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Couch gag: While a lullaby version of the theme plays, it is revealed Maggie is drawing the characters onto the couch. Lisa is drawing Maggie, Bart is drawing Lisa, Marge is drawing Bart and Homer is drawing Marge whilst eating a doughnut.
Director: Chris Clements
Synopsis: Bart shoots baskets while in detention and ends up in the school’s basketball team.
Stephen Curry as himself
Earl Mann as Narrator (Eddie Muntz)
Joe Mantegna as Fat Tony
Discussion: Whilst I applaud the change in style to a documentary-style chronicling the rise and fall of Bart’s career as an elementary school basketball hero, there is still no actual plot to this episode.
When I heard Stephen Curry was a guest voice in this ep, I was pretty excited. I watched the whole episode in anticipation of how an Aussie comedian got to be in the show before I finally Googled and saw Stephen Curry is a US basketball player.
Having said that, I watched this whole episode waiting for something to happen and it never did. Normally I’m quite fond of Fat Tony but there was nothing here to be fond about. So, moving on to the next episode…