The Simpsons: Season 10, Episode 20

The Old Man and the 'C' Student (25 Apr. 1999)

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Bart is punished with community service at the Retirement Castle after he ruins Springfield's chances of hosting the Olympics.

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
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Homer Simpson / French Representative / Mayor Quimby / Abraham Simpson / Hans Moleman (voice)
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Lisa Simpson (voice)
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Mongolian Representative / Chief Wiggum / Japanese Representative / Chalmers / Crazy Old Man / Delivery Man / Original Rhett / Moe Szyslak / Chief Wiggum / Captain McAllister (voice)
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Olympic Chairman / Russian Representative / Kent Brockman / Monty Burns / Principal Skinner / Jasper / Dubbed Rhett / Orderly / Lenny / Smithers (voice)
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Swiss Representative / Garter Lady / Nurse / Scarlett / Agnes Skinner (voice)
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Argentinian Representative / Milhouse Van Houten (voice)
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Martin Prince (voice)
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Springfield is slated to host the next Olympic Games but Bart loses its claim and has to do community work at the retirement home as a punishment.Seeing that the residents lead dull lives he takes them on a boat trip but they collide with Burns's yacht. They are about to sink but are saved by dozens of springs which Homer had hoped to peddle as Springy the Olympic mascot but was forced to flush down the toilet,the springs bouncing them back up to the surface. Written by don @ minifie-1

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The episode's title is a reference to Ernest Hemingway's novel "The Old Man and the Sea". See more »

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When Bart gets all the students community service, the camera goes across the students all moaning about it. Lisa says, "Oh, no, no' yet her mouth doesn't move. See more »

Quotes

Abe: If I get up somebody will take my chair.
Jasper: Got that right. It's the only one with padding.
Seniors: [simultaneously] ... padding.
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Spoofs A Hard Day's Night (1964) See more »

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Lyrics by Burt Bacharach and Hal David
Music by Richard Carpenter
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