The Simpsons: Season 3, Episode 6

Like Father, Like Clown (24 Oct. 1991)

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When the Simpsons have Krusty the Clown over for dinner, he says grace in Hebrew, and recalls his difficult relationship with his father, a rabbi. Bart and Lisa try to reunite the two of them.

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Krusty The Klown / Homer Simpson / Man on PartyLine / Hyman's Friend / Academy Award Playhouse Announcer / Itchy / Itchy Jr. / Monsignor Daly / Barney Gumble (voice)
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Marge Simpson (voice)
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Bart Simpson / Mother (voice)
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Lisa Simpson (voice)
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Chief Wiggum / Apu Nahasapeemapetilon / Martian / Caller / Moe Szyslak (voice)
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Man Seeking Advice #1 / Man Seeking Advice #2 / Rowdy Rabbi / Scratchy / Scratchy Jr. / Reverend Lovejoy / KBBL Host / Yiddle's Clerk / Rabbi / Stage Manager (voice)
Doris Grau ...
Waitress (voice)
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PartyLine Voice (voice)
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Krusty the Klown (finally) fulfills a promise to have dinner with the Simpsons, during which he reveals his Jewish heritage, and his estrangement from his father, who expected him to follow in his footsteps by becoming a Rabbi. Seeing how distraught he is, Bart and Lisa set out to reconcile Krusty with his father. Written by Tfilm78

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Where Krusty re-unites with his father, Homer is wearing a long-sleeved shirt in one frame and then a couple of seconds later he is wearing his usual short white sleeved shirt whilst at the dinner table. See more »

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[after being dressed in a miniature rabbi's costume]
Bart: Yiddle, my man, you're a genius.
Yiddle: I love my work.
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References Knots Landing (1979) See more »

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O Mein Papa
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Music by Paul Burkhardt
Lyrics by John Turner and Geoffrey Parsons
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