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
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This was Jeffrey Lynch
's first credit as a director, so Brad Bird
was assigned to help him out and "usher [Lynch] into the world of directing things quickly". See more
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
[confronted by Bart during a circumcision
Rabbi Hyman Krustofski
Sorry, my friend. I'm still not convinced. And this is hardly the time or place to discuss it!
Referenced in Boy Meets World: Quiz Show
O Mein Papa
Music by Paul Burkhardt
Lyrics by John Turner
and Geoffrey Parsons See more