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 Prime Minister draws back his foot to "boot" Bart through the Embassy gate
This is for the Commonwealth of Australia!
[as he kicks out, Bart jumps out of range
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."
References Crocodile Dundee
The Star-Spangled Banner
Music by John Stafford Smith
Hummed by Nancy Cartwright See more