6The Simpsons "All Singing and Dancing" January 4, 1998
Fox Network's, The Simpsons is one of the longest running television series ever, first premiering on December 17, 1989 and still airing today. The series was created by Matt Groening and features The Simpson family, Bart (voiced by Nancy Cartwright), Homer
(voiced by Dan Castellenta), Lisa (voiced by Yeardley Smith), Marge (voice by Julie Kavner) and Maggie. The series has done several clip shows and wanted to try something different. Hence, a musical clip show. The plot revolves around Homer hating to sing and dance, and then the family shows him past music numbers in the series. The episode starts with Homer and Bart renting the Clint Eastwood film, Paint Your Wagon not knowing it was a country musical. The two are shocked when Client Eastwood doesn't murder a whole bunch of people and instead, sings. It was written by Steve O'Donnell and featured a number of past musical numbers from the series including Baby On Board, Who Needs the Kwik - E Mart? and The Monorail Song. The episode received positive reviews from critics and fans that enjoyed the musical format for the clip show.