The Simpsons: Season 8, Episode 16

Brother from Another Series (23 Feb. 1997)

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Grudge against his cousin Side Show Bob, Cecil tries to kill Springfield with hydro-electric dam explosion which was fonded hollowed structure by him. Side Show Bob also has a good Side.



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Episode cast overview:
Marge Simpson (voice)
Lisa Simpson (voice)
Chief Wiggum / Cletus / Lou / Inmate / Man in Crowd (voice)
Rev. Lovejoy / TV Announcer / Cousin Merle (voice)
Sideshow Bob (voice)
Mrs. Krabappel (voice)


Sideshow Bob is released from prison into the custody of his younger brother Cecil (voiced by David Hyde Pierce), Springfield's Chief Hydrological Engineer. He works as the foreman on a new hydroelectric dam. Bart is convinced that Bob is up to something shady again, and follows him everywhere. Written by crouchbk

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Did You Know?


When Bart jumps on Cecil's shoulders covering his eyes with his hands and says guess who, Cecil replies "Maris?" - David Hyde Pierce (who does the voice of Cecil) played Niles on the hit show _"Frasier"_. His wife on the show was called Maris. See more »


Sideshow Bob: You wanted to be Krusty's sidekick since you were five. What about the buffoon lessons, the four years at clown college.
Cecil Terwilliger: I'll thank you not to refer to Princeton that way.
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References A Clockwork Orange (1971) See more »


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by Richard Carpenter and John Bettis
Performed by David Hyde Pierce
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One of the Best Sideshow Bob Episodes
9 August 2010 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This is another classic Sideshow Bob episode that all will fall in love with because this episode seems to take a deeper turn and a wilder fall into Sideshow Bob's life - His Brother.

The episode flows along like any Sideshow Bob episode and then he is released from prison once again. Sideshow Bob then goes and work with his brother Cecil at dam trying to build up on concrete or something like that. Bart & Lisa seem suspicious of Bob's intentions and what he might pull. Towards the end of the episode Cecil takes the money from Bob and then plans to blow up the dam with Bob, Bart & Lisa. Cecil gets caught and goes back to jail and even as Bob had saved the children's lives, he had to go back to jail to. lol This episode is More funnier than the other SideShow Bob episodes though I really love this one because it's so intense and this episode just seems to come together in the first minute. 9.4/10

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