The family reads stories from a long overdue library book. First, Homer (Odysseus) struggles to find his way home after the Trojan War. Next, Lisa (Joan Of Arc) leads the French army after hearing the voice of God. Finally, Bart (Hamlet) avenges the murder of his father.
Did You Know?
The title "Do the Bard, Man" is a play on the song "Do the Bartman" and the fact that Shakespeare is also referred to as "the Bard". See more
Hamlet (Bart) utters a line to himself that is supposedly unheard by other characters and refers to it as a "soliloquy." However, the other characters are on stage at the same time. This would make the line an "aside," and not a soliloquy. (A soliloquy is an extended monologue done with the character on stage alone.) See more
[Chief Wiggum is Polonius, Ralph Wiggum is Laertes. Bart, as Hamlet, has stabbed Polonius
Daddy's stomach is crying.