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Episode Number 223
Production Code AABF16
Original Airdate April 25, 1999
Chalkboard Gag "Loose teeth don't need my help"
Couch Gag Theatre couch gag
Special Guest Voices Jack LaLanne as himself
Written By Julie Thacker
Directed By Mark Kirkland

"The Old Man and the "C" Student" is the twentieth episode of Season 10. It aired on April 25, 1999. The episode was written by Julie Thacker and directed by Mark Kirkland.

SynopsisEdit

After causing his fellow townspeople to lose the Olympic Games, Bart is forced to slave away his time helping the elderly residents of the local retirement home. Guest starring Jack LaLanne.

Full Story Edit

Lisa Simpson writes a letter to the International Olympic Committee for a school project. The Olympic committee then decides to hold the next Olympics in Springfield. There is a mascot competition and Homer makes a mascot called Springy, which wins the competition. Everyone prepares for the IOC arrival at Springfield Elementary.

The arrival goes well at first until Bart goes on stage with his racist comedy routine which greatly insults the members of the IOC. In response, Springfield loses the chance to host the Olympics. Superitendent Chalmers blames Skinner for letting Bart on stage and doing the routine in the first place. Skinner is then ordered to make every last kid in the school do 20 hours of community service and Bart has to work at Springfield Retirement Castle.

Meanwhile Homer gathers up the 1,000 springs he had intended to sell as mascots. He then tries to sell them to Principal Skinner's home, where he is punched by Skinner and his mother, due to Bart's comedy routine. He also tries to sell them at Moe's Tavern, injuring Lenny and Moe in the process. Meanwhile at Springfield Retirement Castle, Lisa, who has been volunteering there for a year, is leading "Imagination time" with the elders. Bart believes that the seniors are being mistreated, as they have to do what they are told, and they have no free will. Bart comes in and tells them leave the Retirement Home and the Seniors start having fun. At the Simpson's house, Marge tells Homer to get rid of the springs, after seeing Homer's ideas of what to use them for (self flipping burgers, and turning Maggie into a basketball). Homer flushes the springs down the toilet (although Marge would rather he dispose of them properly).

Bart takes all the seniors on a cruise but soon the boat crashes into Mr. Burns' yacht. Moments later, the boat starts rapidly sinking into the water. The boat hits the springs, thanks to Homer flushing them, and bounces back up and everyone is saved.

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Season 9 Season 10 Episodes Season 11
Lard of the DanceThe Wizard of Evergreen TerraceBart the MotherTreehouse of Horror IXWhen You Dish Upon a StarD'oh-in' in the WindLisa Gets an "A"Homer Simpson in: "Kidney Trouble"Mayored to the MobViva Ned FlandersWild Barts Can't Be BrokenSunday, Cruddy SundayHomer to the MaxI'm with CupidMarge Simpson in: "Screaming Yellow Honkers"Make Room for LisaMaximum HomerdriveSimpsons Bible StoriesMom and Pop ArtThe Old Man and the "C" StudentMonty Can't Buy Me LoveThey Saved Lisa's BrainThirty Minutes Over Tokyo

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