Lisa tells Bart that toilet water swirls in the opposite direction in the Southern Hemisphere. Determined to find out if this is true, Bart makes a collect call to Australia. When the father of the boy he called finds out about the charges, it sparks an international incident. The Simpsons must travel to Australia to repair relations with the United States. Written by
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Bart calls South America prior to calling Australia, and the man who attempts to answer his call resembles an aged Adolf Hitler
. This is a reference to numerous Nazis fleeing Germany at the end of the Second World War to find refuge in South America. See more
According to the phone bill Homer receives with Bart's long distance charges the calls were made between 8:45 and 10:15 am. Bart would have had to made the calls in the afternoon, as after he hangs up on the six hour call to Australia it is nighttime in Springfield. See more
Good news, we've worked out a compromise that will allow both nations to save face.
We've argued them down to... a booting.
The Prime Minister just wants to kick Bart once, through the gate, with a regular shoe.
I believe it's a wing tip.
Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head
Written by Hal David
and Burt Bacharach
Hummed by Nancy Cartwright See more