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"The Simpsons" Bart Star (TV Episode 1997) Poster

(TV Series)

(1997)

Trivia

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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.
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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.
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Before one of the plays, Nelson declares "5F03" which is the production code of this episode.
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Hank, Peggy, Bobby, Luanne, Dale, Bill and Boomhauer from King of the Hill make a brief appearance as a rival of Bart's football team, however only Hank speaks.
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The hat Homer is wearing is one of the many Easter eggs in the series. He purchased it in Season 8, and it makes three more appearances in the series to date. Only one of those it is in Tom Landry's possession.
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Blackboard: "I did not invent Irish dancing"
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Coach: Everyone sits on the couch and is crushed into a cuboid block by a compactor.
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The episode was written by Donick Cary, who obtained inspiration from an experience in high school he had with a football coach who had a son on the team.
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Marv Albert was supposed to make an appearance as a sports radio host, but due to the sexual assault charges made against him during that time, he was replaced by Roy Firestone.
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Spoilers 

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Joe Namath's appearance in this episode is a parody of his appearance in "The Brady Bunch" episode "Mail Oder Hero"
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