A friend by any other namespace

Homer goes to Moe’s. He buys Barney a beer, calling him “soulmate,” but Barney says that he’s “really more of a chum,” not his soulmate. Lenny describes himself as a “crony”; Carl, a “acquaintance”; Larry, a “colleague”; Sam, a “sympathizer”; Bumblebee Man, a “compadre”; Kearney, an “associate”; and Hibbert, a “contemporary”.

I’m a well-wisher, in that I don’t wish you any specific harm. — Moe, on his relationship to Homer, “El Viaje Misterioso de Nuestro Homer” [3F24]

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2 Responses to A friend by any other namespace

  1. bobdc says:

    I thought some SPARQL-accessible metadata on the episode wouldn’t be out of place here: http://dbpedia.org/page/El_Viaje_Misterioso_de_Nuestro_Jomer_%28The_Mysterious_Voyage_of_Homer%29

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