viernes, 10 de junio de 2016

The Simpsons – The McCartney's Episode




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The Simpsons – McCartney Episode
by beatlesblogger
Posted on June 3, 2016

Always wanted to get a copy of this for the collection, and now we have. It is part of a “Best Of” series of videos that has the episode starring Linda and Paul McCartney:

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The Simpsons episode of interest is called ‘Lisa the Vegetarian’, which was the fifth episode in season seven originally. It first aired in the US in October, 1995.

From Wikipedia: In the episode, Lisa decides to stop eating meat after bonding with a lamb at a petting zoo. Her schoolmates and family members ridicule her for her beliefs, but with the help of Apu, Paul, and Linda McCartney, she commits to vegetarianism. The pair’s condition for appearing was that Lisa would remain a vegetarian for the rest of the series. The episode makes several references to McCartney’s musical career, and his song ‘Maybe I’m Amazed’ plays during the closing credits.

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During ‘Lisa the Vegetarian’, Paul says, “If you play ‘Maybe I’m Amazed’ backwards, you’ll hear a recipe for a really ripping lentil soup.” The song is played during the closing credits, and Paul’s reading of the recipe can be heard if the sound is played backwards.

The recited recipe can be heard (played forwards) in the extra features on The Complete Seventh Season DVD boxset.







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Paul & Linda's Lentil Soup

History

During the episode "Lisa the Vegetarian", Paul McCartney (speaking as his character self) says, "If you play 'Maybe I'm Amazed' backwards, you'll hear a recipe for a really ripping lentil soup." The song is played during the episode's closing credits, and Paul's reading of the recipe can be heard if the sound is played backwards.







Lentil soup

1 medium onion, chopped
2 tbsp. vegetable oil
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 cup carrots, chopped
2 sticks of celery, chopped
1/2 cup lentils
1 bay leaf
1 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley
Salt & freshly ground pepper to taste
2 1/4 cup vegetable stock or water










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