The Simpsons: Season 9, Episode 6

Bart Star (9 Nov. 1997)

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A damning report on childhood obesity in Springfield leads to the formation of a pee-wee football team. After belittling Ned Flanders, Homer ends up coaching the team, but his favoring of Bart makes him unpopular.

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
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Marge Simpson (voice)
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Lisa Simpson (voice)
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Sanjay / Sportacus Clerk / Apu / Chief Wiggum (voice)
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Uter / Martin Prince / Sherri / Terri (voice)
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Riley Brock ...
Bubble Gump (voice)
Roy Firestone ...
Himself (voice)
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Hank Hill (voice)
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Various (voice)
Joe Namath ...
Himself (voice)
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A pee-wee football team forms as a solution to Springfield's growing childhood obesity crisis. When Homer takes over as coach after causing Flanders to quit, he tries to make Bart the star of the team despite his poor performance on the field. Written by Attmay

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Trivia

Even though New York Jets great quarterback Joe Nameth appears in this plot, the title refers to Bart Starr, quarterback for the Green Bay Packers from 1956 to 1971. See more »

Goofs

Numerous child characters are seen spiking the ball and doing touchdown dances, all of which are forbidden in all youth football leagues. See more »

Quotes

Lisa Simpson: What position have you got for me?
[the kids gasps]
Lisa Simpson: That's right. A girl who wants to play football. How about that?
Ned Flanders: Well, thats super-duper, Lisa. We've already got four girls on the team.
Lisa Simpson: You do?
Ned Flanders: Uh huh. But we'd love to have you on board!
Lisa Simpson: Well... football's not really my thing. After all... what kind of civilized person would play a game with the skin of an innocent pig?
Ned Flanders: Well, actually, Lisa, these balls are synthetic!
Janey Powell: And for every ball you buy, a dollar goes to Amnesty International!
Lisa Simpson: [...]
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Crazy Credits

During the credits, Homer goes down the credits list and "cuts" or expels random members of the Production team. At the Gracie Logo, Homer says,"You're cut too, Shushy!" See more »

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Featured in The Simpsons: Gump Roast (2002) See more »

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Music Box Dancer
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Written by Frank Mills
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