‘The Simpsons’ Clips: Will Smithers Make a Love Connection with George Takei?

Guest star George Takei (right) makes the rounds at a party at The Simpsons. (Fox)

It’s been a long road for Smithers, the hapless but dutiful assistant to Mr. Burns on the hit animated series, “The Simpsons.” But after years of taking abuse from the man he’s adored and devoted his life, too, Smithers finally tells us all what we’ve known for a long time – that he is gay. And, to really shake things up, he’s also ready to take a stand…and maybe find love.

In the first of two clips from this Sunday's episode, Smithers has had enough of Mr. Burns and actually quits. Take a look…

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Next, Homer invites Smithers to his home and tries to find him a romance. Could a flirty George Takei be the remedy to what ails Smithers?

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“The Simpsons” airs Sundays at 8pm on Fox.

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