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Season 7  "Lisa the Iconoclast"  7x16

Aired 25 years ago - Feb 18, 1996

While researching into Jebediah Springfield's past for an essay, Lisa discovers that the town founder wasn't the hero that everyone thinks he was.

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Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 1
Dangerous river crossings threatened life and limb...
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 2
You know, some historians consider Jebediah Springfield a minor patriot...
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 3
Well, thankily-dank, Mayor. I shan't disappoint.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 4
Chooseth Homer Simpson, and he shalt rock thy world.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 5
The Homer broadcasting system is on the air!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 6
Here's his fife, upon which he sounded the sweet note of freedom...
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 7
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Secondly, I have not always been known as Jebediah Springfield.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 9
"I write this confession so that my infamy will live on...
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 10
Is everything okay? You look a bit flushed.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 11
- Toast. - I don't understand thee, Marge.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 12
No tongue, eh? How did he talk- and eat and laugh and love?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 13
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 14
Well, I'll use it, but I'm not paying for it.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 15
- I believe you, honey. - You do?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 16
dead-white-male bashing from a P.C. thug.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 17
Well, I've been called a greasy thug too, and it never stops hurting.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 18
- Hi, Mr. Hurlbut. - Oh, you're back.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 19
That's Jebediah's secret confession. It proves he was a fraud.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 20
But it explains why there's no record ofJebediah before 1795.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 21
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 22
You don't have to help me with this, Dad.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 23
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 24
- He wouldn't let me put it up. - Okay. Well, that's not gonna stop us.
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than an evil bloodthirsty pirate who hated this town.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 26
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 27
A pirate? Well, that's hardly the image we want for Long John Silver's.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 28
Dig him up! Dig up that corpse!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 29
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All right. Here goes. Forgive us, Jebediah. We mean no disrespect.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 32
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and tri-corner hat.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 34
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Well, I'll just have to find another little girl to be president.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 37
I'm not Mommy, Ralph. I'm Miss Hoover.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 38
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I'm an antiquarian, damn it. It's my job to seek out the truth.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 40
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- But I thought I had you fooled. - You did.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 42
We've got to get the word out to every man, woman and child in town.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 43
- What? - What's goin' on here?

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Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 2
You know, some historians consider Jebediah Springfield a minor patriot...
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Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 3
Well, thankily-dank, Mayor. I shan't disappoint.
#3
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 4
Chooseth Homer Simpson, and he shalt rock thy world.
#4
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 5
The Homer broadcasting system is on the air!
#5
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 6
Here's his fife, upon which he sounded the sweet note of freedom...
#6
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Secondly, I have not always been known as Jebediah Springfield.
#8
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 9
"I write this confession so that my infamy will live on...
#9
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 10
Is everything okay? You look a bit flushed.
#10
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 11
- Toast. - I don't understand thee, Marge.
#11
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 12
No tongue, eh? How did he talk- and eat and laugh and love?
#12
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Well, I'll use it, but I'm not paying for it.
#14
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- I believe you, honey. - You do?
#15
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 16
dead-white-male bashing from a P.C. thug.
#16
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 17
Well, I've been called a greasy thug too, and it never stops hurting.
#17
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- Hi, Mr. Hurlbut. - Oh, you're back.
#18
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 19
That's Jebediah's secret confession. It proves he was a fraud.
#19
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But it explains why there's no record ofJebediah before 1795.
#20
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You don't have to help me with this, Dad.
#22
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- He wouldn't let me put it up. - Okay. Well, that's not gonna stop us.
#24
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than an evil bloodthirsty pirate who hated this town.
#25
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A pirate? Well, that's hardly the image we want for Long John Silver's.
#27
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Dig him up! Dig up that corpse!
#28
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All right. Here goes. Forgive us, Jebediah. We mean no disrespect.
#31
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and tri-corner hat.
#33
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Well, I'll just have to find another little girl to be president.
#36
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I'm not Mommy, Ralph. I'm Miss Hoover.
#37
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I'm an antiquarian, damn it. It's my job to seek out the truth.
#39
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- But I thought I had you fooled. - You did.
#41
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We've got to get the word out to every man, woman and child in town.
#42
Recap of The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 16 (S07E16) - 43
- What? - What's goin' on here?
#43