Bart gets drunk during a St. Patrick's Day Parade, provoking the city to enforce a two-hundred year old prohibition law. Rex Banner, an Elliot Ness-type character, takes over the police force to help enforce the law since Wiggum has failed to do so. Meanwhile, Homer decides to make money for himself as a bootlegger, and is soon nicknamed "The Beer Baron".
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Bart remarks on a person's Notre Dame jacket during the St. Patrick's Day parade. The mascot of Notre Dame University (South Bend, IN) is the Fighting Irish. St. Patrick's Day is widely recognized as a cultural holiday of Ireland. See more
When Bart gets drunk at the parade and Marge grabs him, the caption on the screen says "Drunken boy -- live". However, in the next shot we see the entire Simpson family, including Bart and Marge, watching this on the TV in their living room (i.e. Bart and Marge watching themselves on TV). Obviously, it's not really live. See more
Top of the morning to ye on this gray, grizzly afternoon. Kent O'Brockman live on Main Street, where today everyone is a little bit Irish, except, of course, for the gays and the Italians.
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