You will watch The Simpsons Episode 212 The Way We Was online for free episodes with high quality. Online episode guide, The Simpsons Episode 212 The Way We Was The Way We Was In the first Simpsons flashback episode, Marge tells the story of how she and Homer met in high school in 1974. Marge and Homer meet for the first time during detention and he immediately tries to get Marge to be his date for the prom. She initially agrees, but ends up attending with Artie Ziff. In the end, Marge regrets going with Artie, and reveals that she has fallen in love with Homer.