Marge Simpson is starting to loose hair due to the stress of running the Simpson household. The family decide to get a nanny and are approached by Shary Bobbins, a Mary Poppins figure in Victorian attire, complete with a flying umbrella. The British nanny seems to bring joy to everyone with her London music hall style singing and eccentric charm. Yet working in the Simpson household soon starts to cause problems for the kindly nursemaid... Written by
Did You Know?
Homer turns down the first nanny thinking she's a man in drag. Interestingly, in the original Mary Poppins
(1964) movie, which this episode spoofs, many of the nannies in the large queue of applicants for the job at the start of the film were actually men in drag. See more
[as Shary flies away
Will we see her again, dad?
I'm sure we will, honey.
[Shary gets sucked into a jet plane's engine
I'm sure we will.
References Pulp Fiction
Turkey in the Straw
Arranged and Adapted by Alf Clausen
Performed by Dan Castellaneta See more