The Simpsons: Season 3, Episode 16

Bart the Lover (13 Feb. 1992)

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After Mrs. Krabappel gives Bart a month of detention, he gets his revenge by responding to her newspaper singles ad. Meanwhile, Marge suggests Homer start a swear jar to stop him cursing.

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Apu Nahasapeemapetilon / Gas Pump Attendant / Mr. Amazing (voice)
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Lonely Enda Krabappel has punished Bart for one of his shenanigans again, so he decides to take revenge on her by responding to a personal ad, pretending to be a potential new boyfriend. Successfully stringing her along with corresponding love letters and setting her up for a date that goes bad, he starts to feel guilty over his actions and calls for help from his family to lift her spirits. Written by Daniel Timothy Dey

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The swear jar is actually a common device used in businesses and schools to encourage proper speech. See more »

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When Bart looks at the picture of Mrs. Krabappel for the first time, her eyes are open, but when the family see it later her eyes are closed. See more »

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[while building a dog house, Homer has been teaching himself not to curse by using a "Swear Jar."]
Homer: [hits his finger with a hammer] Oh... fudge. That's broken.
[steps on a piece of wood, and a nail goes through his shoe]
Homer: Fiddle-dee-dee! That will require a tetanus shot. But I'm not going to swear. But I am going to KICK THIS DOG HOUSE DOWN!
[goes berserk]
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The Lonely Life of Edna Krabappel!
16 August 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is the sixteenth episode of the third season of the Simpsons and I really liked it. It's very funny, especially towards the end, but it has some underlying themes of romance and loneliness. Plus, this is our first look at Edna Krabappel in the main role and we see how lonely and bitter she is due to the lack of any true love.

In this episode, "Bart the Lover," Edna Krapabbel punishes Bart with a week's worth of detention and as revenge, Bart decides to make up a lover for Edna in order to get her hopes up. Meanwhile, Homer starts a swear jar after Flanders complains that Homer curses too much.

Overall, this is a great episode and one that is nearly perfect for Valentine's Day. It's really funny, but the best part is when the Simpsons sit down to write a letter for Edna together. I rate this episode 9/10.


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