Inspired by Evel Knievel-type daredevil Lance Murdock, Bart decides to spend his free time doing stunts with his skateboard. Despite a early trip to the hospital, he continues to show off and thrills his classmates to no end. But when he suspects his act may be going stale, he announces that he'll perform the greatest stunt possible -- a leap off of SPRINGFIELD GORGE! Written by
Daniel Timothy Dey
Did You Know?
The Russian wrestler, Rasputin, is probably named after Grigori Rasputin. The other wrestler, Werner Von Brawn, is probably named after Wernher von Braun. See more
When everyone is gathered at Springfield Gorge, awaiting Bart's arrival, we hear Nelson say, "Where is he? I thought he said noon!" The voice is Nelson's, but we can clearly see Milhouse's mouth moving as if he were speaking the line. See more
This little boy broke his leg trying to fly like Superman. This boy's brother hit him in the head with a wrench, mimicking a recent TV wrestling match. I won't even subject you to the horrors of our Three Stooges ward.
Gee, I never realized TV was such a dangerous influence.
Well, as tragic as all this is, it's a small price to pay for countless hours of top-notch entertainment.
Symphony No. 8
Composed by Franz Schubert See more