The Simpsons: Season 16, Episode 21

The Father, the Son, and the Holy Guest Star (15 May 2005)

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Bart is expelled from Springfield Elementary, and Bart is therefore enrolled in St. Jerome's Catholic School.



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Episode cast overview:
Homer Simpson / Groundskeeper Willie / Grampa Simpson / Father Sean's Father / Man Playing Croquet (voice)
Marge Simpson (voice)
Lisa Simpson (voice)
Bumblebee Man / Pious Riot Singer / Bart's Follower #2 (voice)
Principal Skinner / Otto / Rev. Lovejoy / Ned Flanders / Concert Announcer / Bart's Follower #1 (voice)
Edna Krabappel (voice)
Sister Thomasina / Student / Waitress (voice)
Helen Lovejoy (voice)
Martin Prince (voice)
Karl Wiedergott ...
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After being expelled from school Bart enrols at a Catholic seminary where he is much influenced by charismatic Father Sean - as is Homer after Marge sends him in to sort things out,and both Homer and Bart convert to Catholicism,chiefly because Father Sean makes it sound like fun. Enlisting the help of Ned and Tim Lovejoy,Marge abducts Bart and takes him to a Christian rock festival,resulting in a stand-off between the two faiths. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Father Sean: [recalling what St. Peter said to him] Sean, you wanker, repent of your wicked ways or sod off.
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