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?
The scene where Lisa is shown to the army troops, it is a reference to a scene from apocalypse now in which playboy models are taken to Vietnam as a form of entertainment for the troops. 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
[as Bart demonstrates walking in heels
Do you really think I can win?
Hey, I'm starting to think I can win.
But those other girls are prettier than me!
Lis, as your brother, this is the hardest thing I've ever had to say... you're not ugly.
[throws her arms around him
Spoofs Apocalypse Now
by Jimmy Webb
Performed by Yeardley Smith See more