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.
Did You Know?
Both this episode and "How I Spent My Strummer Vacation" involve a member of the Simpson family going to a music related camp in "How I Spent My Strummer Vacation" it was Homer going to Rock and Roll fantasy camp and in this episode it is Lisa who goes to performing arts camp. See more
In announcing Krusty's supposed win of the Nobel Peace Prize, Kent Brockman incorrectly includes Mohandas Gandhi in the list of past Nobel Peace laureates. See more
Lisa, please stick to the illegally-Xeroxed sheet music.
References West Side Story
Music by Jemaine Clement
and Bret McKenzie
Lyrics by Tim Long
Produced by Mickey Petralia See more