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
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When the artist is drawing a caricature of Lisa, a caricature of Farrah Fawcett
can be seen displayed at the stand. 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
[after Lisa loses the pageant, the family is watching the winner being crowned; it starts to rain
Oh, dear. It would be such a shame if that pretty dress got wet.
I'd say the bigger danger is her sceptre acting as a lightning rod. Unless it's made out of plastic.
Spoofs Apocalypse Now
by Jimmy Webb
Performed by Yeardley Smith See more