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|Episode Number = 635
 
|Episode Number = 635
 
|productionCode = XABF11
 
|productionCode = XABF11
|originalAirdate = {{USA|April 22, 2018}}<br>{{AUS|June 13, 2018}}<br>{{UKR|June 27, 2018}}<br>July 29, 2018 (Latin America)
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|originalAirdate = April 22, 2018
 
|Show Runner = [[Al Jean]]
 
|Show Runner = [[Al Jean]]
 
|Written By = [[David Silverman]]<br>[[Brian Kelley]]
 
|Written By = [[David Silverman]]<br>[[Brian Kelley]]
 
|Directed By = [[Bob Anderson]]
 
|Directed By = [[Bob Anderson]]
 
|specialGuestVoices = {{w|Trombone Shorty}} as the Trombonist
 
|specialGuestVoices = {{w|Trombone Shorty}} as the Trombonist
|Title screen = the title screen appears, but "The Flintstones" is written on it instead of "The Simpsons", it then goes back in the clouds and "The Simpstones" appears, a mix of The Flintstones and The Simpsons, it goes back again and the correct text shows up.
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|Title screen = the title screen appears, but "The Flintstones" is written on it instead of "The Simpsons". It then goes back in the clouds and "The Simpstones" appears, a mix of The Flintstones and The Simpsons. It goes back again and the correct text shows up.
|billboard = Mr. Burns was shot in 1995 and still no arrests? How come [[Chief Wiggum]]? Paid for by the committee to lock up the baby
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|billboard = "Mr. Burns was shot in 1995 and still no arrests?" "How come, [[Chief Wiggum]]?" "Paid for by the committee to lock up the baby"
|blackboardText = [[Homer]] writes I will not bet with [[Bart]] on the Final four.|couchGag = [[Marge]], [[Maggie]], [[Bart]] and [[Homer]] are at the couch gag, but [[Lisa]] doesn't show up as she's still talking with [[Dewey Largo]]. [[Homer]] would have cut the couch out of a log with a chain saw. The text "We're lumberjacks. Why is that funny?" appears as on-screen text.}}
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|blackboardText = [[Homer]] writes "I will not bet with [[Bart]] on the Final Four."
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|couchGag = [[Marge]], [[Maggie]], [[Bart]] and [[Homer]] are at the couch gag, but [[Lisa]] doesn't show up as she's still talking with [[Dewey Largo]]. [[Homer]] would have cut the couch out of a log with a chain saw. The text "We're lumberjacks. Why is that funny?" appears.
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"'''Lisa Gets the Blues'''" is the seventeenth episode of [[Season 29]]. This episode has tied The Simpsons with Gunsmoke for “Most Episodes in a TV Show”.
 
"'''Lisa Gets the Blues'''" is the seventeenth episode of [[Season 29]]. This episode has tied The Simpsons with Gunsmoke for “Most Episodes in a TV Show”.
   
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== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
*The episode was dedicated "In Loving Memory of [[R. Lee Ermey]]", the actor who voiced [[Colonel Leslie Hapablap]] in "[[Sideshow Bob's Last Gleaming]]" and "[[Waiting for Duffman]]." Ermey passed away on April 15, 2018, seven days before the episode's U.S. airdate.
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*The episode was dedicated "In Loving Memory of [[R. Lee Ermey]]", the actor who voiced [[Colonel Leslie Hapablap]] in "[[Sideshow Bob's Last Gleaming]]" and "[[Waiting for Duffman]]." Ermey passed away on April 15, 2018, seven days before the episode's U.S. airdate.
   
 
== Reception ==
 
== Reception ==

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King Leer
Lisa Gets the Blues
Forgive and Regret

"Lisa Gets the Blues" is the seventeenth episode of Season 29. This episode has tied The Simpsons with Gunsmoke for “Most Episodes in a TV Show”.

Synopsis

Dewey Largo tells Lisa that she is just a big fish in a small pond, and she is not a good musician. Initially, the Simpson family was supposed to go to Gainesville, Florida, to visit Eunice Bouvier for her birthday, but their flight to Gainesville gets rerouted to New Orleans instead. To cheer her up, the rest of the Simpson family goes with Lisa to Jazz Fest. While there, Lisa is forced to face her failures, and regain her confidence as a jazz musician.

Meanwhile, Bart is intrigued by the voodoo in Louisiana, and Homer becomes atractted to the drinks, just as well as the local food.

Trivia

Reception

Dennis Perkins of The A.V Club gave this episode a C+, stating, "It’s momentarily affecting, especially with Smith giving voice to Lisa’s pain, but 'Lisa Gets The Blues' quickly scatters any intention of recapturing the old Lisa Simpson tragicomic resonance over a succession of self-referential gags, inconsistently sketched character beats, and some of the most indulgent tourist rubbernecking the show has ever done."

"Lisa Gets the Blues" scored a four share and was watched by 2.19 million people, making it Fox's highest rated show of the evening.

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Citations

Season 28 Season 29 Episodes Season 30
The SerfsonsSpringfield SplendorWhistler's FatherTreehouse of Horror XXVIIIGrampy Can Ya Hear MeThe Old Blue Mayor She Ain't What She Used to BeSingin' in the LaneMr. Lisa's OpusGone BoyHaw-Haw LandFrink Gets TestyHomer Is Where the Art Isn't3 Scenes Plus a Tag from a MarriageFears of a ClownNo Good Read Goes UnpunishedKing LeerLisa Gets the BluesForgive and RegretLeft BehindThrow Grampa from the DaneFlanders' Ladder
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