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Dark Knight Court 

When Bart is accused of a prank he says he didn't commit, Lisa is forced to defend him in youth court, with former attorney general Janet Reno serving as judge.

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Matt Groening (created by), James L. Brooks (developed by) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Dan Castellaneta ... Homer Simpson / Leprechaun / Mayor Quimby / Sideshow Mel / Abraham Simpson / Krusty the Clown / Groundskeeper Willie (voice)
Julie Kavner ... Marge Simpson (voice)
Nancy Cartwright ... Bart Simpson / Ralph Wiggum / Nelson Muntz (voice)
Yeardley Smith ... Lisa Simpson (voice)
Hank Azaria ... Chief Wiggum / Lou / Moe Szyslak / Cletus Spuckler / Comic Book Guy / Old Jewish Man / Superintendent Gary Chalmers / Apu / Snake / Carl Carlson (voice)
Harry Shearer ... Kent Brockman / Otto Mann / Mr. Burns / Smithers / Dewey Largo / Rainier Wolfcastle / Clifford Burns / Seymour Skinner / Jasper Beardly / Lenny Leonard / Fruit Bat Man (voice)
Janet Reno Janet Reno ... Herself (voice)
Maggy Reno Hurchalla Maggy Reno Hurchalla ... Janet Reno (voice)
Pamela Hayden ... Milhouse Van Houten (voice)
Tress MacNeille ... Lunchlady Doris / Crazy Cat Lady / Woman at Party (voice)
Russi Taylor ... Martin Prince (voice)
Chris Edgerly ... Various Voices (voice)
Michael Dees Michael Dees ... 'Easter Parade' Vocals (voice)
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Storyline

Lisa comes to her brother's defense when Bart is accused of an Easter prank involving the school marching band, the horn section and some rotten eggs. Meanwhile, Mr. Burns seizes the opportunity to realize his lifelong ambition to become a superhero. Written by Nourane Kouli

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Animation | Comedy

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 March 2013 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno, whose been frequently lampooned in the series, ironically appears as her self. See more »

Goofs

The comic books in Mr. Burns' childhood flashback are all in the 8-inch by 11-inch comic book format that was not widely used until the early 1930s. (With the show's rolling timeline, Mr. Burns would have been born around 1909 when the episode aired in 2013.) See more »

Quotes

Abraham Simpson: Did you know I once argued in front of the Supreme Court?
Lisa Simpson: No.
Bart Simpson: Don't think so.
Abraham Simpson: Not a chance! I mean, yes.
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Connections

References Night Court (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

The Stars and Stripes Forever
(uncredited)
Composed by John Philip Sousa
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Hilarious and Clever Set Up,
2 December 2013 | by lesleyharris30See all my reviews

Dark Knight Court is a fantastic Simpsons episode with two very good story lines that are well written and packed with the usual Simpsons comedy that makes it so enjoyable.I preferred the Mr Burns as a superhero story,it was hilarious seeing him dressed up in a Batman type suit and thinking he was saving the day,certainly a very memorable moment of the twenty fourth season.Bart's courtroom story certainly wasn't as funny but it was still very well written and enjoyable,and I really liked how they combined both stories at the end.Dark Knight Court is a very funny Simpsons episode that is certainly not forgetful.

While Mr Burns tries to fulfill his lifelong dream of becoming a superhero,Lisa steps in to defend Bart against a false accusation


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