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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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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Bubble Gump (voice)
Roy Firestone ...
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Hank Hill (voice)
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Joe Namath ...
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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

Homer: Hello, Son. I wanna apologize. I got so caught up in trying to encourage you, that I was blinded to your stinky performance. If you come back and play for the team, I promise I'll never encourage you again.
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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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References Good Times (1974) See more »

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