It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on February 11, In this episode, Bart inadvertently ruins Krusty the Clown 's career by accidentally exposing Krusty as one of the biggest tax cheats in American history. Driven to despair, Krusty fakes his suicide and adopts an alias. Bart and Lisa convince Krusty to become a television clown again.
Tina 's ideas of love and romance are tested when she volunteers at a nursing home to earn her next Thundergirls badge. Meanwhile, Bob makes new friends who lead him to make some questionable choices. Tina and Jimmy Jr. Tina attempts to flirt with Jimmy Jr but he brushes her off and walks away.