The Joy of Sect
Studio: Gracie Films Release Date : February 8, 1998 Series: Simpsons
  1. General Info
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Associated Studio(s)

Film Roman / Anivision

Synopsis

Homer joins a cult that promises a trip to the planet “Blisstonia”, and ends up taking his family with him. Everyone is enamored by the cult, save for a few stragglers, and it’s up to Marge to save her family.

Characters

Homer Simpson
(Voice: Dan Castellaneta)
Marge Simpson
(Voice: Julie Kavner)
Bartholomew JoJo “Bart” Simpson
(Voice: Nancy Cartwright)
Lisa Simpson
(Voice: Yeardley Smith)
Maggie Simpson
Kent Brockman
(Voice: Harry Shearer)
Ned Flanders
(Voice: Harry Shearer)
Reverend Timothy Lovejoy
(Voice: Harry Shearer)
Mr. Charles Montgomery Burns
(Voice: Harry Shearer)
Waylon Smithers
(Voice: Harry Shearer)
Moe Szyslak
(Voice: Hank Azaria)
Lenford "Lenny" Leonard
(Voice: Harry Shearer)
Mrs. Edna Krabappel
(Voice: Marcia Wallace)
Comic Book Guy
(Voice: Hank Azaria)
Barney Gumble
(Voice: Dan Castellaneta)
Groundskeeper Willie
(Voice: Dan Castellaneta)
Otto Mann
(Voice: Harry Shearer)
Principal Seymour Skinner
(Voice: Harry Shearer)
Agnes Skinner
(Voice: Tress MacNeille)
Sideshow Mel
(Voice: Dan Castellaneta)
Cletus Spuckler
(Voice: Hank Azaria)
Dolph
(Voice: Tress MacNeille)
Jimbo Jones
(Voice: Pamela Hayden)
Kearney Zzyzwicz
(Voice: Nancy Cartwright)
Hans Moleman
(Voice: Dan Castellaneta)
Apu Nahasapeemapetilon
(Voice: Hank Azaria)
Kirk van Houten
Carl Carlson
(Voice: Hank Azaria)
Jasper Beardly
Ruth Powers
Krusty the Clown
Rainer Luftwaffe Wolfcastle
Superintendent Gary Chalmers
Luanne van Houten
Lionel Hutz
Professor John Frink
(Voice: Hank Azaria)
Dr. Nick Riviera
Miss Hoover
Manjula Nahasapeemapetilon
Maude Flanders
Rod Flanders
Todd Flanders
Database


Broadcasters

Fox (Original broadcast network)

Distributor(s)

Twentieth Century Fox Television

Television

The Simpsons (Season 9, Episode 13)

DVD

United States

The Simpsons: The Complete Ninth Season

Technical Specifications

Production No.: 5F23
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 4 : 3 (Television)
Color Type: Color
Print Type: Video (NTSC)
Negative Type: 35mm
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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Credits

Note: "Unverified" credits may not be correct and should be taken with a grain of salt.

Director

Steven Dean Moore

Voices

Hank Azaria
Harry Shearer
Pamela Hayden

Producer

Richard Sakai

Supervising Director

Jim Reardon

Production Coordinator

Felicia Nalivansky

Storyboards

John Mathot
Christian Roman
Ted Mathot
Charles Ragins
Maria Mariotti

Ink and Paint Supervisor

Libby Reed

Creator

Matt Groening

Developed By

James L. Brooks
Matt Groening
Sam Simon

Writer

Steve O'Donnell

Background Design

Trevor Johnson

Animation Executive Producer

Philip "Phil" Roman

Storyboard Supervisor

Christian Roman

Art Supervision

Mike B. Anderson

Character Design Supervisor

Joseph "Joe" Wack

Animation Timer

Carlton Batten

Background Design Supervisor

Lance Wilder

Assistant Director

Nancy Kruse

Overseas Animation Director

Utit Choomuang




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      Sources

      James L. Brooks: Developed By
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      Matt Groening: Developed By
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      Sam Simon: Developed By
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Steven Dean Moore: Director
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Jim Reardon: Supervising Director
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Utit Choomuang: Overseas Animation Director
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Carlton Batten: Animation Timer
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Nancy Kruse: Assistant Director
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Christian Roman: Storyboard Supervisor
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      John Mathot: Storyboards
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Christian Roman: Storyboards
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Ted Mathot: Storyboards
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Lance Wilder: Background Design Supervisor
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Trevor Johnson: Background Design
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Charles Ragins: Storyboards
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Maria Mariotti: Storyboards
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Joseph "Joe" Wack: Character Design Supervisor
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Mike B. Anderson: Art Supervision
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Libby Reed: Ink and Paint Supervisor
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Felicia Nalivansky: Production Coordinator
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Philip "Phil" Roman: Animation Executive Producer
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Matt Groening: Creator
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Steve O'Donnell: Writer
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Hank Azaria: Voices
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Harry Shearer: Voices
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Pamela Hayden: Voices
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Richard Sakai: Producer
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)