The Simpsons: Season 16, Episode 18

A Star Is Torn (8 May 2005)

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Lisa attends a singing competition for children, and Homer becomes her manager because of his skill to write songs that the crowd loves.

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Marge Simpson (voice)
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Lisa Simpson (voice)
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Apu / Cletus / Carl (voice)
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Scratchy / Mr. Largo / Lenny (voice)
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Clarissa Wellington (voice)
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Brandine / Cameron / Katie Anderson / Child Under Trap Door (voice)
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After discovering that she is a good singer the family persuades Lisa to enter a junior 'American Idol' competition, in which she does well, singing a song written for her by Homer, who becomes her manager. They become very successful, making it to the finals but here they have a falling out, Lisa sacking Homer, who switches camps to managing popular favourite Johnny Rainbow. On stage Lisa still sings the praises of her father. Surely he will not let her down... Written by don @ minifie-1

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Milhouse: [singing] When a man loves a woman...
Lenny: Which one are you? The man or the woman?
Carl: Nice one, dude.
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