4 … He then became addicted to the app, calling Chore Monkeys to help with everyday chores. Milhouse leaves the gag, Kirk is run over by LuAnne, Nelson deletes the hilarity, and the bricks fall. “Top heavy mascots always lose unless they’re fighting something with no arms.” Homer is shocked to learn there’s people inside but Marge is more concerned with the TV almost sliding off the box and crushing Maggie. Homer thanks Lisa for giving him dignity. There’s a spoiler disclaimer at the beginning of all the recent recaps. Homer is zapped by animal handlers and sexually molested by the zoo's male panda, Ping-Ping. Homer calls ChoreMonkey so he can have a boy to play catch with. I’ll leave you to see how awfully funny this gag is. The dice roll and Leinart’s knee pops sound the same. I bet Bart paid). The Best. Bring on Blake the retired FBI hostage negotiator which is way too funny. In the episode, Mr. Burns hires a cash-strapped Homer as his "prank monkey", paying him to play pranks on others and humiliate himself in public. [4] There were many endings to the original script. " The Monkey Suit " is the twenty-first episode of the seventeenth season of the American animated sitcom The Simpsons. Matt Leinart guest starred as himself in the episode. In 1996, The Simpsons passed The Flintstones as the longest running prime-time animated show. Dignity" is the fifth episode of The Simpsons’ twelfth season. Cindy White of IGN said that while the episode is universally panned (mostly due to the scene where Homer is implicitly raped by a panda at the zoo) and the intentional recycling of other Simpsons episode premises (such as the Simpsons having financial trouble, Mr. Burns hiring Homer to be his assistant while Smithers is on vacation, someone dressing up as a baby, Homer dressing up as Santa Claus, and Lisa worrying over someone selling their soul), it has funny throwaway jokes and sight gags to make up for it. Are there any instances like this?? Kirk is certain he’ll be okay but just in case requests that Milhouse play “Nobody Does It Better” (by Carly Simon) on his recorder at the funeral. Zombie Bing Crosby! At the Simpson home, Matt and Bart are playing Monopoly in Bart’s room. Homer and Bart are playing a golf video game that includes a zombie golfer invasion mode but Homer isn’t in to it. Basically I watch the episode once for my enjoyment and then a couple more times slowly to catch as much as I can while jotting down notes. Marge suggests Homer talk to Bart since he’s behind the door (not at all awkward considering the dulcet tones Marge used) but Homer doesn’t like the way Bart talks to him or his buttocks. Bart comes across Kirk steaming stamps off of envelopes in his garage. I’m not a Dodgers fan but I certainly know the legend that is Vinny. The episode has been met with negative reviews. Bring on a daydream and ghost Grampa claiming you can feel cremation. If you’re wondering, the steps for arguing are listening, empathy, and building rapport just like negotiating a hostage crisis. Homer manages to finagle his phone out and tongue-dials Barney. Homer does so, amusing Burns. His dad doesn’t want one of his Children’s Xanax (oh that joke lands interestingly) and Milhouse if rightfully worried about potentially hurting or killing his dad. His girlfriend is preggo and not like the spaghetti sauce. Anyone know what Voux Avez Termine, Du Ar Klar, or Du Bist Fertig mean? Playing next. Grampa’s girl shows up to find him skipping town. “Grey Date, Friends with Social Security Benefits, everyone’s making whoopy and hanky panky. Flanders chucks the ball back and Homer apparently has swallowed four allen wrenches… stop, the laughing makes me hurt. Milhouse agrees to help out. The scene with him and Marge made me laugh so much . is six for eight this season with thoroughly enjoyable episodes. OJ’s jersey for Bart… ouch… so much laughter. Learn how your comment data is processed. It features Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie.The series was created by Matt Groening, who designed the Simpson family and wrote many of the shorts. “How would you like it if the other team had just let you win all the time?” “That would have been really great.” Matt has to leave for another job… bouncing people into Moe’s like footballs. Milly isn’t sure it’ll work but should have brought that up in the production meeting according to Kirk. [10], Mr. Burns hiring Homer to be his assistant while Smithers is on vacation, Lisa worrying over someone selling their soul, https://www.amazon.com/Simpsons-Christmas-2-Dan-Castellaneta/dp/B0002PYS60/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=dvd&qid=1273535014&sr=8-1, "The Simpsons: The Complete Twelfth Season DVD Review", "The Simpsons: The Complete Twelfth Season (2000)", "The