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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The places Bart calls include Santiago in Chile, Antarctica Naval Research Station, New Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Unnamed Settlement, and Disputed Zone. See more
Homer asks for a big beer and the bar tender puts a giant can of Fosters Beer on the counter. While it's possible for the bar to stock Fosters, it is unlikely as it's not widely available and is primarily an export. See more
When will you people learn? In America we stopped using corporal punishment and things have never been better. The streets are safe, old people strut confidently through the darkest alleys and the weak and nerdy are admired for their computer programming abilities. So, like us, let your children run wild and free, for as the old saying goes, "Let your children run wild and free."
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