The Simpsons: Season 8, Episode 20

The Canine Mutiny (13 Apr. 1997)

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Using Santa's Little Helper's name, Bart is able to fraudulently obtain a credit card. Unaware that he needs to eventually pay for everything, Bart makes outlandish purchases - including a specially breeded collie he names Laddie. He manages to evade Lisa's demand for an explanation but can't keep back the creditors, who eventually repossess everything. When the creditors as for the dog, Bart - ... See full summary »

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Homer Simpson / Ship Captain / Lumley / Mayor Quimby / Willie (voice)
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Bart Simpson / Gerald's Mother (voice)
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Lisa Simpson (voice)
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Comic Book Guy / Pachinko Machine Voice / Repo Man / Chief Wiggum / Moe / Repo Depot Proprietor / Mr. Mitchell / Lou / Eddie (voice)
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MoneyBank Creditor / Louie / Kent Brockman / Mr. Burns / Otto / Reverend lovejoy (voice)
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Madam / Agnes Skinner (voice)
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Using Santa's Little Helper's name, Bart is able to fraudulently obtain a credit card. Unaware that he needs to eventually pay for everything, Bart makes outlandish purchases - including a specially breeded collie he names Laddie. He manages to evade Lisa's demand for an explanation but can't keep back the creditors, who eventually repossess everything. When the creditors as for the dog, Bart - who has fallen in love with Laddie - sends Santa's Little Helper with the repo men. Later, Bart grows bored with Laddie and gives her to Chief Wiggum; in the aftermath, Bart is forced to explain everything and is sent to get Santa's Little Helper back any way he can. Bart eventually tracks down the pooch to a blind man's house and upon collecting Santa's Little Helper begins to leave. However, the blind man is able to trap burglar Bart in the closet. When Chief Wiggum comes to arrest Bart, Laddie sniffs out marijuana in the blind man's pocket. Santa's Little Helper goes home with Bart, while ...

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The title parodies the play "The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial", which opened at the Plymouth Theater on January 20, 1954 and ran for 415 performances starring Henry Fonda and Lloyd Nolan. See more »

Goofs

When the Blind Man comes down the stairs he knocks the head off the statue with his cane. When Santa's Little Helper comes to Bart, you can see the statue in the background still has its head. See more »

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Homer: Well crying isn't going to help. Now, you can sit there feeling sorry for yourself or you can eat can after can of dog food until your tears smell enough like dog food until your dog comes back, or you can go out there and find your dog.
Bart: You're right.
[Gets up and leaves]
Homer: Rats. I almost had him eating dog food.
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References Repo Man (1984) See more »

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Jamming
by Bob Marley
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