Comic relief: Homer Simpson’s iPhone

For those who missed it, the 10-second opening gag from the Jan. 31 Simpsons episode

The Simpsons' writers love to poke fun at Apple (aapl). Below the fold, three classic send-ups from Nov. 2008: The Mapple Store, Steve Mobs and Lisa Simpson's MyBill.

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