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Bart vs. Australia 

After he makes a collect call to Australia and refuses to pay for it, Bart sparks an international incident, with the Simpsons forced to travel to the country in order to repair political relations.

Director:

Wesley Archer (as Wes Archer)

Writers:

Matt Groening (created by), James L. Brooks (developed by) | 6 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Dan Castellaneta ... Homer Simpson / German Man / Man Reaching for Phone / Gus / Man Scared of Boomerang #2 / Australian Squeaky-Voiced Teen (voice)
Julie Kavner ... Marge Simpson (voice)
Nancy Cartwright ... Bart Simpson (voice)
Yeardley Smith ... Lisa Simpson (voice)
Hank Azaria ... Bruno Dundridge / Australian with Spoon / Man at Arctic #2 / Translator / Bruno Drondrick / U.S. Marine / Boomerang Man (voice)
Harry Shearer ... First Man at Arctic / El Preidente / Hitler / Prime Minister Andy / Averil Ward / Man with Spoon / Bartender / Judge / First Man Scared of Boomerang / Man Sweeping Store (voice)
Phil Hartman ... Evan Conover (voice)
Pamela Hayden ... International Operator / Tobias (voice)
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Storyline

Lisa tells Bart that toilet water swirls in the opposite direction in the Southern Hemisphere. Determined to find out if this is true, Bart makes a collect call to Australia. When the father of the boy he called finds out about the charges, it sparks an international incident. The Simpsons must travel to Australia to repair relations with the United States. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Animation | Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish | Ukrainian | German

Release Date:

19 February 1995 (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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Did You Know?

Trivia

The episode received mixed reception in Australia, with some Australian fans saying the episode was a mockery of their country. Shortly after it had aired, the Simpsons staff received over 100 letters from Australians who were insulted by the episode. They also received letters from people complaining about the Australian accents used in the episode that "sounded more like South African accents". See more »

Goofs

Lisa plays a didgeridoo with ease. Didgeridoos are actually very difficult to play. See more »

Quotes

[looking at Uruguay on a map]
Homer: Heehee. Look at this country. "You are gay."
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Connections

References A Cry in the Dark (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

America the Beautiful
(uncredited)
Music by Samuel A. Ward
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