Marge teaches Bart at home after Skinner expels him. Lisa is horrified to find that it is Whacking Day,when Springfield citizens beat snakes to death so,helped by Barry White,she and Bart rescue the snakes by directing them to the Simpsons' house. Bart discovers that the real origin of Whacking Day was to beat up Irishman,a fact which impresses Skinner who lets him back in the school.
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Did You Know?
A 2003 article in The Journal News reported that records show genuine "Whacking Days" having taken place in Eastchester, New York from 1665 onwards: "That one day every spring be chosen for the destroying of rattle snakes." The article quoted Al Jean
as saying: "I agree with the premise of the episode: leave the snakes alone. They didn't hurt anybody." See more
During the "O Whacking Day" song, Ralph and Lisa can clearly be heard singing, although neither is on screen as part of the group of kids singing. See more
[Barry White is the Guest of Honor on Whacking Day
Now I'd like to introduce our Grand Marshal, the Prophet of Love, Larry White.
No, it says here Larry White.
I know my own name.
Yeah? Well, we'll just see!
References The Wizard of Oz
Sister of Pain
Performed by 'Vince Neil' See more