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Bart of Darkness 

After he breaks his leg and becomes confined to his room, Bart begins spying on the neighbors with his telescope, and suspects Ned of murdering Maude.

Director:

Jim Reardon

Writers:

Matt Groening (created by), James L. Brooks (developed by) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Dan Castellaneta ... Homer Simpson / Hans Moleman / Squeaky-Voiced Teen / Busker / Ice Cream Man / Child #4 / Child #6 / Itchy / Krusty the Clown / TV Voice / L.B. 'Jeff' Jefferies / British Child / Grampa (voice)
Julie Kavner ... Marge Simpson (voice)
Nancy Cartwright ... Bart Simpson / Child #3 / Child #5 / Nelson Muntz / Ralph Wiggum / Todd Flanders (voice)
Yeardley Smith ... Lisa Simpson (voice)
Hank Azaria ... Chili Man / Pool Salesman / Amish Man / Chief Wiggum / Springfield Police Department Rescue Phone / Lou (voice)
Harry Shearer ... Principal Skinner / Dr. Hibbert / Scratchy / George Meaney / Ned Flanders / Robby Shankar (voice)
Tress MacNeille ... Child #2 / Ned Flanders' Scream (voice)
Pamela Hayden ... Child #1 / Milhouse Van Houten / Nurse / Rod Flanders / Jimbo Jones (voice)
Maggie Roswell ... Child #4 / Maude Flanders (voice)
Russi Taylor ... Martin Prince / Sherri / Terri (voice)
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Storyline

In a Rear Window parody, the Simpsons buy a swimming pool and everybody in the neighborhood joins in the enjoyment--except for Bart, whose broken leg prevents him from swimming. He soon becomes obsessed with looking through his telescope and even suspects Ned Flanders of murdering his wife. Written by <Explorerds6789>

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Genres:

Animation | Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The song Martin Prince sings is "The Summer Wind" by Frank Sinatra. See more »

Goofs

Bart describes his manuscript as a play but the excerpt he reads is in the form of a novel. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Hans Moleman: [stepping outside on a hot, sunny day] Well, you're certainly doing your job today, Mister Sun.
[lifts his glasses while looking at the sun, causing light to set his shirt on fire]
Hans Moleman: Oh, rats.
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Connections

Spoofs NYPD Blue (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Mary Had a Little Lamb
(uncredited)
Written by Sarah Josepha Hale
Performed by Harry Shearer
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 September 1994 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

USA

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby | Dolby SR (seasons 3-19)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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