Moaning Lisa

episode of The Simpsons

"Moaning Lisa" is the sixth episode of the first season of The Simpsons. It was first shown on February 11, 1990. The episode was written by Al Jean and Mike Reiss, and was directed by Wes Archer. Ron Taylor guest stars in the episode as "Bleeding Gums Murphy". In this episode, Lisa deals with depression and she tries to sublimate it by playing her saxophone. It got good reviews from television judges.

"Moaning Lisa"
The Simpsons episode
Episode no.Season 1
Episode 6
Directed byWesley Archer
Written byAl Jean
Mike Reiss
Production code7G06
Original air dateFebruary 11, 1990 (1990-02-11)
Guest appearance(s)
Episode chronology
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"Bart the General"
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Other websitesEdit

  • "Moaning Lisa episode capsule". The Simpsons Archive.
  • "Moaning Lisa" at the Internet Movie Database
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