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 ...
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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

When Bart has the flashback of meeting Joe Namath just seconds later, he can see Namath's wife when she talks about vapor lock. However, Bart never actually saw Namath's wife when she said this - she was on the other side of the fence. So how can he have a visual memory of her? See more »

Quotes

Homer Simpson: Hey, Flanders, you're the worst coach this team has ever had!
Marge Simpson: He's the only coach this team has ever had. And the season hasn't even started yet.
Homer Simpson: Yeah, well, he's... wearing that hat like an idiot.
Marge Simpson: You know, Homer, it's very easy to criticize.
Homer Simpson: Fun too.
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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 Happy Days (1974) See more »

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Written by Frank Mills
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