bill Clinton answer the phone – before reluctantly passing the call off to his wife.
Things are less smooth under President Trump, with a team of advisers and stylists taking several hours to apply his face and hair, by which time it is too late.
After watching the clip, Homer concludes: “I’m voting for Trump, right?”
But Marge responds: “If that’s your vote, I question whether I can ever be with you again.”
Homer concludes: “And that’s how I became a Democrat.”
It’s not the first time the animated Fox series took a swipe at Trump, with a surrealist skit focused on his hair earlier this year.
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Simpsons writer Rob LaZebnik, who penned the episode, was inspired to write the plot when his own son Johnny came out to him as gay.
He said: “I am a Midwestern guy, so I don’t tend to wear my emotions on my sleeve, but I thought what better way to tell my son I love him than to write a cartoon about it?”