The Simpsons

Season 20 Episode 19

Waverly Hills 9-0-2-1-D'oh

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM May 03, 2009 on FOX
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When Springfield Elementary is rated the worst school in the state Marge and Homer rent an apartment in the well-to-do Waverly Hills school district so their kids have a shot at a better education. In order to impress the other students, Bart quickly establishes a new bad boy image and helps boost Lisa's popularity by telling everyone she and pop star Alaska Nebraska are best friends. Meanwhile, Homer enjoys the bachelor lifestyle in the new Waverly Hills apartment.moreless

Who was the Episode MVP ?

Julie Kavner

Julie Kavner

Marge Simpson, Patty Bouvier, and Selma Bouvier

Nancy Cartwright

Nancy Cartwright

Bart Simpson, Nelson Muntz, Ralph Wiggum, Todd Flanders, and others

Yeardley Smith

Yeardley Smith

Lisa Simpson

Hank Azaria

Hank Azaria

Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, Moe Szyslak, Chief Wiggum, Comic Book Guy, Lou, and others

Harry Shearer

Harry Shearer

Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders, Principal Skinner, Waylon Smithers, Kent Brockman, and others

Dan Castellaneta

Dan Castellaneta

Homer Simpson, Grampa Simpson, Barney Gumble, Krusty the Clown, Groundskeeper Willie, and others

Ellen Page

Ellen Page

Alaska Nebraska

Guest Star

Maurice LaMarche

Maurice LaMarche

Additional Voices

Recurring Role

Marcia Wallace

Marcia Wallace

Edna Krabappel

Recurring Role

Pamela Hayden

Pamela Hayden

Milhouse Van Houten, Rod Flanders, Jimbo Jones, and others

Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

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  • TRIVIA (1)

  • QUOTES (5)

  • NOTES (1)

    • Blackboard Joke: None.
      Couch Gag: The family, all donning togas, take their seats at a roman arena (a la The Colosseum) and cheer on the violence. Bart proudly snags a decapitated head that goes flying into the crowd.

  • ALLUSIONS (6)

    • Vitamin Water
      Marge samples Science Water and its flavors which is a parody of Vitamin Water and its flavors.

    • Hannah Montana
      Alaska Nebraska is a parody of teen singer and pop star Miley Cryus's alter ego Hannah Montana.

    • No Country for Old Men
      The city inspector is a parody of Anton Chigurh (played by Javier Bardem) from the 2007 film No Country for Old Men.

    • Alfred Lord Tennyson

      Lisa says, "Tis better to have learned and lost than never to have learned at all," which is a slight alteration of Tennyson's well-known line, "Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all." The line is from Tennyson's epic poem In Memoriam, written after the premature death of his close friend Arthur Henry Hallam.

    • Wizards of Waverly Place
      The title of this episode is also a play on Disney Channel's original series Wizards of Waverly Place.

    • Beverly Hills 90210
      The title of this episode is a play on the title of the Aaron Spelling TV series Beverly Hills 90210.

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