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Cape Feare

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Episode Info

Former highbrow children's entertainer and failed criminal genius Sideshow Bob (voice of Kelsey Grammer) has once again won parole, and decides to get revenge against the person who twice put him behind bars: Bart Simpson (voice of Nancy Cartwright). While Bob convinces the authorities that he means no harm to his young nemesis (explaining that his "Die, Bart, Die" tattoo is actually a German expression, "The, Bart, The"), it doesn't take long for Bart to figure out that Bob is the man who's been sending him threatening letters written in blood. After Bob begins stalking Bart and his family, the FBI enrolls the Simpsons in the Witness Relocation Program; renamed the "Thompsons," Homer (voice of Dan Castellaneta) and Marge (voice of Julie Kavner) move the kids to a houseboat in the riverfront community of Cape Feare. However, Bob manages to hitch a ride on the underside of the family car, and soon Bob is battling Bart "Thompson" mano a mano as the family's home floats down the river. "Cape Feare" first aired on October 7, 1993.

Cast

Dan Castellaneta
as Homer Simpson/Grampa Simpson/Krusty the Clown/Groundskeeper
Julie Kavner
as Marge Simpson/Selma Bouvier/Patty Bouvier
Nancy Cartwright
as Bart Simpson/ Wanda/Lewis/Maggie Simpson/Nelson Muntz/Todd F
Hank Azaria
as Chief Wiggum/Lou/Moe/Snake Jailbird/Obengruppenfuhrer Wolfca
Harry Shearer
as Ned Flanders/Scratchy/McBain/Parole Judge/Radio DJ
Yeardley Smith
as Lisa Simpson
Kelsey Grammer
as Sideshow Bob
Pamela Hayden
as Milhouse Van Houten/Anya/Girls
Russi Taylor
as Martin Prince/Sherri/Terri/Woman on Parole Board
Marcia Wallace
as Edna Krabapple
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Critic reviews for Cape Feare

The Simpsons has yet to even get close to topping "Cape Feare" as the perfect Sideshow Bob episode, no matter how often they try.

October 30, 2017 | Rating: 10/10 | Full Review…

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