Episode 14 – Brother from the Same Planet
Couch Gag – This time the sofa turns into a revolving door taking the kids away.
Plot Synopsis – When Bart gets tired of Hole: horrible parenting skills, he enrolled in the “Bigger Brother” program where he’s assigned a fantastic role model.
What is going on really – We start when Bart forgotten by Homer who was meant to pick him up after football practise. We also get horror images on what both think about what happened as Bart refuses to talk to Homer.
Bart decides to sign up to a big brother program for kids that don’t have dads to get a better role model, Tom a cool motorbike riding young man. As Lisa deals with her own addiction to hotline calls for her crush celebrity.
Homer wants to get his revenge on Bart by also accepting another child as his little brother and Principal Skinner goes full blown into Psycho mode with his mother watching from the hill top. Over the time Homer and Bart both learn the lesson about becoming more accepting and Lisa learns about addiction.
Final Thoughts – Bart is often the person pulling the pranks but this time we see how he is the victim of Homer’s neglect and the two must learn to accept each other flaws to build their relationship.