Papa's Got a Brand New Badge Homer accidentally causes an electrical blackout in Springfield, and all of the citizens begin looting the town's businesses. Chief Wiggum is useless at restoring order, so Homer takes the law into his own hands and becomes a policeman. Joe Mantegna reprises his Fat Tony role yet again. Season Finale.
Maybe it's the pain pills talking, but this was one of the finest Simpsons episodes ever. I missed it the first time and was real happy to catch the rerun. For the naysayer's out there that feel the Simpsons should pack it in, you should really watch this one. Dana Gould did a hell of a job writing this. When Homer lists all the jobs he's had (which takes nearly a minute), I was falling over.
I have found it helpful to do the stretching exercises my physical therapist recommends. Do some core strengthening exercises, such as the ones highlighted at The Mayo Clinic. By keeping your core strong, your back won't put itself in a position to cause that sciatica pain you are having.