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The Simpsons: A Star is Torn

Lisa participates in a singing competition with Homer as her manager.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 16x18
Production Number: GABF13
Airdate: Sunday May 08th, 2005

Director: Nancy Kruse
Writer: Carolyn Omine

Special Guest Stars
Fantasia BarrinoFantasia Barrino
voiced Clarissa Wellington

Guest Stars
Karl WiedergottKarl Wiedergott
voiced Various
Pamela HaydenPamela Hayden
voiced Milhouse
Tress MacNeilleTress MacNeille
voiced Brandine
Main Cast
Dan CastellanetaDan Castellaneta
voiced Homer Simpson, Abraham Simpson, Krusty the Klown, Barney, Willy, Sideshow Mel, Mayor Quimby, Hans Moleman, Gil, Itchy, Various
Julie KavnerJulie Kavner
voiced Marjorie "Marge" Bouvier Simpson, Patty Bouvier, Selma Bouvier, Jacqueline Ingrid Bouvier, Various
Nancy CartwrightNancy Cartwright
voiced Bart Simpson, Nelson Muntz, Ralph Wiggum, Todd Flanders, Kearney, Various
Yeardley SmithYeardley Smith
voiced Lisa Simpson, Various
Hank AzariaHank Azaria
voiced Apu, Moe, Chief Wiggum, Carl, Comic Book Guy, Dr. Nick Riviera, Prof. Frink, Cletus, Sea Captain, Kirk Van Houten, Various
Harry ShearerHarry Shearer
voiced Mr. Burns, Smithers, Dr. Marvin Monroe, Ned Flanders, Seymour Skinner, Otto, Kent Brockman, Dr. Hibbert, Lenny, Rev. Lovejoy, Various
Episode Notes
Chalkboard: None

Couch: Repeat of the couch gag from "Bart vs. Lisa vs. The Third Grade" where Homer heads to the couch a la Don Adams from Get Smart.

Cultural References
Just like the season 14 episode, A Star is Born Again, this episode's title is an adaptation of “A Star is Born”, a 1937 romantic drama directed by William A. Wellman that starred Janet Gaynor & Fredric March which was later remade in 1954 starring Judy Garland & James Mason and remade yet again in 1976 starring Barbra Streisand & Kris Kristofferson.

Other Episode Crew

Character Layout ArtistAimee Steinberger
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