Season: 8 / Episode: 14
The Itchy & Scratchy & Poochie Show
Date: February 9, 1997
This Television Episode shows Why Do Fools Fall in Lava? part of The Itchy & Scratchy Show Season 8
A new character, Poochie, is added to The Itchy & Scratchy Show as an attempt to boost failing ratings. Bart and Lisa convince Homer to audition for the voice of Poochie. He gets the part and makes public appearances with the voice actor behind Itchy and Scratchy. Poochie's debut is not well received and the producers decide to kill him off. Homer refuses to cooperate and records a different version of the death scene. Homer is convinced that he managed to keep Poochie, but when the episode airs, the character is edited out.