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12 Best Rock Star Cameos on The Simpsons

Homer Simpson as Freddie Mercury on The Simpsons

Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Tom Petty, and Lenny Kravitz, “How I Spent My Strummer Vacation” (2002)

Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger on The Simpsons

Marge spent the fam’s vacation money on Rock & Roll Fantasy Camp for Homer, who got to learn how to be a rock star from the best. Lenny Kravitz taught style, Elvis Costello handed out instruments, Tom Petty instructed the campers in lyric writing, and Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger taught his trademark moves.

“How I Spent My Strummer Vacation” was a superstar-packed delight across every minute—especially when the rockers got mad that Homer was stealing their spotlight after he turned a concert they were set to play into his musical moment. It’s hard to forget the hilarity of animated Mick, Keith, and the rest of the gang chasing after the power plant worker while riding their massive devil face/fire-shooting stage car.

Watch: Mick Jagger teaches Homer how to strut