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

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Marge Simpson (voice)
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Lisa Simpson (voice)
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Apu / Chief Wiggum / Sportacus Clerk (voice)
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Roy Firestone ...
Himself (voice)
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Hank Hill (voice)
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Himself (voice)
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Various (voice)
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Uter / Martin Prince / Sherri / Terri (voice)
Riley Brock ...
Bubble Gump (voice)
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Storyline

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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Animation | Comedy

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9 November 1997 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Rod Flanders wears the number 6, and his brother Todd wears the number 66. When Bart is named the starting quarterback, Rod and Todd stand next to each other, their numbers form 666, the sign of the beast. 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 Simpson: Good practice, kids. Now its time for the easiest part of any coach's job. The cuts. Although I wasn't able to cut everyone I wanted to, I have cut a lot of you. Wendell is cut. Rudy is cut. Janey, you're gone. Steven, I like your hustle
[Steven smiles]
Homer Simpson: . That's why it was so hard to cut you
[Steven's smile drops]
Homer Simpson: . Congratulations, the rest of you made the team!
[random sighs of relief]
Homer Simpson: Except you, you and you.
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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 »

Connections

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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