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The Simpsons Episode: "How the Test Was Won"

Season 20, Episode 11
Episode Synopsis: As the school prepares for standardized testing, Bart and other "underperformers" get an exemption from taking the test and are whisked away to Capital City. Meanwhile, Homer needs to avoid getting injured after his insurance lapses.
Original Air Date: Mar 1, 2009
Guest Cast Maggie Roswell: Helen Lovejoy
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Season 20, Episode 11
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Length: 22:25:03
Aired: 3/1/2009
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Premiered: December 17, 1989, on FOX
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Matt Groening's subversive, animated satire about Springfield's hapless first family became a cult favorite when it premiered on Fox in 1989 after first being seen in 1987 as a short on 'The Tracey Ullman Show.' That was then; now it's TV longest running comedy. Not since 'The Flintstones' in the '60s has a cartoon series drawn such a large adult audience, and, ay caramba, given us pop-culture expressions for the ages. And in 1999, Time magazine called it the best TV show of the 20th century.

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