Moaning Lisa

From Season 1


Episode Summary

Moaning Lisa
Original Airdate2/11/90
WriterAl Jean and Mark Reiss
DirectorWesley Archer
Created ByMatt Groening
Developed byJames L Brooks; Matt Groening; Sam Simon
Lisa's idol, Bleeding Gums Murphy

Lisa is feeling very low until she meets Bleeding Gums Murphy who teachers her how to use music to express her feelings. Lisa writes Bleeding Gums Murphy a song which he perfoms at a night club.


P.E. Instructor: Lisa! We are playing dodge ball here. The object of the game is to avoid the ball by weaving or ducking out of it's path!
Lisa: In other dodge the ball.

Lisa: Thanks, Mr. Murphy!
Bleeding Gums Murphy: My friends call me Bleeding Gums.
Lisa: Ew, how'd you get a name like that?
Bleeding Gums Murphy: Well let me put it this way. Have you ever been to the dentist?
Lisa: Yeah.
Bleeding Gums Murphy: Not me...

Guest Voices

Other Information

Air Date : 2-11-90

Chalkboard : I will not instigate revolution.

Couch : Maggie flies into the air and then falls to Marge.

Production Code : 7G06


  • Wesley Archer


  • Al Jean
  • Mike Reiss

Last edited by cgauld7 on 7 August 2009 at 09:19
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