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Lisa Goes Gaga 

After a desperate attempt by Lisa to become more popular backfires, Lady Gaga shows up in Springfield to help her with her self-esteem.


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




Episode cast overview:
Dan Castellaneta ... Homer Simpson / Farmer / Security Guard #2 / Man on Side of Train / Abe Simpson / Gary the Paparazzo (voice)
Julie Kavner ... Marge Simpson (voice)
Nancy Cartwright ... Bart Simpson / Nelson Muntz / Ralph Wiggum / Kearney Zzyzwicz / International Harvester Spuckler (voice)
Yeardley Smith ... Lisa Simpson (voice)
Hank Azaria ... Cletus Spuckler / Chief Wiggum / Security Guard #1 / Moe Szyslak / Comic Book Guy / Guy in Flash Mob (voice)
Harry Shearer ... Narrator / Lady Gaga's Manager / Principal Skinner / Kent Brockman / Lenny Leonard / Ned Flanders (voice)
Lady Gaga ... Lady Gaga (voice)
Kevin Michael Richardson ... Lady Gaga Express Conductor (voice)
Chris Edgerly ... (voice)
Pamela Hayden ... Milhouse Van Houten / Jimbo Jones (voice)
Tress MacNeille ... Mother At Farm / Brandine Spuckler / Dolph (voice)
Russi Taylor ... Martin Prince / Sherri / Terri (voice)


After a desperate attempt by Lisa to become more popular backfires, Lady Gaga shows up in Springfield to help her with her self-esteem.

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Animation | Comedy


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Did You Know?


At the end of the episode is a trailer of the short film "The Longest Daycare," starring Maggie, which premiered three weeks after this episode. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film in 2013, losing to Paperman. See more »


When Gaga's train stops, there is only one railroad. In the next scene Moe is hit by another train, which run in opposite direction on a parallel railroad. See more »


Lady Gaga: Listen up, Lisa. This pity party is being shut down by the smile police.
Lisa Simpson: This isn't about me, this is all about you! "Hello! Hello, Springfield! Look at me and my purple hair!" Well, I denounce thee!
Lady Gaga: Wha?
Lisa Simpson: I denounce thee for giving people false expectations they can never fulfill! I denounce thee for making people think social acceptance and walking in heels is easy!
Lady Gaga carrier: Can we kill the kid?
Lisa Simpson: I denounce thee! I denounce thee! I denounce thee!
Lady Gaga: Whoa! Easy there, little monster.
Lisa Simpson: Don't monster me!
Lady Gaga: Okay, Lisa.
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References Cars (2006) See more »


Super Star
Music by Rex Promise
Lyrics by Tim Long
Performed by Lady Gaga and Yeardley Smith (uncredited)
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Worst Simpsons episode to date.
28 July 2013 | by azz1596See all my reviews

Normally I enjoy watching The Simpsons, although recently I believe that the episodes have been going downhill ever since they introduced modern cultural references such as "Mapple", its the ultimate way to sell out and try to get more young audience because they can connect more to the material, and this episode is the cream on the sell out pie. Shameless self-promotion of Lady Gaga in an attempt to try to say to kids "Look kids, we know what you like, and adding modern references means we don't need funny jokes or any smart material, please like us!". And this isn't the only problem, the plot line is incredibly weak, consisting of Lady Gaga just trying to make people feel better (Seriously this plot is more sappy than the Care Bears if they were covered in candy and glitter!) and the jokes in the episode just aren't funny, this seems to be a major problem with the more recent Simpsons episodes.

Overall I'd say definitely skip this one. Worst Simpsons episode to date.


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20 May 2012 (USA) See more »

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