Percorso:ANSA.it > ANSA English > News

'The Simpsons' lampoons Italian politics

Bart's school 'more corrupt than Italy's parliament'

13 November, 19:52
'The Simpsons' lampoons Italian politics (ANSA) - Rome, November 13 - A recent episode of hit TV show The Simpsons lampooned Italy's government as a model of corruption.

In the 534th episode of the Fox network's beloved animated series now in its 25th season, Springfield news anchor Kent Brockman shows school principal Seymour Skinner an undercover video: all the kids employ wildly different methods of cheating on a test, and all their tests turn out identical.

At the end of the clip, Brockman accuses Skinner of running a dodgy school that is ''more corrupt than the Italian parliament''.

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED © Copyright ANSA