Simpsons: The Complete Twelfth Season", "The Simpsons at 500: what are your favourite episodes? Kirk and Bart show up too (I’m surprised Kirk could afford it. I die laughing (lots of death lol) at Blake the negotiator trying AND failing to get Maggie to stop using a pacifier. The odd couples take off and race each other in slow motion. Kirk can’t take the pressure and breaks causing Bart to fly head first into a stop sign. [1] They were also going to be hit by blood and laugh. A couple of the pranks provide minor amusement, but overall, this is a weak episode. Sweetly, he takes pictures of his family to watch the TV on the couch with him and then in typical Bart-ness is stoked to pick what gets watched. As "The Monkey Suit" was running short, that sequence was added at the beginning to fill time. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on May 14, 2006. Dignity" was included on The Simpsons Christmas 2 DVD along with "Dude, Where's My Ranch? It is LaZebnik's first full written script with the first script being "G-G-Ghost D-D-Dad" from "Treehouse of Horror XI" and draws its plot from the British film The Magic Christian, itself an adaptation of Terry Southern's novel of the same name. Browse more videos. Simpsons. When Bart landed on Barney and he broke the skateboard, I was like “what the heck?”. All Screen Shots of Game Graphics & Dialogue and Game Graphics from files ™ and © EA, Gracie Films and FOX. [3] There was also another ending with gravy, but then changed to fish guts. Episodes are grouped by season and sorted in broadcast order. I stuck to the stream of consciousness format for this. The Simpsons ™ and © FOX and its related entities. He’s not though… he’s going fishing without Bart. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! "Homer vs. Season 28 definitely is a strong one. Simpsons - Season 1 Episode 10 - Homers Night Out. It’s time for Homer to put it all together. Not on her, he likes her but the baby is the cause of the skipping. Homer explains that he had to sell them for gas money. That occurs here when Mr. Burns states 'There’s a new Mexico? While premier broadcast dates are given as a reference, you must refer to the air dates chart for information on all successive Fox network broadcast dates. Mr. Costington, impressed by this show of generosity, suggests that Homer dress up as Santa Claus for the Thanksgiving Day parade, distributing the toys to the kids. Homer's credit card is rejected, and the Simpsons are made to sing and entertain the other customers to work off their bill. Itchy & Scratchy Land and Homer has taken Milhouse instead of his boy. ", "Skinner's Sense of Snow", and "'Tis the 15th Season". The cameo was done so nicely and added to the narrative rather than just being a gimmick. Tom’s TV Pages. They go right past Wiggum who is a butthead to Lou who IS “certified to understand the relationship between a father and son” since he has a boy in Baltimore. “Before you judge me, look where my DNA leads.” Homer stuck in window blinds saying “I’m fine.” Classic. [1] There was another prank where Mr. Burns put a lottery ticket into a grave and everybody went digging for the lottery ticket. To start this off for accidental clickers who just prefer the synopsis, here’s how my DVR had as a recap for the episode: “Homer discovers an app that outsources his father-son bonding; Grampa learns he’s about to become a father again.”. Anyhoo… Bring on a great Homer song as he uses “nerdy jerks” to do all sorts of chores for him: assembling the stuff, opening beer, feeding him pretzels, fixing Lisa’s bike, taking photos of her riding, boxing in the backyard, getting rid of Patty & Selma, and more. Again, purple monkey dishwasher didn't merely "appear" in the television cartoon, The Simpsons. Grampa agrees to man up with a few provisions. Marge is not happy with all the strangers in the house. Ever. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. When Homer tries to escape, he ends up in the skunk exhibit and gets sprayed. During the parade, Burns tries to convince Homer to pull a prank on the whole town. Kids these days. [1] The episode includes a character named Rusty the Clown, a reference to Rusty Nails, the inspiration for Krusty the Clown. He knocks on the door but he’s not the father. With Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith. Nice. Related quizzes can be found here: Animals in 'The Simpsons' Quizzes Themes and cultural references. “I’ll get rid of this stupid stop sign before it hurts somebody else.” Hilarity. (The Rundown and What You Need to Know), Incoming Update-New Year, New You! [5] "Homer vs. It first aired on the Fox network in the United States on November 26, 2000. Accuracy: A team of editors takes feedback from our visitors to keep