Homer and Bart are being pursued by an angry mob through the streets of Springfield,baying for their blood. It turns out that Bart,hoping to impress the town bullies,sawed the head of the statue of town founder Jedediah Springfield but,when he discovered how appalled they were to find the head gone,enlisted Homer's help in replacing it. After he apologizes to the crowd they forgive him. Written by
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Did You Know?
Bart saying his story would take about 23 minutes and 5 seconds was a cheap line added by Jim Brooks about the length of their episodes (minus commercials of course). See more
When Bart is cutting off the head of the statue, he is sitting on the statue's right shoulder. But Bart doesn't appear in the shadow of the statue as the camera pans out. See more
How long is this going to take?
About twenty-two minutes and five seconds.
[the average length of an episode without the commercials
"The William Tell Overture"
Composed by Gioachino Rossini See more