S9 E8
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Continuing
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Airs
Sundays 8:00 PM on Disney+

Season 9  "Lisa the Skeptic"  9x8

Aired 23 years ago - Nov 23, 1997

When a skeleton is unearthed at the site of a future shopping mall, all Springfield is convinced it is the skeleton of an angel – except Lisa.

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Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 1
Hey, they can't just build a parking lot on Sabertooth Meadow!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 2
Fine. I'll come back later.
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[Indistinct Whispering]
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 5
Well, I'm calling in a favor.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 6
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 7
Why, look! Here's something right here.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 8
- [Gasps] - It's a spearhead!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 9
- [Whimpering] - [Snoring]
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 10
A bottle cap, a shoe, a bar of gold- anything!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 11
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 12
[Gasps] Oh, my goodness!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 13
- Lisa's right. It's an angel! - [Onlookers Gasp]
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 14
uh- a Neanderthal who got bitten by some angry fish.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 15
who's ever heard of a "Neanderthal"? [Chuckles]
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 16
Now, regardless of what this thing is...
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 17
I'll need to refer to the case of Finders versus Keepers.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 18
I'm locking it up in my safe-deposit closet with my other valuables.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 19
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 20
to share a prayer with the blessed angel, if it's okay with you.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 21
- It's foot surgery. - [Homer] Hey, I'm trying to eat here!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 22
That gives me an idea.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 23
If you look carefully, you'll notice I never once used the word "angel."
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 24
[Door Creaking]
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 25
Wow, it's so lifelike.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 26
It's a bone scraping from that skeleton I found.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 27
Um, you know, I can't afford to pay you.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 28
- Soon we'll have all the facts. - You did what?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 29
Then why'd you come running up like that?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 30
Okay, folks. Get your "Angel Glow Sticks."
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 31
You?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 32
Hmmm. My poor Lisa.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 33
- Miss Lisa Simpson. - Kent.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 34
Everyone knows leprechauns are extinct.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 35
It's smashir time!
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 36
[Commotion Continues]
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 37
- Bart, I'm borrowing your blue crowbar. - Good ol' Blue-y.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 38
- I could take up smoking. - You damn well better.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 39
It's gone! We're too late.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 40
- [Gasps] Hey! - What? She didn't do anything.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 41
Your Honor, over the coming weeks and months...
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 42
As for Science versus Religion, I'm issuing a restraining order.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 43
[Homer] "The end will come at sundown."
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 44
Oh, angel, listen not to this child of Satan.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 45
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 46
Oh, Edna, my sweet buttercup, you read my mind.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 47
Will you leave me alone?
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 48
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 49
If they want you in heaven, they got to take me too.
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 50
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Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 2
Fine. I'll come back later.
#2
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[Indistinct Whispering]
#4
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 5
Well, I'm calling in a favor.
#5
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 6 #6 Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 7
Why, look! Here's something right here.
#7
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 8
- [Gasps] - It's a spearhead!
#8
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 9
- [Whimpering] - [Snoring]
#9
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 10
A bottle cap, a shoe, a bar of gold- anything!
#10
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 11 #11 Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 12
[Gasps] Oh, my goodness!
#12
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 13
- Lisa's right. It's an angel! - [Onlookers Gasp]
#13
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 14
uh- a Neanderthal who got bitten by some angry fish.
#14
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 15
who's ever heard of a "Neanderthal"? [Chuckles]
#15
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 16
Now, regardless of what this thing is...
#16
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 17
I'll need to refer to the case of Finders versus Keepers.
#17
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 18
I'm locking it up in my safe-deposit closet with my other valuables.
#18
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 19 #19 Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 20
to share a prayer with the blessed angel, if it's okay with you.
#20
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 21
- It's foot surgery. - [Homer] Hey, I'm trying to eat here!
#21
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 22
That gives me an idea.
#22
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 23
If you look carefully, you'll notice I never once used the word "angel."
#23
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 24
[Door Creaking]
#24
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 25
Wow, it's so lifelike.
#25
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 26
It's a bone scraping from that skeleton I found.
#26
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 27
Um, you know, I can't afford to pay you.
#27
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 28
- Soon we'll have all the facts. - You did what?
#28
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 29
Then why'd you come running up like that?
#29
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 30
Okay, folks. Get your "Angel Glow Sticks."
#30
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 31
You?
#31
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 32
Hmmm. My poor Lisa.
#32
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 33
- Miss Lisa Simpson. - Kent.
#33
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 34
Everyone knows leprechauns are extinct.
#34
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 35
It's smashir time!
#35
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 36
[Commotion Continues]
#36
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 37
- Bart, I'm borrowing your blue crowbar. - Good ol' Blue-y.
#37
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 38
- I could take up smoking. - You damn well better.
#38
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 39
It's gone! We're too late.
#39
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 40
- [Gasps] Hey! - What? She didn't do anything.
#40
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 41
Your Honor, over the coming weeks and months...
#41
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 42
As for Science versus Religion, I'm issuing a restraining order.
#42
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 43
[Homer] "The end will come at sundown."
#43
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 44
Oh, angel, listen not to this child of Satan.
#44
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Oh, Edna, my sweet buttercup, you read my mind.
#46
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 47
Will you leave me alone?
#47
Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 48 #48 Recap of The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 8 (S09E08) - 49
If they want you in heaven, they got to take me too.
#49
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[Others Join Countdown] five, four...
#50