The Simpsons Forever
The Simpsons Forever
Episode 11 Season 1 7G13 April 15, 1990
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Episode Summary
Principal Skinner encounters Bart and his friends while giving a tour of Springfield Elementary to his mother. When Mrs. Skinner excuses herself to use the ladies room, Bart ignites a cherry bomb and flushes it down a toilet. Mrs. Skinner is blown off the commode.

Exasperated with Bart's demonic behavior, Skinner persuades Homer and Marge to place him in a student exchange program. Expecting the good life, Bart enthusiastically sets off for France as the Simpsons welcome their exchange student, Adil Hoxha, from Albania. Bart arrives in Paris only to discover that his exchange parents, Ugolin and Cesar, intend to use him as their slave. In Springfield, Adil asks Homer to take him to the nuclear power plant. Once inside, he takes pictures of sensitive equipment and secretly relays the information back to Albania.

Ugolina and Cesar force Bart to sample their wine laced with anti-freeze to see if it harms him. When Bart is sent to the store for more anti-freeze, he amazes himself by speaking fluent French and begs a policeman for help. Meanwhile, the FBI detects the satellite signal Adil uses to send his secret material and arrests him. In Frnace, Ugolin and Cesar are arrested and Bart is hailed as a national hero for saving France's precious wine.
Chalkboard Gag
Couch Gag
Couch Gag
  • Bart's pet frog is named "Froggy"
  • The Krusty the Clown doll gets stuck repeating "I like to play with you"
  • While cleaning his room, Bart finds a cherry bomb he had stashed away in a cigar box
  • Agnes Skinner refers to Principal Skinner as "spanky"
  • Homer crunchy on the outside
  • Adil leaves from an airport in Tirana, Albania
  • Bart arrives in Paris, France at Porte Gate 13
  • Bart stays at the Chateau Maison
  • A bottle of wine label reads Chateau Maison Mis En Bouteille Au Domaine (Bottled at the source) 1990
  • The donkey's name is Maurice
  • A banner in the school auditorium reads Welcome Adil Hoxha
  • Adil's undercover alias is Sparrow
  • Cesar and Ugolin send Bart to purchase antifreeze at 74 Rue Voltaire
  • Storefronts in France are Café, La Rotisserie, Bon Dormir and Patisserie
  • Newsweeque Magazine reads Vive le Bart!!
  • Bart returned from France with gifts of an Eiffel Tower statue and bread for the family, an Eiffel Tower t-shirt and bottle of wine for Homer, dress for Marge, miniature guillotine for Lisa, red balloon for Maggie and a French hat for himself
Notable Characters in This Episode
Homer Simpson
Marge Simpson
Bart Simpson
Lisa Simpson
Maggie Simpson
Snowball II
Santa's Little Helper
Agnes Skinner
Principal Skinner
Milhouse Van Houten
American Exchange Student
French Police Officer
SWAT Negotiator
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In this Episode
George Meyer
Sam Simon
John Swartzwelder
Jon Vitti
Wes Archer
Milton Gray
James L. Brooks
Matt Groening
Sam Simon
Executive Producer(s)
James L. Brooks
Matt Groening created by
Sam Simon
Starring Cast
Dan Castellaneta
Julie Kavner
Nancy Cartwright
Yeardley Smith
Harry Shearer
Pamela Hayden
Christian Coffinet
Tress MacNeille
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