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Make Room for Lisa 

Lisa feels that her relationship with her father will never be close, and she develops stress-induced stomach pains; Marge inadvertently knocks out Milhouse.

Director:

Matthew Nastuk

Writers:

Matt Groening (created by), James L. Brooks (developed by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Dan Castellaneta ... Homer Simpson / Bill / Krusty (voice)
Julie Kavner ... Marge Simpson (voice)
Nancy Cartwright ... Bart Simpson / Todd Flanders / Ralph (voice)
Yeardley Smith ... Lisa Simpson (voice)
Hank Azaria ... Moe Szyslak / Carl / Guard / Magician / Chief Wiggum (voice)
Harry Shearer ... Announcer / Lenny / Marty / Ned Flanders / Guard #1 / Skinner / Hibbert / Repo Man #2 / Louie (voice)
Pamela Hayden ... Milhouse Van Houten / Rod Flanders (voice)
Tress MacNeille ... Omni Lady / Agnes Skinner / Owner (voice)
Maggie Roswell ... Maude Flanders (voice)
Karl Wiedergott Karl Wiedergott ... Repo Man #1 (voice)
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Storyline

When Homer installs a cell phone tower on his roof to pay for his destruction of the Bill Of Rights, the machinery is put in Lisa's room, forcing her to move in with Bart. When the new living arrangement causes her stress, Homer agrees to try sensory deprivation therapy with her. Written by Mike

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Animation | Comedy

Certificate:

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Goofs

After Homer licks the Bill of Rights and is talking to the Omni-Touch representative, the words "cruel and unusual" appear on Homer's tongue. Even if the words could legibly copy on his tongue, they would appear backwards not forwards. See more »

Quotes

Marge: *Privacy* is at stake here.
Homer Simpson: Oh, I'll eat some mayonnaise.
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Connections

Spoofs When Animals Attack! (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

The Safety Dance
(uncredited)
Written by Ivan Doroschuk
Performed by Men Without Hats
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Love this episode
18 April 2020 | by SilverCentri2009See all my reviews

One of the best Homer and Lisa centered episodes, If anyone forgets how likable and sympathetic Lisa used to be, they should watch this episode. After Homer kicks Lisa out of her room so that a cell phone company can build a cell tower on their house (as payment for when Homer ruined the Bill of Rights) , Lisa grows more stressful and eventually has to go to the doctor. Dr. Hibbert suggests Lisa try some new age solutions rather than antacids. Homer and Lisa go into a hippie store and decide to try some sensory deprivation tanks. The result is Lisa seeing things from other character's point of view such as the cat and ultimately her Dad when he takes her to events he doesn't enjoy but only goes to spend time with Lisa. Homer's tank goes on a hilarious adventure from being repo'ed to falling out of a truck, being buried, falling into a sewer, and eventually ending back at the hippie shop. I really miss episodes like these where Lisa isn't just nagging or being a preachy know-it-all. I like how she develops as a character, learning to see the world through other people's perspectives, including that of her father. It's a touching episode with a good amount of humor and one of the best Lisa focused episodes.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 February 1999 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

USA

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Sound Mix:

Dolby | Dolby SR (seasons 3-19)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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