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The War of Art 

The friendship between the Simpsons and the Van Houtens is challenged when a painting the Simpsons buy from the Van Houtens' yard sale is discovered to be extremely valuable.

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Homer Simpson (voice)
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Marge Simpson (voice)
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Bart Simpson (voice)
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Lisa Simpson (voice)
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Lenny Leonard / Kent Brockman (voice)
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Klaus Ziegler (voice)
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Milhouse Van Houten (voice)
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Luann Van Houten (voice)
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The friendship between the Simpsons and the Van Houtens is challenged when a painting the Simpsons buy from the Van Houtens' yard sale is discovered to be extremely valuable.

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Homer reads Pretending To Read Magazine in bed. See more »

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Marge Simpson: How about this, what if we give the Van Houten's 25% of the money.
Homer Simpson: Then they'll just be mad about the 65% that we're keeping.
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References The Great Train Robbery (1903) See more »

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Eine kleine Nachtmusik
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Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Hummed by Dan Castellaneta
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Great Mix of Humour and Conflict,
27 June 2014 | by See all my reviews

The War of Art is a great Simpsons episode with a very well written storyline and a ton of very funny scenes.I enjoyed the conflict in this episode as we see the Simpsons and the Van Houten's battle over who deserves a valuable painting,and I also really liked seeing the rest of the town getting involved in the situation.I always like episodes when Kirk Van Houten plays an important part,I think he's a really funny and underrated Simpsons character,many times his stupidity has me in stitches and this episode was no exception.The War of Art is a very enjoyable Simpsons episode.

Homer and Marge have a dilemma on their hands when they stumble upon a valuable piece of artwork at the van Houten's yard sale.


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