Before he died in August at the age of 68,
Sunday's episode, "Gone Abie Gone," focused on Abe's past love affair with a sultry jazz singer. They meet at a restaurant called Spiro's where Abe,
"Simpson! I pay you to clean tables, not to write songs," barks the authoritarian restaurant owner. "And you, Marvin Hamlisch, I pay you to write songs, not clean tables."
Hamlisch replies: "What can I say? I like to pitch in."
The scene from the episode is viewable on "The Simpsons" official website.
Hamlisch wrote the music for "A Chorus Line" and several other stage musicals. He also won three