Bart and Lisa become locked in competition when they anchor a children's news program. Meanwhile, Homer adopts a helper monkey.

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Marge Simpson (voice)
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Lisa Simpson (voice)
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During a prank that goes wrong Bart destroys Groundskeeper Willie's shack. At the same time lazy Homer is getting a helper monkey called Mojo to do his chores and Lisa is the anchor on a children's T.V. news show. When Bart joins her as co-presenter and they start to compete for stories she takes her revenge by sending him to the scrapyard where Willie is sleeping rough. Written by don @ minifie-1

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"The Mattel and Mars Bar Quick Energy Chocobot Hour" cartoon that replaces the canceled "Kidz News" educational news program, is a reference to the Mattel toys and the Mars chocolate bar. See more »

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Kent Brockman: Human interest stories - they cloud the issues and fog the mind.
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References The Glass Menagerie (1950) See more »

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Where Have All the Flowers Gone?
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Written by Joe Hickerson and Pete Seeger
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Weaker Moment of the Ninth Season, but still Fun,
15 September 2015 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

Girly Edition is a great Simpsons episode with a very well written storyline and plenty of very funny scenes. It's a fun episode, I enjoyed seeing Bart and Lisa starting a kids news broadcasting channel together, the network executives were one of the funniest moments, and the scene were Bart visits Kent Brockman's mansion would be my favourite part of the episode. It's definitely one of the weaker episodes of the ninth season, this one is jam packed with great episodes and in comparison, this one simply doesn't hit as many high notes, it has a story that really could have gone somewhere, but never goes far enough. The storyline between Homer and his new pet monkey was actually more entertaining to me than the main story was, I really enjoyed seeing him adopt a monkey, many parts had me in stitches, particularly when he got him addicted to donuts, and I felt it ended too soon and could have been developed more, it was a lot fun. It's not the finest episode of the ninth season, but Girly Edition is still an enjoyable Simpsons episode.

Bart and Lisa become rivals as they try to manage a kids news broadcasting series together, meanwhile, Homer adopts a monkey.


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