Lisa Simpsons meets Pippi Longstocking

For all fans of The Simpsons and/or Pippi Longstocking, here’s some Simpsons/Pippi trivia – Enjoy!

In the Simpsons episode Summer of 4 Ft. 2 (Season seven, episode 25) it’s the end of the school year. No one wants to sign Lisa’s yearbook, even though she’s been on the editorial board and all. 

Homer decides the whole family shall spend summer watching Flanders beach house in Little Pwagmattasquarmsettport. Bart brings his friend Millhouse along, but Lisa realises she has no one to ask:

Marge: So, did you call any of your friends?
Lisa: Friend?  [scoffs] These are my only friends. [holds up a book]
       Grownup nerds like Gore Vidal, and even he’s kissed more boys
       than I ever will.
Marge: Girls, Lisa.  Boys kiss girls.

Lisa laments that she can’t make any friends.  Marge tries to console her by telling her that she’s dreamed her daughter would be her best friends, but Lisa needs kid friends.

Marge: I’m sure you’ll make plenty of friends.  All you have to do is be yourself.
[walks away]
Lisa: Be myself?  I’ve been myself for eight years and it hasn’t worked.

Once in Little Pwagmattasquarmsettport, Lisa tries desperately to reinvent herself as the cool kid: 

Lisa searches for new friends, but encounters an old one… the library.

Lisa: A library! … No, I can’t… that’s the old, nerdy Lisa.

[Pippi Longstockings appears]

Pippi: Lisa, read about my adventures in the South Seas, and make me live again!

[New Yorker’s “Eustace B. Tilley” appears]

Eustace: We’ve got periodicals on microfiche…

[Alice (of Wonderland) and the Mad Hatter appear]

Alice: [nervously] Won’t you join our tea party?  It would be ever so …

[Mad Hatter pulls a gun and grabs Alice]

Don’t do it, Lisa.  It’s a trap!  Run!  Run!

[Lisa does so]

Below is a picture of Pippi Longstocking (Simpson style) luring Lisa back to books in the library. She’s holding her own book: Pippi in the South Seas. Pippi’s voice-over is done by Tress MacNeille.


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