They were quite old copies, but somehow seemed familiar. Then she remembered they once belonged to
Homer. She recalled telling her husband
to throw them out several months earlier, but Bart had apparently retrieved
them from the trash.
piecing together all the clues, Marge figured it all out. Bart was masturbating! This explained why she noticed Bart spending
more time in his bedroom lately. The
wadded up toilet paper was obviously used to clean himself up. And the Playdudes were used as a
replaced the magazines and left the toilet paper wads under the bed. Her first thought was to forget what she had
found, because she thought Bart would be embarrassed if she revealed knowledge
of his activities. But Marge kept
thinking about the situation for the rest of the day. Should she tell Homer?
Yes, she would. As the boy's
father, Homer would be the natural person to have a discussion with Bart. It was obviously time for the proverbial
"Birds and the Bees" talk, and Homer was just the man for the job.
AM I THINKING?!" Marge suddenly realized.
Homer was probably the LAST man for the job -- any job! Horrific images of Homer trying to explain
sex to Bart formed in her mind. She had
had nightmares of Bart becoming a sleazy male str...