He's rude, has no respect for adults, and makes his sister's life hell. But maybe Bart's not as
bad as you think...
1) He loves his sister
Bart once took the blame for Lisa when she stole the teachers' handbooks -- just so she wouldn't ruin her school career. And when Bart got $500 in a court settlement, he used the money to buy a rare blues record for Lisa. And remember the time he said sorry to Lisa after making her cry at Thanksgiving? Aaaaah.
2) He's an animal lover
Bart went without food to help pay for Santa's Little Helper's operation, and also rescued his puppies when Mr Burns tried to make a fur coat out of them. Plus, he once looked after some eggs until they hatched, took care of his pet elephant Stampy, and helped Lisa save snakes on Snake Whacking Day.
3) He's a great songwriter
"Do the Bartman" was a chart-topping hit. But don't forget his other great tunes: "Lisa, It's Your Birthday" with Michael Jackson and "Jingle Bells" (`...Batman smells, Robin laid an egg'). And "Beans" will always be a classroom favourite: `Beans, beans, the musical fruit, the more you eat, the...