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Season 3  "Mr. Lisa Goes to Washington"  3x2

Aired 28 years ago - Sep 26, 1991

Lisa’s patriotic essay wins the family a trip to Washington, D.C. -- but the corruption she sees there inspires her to write a new and very different essay.

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Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 1
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Homer, he obviously got out alive if he wrote the article.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 3
That reminds me. ''Seven ways to spice up your marriage.''
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 4
Where do you think? This baby never steers you wrong, and it was free!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 5
Three-hundred words, fiercely pro-American.'' Sounds interesting.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 6
''Think of a better opening.''
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 7
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 8
Thanks for driving me to the contest, Dad.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 9
''because none of those things could exist without six white stripes...
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 10
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 11
Ding-- freedom. Dong-- opportunity.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 12
''so too did our fledgling nation find strength...
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 13
Me thinks I detect the sickly scent of the daddy.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 14
- Are you interested in anything? - I don't know.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 15
reading and writing would pay off?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 16
- and anything else I've got coming to me. - I'll see what I can do.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 17
No, thank you. I'd rather push this button. Oops!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 18
- Boo! - Oh, boo yourself.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 19
Homer, look.! They give you a shower cap...
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 20
Hey, I call first bedsies.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 21
- Nothing. - What did you do to it?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 22
Free food?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 23
Well, good. Lisa, I'd like you to meet some other finalists.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 24
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 25
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 26
Oh, you have those damn badges.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 27
Oh, and in case you were wondering...
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 28
- Hey, what's so funny.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 29
In comes our logging company to thin out the clutter.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 30
I-- I never quite know how to put this.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 31
I've got a little place that I use for these, uh, matters. Call me tonight.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 32
Tot shot always plays in the sticks.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 33
I'm too excited to sleep.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 34
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 35
Well, let me put it this way,Jerry. Timber!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 36
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 37
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 38
My name is Lisa Simpson, and I have a problem!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 39
just the Declaration of Independence...
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 40
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 41
Oh.! Oh.! Oh.! Oh.!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 42
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- Welcome, everyone, to the awards luncheon.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 44
and wealthy gadabout Chilton Gaines.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 45
I would like to read a different essay, if I may?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 46
- Cool! A ruckus.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 47
And this will be one nation under the dollar...
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- You work fast. - I work for Uncle Sam.
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Today, we own a nationwide chain of wheel-balancing centers.

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Homer, he obviously got out alive if he wrote the article.
#2
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 3
That reminds me. ''Seven ways to spice up your marriage.''
#3
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 4
Where do you think? This baby never steers you wrong, and it was free!
#4
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 5
Three-hundred words, fiercely pro-American.'' Sounds interesting.
#5
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 6
''Think of a better opening.''
#6
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Thanks for driving me to the contest, Dad.
#8
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''because none of those things could exist without six white stripes...
#9
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Ding-- freedom. Dong-- opportunity.
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''so too did our fledgling nation find strength...
#12
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 13
Me thinks I detect the sickly scent of the daddy.
#13
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 14
- Are you interested in anything? - I don't know.
#14
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reading and writing would pay off?
#15
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- and anything else I've got coming to me. - I'll see what I can do.
#16
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No, thank you. I'd rather push this button. Oops!
#17
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- Boo! - Oh, boo yourself.
#18
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Homer, look.! They give you a shower cap...
#19
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Hey, I call first bedsies.
#20
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- Nothing. - What did you do to it?
#21
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Free food?
#22
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 23
Well, good. Lisa, I'd like you to meet some other finalists.
#23
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Oh, you have those damn badges.
#26
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 27
Oh, and in case you were wondering...
#27
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 28
- Hey, what's so funny.
#28
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 29
In comes our logging company to thin out the clutter.
#29
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 30
I-- I never quite know how to put this.
#30
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I've got a little place that I use for these, uh, matters. Call me tonight.
#31
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 32
Tot shot always plays in the sticks.
#32
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I'm too excited to sleep.
#33
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Well, let me put it this way,Jerry. Timber!
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My name is Lisa Simpson, and I have a problem!
#38
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just the Declaration of Independence...
#39
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Oh.! Oh.! Oh.! Oh.!
#41
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- Welcome, everyone, to the awards luncheon.
#43
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 44
and wealthy gadabout Chilton Gaines.
#44
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 45
I would like to read a different essay, if I may?
#45
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 46
- Cool! A ruckus.
#46
Recap of The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 2 (S03E02) - 47
And this will be one nation under the dollar...
#47
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- You work fast. - I work for Uncle Sam.
#49
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Today, we own a nationwide chain of wheel-balancing centers.
#51