After he makes a collect call to Australia and refuses to pay for it, Bart sparks an international incident, with the Simpsons forced to travel to the country in order to repair political relations.

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Airs Sun. Jul. 10, 3:00 PM on FXX

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Homer Simpson / German Man / Man Reaching for Phone / Gus / Man Scared of Boomerang #2 / Australian Squeaky-Voiced Teen (voice)
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Marge Simpson (voice)
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Bart Simpson (voice)
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Lisa Simpson (voice)
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Bruno Dundridge / Australian with Spoon / Man at Arctic #2 / Translator / Bruno Drondrick / U.S. Marine / Boomerang Man (voice)
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First Man at Arctic / El Preidente / Hitler / Prime Minister Andy / Averil Ward / Man with Spoon / Bartender / Judge / First Man Scared of Boomerang / Man Sweeping Store (voice)
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Evan Conover (voice)
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International Operator / Tobias (voice)
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Storyline

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 Anonymous

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Animation | Comedy

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19 February 1995 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The end of the episode at the embassy mimics the United States retreat from Saigon in 1975 during the end of the Vietnam war. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

[the Prime Minister draws back his foot to "boot" Bart through the Embassy gate]
Prime Minister: This is for the Commonwealth of Australia!
[as he kicks out, Bart jumps out of range]
Bart: And this is for the United States of America!
[He drops his pants, showing "DON'T TREAD ON ME" written on his butt. He moons the enraged Australian crowd, humming "The Star Spangled Banner."]
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Connections

Spoofed in Redemption (2013) See more »

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America the Beautiful
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Music by Samuel A. Ward
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