This episode was written by current show runner Al Jean
and directed by supervising director Mike B. Anderson
. Jean based the episode's plot on Flowers for Algernon, a novel which he had read in the 8th grade. See more
[Lisa is missing a crayon; Homer had a crayon removed from his brain making him smarter
Sweetheart, the missing crayon could be anywhere.
[crashes through living room window and holds up two fistfuls of tickets
Who wants lottery tickets?
Okay, it's in his brain.
The Battle Hymn of the Republic
Music by William Steffe
Whistled by Dan Castellaneta See more