During Parent-Teacher Night at school, Ms. Krabappel tells Marge she is troubled by Bart's increasingly demonic behavior. She urges Homer and Marge to be more strict with Bart when it comes to discipline. They try out Krabappel's advice when Bart damages Grampa's dentures in his latest household antics and ground him from supper. Bart realizes he needs to change, but when Homer comes into his room with pizza, he decides he can get away with anything. However, Bart eventually presses his luck. One day when he is asked to watch Maggie, she wanders off and knocks the car in gear, crashing it into Springfield Prison (resulting in a massive jailbreak). This time, Homer decides he needs to be severe with Bart: He can never watch the soon-to-open "The Itchy and Scratchy Movie," a movie that has seen a massive advertising blitz in Springfield. Bart forlornly watches a long line for the movie extend past his house, and as the months pass, he finally realizes he needs to change. Homer tells him... Written by
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Did You Know?
The scene where Kent Brockman reports from a Korean animation studio, which is depicted as a sweatshop where the animators are forced to work at gunpoint, offended Rough Draft Studios, the overseas studio that worked on this episode, and Gregg Vanzo (studio creator and overseas supervisor) almost refused to work on it. See more
In the "Itchy and Scratchy beating up Hitler" cartoon, Franklin D. Roosevelt shows up to kick Hitler's body. While FDR was paraplegic, this fact was downplayed or ignored in popular media portrayals (and it's a humorous cartoon anyway). See more
[Bart has put his James Bond action figure into the microwave; as he speaks to it, he strokes Snowball II, a la Ernst Stavro Blofeld
Stick around, Mr. Bond. Things are really starting to...
[the figure melts, while Bart laughs evilly
Spoofs Steamboat Willie
Happy Days Are Here Again
Music by Milton Ager
Lyrics by Jack Yellen See more