A solar eclipse the cosmic ballet goes on

Millions in America are getting ready to check out the total solar eclipse, viewableMonday for the initially time in this part of the human being given that 1979.

You watching: A solar eclipse the cosmic ballet goes on

It will be a once-in-a-life time spectacle, but in the world of The Simpsons, it taken place currently in one of the a lot of belovedepisodes, “Marge vs. the Monorail.”

First airingJan. 14, 1993, the 30-minute cartoon revolves about Springfield getting a sudden influx of money after Mr. Burns is fined for illegally dumping nuclear waste. While deciding what to do through the cash,a fast-talking Music Man-like salesguy called Lyle Lanley (the late Phil Hartman) convinces the townshuman being they require a monorail.

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Of course, the construction of the monorail (running on solar energy) is done poorly, and also the train begins to autumn apart on its maiden voyage.

And that is as soon as a solar eclipse occurs and stops the train for a few moments, to passengers’ relief.Guest Leonard Nimoy, playing a kooky version of himself, steals the scene.

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“A solar eclipse, the cosmic ballet goes on,” Nimoy claims. The random perboy next to him then tries to switch seats.

The actual solar eclipse totality begins on the West Coast at 10:16 a.m.

Watch The Simpsons‘ minute below:

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