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"The Simpsons" The Secret War of Lisa Simpson (TV Episode 1997) Poster

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During the scene where Bart is helping Lisa on The Eliminator after dark, one of the 3 classmates that stops and questions Bart is dressed in James Dean's iconic red jacket and blue jeans from Rebel Without a Cause (which is also what Fry from Futurama wears which is also made by Simpsons creator Matt Groening)
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Lisa's experience is partly based on that of Shannon Faulkner, the first woman admitted to the Citadel military academy in South Carolina.
Bart's prank involves 15 bullhorns altogether.
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The title is a play on that of The Secret War of Harry Frigg (1968).
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During the scene where the Commandant is talking, there is a brief shot of Lisa blinking. As there had been an error in the final print of the episode, the shot was animated, painted and shot on May 16, 1997, the Friday before the episode's airdate.
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The spiky blond-haired boy, who runs towards the Eliminator while screaming, is a caricature of director Mike B. Anderson.
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the General says "Gentlemen, welcome to flavor country," which is Marlboro Cigarettes's slogan.
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Special Guest: Willem Dafoe
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