The Simpsons: Season 3, Episode 22

The Otto Show (23 Apr. 1992)

TV Episode  -   -  Animation | Comedy | Family
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After Otto loses his job as school bus driver because he does not have a license, Bart convinces Homer and Marge to let Otto stay with them until he gets back on his feet.

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After attending a Spinal Tap rock concert, Bart becomes inspired to become a heavy metal guitarist. When he finds he is (at best) marginally talented, he seeks advice from Otto. Otto decides to demonstrate his guitar skills, but forgets that he needs to take his busload of students to school. In the ensuing chaos, he drives recklessly and causes a rollover accident in front of the school. Although nobody is hurt, Principal Skinner finds out that Otto is unlicensed and fires him; Skinner takes over the job, but is a little too overcautious (unlike his predecessor). Meanwhile, the now jobless Otto is soon evicted from his apartment and forced to move in with the Simpsons. Otto just wants to lay around the house and play guitar, which irritates Homer, but Otto's attitude gets worse when he is unable to pass his driver's exam, despite several tries. When Homer confronts Otto about his laziness, Otto declares that he plans to staple his new license to Homer's head once he passes the test .... Written by Brian Rathjen <briguy_52732@yahoo.com>

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Simpsons cast member Harry Shearer reprised his character Derek Smalls from the movie This Is Spinal Tap (1984). See more »

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This is Simpsons Tap!
7 July 2010 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

The Otto Show is a great episode of the Simpsons and I really enjoyed the guest appearance from Spinal Tap.

After going to a Spinal Tap concert with Milhouse,Bart starts to have interest in becoming a heavy metal rocker,for encouragement Homer and Marge buy a guitar for Bart,Otto shows Bart some moves on Barts guitar on the bus,causing the school bus to run late,Otto then loses his job and his apartment for not paying the rent and goes to live with The Simpsons.

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