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21 Times The Simpsons Were Just Like Your Family On Holiday

How often does your summer trip mirror this?

Stuck holidaying with your parents/kids this summer? Rest assured anything that’s ever happened to you on a trip will have happened to Homer and family at some point and been way funnier.

Here are 21 times The Simpsons perfectly captured the family summer holiday experience.

All clips & photos credit: FOX/The Simpsons

1) Every kid on every car journey ever…

2) When too much caffeine makes your Dad jumpy…

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3) But he can’t stop, as coffee is the only thing keeping him from killing you all…

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4) Especially as your Mum keeps telling your Dad to watch the road…

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5) And sighing when he wants to tweak the menu at Little Chef…

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Homer: I’ll have the smiley face breakfast special. Uhh, but could you add a bacon nose? Plus bacon hair, bacon moustache, five o’clock shadow made of bacon bits and a bacon body.

Waitress: How about I just shove a pig down your throat?

Homer looks excited.

Waitress: I was kidding.

6) When your Mum and Dad fight about the SatNav and this is the result…

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7) When your Dad won’t stop for ice cream and you swear you’ll do things differently when you’re a parent…

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8) When your Dad insists on riding the water slide…

9) When you’re sick of spending every second with your sister…

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10) But then feel gutted when she deserts you for the cool kids…

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11) When your Dad says something inappropriate in public…

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Lisa Simpson: That’s a reusable grocery bag. This market doesn’t use plastic bags because they end up in the oceans and interfere with jellyfish mating habits.

Homer: Stupid horny jellyfish neutering our dudes.

12) Though you have to admit some of his quips are quite funny…

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“It’s like he’s on the dashboard of the entire country.”

13) When your Dad’s beach body actually scares people…

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14) When foreign sweets send your kids mental…

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15) When you finally get to play a tune you like on the stereo…

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16) When your Dad has a cocktail and does this…

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17) Which is almost as bad as when you find him in the rave tent doing this…

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18) That morning you put your kids in the holiday club…

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19) When your Dad hums Tetris and packs the car like a boss…

20) Though of course it makes the back window a tricky find…

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21) On the way home, when your kid waits until everyone else is asleep to say something sweet…

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Homer: Thanks boy. I was waiting for someone to say that.

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