The Telltale Head
Season
1
Production Code
7G07
Broadcast Index
S01E08
Episode Number
8
Airdate
25 February 1990
Writer
Matt Groening
Sam Simon
Al Jean
Mike Reiss
Director
Rich Moore
Executive Producer
James L. Brooks
Matt Groening
Sam Simon
DVD Commentary
Rich Moore
Al Jean
Mike Reiss
  • Character Debuts:
  • • Jebediah Springfield
  • • Reverend Lovejoy
  • • Jimbo Jones
  • • Kearney Zzyzwicz
  • • Dolph Starbeam
  • • Sideshow Bob Terwilliger
  • • Apu Nahasapeemapetilon
  • • Ms. Albright
Plot Homer and Bart are chased through the streets of Springfield by an angry mob. Someone has sawed off the head of the statue of town founder Jebediah Springfield. Surrounded by the surly crowd, Bart Pleads for understanding from the crowd. As his story unfolds, we are told that, while trying to fit in with some bad kids from school, Bart saws off the head of the statue. Then after his retelling of why he beheaded the statue, the town learns to appreciate their heritage, and lets Bart free.
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I DID NOT SEE ELVIS
Bart flies up and then comes back down as the TV shows the credits.
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