The Simpsons: Season 17, Episode 8

The Italian Bob (11 Dec. 2005)

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The Simpsons become lost in Italy, finding their way to a small town that Sideshow Bob has become the mayor of.



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Episode cast overview:
Homer Simpson / Groundskeeper Willie / Winemaker / Town Drunk / Krusty the Clown (voice)
Marge Simpson (voice)
Lisa Simpson (voice)
Cletus / Winemaker / Chief Wiggum / Gondolier (voice)
Montgomery Burns / Waylon Smithers / Lamborgotti Worker (voice)
Francesca (voice)
Sideshow Bob (voice)
Edna Krabappel (voice)
Titi's Sister (voice)
'Diversity Tales' Narrator / Titi / Bird / Brandine / Old Italian Woman / Gino Terwilliger (voice)
Martin Prince (voice)
Karl Wiedergott ...
Butcher / Man at Opera (voice)


In Italy to collect a new car for Burns the Simpsons find themselves in a village whose mayor is none other than Sideshow Bob,now respectably married to a local girl and with a son.Unfortunately at a celebration feast Lisa gets drunk and reveals Bob's murderous past,leading to a vendetta and a pursuit to Rome where the family gets rescued by Krusty,in town to perform 'I Pagliacchi'. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Animation | Comedy


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11 December 2005 (USA)  »

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Sideshow Bob is shown wearing an orange prison jumpsuit with the notation "Inmate #HABF02", the production code for this episode. See more »


Homer Simpson: [Krusty is helping the Simpsons hide from Sideshow Bob as extras in the opere] Can I be the Phantom of the Opera?
Lisa Simpson: Dad, the Phantom isn't in this.
Homer Simpson: But I do such a great impression of him!
[he turns around, then turns back to Lisa with his hand covering one of his eyes]
Homer Simpson: Ooh, I am the gayest supervillian ever! Beware my scented candles! Ooh, scented!
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Referenced in The Kirk Show: Plagiarismo (2014) See more »


Vesti la giubba
from "Pagliacci"
Written by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performed by Dan Castellaneta and Kelsey Grammer
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