Bart Gets an F
"Bart Gets an F" is the first episode of the second season of The Simpsons. It was first shown on the Fox network in the United States on October 11, 1990. In this episode, Bart fails four history exams in a row and the school psychiatrist recommends that Bart repeat the fourth grade. Bart says that he will start to do better and tries to get the class smarty-pants Martin Prince to help him, but after that fails, Bart prays for help. That night, Springfield is hit with a big blizzard and the school is closed, giving Bart one more day to study.