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The Simpsons Episode: "The Good, the Sad and the Drugly"

Season 20, Episode 17
Episode Synopsis: Bart gets a crush on a volunteer (voice of Anne Hathaway) at Grampa's nursing home and decides to become a volunteer, too. Meanwhile, Lisa does a report on what Springfield will look like in 50 years and becomes depressed. She's diagnosed with Environment-Related Despair and given antidepressants.
Original Air Date: Apr 19, 2009
Guest Cast Anne Hathaway: Jenny
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Season 20, Episode 17
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Length: 03:28:00
Aired: 4/19/2009
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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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