trivia as up to date and as accurate as possible. Dignity" is the fifth episode of The Simpsons’ twelfth season. When do you think he swallowed the other one? Maggie is driving and Marge is asleep in the back. I’m following your website and everything. Bad sign number two: a scene in which Homer gets raped by a panda. Sorry I sent that twice… My phone was having issues, I loved the ‘Chore Monkey’ addition. [1] There was originally a sub-plot with Smithers' musical. Burns is looking for things to amuse himself while his assistant, Smithers, is in New Mexico performing in a Malibu Stacy musical that he wrote. Oh how the tide of jealousy has taken a turn. But enough with my words… what did you think of the episode? The episode starts with the Created by/Developed by credits on the TV, and then it is cut to Homer watching TV and pushing it with a broom. Sound off in the comments and I hope everyone had an amazing Thanksgiving (or Thursday if that’s not your thing). ", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Homer_vs._Dignity&oldid=1001108488, Short description is different from Wikidata, Television episode articles with short description for single episodes, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. "Homer vs. He also convinced Marge that the app was a good idea with the help of Blake, a former FBI hostage negotiator. Jasper shows up in a bathrobe and may have thought “she was just using me for a beard” (that joke wins the episode friends) but it’s okay. The term "cheese-eating surrender monkeys" first appeared in " 'Round Springfield", an episode from April 1995 of the American animated television show The Simpsons. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. In the season 4 episode "The Wacky Molestation Adventure", Butters was supposed to block out the sun, but one writer pointed out that "The Simpsons already did it." Homer bonds with Milhouse Kirk bonds with Bart Grampa has a baby episode Simpsons, Turbo Tappin’ New Year New You: Main Questline and Prizes, New Year New You Update is Live! Tagged ChoreMonkey Simpsons, Dad Behavior, FBI Hostage Negotiator Blake Simpsons, Homer bonds with Milhouse Kirk bonds with Bart Grampa has a baby episode Simpsons, Matt Leinart Simpsons, new simpsons episode, Simpsons episode recaps, Simpsons Season 28, Simpsons Season 28 Episode 8, The Simpsons Tapped Out, TSTO Addicts Bart has beaten his new friend at every game including Heisman Trophy Trivial Pursuit. Kirk and Milhouse are attempting to get on America’s Funniest Home Videos with a staged accident video for the $10,000 dollar prize. Rafael arrives as a ChoreMonkey rep to save Homer just in time. Leinart’s broadcasting money went to his Thai-Irish Fusion restaurant called Shamrock Spice (I need this in TSTO). We get a modern “Le Grille” moment as Homer struggles with the Swedish directions for the media center. The episode was written by Rob LaZebnik in his last writing credit for over eight years, until season 20's "Father Knows Worst". Bart wants to throw the ball with one of Homer’s Chore Monkeys and Homer uses the gold version to make sure his helper doesn’t have a criminal record (this makes the previous scenes even funnier btw). Homer stuck is so great and the allen wrench gag gets top marks. Virgin Vampire Episode Guide; JIMMY IMPOSSIBLE’S TASKS! Report. The chalkboard gag reads "I am not the Sixth Beatle", a reference to the ", The episode's plot is similar to the film, The main character, Sir Guy Grand, is an eccentric billionaire who bribes people to carry out his whims, similar to, Grand also plays his pranks to shock people, mocking what they consider to be important, similar to the prank that Burns and Homer play on, When the Simpsons are pressed into service as a, "Spanish Eyes": Originally an instrumental titled ", Just before Homer and Mr. Burns prank him, Comic Book Guy is eating pink marshmallow, During the Panda-Monium!, Mr. Burns has Homer (costumed as female panda) dance the, One of the Thanksgiving parade balloons is of Rusty the Clown, a reference to, Rusty Nails was a popular TV clown in the 1960s in Portland, Oregon, where. SS is dedicated to The Simpsons and host to thousands of free TV show episode scripts and screencaps, cartoon framegrabs and movie scripts. It ends well… Marge realizes her happy life of domestication, gets her ice maker fixed (Blake can also do that apparently) as a bonus, and Homer gets walked off in a blanket. The Simpson family receives a severed monkey's paw which can grant wishes, Bart gains magical powers which he uses to turn Homer into a Jack-in-the-box, and Mr. Burns uses Homer's brain to create a robot. While Matt escorts Milhouse outside so he doesn’t bother Bart (I wish he’d agreed to throw Milly out in a perfect spiral), Bart finds