The Simpsons: Season 9, Episode 8

Lisa the Skeptic (23 Nov. 1997)

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Another day at Springfield Elementary School, another field trip - this time to an archaeological dig. During the dig, Lisa unearths what appears to be a fossilized human skeleton with wings.

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Bart Simpson / Kearney / Ralph (voice)
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Lisa Simpson (voice)
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Chief Wiggum / Lou / Snake / Sid's Partner / Moe Szyslak / Carl / Robot / Pope's Messenger (voice)
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Miss Hoover (voice)
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Martin Prince / Sherri / Terri (voice)
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Mrs. Krabappel (voice)
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When the school goes on an archaeological dig and unearths what appears to be the skeleton of an angel,Lisa courts controversy by doubting its authenticity,leading to a heated debate between skeptics and believers. When the angel is found to carry the words Prepare for the End,the townsfolk fear that their days are numbered but Lisa is exonerated when the whole exercise proves to be no more than an advertisement for a new shopping mall. Written by don @ minifie-1

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[Discussing Science versus Religion]
Ned Flanders: Science is like a blabbermouth who ruins the movie by telling you how it ends. Well, I say there are some things we don't want to know. Important things.
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References Bambi (1942) See more »

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Written by George Frideric Handel (tune: "Messiah: Hallelujah")
Performed by Dan Castellaneta
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