The Simpsons: Season 21, Episode 17

American History X-cellent (11 Apr. 2010)

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Mr Burns is sent to prison for art theft, where a scary inmate introduces him to religion. Meanwhile Smithers becomes the boss at the plant, and Bart and Lisa try to share an ant farm.

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Homer Simpson / Capt. Lance Murdock / Rottweilers / Warden / Guard #2 / Grampa Simpson / Dream Grampa / Santa's Little Helper (voice)
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When the police are called to diffuse a rowdy crowd at Mr. Burns' estate, one of the officers recognizes priceless stolen paintings on the walls, and the maniacal billionaire is taken downtown for questioning. With Mr. Burns gone, Smithers takes charge of the power plant. But when employees take advantage of his good nature, he exacts revenge by forcing the employees to work night and day. These unfair working conditions prompt Homer and his crew to devise a plan to bust out Mr. Burns. Written by Fox Publicity

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Bart Simpson: Mom, where are you going?
Marge Simpson: Shopping. Whenever the town riots, the malls are empty. You stay here while I'm gone.
Bart Simpson: Oh, I hate being stuck inside.
Marge Simpson: You can play with your sister.
Bart Simpson: Mom, you don't play with Lisa, you play despite her.
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Spoofs Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) See more »

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Monty Burns' Blues
Music by Alf Clausen
Lyrics by Michael Price
Performed by Harry Shearer (uncredited)
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Mr Burns turns to the religious side,
20 February 2011 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

American History X-cellent is a great Simpson's episode,which shows a lot of stuff in the show that you knew where gonna eventually happen.

After Chief Wiggum discovers a painting in that was stolen from an art museum many years ago in Mr Burns mansion,Chief Wiggum sends him off to prison.Mr Burns get smithers to run the plant,but Homer,Lenny and Carl eventually agree that Smithers is much worse than Mr Burns and try to bust him out.

Meanwhile,Mr Burns cell mate bring Mr Burns to the religious side,by sucking out all his evil,making Mr Burns a much nicer person.

Also meanwhile,Bart and Lisa make an ant farm,but Santas Little Helper ends up eating them all,apart from one of them,so Bart and Lisa have some sibling rivalry trying to take care of it.


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