First, Bart and Lisa write to their new pen pals across the globe, but their humanitarian efforts only lead to an international incident. Next, Ned Flanders goes on a road trip of self-discovery, and while he's away, Cletus and his kinfolk set-up housekeepin' at the Flanderosa; however, the lid gets blown off the stewpot when the slacked-jawed yokel and loudmouthed local, Homer Simpson, start a-fussin' and a-feudin'. Then, the Olmec Indian head in the Simpsons' basement reveals some mysteries of it own, and Bart's destiny may be changed forever. And there's no covering it up when Marge becomes Springfield's hostess with the mostest and hottest catering sensation. Finally, Homer's secret vacation plans leave the whole Simpsons family overexposed!