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Mary Lou Retton

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Mary Lou Retton
Character Information
Female ♀
Occupation: Gymnast
First Mentioned: "Lisa's First Word"

Mary Lou Retton is an American gymnast.


When Dr. Hibbert gave Lisa an medical examination, he checked her reflexes and said that she had the reflexes of a young Mary Lou Retton.

Behind the Laughter[edit]

  • Mary Lou Retton is most famous for her performance in the 1984 Summer Olympics.
  • When the Simpsons see Korean gymnast Kim Hwan completing a perfect dismount with a broken leg, it is a reference to Retton's getting a perfect 10 for a vault in spite of having an injured knee.


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