The Simpsons: Season 4, Episode 14

Brother from the Same Planet (4 Feb. 1993)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Homer Simpson / Woman Driving Car / Santa's Little Helper / Krusty the Clown / Springfield Communist Party Recruiter / Ren / Stimpy / Grampa (voice)
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Marge Simpson (voice)
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Lisa Simpson (voice)
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Wings Announcer / Kirk Van Houten / Bigger Brothers Commercial Voice-Over / Blackjack Dealer / Baseball Game Announcer / Corey / Lou (voice)
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Tom / Nelson's Dad / Football Commentator / Tuesday Night Live Announcer (voice)
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Mrs. Krabappel (voice)
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Lewis / Bigger Brothers Commercial Child / Bigger Brothers Employee / Pepi (voice)
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Nun / Martin Prince / Phone Voice (voice)
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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 Emil Petersen

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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 »

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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 »

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Pepi: Tell me more. I want to know ALL the constellations.
Homer: Well, that one's Jerry, the cowboy. And that big dipper-looking thing is Alan, the cowboy.
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References Sesame Street (1969) See more »

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I Am Woman
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by Helen Reddy and Ray Burton
Performed by Dan Castellaneta
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A wedge between Homer and Bart?
6 January 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The episode begins with Homer forgetting to pick up Bart from soccer practice. That prompts Bart to give up on Homer, he becomes a little brother in a big brother type program to spite Homer. Phil Hartman plays Tom, his impossibly cool big brother.

Generally, I like a lot of Homer/Bart relationship episodes and this one has its moments. There are a lot of very funny sequences that arise as Homer attempts to get even.

The fight in the episode is extremely memorable. It's one I recalled after not seeing this episode for years. This really is a good Homer/Bart episode.


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