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The Old Man and the 'C' Student 

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

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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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Himself (voice)
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Argentinian Representative / Milhouse Van Houten (voice)
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Swiss Representative / Garter Lady / Nurse / Scarlett / Agnes Skinner (voice)
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Martin Prince (voice)
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Storyline

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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Animation | Comedy

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25 April 1999 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The Springfield Tire Fire was established in 1989, the same year The Simpsons premiered on television. See more »

Goofs

In this episode, a sign indicates that the Springfield Tire Fire was established in 1989. However, in the season 3 episode "Flaming Moe's," Kent Brockman indicated that the Springfield Tire Fire was established in 1966 and celebrated its 25th anniversary in 1991. 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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Connections

Spoofs One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

99 Bottles of Beer
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Performed by Dan Castellaneta (as "999 Springs to Flush Down")
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