Trying to be a better father, Homer helps Bart build a soapbox racer. Bart's racer is a flop, but Martin Prince's is the fastest and wins the race. When Martin is hurt, he asks Bart to fill in as driver so that at least one of them can beat Nelson Muntz in the race.
Did You Know?
The inspiration for the episode originated from a line in The Simpsons: Itchy & Scratchy & Marge
(1990), a previous episode in which Marge bans Bart and Lisa from watching their favorite cartoon, The Itchy & Scratchy Show, and Bart says "I'm gonna go build a soapbox racer instead." See more
In the McBain video sequence at the store, the assassin shoots at McBain as his partner leans across and takes the initial bullets. There is no reason why the shooter would track the partner as he recoils away but rather would have kept shooting straight and hit McBain. See more
I'm actor Troy McClure. You might remember me from such TV series as "Buck Henderson, Union Buster" and "Troy and Company's Summertime Smile Factory". But I'm here to tell you about "Spiffy", the 21st century stain remover. Let's meet the inventor, Dr. Nick Riviera.
Thank you, Troy. Hi, everybody.
Hi, Dr. Nick.
Spoofs Lethal Weapon
Fanfare for the Common Man
Written by Aaron Copland See more