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Season 12  "Bye Bye Nerdy"  12x16

Aired 19 years ago - Mar 11, 2001

A new kid comes to Springfield Elementary and Lisa attempts to make friends with this new girl, but for all her trouble she just winds up the victim of this female version of Nelson. Lisa discovers the cause; pheromones given off by nerds are what attract bullies and she presents her findings where there needed most, the "12th Annual Big Science Thing". Meanwhile, after a visit from a baby safety consultant gets the Simpson home safe, Homer decides to go into the safety industry, making Springfield safe for all children.

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Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 1
No. You eat my dust! Hoo-hoo!
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only with a bus instead of a boat.
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I won. Don't take that away from me.
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I wonder what they're like.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 5
- Red hair? - What's she trying to pull?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 6
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- [Doorbell Rings] - [Both] I got it!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 8
Sorry about that. But the truth is...
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 9
Homer, don't be-Wow, that is huge.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 10
[Grunting]
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 11
I always pictured the kids dying in the living room.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 12
We don't need your high-price safety junk.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 13
Not as long as I keep taking these.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 14
[Groaning]
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- Good times. - [Groans]
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What if you two bond over your Malibu Stacy dolls?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 17
But I'll just draw bunny faces on them to scare Maggie away.
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Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 19
How aboutjazz? Do you likejazz?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 20
Daddy's protecting you from all the sharp, scary things.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 21
Okay. That's quite enough. It's not funny anymore.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 22
I'm the one who told you that.
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[Beeping]
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And I've got to share that gift with the world.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 25
Would you bullies be interested in some bodyguard work?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 26
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Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 28
That's like asking the square root of a million. No one will ever know.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 29
- Hmm? - Oh, thank you.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 30
# Out on a limb Just haul off andjump right in #
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It reminds me why I got into this business.
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Hey. That time she looked right at me and didn't touch me.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 36
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 37
Come on, people! Move it! I want to see some sweat.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 38
- [Squeaking] - [Whimpers]
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 39
I sincerely urge you all to stay in school.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 40
No. Not at all. Swab away.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 41
- Nelson, what are you doing? - I don't know.
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That's me! Safety dance!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 44
- [Cooing] - Look at this baby. Not a scratch on him.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 45
Please, skin your knees.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 46
That's quite an act to follow, Lisa.
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with the eyes forward and the hands neatly folded...
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 48
- She's just a little girl. - In the larval stage. - Silly.
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and even in the animal kingdom.
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Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 2
only with a bus instead of a boat.
#2
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I won. Don't take that away from me.
#3
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 4
I wonder what they're like.
#4
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 5
- Red hair? - What's she trying to pull?
#5
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 6 #6 Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 7
- [Doorbell Rings] - [Both] I got it!
#7
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 8
Sorry about that. But the truth is...
#8
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 9
Homer, don't be-Wow, that is huge.
#9
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 10
[Grunting]
#10
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 11
I always pictured the kids dying in the living room.
#11
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 12
We don't need your high-price safety junk.
#12
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Not as long as I keep taking these.
#13
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 14
[Groaning]
#14
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- Good times. - [Groans]
#15
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 16
What if you two bond over your Malibu Stacy dolls?
#16
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But I'll just draw bunny faces on them to scare Maggie away.
#17
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How aboutjazz? Do you likejazz?
#19
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Daddy's protecting you from all the sharp, scary things.
#20
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Okay. That's quite enough. It's not funny anymore.
#21
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I'm the one who told you that.
#22
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[Beeping]
#23
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And I've got to share that gift with the world.
#24
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Would you bullies be interested in some bodyguard work?
#25
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That's like asking the square root of a million. No one will ever know.
#28
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- Hmm? - Oh, thank you.
#29
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# Out on a limb Just haul off andjump right in #
#30
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It reminds me why I got into this business.
#32
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Hey. That time she looked right at me and didn't touch me.
#35
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Come on, people! Move it! I want to see some sweat.
#37
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 38
- [Squeaking] - [Whimpers]
#38
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 39
I sincerely urge you all to stay in school.
#39
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No. Not at all. Swab away.
#40
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- Nelson, what are you doing? - I don't know.
#41
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That's me! Safety dance!
#43
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- [Cooing] - Look at this baby. Not a scratch on him.
#44
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 45
Please, skin your knees.
#45
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 46
That's quite an act to follow, Lisa.
#46
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 47
with the eyes forward and the hands neatly folded...
#47
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 48
- She's just a little girl. - In the larval stage. - Silly.
#48
Recap of The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 16 (S12E16) - 49
and even in the animal kingdom.
#49
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