Episode - 9F07\\
First Aired - 11/19/1992

After crashing both his car and Marge's station wagon during drunken ride home during a snowstorm, Homer buys a snowplow and starts a business eventually rivaled by none other than Barney.

!!This episode contains examples of:
* [[AsHimself As Herself/Himself]]: Music/LindaRonstadt and Creator/AdamWest
* AdamWesting: The [[TropeNamers Trope Namer]] does it years before ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' did, though ''TheSimpsons'' take on Adam West wasn't as bizarre as ''Family Guy''.
* BadBadActing: The first Mr Plow commercial (the low-budget one that aired at 3:17 in the morning)
* BilingualBonus: Linda Ronstadt's Spanish version of the Plow King jingle
* BitingTheHandHumor[=/=]LeaningOnTheFourthWall: "It may be on a lousy channel, but the Simpsons are on TV!"
* {{Bowdlerization}}: In the UK, Homer telling the insurance agent that he was at a pornography store to cover up being at Moe's was cut.
* HopeSpot: Homer moves the snow away from the Qwick-E-Mart, allowing it to stay open. Cue Snake driving up to the door.
* HypocriticalHumor: When Barney introduced himself as "Plow King", he told Homer there was no problem with a fair competition. Then he shot Homer's tires.
** In his commercial, he accuses Homer of being an alcoholic.
* KitschyLocalCommercial: The first Mr. Plow commercial.
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Homer felt remorseful for how he tricked Barney into plowing driveways on Widow's Peak.
** And also when he made him drink beer the night before he had to take the [=SAT=]s.
* NoodleIncident: Barney never explains how exactly he knows Music/LindaRonstadt, other than the fact that they've been trying to look for a project to do together.
* ShapedLikeItself[=/=]SubvertedRhymeEveryOccasion: The Mr. Plow jingle.
-->Call Mr. Plow
-->That's my name
-->That name again
-->Is Mr. Plow.
* ShoutOut:
** ''Film/TheGodfather'': Bart being struck by numerous snowballs by Nelson and other angry students was an homage to the infamous scene in the 1972 movie where Sonny Corleone is shot numerous times in an ambush.
** Roto-Rooter: The Mr. Plow jingle is obviously inspired by the drain-cleaning company jingle.
** ''Film/TheWagesOfFear'' and its American remake ''Sorcerer'': Homer's trip across the rickety bridge is based on the films, with the music inspired by the latter.
** ''Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk'': The melting snowmen resemble the melting Nazis in the climax.
* SpecialGuest: Creator/PhilHartman as Troy [=McClure=]
* TemptingFate: When Homer and Barney decided to be partners, Homer stated even God couldn't stop them. God takes offense to that and acts accordingly, melting the ice and putting both boys out of business.
* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: Bart's reaction to seeing Krusty, his idol, being savaged by three Siberian tigers? "Meh, they'll be chewin' on him for a while," before changing the channel to the Mexican Bumblebee Man's sitcom.
* WhatWereTheySellingAgain: The second Mr. Plow commercial, which looked more like an [[LeFilmArtistique overly arty]] perfume ad.
-->'''Lisa:''' Was that a commercial?\\
'''Homer:''' I don't know.