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Goo Goo Gai Pan 

Selma decides to adopt a child, so the whole family goes to China.

Director:

Lance Kramer

Writers:

Matt Groening (created by), James L. Brooks (developed by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Dan Castellaneta ... Hans Moleman / Captain / Barbarian Invader #1 / Audience Member / Spy Dressed as Bart / Orphanage Guard #1 / Panda (voice)
Julie Kavner ... Marge Simpson / Selma Bouvier / Patty Bouvier (voice)
Nancy Cartwright ... Bart Simpson / Ling Bouvier (voice)
Yeardley Smith ... Lisa Simpson (voice)
Hank Azaria ... Cletus / White Dragon / Co-Pilot / Barbarian Invader #2 / Acrobat Host / Orphanage Guard #2 (voice)
Harry Shearer ... Mr. Burns / Waylon Smithers / Dr. Hibbert / Lenny / Audience Member / Chinese Doctor (voice)
Lucy Liu ... Madam Wu (voice)
Robert Wagner ... Himself (voice)
Pamela Hayden ... Milhouse Van Houten / Audience Member (voice)
Tress MacNeille ... Crazy Cat Lady / Cyclist / Booberella / Lindsey Naegle / Brandine / Red Dragon (voice)
Karl Wiedergott Karl Wiedergott ... Additional Voices (voice)
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Storyline

A broody Selma is keen to adopt a child and,on Lisa's advice tries to adopt one from China. However the rules say that she is supposed to be married so she gets Homer to pose as her husband for the fearsome adoption agent Madame Wu. Selma gets her child whom she calls Ling and,although the deception is discovered, Madame Wu lets her keep Ling as she was herself brought up by a single mother. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Genres:

Animation | Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 March 2005 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby | Dolby SR (seasons 3-19)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The title is a reference to the Chinese dish "Moo Goo Gai Pan". See more »

Goofs

The map of China in the consul's office shows Taiwan in a different color than the mainland. The PRC government regards Taiwan as part of its territory and never does this on its official maps. See more »

Quotes

Homer: [drunk; seeing a dragon out of a plane] I'll give you one!
Dragons: Oh, you are a VERY greedy man. The other dragons will hear of this!
Homer: Hey dragon! You fly like a girl!
Selma: Homer, when we get to China. I need you to do me a favor.
Homer: Anything for you, oh wise mountain ape.
Selma: [sighs] You have to pretend to be my husband.
Homer: NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
Dragons: That's him. The man who broke a dragon's heart.
Dragons: [in Chinese opera singing voice] The man who broke a dragon's heart.
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Crazy Credits

During the credits, David Silverman shows how to draw Bart. See more »

Connections

References Mortal Kombat (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

The Greatest Things Can Happen
Music by Alf Clausen
Lyrics by Dana Gould
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