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Moonshine River 

The Simpsons go back to New York City so that Bart can find his old girlfriend Mary Spuckler. Meanwhile, Lisa and Marge spend the trip trying to take in New York culture on the cheap.

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Matt Groening (created by), James L. Brooks (developed by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Dan Castellaneta ... Homer Simpson / Mayor Quimby / Arnie Pye / Cab Driver (voice)
Julie Kavner ... Marge Simpson (voice)
Nancy Cartwright ... Bart Simpson (voice)
Yeardley Smith ... Lisa Simpson (voice)
Hank Azaria ... Chief Wiggum / Moe Szyslak / Cletus Spuckler / Khlav Kalash Vendor (voice)
Harry Shearer ... Kent Brockman / Ned Flanders / Shakespeare Announcer (voice)
Ken Burns ... Ken Burns (voice)
Zooey Deschanel ... Mary Spuckler (voice)
Sarah Michelle Gellar ... Gina Vendetti (voice)
Anne Hathaway ... Jenny (voice)
Maurice LaMarche ... Charlie Sheen (voice)
Don Pardo ... Don Pardo (voice)
Natalie Portman ... Darcy (voice)
Kevin Michael Richardson ... Jamaican Musician (voice)
Al Roker ... Al Roker (voice)
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Storyline

Seeing Lisa with Milhouse reminds Bart that he was never able to keep a girlfriend and, after four of his exes have rejected him persuades the family to go to New York, where he tracks down his old flame Mary Spuckler. However Mary's father Cletus comes to take her home against her wishes and Bart, happy that Mary seems to truly care for him, helps her escape. Meanwhile Marge and Lisa stage their own version of 'Romeo and Juliet' at an out-door theatre when the actors go on strike. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Genres:

Animation | Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 September 2012 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In addition to the Ayn Rand Day Care center returning from "A Streetcar Named Marge", a woman in the subway appears to resemble Rand. See more »

Quotes

Bart Simpson: Come on, dad. You love New York, now that your two least favorite buildings have been obliterated; Old Penn Station and Shea Stadium.
Homer Simpson: Lousy outdated relics.
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Connections

Spoofs Death of a Salesman (1951) See more »

Soundtracks

The Ballad of Cylinder Head
Music by Zooey Deschanel
Lyrics by Tim Long
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The Twenty-Fourth Season Starts Off Strong,
25 March 2013 | by lesleyharris30See all my reviews

Moonshine River is a great Simpsons episode with a lot of very funny scenes,most of them coming from Homer in this episode and also a lot of laughs from Cletus's scenes.The Simpsons twenty-fourth season starts off strong,I really enjoyed the return of Bart's old girlfriends,even if they were only brief cameos,Gina (Sarah Michelle Gellar) from Wandering Juvie,Jenny (Anne Hathaway) from The Good,The Sad And The Drugly,Darcy (Natalie Portman) from Little Big Girl all make brief cameos,and Mary Spuckler (Zooey Deschanel) from Apocalypse Cow has a main role in this episode.The episode is lots of fun and laughs from start to finish and starts off the new season very well.

Bart looks back over all his past girlfriends to find out how he failed with all of them,the only successful relationship he had was with Mary Spuckler,so he decides to go to New York and win her back.


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