After seeing a museum exhibit on evolution, in which creation is labeled a myth, an outraged Ned Flanders teams with Reverend Lovejoy to blackmail Principal Skinner into requiring creationism to be taught in classrooms, eventually at the expense of any mention of evolution. Lisa becomes outraged herself, and forms a student organization to teach evolution, leading to a creationism vs. evolution trail, a la Inherit the Wind. Written by
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The two scenes of Nelson removing his mask were supposed to feature the "Mission: Impossible" theme music, but the staff couldn't get the rights to the song, so Alf Clausen had to create a unique motif. See more
When Lisa opens "On the Origin of Species" to read to her fellow students, she starts "Chapter 1" but the pages are clearly open in the middle of the book. See more
We want you to teach alternative theories to Darwinian evolution
You mean Lamarckian evolution?
Spoofs Inherit the Wind
What a Fool Believes
Written by Kenny Loggins
and Michael McDonald
Performed by The Doobie Brothers See more