During Parent-Teacher Night at school, Mrs. 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 ... Written by
Brian Rathjen <email@example.com>
Did You Know?
Even in the future scene at the end of the episode, the "do not sell a ticket to this boy" photo of Bart at the theater is still there. See more
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[as punishment for letting Maggie wander off, Homer decrees that Bart can never go to the "Itchy & Scratchy Movie."
Dad, you gotta let me see that movie! Can't you just give me a spanking?
[drops his pants, turns around, and bends over
Come on, go nuts!
Don't point that thing at me!
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Home Sweet Home
aka "There's No Place Like Home"
Music by H.R. Bishop See more