When Krusty the Clown is announced as the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, Homer invites Bart to accompany him on a trip to Oslo for the ceremony. Sensing that Lisa would feel left out, Marge surprises her with a week-long retreat at performing arts camp, where she where she is greeted by her artsy counselors and fellow musically inclined campers, who inspire her to embrace her creative side. After she returns to Springfield, Lisa becomes restless with her ho-hum suburban lifestyle and sneaks off to Sprooklyn in hopes of connecting with her inner hipster, but she soon realizes that the city is not the same as camp.
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"South Park" released an episode with the same title two years prior to this Simpsons episode. Both titles parody the then-popular Disney franchise, "High School Musical". See more
During the episode a clip is shown that Krusty was in south Africa in 1990. He then gets angry and asks the orchestra to 'vuvuzela me out of here'. The orchestra then blows on vuvuzelas. The vuvuzela's depicted were only manufactured and named 'vuvuzela's' in the year 2002. See more
Goodbye, Lisa! I'll miss you a lot, then a little, then not too much!
References Flight of the Conchords
Brush Your Teeth
Music by Alf Clausen
Lyrics by Tim Long See more