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Bart the Genius/Gags

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Season 1 Episode Gags
"Bart the Genius"
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Chalkboard gag[edit]

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I will not waste chalk

Couch gag[edit]

"Bart the Genius" couch gag
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Couch Gag Information
Duration: 0:08
The family sits; Bart is squeezed off, up into the air and out of frame, only to crash back down to the floor during the credits shot of the TV.




  • This is the only time the couch gag visually continues into the closing shot of the TV.
  • This couch gag was reused in "The Telltale Head".
Season 1 Gags
Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire* Bart the Genius Homer's Odyssey There's No Disgrace Like Home Bart the General* Moaning Lisa The Call of the Simpsons The Telltale Head Life on the Fast Lane* Homer's Night Out The Crepes of Wrath Krusty Gets Busted Some Enchanted Evening