Smitten by charismatic environmentalist Joshua Grass,Lisa joins his campaign to save an ancient tree by camping out in it. However,whilst she has sneaked home to see how the family are the tree is destroyed by lightning. She is presumed dead and declared a posthumous heroine with a national park dedicated to her. She decides to let things ride for a while and bask in the glory... Written by
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Did You Know?
The episode is based on a story Matt Selman
heard on the radio about Julia Butterfly Hill
, an American activist and environmentalist who lived in an old California Redwood tree known as "Luna" for over two years, between 1997 and 1999 to prevent loggers from cutting it down. See more
When the tree is sliding down Lombard Street, the TransAmerica pyramid is shown in the background, to the west. The pyramid is actually east of that block of Lombard Street.. See more
[looking at a picture of refugees in a newspaper
Look at these refugees, Marge. Not even a smile.
They've undergone terrible hardships.
Well, moping won't help anything!
Referenced in Transamerica
This Land is Your Land
by Woody Guthrie
Performed by Hank Azaria
and Chorus as "This Log Is Your Log" See more