With her self-esteem shattered by a school carnival cartoonist, Homer decides to enter Lisa in a local children's beauty contest, which she ends up winning by default. But when she finds out how heavily involved Laramie Tobacco is in using the contest to sell cigarettes, she uses her position as a platform against the tobacco industry and other establishments of power and corruption. Written by
Daniel Timothy Dey
Did You Know?
Lisa's hairstyles at the salon are as follows: Bo Derek
(corn rows), Grace Jones
(Devil's Tower), Princess Leia from the Star Wars films, Marge Simpson and finally, Lisa's own hairstyle, but slightly curled. See more
When Lisa is announced the Runner up and Amber Dempsey is announced the winner, the other candidates in the background disappear, in the next shot, they appear in the background again. See more
I'm ugly, dad.
No you're not. You're cute as a bug's ear.
Fathers have to say that.
[as Grampa walks by
Dad, am I cute as a bug's ear?
No, you're homely as a mule's butt!
America the Beautiful
Written by Katharine Lee Bates
and Samuel A. Ward
Performed by Yeardley Smith See more