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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[Writing a farewell letter to Mrs. Krabappel]
Homer: Three simple words: "I am gay."
Marge Simpson: Homer, for the last time, I am not putting that in!
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References Ernest Goes to Camp (1987) See more »

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Bart and Mrs. Krabappel's winter romance
2 January 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of those classic Bart and Mrs. Krabappel episodes. In it, Bart answers Mrs. Krabappel's personal ad as 'Woodrow' as a prank. The subplot is Homer starting a swear jar.

It's hard to call any Simpsons episode definitive given just how many episodes there have been. I would call this one of the top two or three Mrs. Krabappel episodes.

The strongest part of this episode in my opinion is the ending. Some of the funniest jokes are had then as the Simpson family sits down to write Bart's last letter. Then there's a great understated scene between Bart and Mrs. Krabappel which is the cherry on top for the episode.

It's worth a watch and even a rewind here or there. There's a lot to hear and see in this one.


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