The Simpsons

Season 8 Episode 16

Brother from Another Series

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Feb 23, 1997 on FOX

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  • Sideshow Bob has a brother, Cecil

    Sideshow Bob is released from prison. His brother Cecil puts him up and hires him to supervise the construction of Springfield Dam. Bart suspects Bob is up to another diabolical scheme. He and Lisa sneak into his office and find a suitcase filled with money. Bob catches them and tries to explain his innocence, but the children refuse to believe him. Cecil enters and holds them all at gunpoint. His plan to blow up the dam, with Bob, Bart, and Lisa in it is revealed. He runs away with the $15 million embezzlement from the project, assuming Bob will be blamed, allowing him to get revenge on Bob for stealing his role as Krusty's sidekick. Bob helps the children escape, and although innocent, Bob and his brother are sent to prison. This is another one of my favorite episodes in the whole series based solely on the references to Frasier. I loved Frasier and with the actors and atmosphere of Frasier it was impossible for this episode to be anything less than perfect!
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