Moaning Lisa
Episode 6 of 13 within Season One. Item 55 of 657 overall.
Production number 7G06.
Al Jean - Writer
Mike Reiss - Writer
Wesley Archer - Director
6.34
63 votes

Lisa gets sent home from school with a terrible case of the blues. One night she meets Bleeding Gums Murphy, a jazz musician who teaches her how to express her feelings through music. Lisa writes a song for Bleeding Gums, who plays it at his club, making Lisa feel happy again.

original airdate--February 11,1990    rating--27.4 million

network--FOX

music--"The Simpsons" theme by Danny Elfman

 

Chalkboard gag--"I will not instigate revolution".

Couch gag--The Simpsons pile on to the couch, Maggie pops up in the air and Marge catches her.

Trivia--Bart's phone prank to Moe's Tavern: Jacques Strap.

 

 

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regional titles

Dutch
Unknown
English
Moaning Lisa
French
Sainte Lisa Blues
German
Lisa bläst Trübsal
Irish
Unknown
Italian
Lisa sogna il blues
Spanish
El Blues de la Mona Lisa