Seeing Lisa with Milhouse reminds Bart that he was never able to keep a girlfriend and, after four of his exes have rejected him persuades the family to go to New York, where he tracks down his old flame Mary Spuckler. However Mary's father Cletus comes to take her home against her wishes and Bart, happy that Mary seems to truly care for him, helps her escape. Meanwhile Marge and Lisa stage their own version of 'Romeo and Juliet' at an out-door theatre when the actors go on strike. Written by
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The title refers to the 1961 song "Moon River" by Andy Williams, to whom this episode is dedicated. See more
You've learned a valuable lesson, son. Love doesn't exist except briefly between a man and a woman before marriage. After that, it's just hanging out with someone who kind of hates you, but you can't get it together to leave.
References Sweet Smell of Success
The Ballad of Cylinder Head
Music by Zooey Deschanel
Lyrics by Tim Long See more