Lisa enters a contest and wins a trip to Washington D.C. for the whole family. While there, she discovers corruption and decides to expose the corrupt official.
Did You Know?
Bob Arnold tells Lisa that there are "quite a few women senators", but Lisa responds that there are only two. At the time of this episode's airing there were indeed only two female senators, Nancy Kassebaum Baker
and Barbara Mikulski
. Less than a month after this episode aired, the sexual harassment allegations of Anita Hill
during the Senate confirmation for Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas
drew nationwide attention to the lack of women in the Senate. In the 1992 elections, dubbed the "Year of the Woman", the number tripled from two to six. See more
When Marge is discovering all the items that the hotel provides such as a shower cap and bathrobes, the colors on her reflection off the mirror are brighter (her hair is a brighter blue, necklace is orange instead of red, skin, and dress are brighter). See more
[looking at the Washington Monument, Marge starts giggling
What's so funny?
[she whispers in his ear
Oh Marge, grow up.
The Trading Gap Shuffle
Performed by Harry Shearer See more