||March 26, 1989
- For the video game, see Bart's Nightmare (video game).
Bart's Nightmare is the forty-third Simpsons short. It aired on The Tracey Ullman Show on March 26, 1989.
 Plot summary
Marge discovers the cookie jar is empty and tells Homer, so he asks Lisa and Maggie - who didn't eat all the cookies. The family goes to investigate who ate the cookie. It turns out Bart ate all the cookies and then he goes to bed and has a nightmare. It starts when ominious heads of Homer, Marge, Lisa, and Maggie appear and say quotes from The Shell Game. Bart then falls out of his bed and is on a kitchen counter and is small and ran over by a giant cookie jar. After that, Homer appears and strangles out hero and wakes Bart up. It all turns out that Bart had a scary nightmare and Homer offers Bart a cookie only to have Bart scream like a girl.