Episode - 8F08\\
First Aired - 11/21/1991

Moe steals Homer's recipe for a cough syrup-laced cocktail that becomes the toast of Springfield.

!!This episode contains examples of:
* [[AsHimself As Themselves]]: Music/{{Aerosmith}} (Steven Tyler, Tom Hamilton, Joey Kramer, Joe Perry and Brad Whitford)
* {{Defictionalization}}: The Flaming Homer/Moe became real in the form of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Purple_drank "Purple drank" aka "Sizzurp"]] in the 2000s.
* DrivenToMadness: Homer at the climax.
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: The name Flaming Moe. The writers assumed the censors didn't get it. [[note]]"Mo" is short for "homosexual," for those who don't know.[[/note]]
* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Homer (unknowingly) gives away the secret ingredient to the Flaming Moe, screwing both Moe and himself out of a small fortune.
* PlagiarismInFiction: Moe stealing Homer's recipe.
* PunnyName: Bart's prank call of this episode backfired because there was someone named "Hugh Jass" who actually took the prank call in good spirit.
* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Homer invokes this when he saw the results when Maggie got to Lisa and her friends.
* ShoutOut: Several references to ''Cheers'', and one to ''Phantom of the Opera''.
* SpecialGuest: Creator/PhilHartman as Lionel Hutz
* WhatTheHellHero: Moe's waitress Colette was angry that he stole Homer's drink. Later, she tells him he should sell the drink and give half the money to Homer. But it was too late, and for that she broke up with him and left to pursue a movie career.