Marge teaches Bart at home after Skinner expels him. Lisa is horrified to find that it is Whacking Day,when Springfield citizens beat snakes to death so,helped by Barry White,she and Bart rescue the snakes by directing them to the Simpsons' house. Bart discovers that the real origin of Whacking Day was to beat up Irishman,a fact which impresses Skinner who lets him back in the school. Written by
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Did You Know?
First appearance of Superintendent Chalmers. See more
During the "O Whacking Day" song, Ralph and Lisa can clearly be heard singing, although neither is on screen as part of the group of kids singing. See more
Whacking Day is a sham. It was originally conceived in 1922 as an excuse to beat up on the Irish.
'Tis true. I took many a lump, but 'twas all in good fun.
References The Wizard of Oz
"Won't You Come Home, Bill Bailey"
Music by Hughie Cannon See more