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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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

Even though New York Jets great quarterback Joe Namath 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: 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 »

Connections

References The Simpsons: You Only Move Twice (1996) See more »

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Music Box Dancer
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Written by Frank Mills
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