Lisa's teacher, Miss Hoover, is stricken with Lyme disease, and Mr. Bergstrom, a cool, witty, substitute teacher takes her place. Lisa is smitten with the smart, sensitive man, who contrasts so favorable; it seems, with her own father. Meanwhile, Bart decides to run for class president where he is expected to easily triumph over class brain Martin Prince. Written by
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is credited here under the name Sam Etic. This is most likely a reference to the word "Semitic", since his character here is Jewish. See more
Children, I won't be staying long. I just came from the doctor, and I have Lyme disease. Principal Skinner will run the class until a substitute arrives.
What's Lyme disease?
I'll field that one.
[goes to blackboard
Lyme disease is spread by small parasites called 'ticks'.
[writes 'TICKS' on blackboard
When a diseased tick attaches itself to you, it begins sucking your blood...
Malignant spirochetes infect your bloodstream, eventually spreading to your spinal fluid and on into...
"Home on the Range"
Written by Daniel E. Kelley
and Brewster M. Higley
Performed by Dustin Hoffman See more