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The Simpsons

Episode 7.02 : Radioactive Man

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TV Info


Episode Premiere

September 24, 1995

Distributor

FOX

Genre

Animation, Comedy

Show Period

1989 - now

Production Company

FOX, Gracie Films, Film Roman Productions

Cast and Crew


Director

Susie Dietter

Screenwriter

Matt Groening, James L. Brooks

Main Cast


Additional Cast

  • Russi Taylor
  • Maggie Roswell
  • Doris Grau
  • Pamela Hayden

Synopsis


When Springfield is chosen as the shooting location for Rainier Wolfcastle's big-screen adaptation of the popular Radioactive Man comic series, the entire town tries to take the movie's producers for every dime they've got. Children from Springfield Elementary are invited to audition for the role of Radioactive Man's sidekick, Fallout Boy. Bart tries his hardest to land the role, but the producers select Milhouse, who is initially excited about his new gig, but soon grows disenchanted with the movie-making process. After numerous production snafus and time-consuming re-shoots, Milhouse flees the set and goes into hiding. In addition to the loss of one of their stars, the financial burden of shooting in Springfield proves too much for the filmmakers, and they abandon the production altogether.

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