The Simpsons: Season 8, Episode 17

My Sister, My Sitter (2 Mar. 1997)

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Bart is outraged when Lisa becomes his babysitter.

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Homer Simpson / Outhouse Guy / Krusty / Mayor Quimby / Hans Moleman / Sideshow Mel (voice)
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Marge Simpson (voice)
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Lisa Simpson (voice)
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Moe Szyslak / Chief Wiggum / Ghanaian Chaffeur / Sub Delivery Man / Comic Book Guy / Snake / Dr. Nick Riviera (voice)
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Kent Brockman / Reverend Lovejoy / Ned Flanders / Dr. Hibbert / Yuppie at Moe's / Paramedic / Air Force Captain / Ranier Wolfcastle / Smithers / Jasper / Skinner / Lenny / Otto (voice)
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Lisa becomes in demand as a baby-sitter so,when Marge and Homer,attend the opening of the Squidport quay,they leave her in charge at home. An angry Bart plays her up,resulting in his dislocating an arm and bumping his head and Lisa bundles him off to the hospital with Maggie in tow. They end up at Squidport where Lisa is mortified that people should think her incompetent but,after Bart apologises,she ends up back in business. Written by don @ minifie-1

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When Bart falls down the stairs he dislocates his arm. But after wards when he is in the closet he uses both his arms to stand against the door. See more »

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Snake: [Talking to the receptionist at Dr. Nick's clinic] Um, I must have, like, fallen on a bullet, and it like, drove itself into my gut.
Dr. Nick Riviera: [the receptionist checks off "Liquor Store Robbery" on her checklist] Hey, don't worry. You don't have to make up stories here. Save that for court!
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"My Sister, My Sitter" is one of the best episodes revolving around Bart's foolishness and Lisa's determination.
5 June 2011 | by (Planet Namek) – See all my reviews

Lisa begins to babysit systematically for numerous people, including Flanders and Dr. Hibbert. She gradually wins respect from the town for her responsibility at her age. As a result, Marge and Homer leave Bart under her babysitting care. They leave the house for the night and Bart is annoyed to be under her command. And so, Bart pulls off numerous moronic acts to annoy the life out of Lisa for no reason. For one, Bart calls over many people... and orders lots of things under their address. All these deliveries and guests arrive on time... pretty much at the same time... and Lisa gets annoyed at Bart. Bart runs around like an imbecile and falls down the stairs... breaking his arm in the process... he's proud of this because he can blame it on Lisa's babysitting. He then proceeds to lock himself in his room and bang his head on the door to hurt himself worse. Soon, he is knocked out as a result of his own stupidity of self-pain infliction. Lisa finds a way into his room and drags him out onto a wheelbarrow. Lisa tries to get him to a hospital... but they slip and fall down a muddy hill... where many onlookers blame Lisa for Bart's condition. Later, Bart gets treated for injuries... and Lisa still gets calls from people to babysit for them... because they don't seem to care about what happened. Very vivid and well-written episode. Lovely how it all concludes... with the truth behind how badly some people need babysitting.


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