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House of Cards

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House of Cards
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Short Information
Airdate: October 25, 1987
Short season: 2
Short number: 12
Production code: MG12
Writer: Matt Groening

"House of Cards" is the twelfth Simpsons short. It aired on The Tracey Ullman Show on October 25, 1987.


Bart is attempting to build a house of cards, but is constantly interrupted by Lisa and the sound of Maggie sucking on her pacifier. When he is about to place the last card, Lisa and Maggie enter, and the house of cards falls.

Bart tries to place the last card again, but Lisa talks to him and eventually yells at him, so the house falls again.

The house of cards is finally finished, but it falls again when Maggie slowly sucks he pacifier. Bart builds the house of cards again and climbs some chairs to place the last card. He finally manages to do it, but when he falls from the chairs, he house of cards falls too.

Shorts Season 2 Episodes
Making Faces The Funeral Maggie's Brain Football House of Cards Bart and Homer's Dinner Space Patrol Bart's Haircut World War III The Perfect Crime Scary Stories Grampa & the Kids Gone Fishin' Skateboarding The Pagans The Closet The Aquarium Family Portrait Bart's Hiccups The Money Jar The Art Museum Zoo Story