Lisa joins a maths quiz team, who fare poorly against rivals who have superior technology. So Springfield goes totally digital, burning paper books . Unfortunately a meltdown means the entire system crashes but using decidedly old-fashioned methods Lisa builds up the quiz team and, with unlikely help from Bart, takes it to victory.
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Did You Know?
The couch gag for this episode involves a crossover between The Simpsons and Rick and Morty
(2013). The title characters of the latter show crash into the Simpsons house, killing the Simpsons. Rick sends Morty to another planet to grow some new Simpsons while he fixes up the house. See more
Before Willie says who should really be thanked for helping Springfield Elementary win the quiz bowl he looks at Lisa, in the next shot, Lisa is wearing a hat she didn't have on in the last shot. See more
The teacher's union will not stand for this.
It'll mean less work for you.
Really? I didn't think I could do less work.
Ode to Joy
Music by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by Dan Castellaneta See more