After Homer forgets to pick up Bart from soccer practice, Bart joins a mentor program called Big Brothers presenting himself as an orphan, and is assigned a big brother called Tom. When Homer finds out, he joins the program too as a big brother. Written by
Did You Know?
The part of Tom, Bart's sponsored big brother, was originally written for Tom Cruise
. However, Cruise's spokesman informed the producers that the star would not do the episode. It was decided to replace Cruise with Phil Hartman
providing the voice of Tom. See more
Homer rushes out to his car naked once he gets out of the bathtub. In the scenes of him driving to pick up Bart, he has gained his clothes. See more
[Bart has joined the Bigger Brother program to spite Homer
Come on, Bart, you know you're not supposed to talk to strangers.
For your information, I'm his father!
His father... the drunken gambler?
That's right. And who might you be?
Spoofs The Shining
The Barber of Seville Overture
Music by Gioachino Rossini
Plays on "The Ren and Stimpy Show" See more