A Star Is Burns
Studio: Gracie Films Release Date : March 5, 1995 Series: Simpsons
Cumulative rating: No Ratings Posted

Associated Studio(s)

Film Roman / Anivision


In an effort to be more cultured, Springfield hosts a film festival and brings in Jay Sherman (of "The Critic" fame) to be a guest judge. While the town's residents make their own movies, Jay stays at the Simpsons' house and becomes the target of Homer's jealousy.


Homer Simpson
(Voice: Dan Castellaneta)
Marge Simpson
(Voice: Julie Kavner)
Bartholomew JoJo “Bart” Simpson
(Voice: Nancy Cartwright)
Lisa Simpson
(Voice: Yeardley Smith)
Maggie Simpson
Jay Sherman
(Voice: Jon Lovitz)
Abraham "Grandpa" Simpson
(Voice: Dan Castellaneta)
Mr. Charles Montgomery Burns
Kent Brockman
Principal Seymour Skinner
Ned Flanders
Barney Gumble
Hans Moleman


Fox (Original broadcast network)


  • Matt Groening took his name off this episode in protest of its premise, which he saw as an extended commercial for "The Critic".


The Simpsons (Season 6, Episode 18)


United States

The Simpsons: The Complete Sixth Season

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 22:37
Production No.: 2F31
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 4 : 3 (Television)
Color Type: Color
Sound Type: Dolby Surround
Print Type: Video (NTSC)
Negative Type: 35mm
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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