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The Simpsons - Mr. Lisa's Opus

Entered in Storytelling

About this entry

It was our intention to explore the life of an intellectual young girl, through flashbacks and flash forwards, culminating with her acceptance at Harvard College.

Why does this entry deserve to win?

The episode is framed on Lisa Simpson's college application essay, and through this framework explores a young girl's disappointments and joys, her father's quest for sobriety, and ultimately her finding a place where she belongs.


The episode was well-received both online (7.0 imdb) and in its Nielsen rating; with 4.28 million viewers it was the network's most-watched show of the night.


Entrant Company / Organization Name

Gracie Films in Association with 20th Century Fox Television