There's No Disgrace Like Home
"There's No Disgrace Like Home" is the fourth episode of The Simpsons' first season. It first started on the Fox network in the United States on January 28, 1990. In this episode, Homer becomes ashamed of his family after a bad company picnic and decides to enter them in . The has a hard time trying to solve their problems and eventually gives up and gives their money back. It was an early episode, showing early designs for a few characters. The episode is made off of the comedy of Laurel and Hardy and features cultural references to films such as "Citizen Kane" and "Freaks" as well as the "Batman" television series. People noted that the characters acted differently from the way they would in later seasons.