The Simpsons: Season 12, Episode 17

Simpson Safari (1 Apr. 2001)

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The Simpsons win a trip to Africa.



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Episode credited cast:
Homer Simpson / Tribesman / Warrior #2 (voice)
Marge Simpson (voice)
Bart Simpson (voice)
Lisa Simpson (voice)
Moe Szyslak / Bag Boy #1 / Bag Boy #2 / Carl / Exec #1 / N'gungo / Kitenge / Poacher (voice)
Dr. Hibbert / Manager / Kent Brockman / Lenny / Exec / Porter / Masai Chief / Warrior #1 (voice)
Agnes Skinner / Waitress / Exec / Flight Attendant / Bushwell (voice)
Karl Wiedergott ...
Muntu / Additional Voices (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
African Animals (voice)


When Homer is searching for food because of a bag boy strike, he finds an old box of animal crackers and discovers that he won a trip to Africa 30 years ago by finding a golden giraffe. When confronting the company who used to make these crackers, but isn't even selling food anymore, they refuse at first, but after Homer hits his eye on a sharp corner on the cracker box they give Homer and his family a free trip to Africa. In Africa, the Simpsons experience a series of events: dancing tribal dance, going on safari, but after being chased by a hippo they are saved by a monkey scientist, and they reveal that the scientist are only using the monkeys to run a diamond mine. When back on the plane the Simpsons discover that their former tour guide is now the president of the country, while the former president Muntu is now a flight attendant. Written by Anonymous

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Marge discovers that another character has "diamonds on the soles of her shoes". This is also the title of a song written by Paul Simon and included on the 1986 album "Graceland". See more »


While eating at Dr. Bushwell's home, Bart's tongue is green in one shot (same color as his shirt) and in the next, his tongue is the normal red color. See more »


Homer: Ahh. A hungry hungry hippo.
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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »


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