Season 27, Episode 01 – “Every Man’s Dream”
Season 27 begins with Homer being diagnosed as a narcoleptic, which sends him on a bender, after which he returns home drunk. This prompts a visit to a marriage counselor and results in a trial separation from Marge, during which Homer finds himself a 20-something companion.

Season 27, Episode 02 – “Cue Detective”
A TV superchef challenges Homer to a BBQ smoke-off, but Homer’s secret cooking weapon is stolen, so detectives Lisa and Bart turn up the heat and grill some suspects in an attempt to smoke out the culprit.