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You Don't Have to Live Like a Referee 

Homer becomes a referee for the World Cup and finds himself tested by bribers when the Simpsons travel to Brazil.

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Matt Groening (created by), James L. Brooks (developed by) | 3 more credits »
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Episode cast overview:
Dan Castellaneta ... Homer Simpson (voice)
Julie Kavner ... Marge Simpson (voice)
Nancy Cartwright ... Bart Simpson / Nelson Muntz (voice)
Yeardley Smith ... Lisa Simpson (voice)
Hank Azaria ... Abraham Lincoln / Superintendent Chalmers (voice)
Harry Shearer ... Principal Skinner / Ned Flanders (voice)
Andrés Cantor Andrés Cantor ... Himself (voice)
Pamela Hayden ... Jimbo Jones (voice)
Tress MacNeille ... Dolph / Gangster Bosses Mother / Various (voice)
Russi Taylor ... Martin Prince (voice)
Chris Edgerly ... (voice)
Joey Vieira ... (voice)
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There is a contest at the Springfield Elementary School about who each student idolizes and Lisa finds that her idol is the same as her schoolmate. Bart suggests that she could give a speech about her father Homer and she expresses admiration for his honesty and integrity. A FIFA representative recruits Homer to referee the World Cup in Brazil and the family travels with all the expenses paid by FIFA. Homer distinguishes for his honesty and integrity but Brazilian gangsters offer bribe to him to help Brazil in the final game. Will Homer resist and keep his honor? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Animation | Comedy

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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 March 2014 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

USA

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

This episode "predicted" two events set during 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (2014) in Brazil: Neymar's concussion which was incredibly similar to El Divo's accident, and Germany's triumph over Brazil (with 7 goals over only one). See more »

Quotes

Homer Simpson: Well, as long as we're being brutally honest, that picture you drew of me in the third grade was far from a perfect likeness.
Lisa Simpson: But you put it on the fridge.
Homer Simpson: It was pity fridged!
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Connections

References Man of Steel (2013) See more »

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La Marseillaise
(uncredited)
Music by Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle
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Could Have Been Better and Better
3 April 2014 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

There is a contest at the Springfield Elementary School about who each student idolizes and Lisa finds that her idol is the same of her schoolmate. Bart suggests that she could give a speech about her father Homer and she expresses admiration for his honesty and integrity. A FIFA representative recruits Homer to referee the World Cup in Brazil and the family travels with all the expenses paid by FIFA. Homer distinguishes for his honesty and integrity but Brazilian gangsters offer bribe to him to help Brazil in the final game. Will Homer resist and keep his honor?

"You Don't Have to Live Like a Referee" shows the Simpson's family in Brazil during the World Cup 2014. There are hilarious moments, like for example Marge trying to learn Portuguese. But the episode could have been better and better. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): Not available


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