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Back to Ullman Index Episode: Babysitting Maggie

General Information

  • Season: 0
  • Production Code: MG04
  • Broadcast Index: U01E04
  • Episode Number: 4
  • Airdate: 31 May 1987
  • Writer: Matt Groening
  • Director: Matt Groening
  • Editor: Gary M. Gadsdon

Synopsis

Bart and Lisa are asked to babysit Maggie, but instead they ignore her. Maggie electrocutes herself, falls down the stairs and chases butterfly onto the roof and back down again.

Intro Gags

Maggie's Appearences

  • Maggie is seen falling down the stairs.
  • She is seen in her bedroom by the window.
  • Running on the roof
  • Falling off the side of the house
  • Walking into the living room and crying.

Lisa's Appearences

  • Lisa does show an interest in where Maggie has gone
  • Lisa manages to hear Maggie fall off the side of the house

Maggie Framegrabs - 17

Lisa Framegrabs - 9

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Memorable Quotage

  • Lisa: Do you hear something?
    Bart: Forget it.
    Maggie: Weeeeee!
  • Lisa: I thought I heard a thud.
    Bart: You'll hear another one if you don't shut your trap.
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Allusions

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Trivia

  • Originally, Maggie stuck a fork in an electrical outlet, but was removed
  • Bart is now wearing his modern colours, but Maggie isnt
  • Maggie's name is revealed for the first time.
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Cultural References

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Latest Reviews

xx Posted on 09 March 2010 by Gars
I like when time is taken to explore the world in Maggie's eyes. A pretty decent short.