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 Sherry Bobbins is leaving
Dad, do you think we'll ever see Sherry Bobbins again?
I'm sure we will, honey.
[She is sucked into a jet engine in the background
I'm sure we will.
Spoofs Mary Poppins
The Fishin' Hole
Music by Earle Hagen
and Herbert W. Spencer See more