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Lord of the Flies (Literature)

Episode Title: "Lord of the Pi's"

First published in 1954, William Golding's first novel is an allegorical tale about a group of young boys who unsuccessfully try to govern themselves after being stranded on a desert island. It's unclear why the episode used this novel as a springboard for its title. Is it that the Pi Sigs are a group of boys who can't keep plastic eggs out its members' rear ends, much less govern themselves? That Selma Hearst Rose gets stranded in a deserted guesthouse? Or were there scenes that wound up on the cutting room floor about a tyrannical baker who lorded over his kitchen, whipping up scrumptious apple and sweet-potato pies? Probably not.

3.08 "Lord of the Pi's"

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