Episode - 8F10\\
First Aired - 12/26/1991

While Marge is at the doctor's to see whether or not she's pregnant, Homer tells the kids the story of his post-high school life with Marge, which includes Homer and Marge having sex on the golf course, Homer marrying Marge to make an honest woman out of her, and how Homer got his job at the nuclear plant.

!!This episode contains examples of:
* ArtEvolution: The flashback to Dr. Hibbert announcing Marge's pregnancy in "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS2E12TheWayWeWas The Way We Was]]" has been reanimated in this episode. Compare [[https://frinkiac.com/img/S02E12/204989.jpg the original scene]] to [[https://frinkiac.com/img/S03E12/434817.jpg the redone version]].
* BerserkButton: Marge's mother reacts badly to Homer calling her "Mom".
* BigOMG: Dr. Hibbert gives one when Homer reveals he's gotten a job at the Power Plant.
* BurgerFool: Homer works at a place called Gulp n Blow; it's just as bad as Krusty Burger.
* FictionalVideoGame: There is a blue arcade cabinet with a Ms. Pac-Man clone. The Ms. Pac-Man expy is made of two triangles and a bow ribbon. The ghosts have a similar design to Kang and Kodos.
* GodIsLoveSongs: Discussed in-universe, in regards to "You Light Up My Life"
-->'''Homer:''' I bet the guy she was singing that about was ''real'' happy.
-->'''Marge:''' Actually, she was singing about God.
-->'''Homer:''' Oh. Well, he's always happy. No, wait, he's always mad...
* HypocriticalHumor: Homer tells his kids that he's happy that he has kids and that he can't wait for Marge to have another baby. When Marge comes back from the doctor with news that she isn't pregnant, Homer yells, "YES!" and high-fives her.
* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: The reason Homer leaves Marge to find a good job.
** Also the reason for Selma reuniting Marge with Homer. She detests him, but can't bear to see her little sister sad.
* {{Jerkass}}: Patty and Selma are really horrible in this episode. They do nothing but treat Homer like garbage while he's trying his best to be a good husband to Marge.
** JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Selma, at least, reunites Marge with Homer, when she sees how upset Marge is. And she felt guilty for not telling Marge sooner.
* LukeIAmYourFather: In-universe, Homer accidentally blabs about the TropeNamer example for the people waiting in line to see ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack''.
-->"Thanks a lot, Mr. Blow-The-Picture-For-Me!"
* MyGreatestFailure: Watching everything he bought for Marge and their baby be repossessed was this for Homer and he left in the middle of the night so he could find work and send every dollar to Marge.
* PetTheDog: Selma tells Marge where Homer is working when she and Patty find out.
* PregnancyScare: Marge thinks she might be pregnant. While she goes out to have a pregnancy test in the hospital, Homer tells Bart and Lisa about the time Bart was born. After this {{Flashback}} Episode comes to an end, Marge returns home to inform Homer that she is not pregnant after all, causing them both to do a high five.
* ShotgunWedding: Though no one forces Homer to marry Marge, he still does it because he loves her and he doesn't want to get in trouble for knocking her up.
** Parodied; the chapel Homer and Marge go to get married is called "Shotgun Pete's"
* ShoutOut:
** "The Logical Song" by Music/{{Supertramp}} and "Nine To 5" by Music/DollyParton can be heard.
** {{Series/Dallas}}: Homer wears an "I Shot J.R."-shirt.
* ShutUpHannibal: Homer delivers an ''epic'' one of these to the Bouvier family at the end in the delivery room before Marge goes into labour.
-->'''Homer''': ''[rushing into the delivery room]'' Marge! Where's the baby?!
-->'''Patty''': Right where you left it!
-->'''Homer''': Shut up!
-->'''Patty''':Hey listen, fat boy-!
-->'''Homer''': NO, ''YOU'' LISTEN! This is ''my'' wife, this is ''my'' kid and I'm paying for this delivery, so if you wanna stay, you'd better show me some respect!
* VisualInnuendo: When Homer and Marge are getting romantic in the mini-golf course's castle obstacle, we see a golfer successfully putt a ball into its "Free Game" hole.
* WackyCravings: Marge craves pancake mix whenever she's pregnant.