Problems with a bully lead Lisa to examine just what makes bullies aggressive. Meanwhile, Homer gets into the baby-proofing business.

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Homer Simpson / Itchy / Willie / Scientist #2 / "Let's not listen" (voice)
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Marge Simpson (voice)
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Lisa Simpson (voice)
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PDS Man / Apu / Drederick Tatum / Professor Frink / Scientist #1 / Francine's Dad (voice)
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Announcer / Scratchy / Otto / Principal Skinner / Kent Brockman / Hibbert / Owner / Dr. Koop (voice)
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Edna Krabappel (voice)
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Dolph / Boy / Mom / Boy with braces / Francine's Mom / Baby-proofer / "Men" (voice)
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Whilst Homer goes into business marketing ultra-safe baby toys and making enemies amongst other manufacturers, Lisa experiences bullying from violent new classmate Francine. Working out the scientific reason for Francine's actions Lisa discovers that she is reacting to poindextrose, a pheromone given off by the body, and that, by masking its smell with salad cream, she can render the bully harmless. Written by don @ minifie-1

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The title is based on the musical "Bye Bye Birdie" with a book by Michael Stewart, lyrics by Lee Adams, and music by Charles Strouse. The original Broadway production of "Bye Bye Birdie" opened at the Martin Beck Theater on April 14, 1960, ran for 607 performances and won the 1961 Tony Award for the Best Musical. See more »

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When Marge is speed prepping the kids for school, she puts Lisa's clothes on Bart and Bart's clothes on Lisa, but after she drags them into the kitchen to speed feed them, the kids are wearing the correct clothes. See more »

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Lisa: Wow, there's a lot about bullying I didn't know.
Nelson: Yes, there's a lot of history there. Did you know it predates agriculture?
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References Bye Bye Birdie (1963) See more »

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The Safety Dance
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Written by Ivan Doroschuk
Performed by Dan Castellaneta
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