Leinart’s ChoreMonkey job sheet (#19402 which brings up all sorts of questions about how many jobs Homer has requested) which includes everything he’s enjoyed with Matt. A few are even having sex.” It must be working if even Moleman found a lady. Just nice to see Grampa, Homer, and Bart bonding while watching America’s pastime. Helstrom; Penny Dreadful; Gotham; Ozark; The Boys; The Simpsons; Doctor Who; Star Trek; Avatar: The Last Airbender/The Legend of Korra Bart is putting together a model airplane and on to Leinart just doing a job. The two engage in funny banter more fit for a romantic relationship. Classic Kirk and he gets love again in an episode. Homer shows him how to use the salad bar at the cafeteria, then asks for a raise. Show. Change ). Ever. Marge complains about him never assembling the furniture, to the point where the TV is on top of a media center box since the opening sequence finishes. Word is spreading that a 1993 episode of The Simpsons, an animated sitcom that has been on TV since 1989, somehow “predicted” what’s happened so far in … We also learn the monkeys rate the customers but I side with Homer in this situation. She had an ultrasound and the baby looks like Jasper, beard and everything. Is Maggie ok?!? I debated not ruining all the goodness but said why the heck not. One of the many features we like to have on this site is recaps of new Simpsons episodes for all our friends who can’t watch them immediately or like our silly reviews of them. Homer refuses, even when Burns offers one million dollars. “Men of my generation don’t change a diaper, attend a birth, or talk to the child before he’s drafted.” His lady agrees happily. On the drive home, Bart and Lisa notice that the back seats and floor of the car are missing. They go careening off a cliff, through a chicken-filled barn (the pacifier moment with the chicken is hilarious), and in the darkest moment of the intro, land in a lake and Marge and the chicken bob to the surface facedown. He wasn’t “smart with his money after football.” This week we talk about the episode of the Simpsons ‘Girly Edition’ where Homer gets a helper monkey named Mojo! All rights reserved. “Yay! Suffice to say Homer is none too happy with the Leinart/Bart relationship. The Simpsons invented the phrase "purple monkey dishwasher" as part of a "gag" or comedic bit that comprised a part of the episode. The sign on the wall with a grave that says “It Gets Better” made me have to pause for laughter. Even the black and white black-eyed sun thinks Grampa might be able to be a good dad. Maybe he should play catch with his son, or maybe not since his first huck of the ball goes over the fence and squashes Flanders zinnias (“pffft… annuals”… Matt knows Flowers too and makes me chuckle). They are going on the Injury 500. [2] LaZebnik brought some friends and his wife to the table read and during the third act was repeatedly ended and went badly making Larry Doyle laugh hysterically. Off the top of my head, Simon Cowell and Sarah Silverman have also done voices and appeared as themselves. The episode features cultural references to The Magic Christian and The Birds. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. At the Springfield Zoo, he has Homer put on a panda suit and masquerade as a new female panda named "Sim-Sim". Are you enjoying Season 28 as much as me? Show. Bart helps out and Kirk is happy to be hanging out with Bart Simpson even if Wendell isn’t impressed. He’s just excited that Homer has old shirts unlike his own dad. Out of interest, which one did you give the extra ‘Strong’ title too? Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The forever stamps could be worth a fortune some day. ( Log Out /  The Simpsons shorts are a series of animated shorts that aired as a recurring segment on Fox variety television series The Tracey Ullman Show for three seasons, before the characters spun off into The Simpsons, their own half-hour prime-time show. Bart started hanging out a lot with Matt Leinart, which made Homer sad, so he started hangi… Written by don @ minifie-1 Marge threw away Lisa’s Utne Readers. Marge and Grampa are at what I assume is Springfield Lake talking about his baby. Homer decides to ask his boss, Mr. Burns, for a raise. In the episode, Ned Flanders is shocked after seeing a new display at the museum about evolution. [3], There was originally going to be a running gag where Lenny keeps getting hit with random objects. [7], In September 2009, Colin Jacobson of DVD Movie Guide gave the episode a negative review, saying "Bad sign number one: when a series plagiarizes itself. Milly shows up, gets an autograph where the name is misspelled so it’s worth more, and Bart wins after Matt trades Boardwalk and Park Place for Ventnor. This one hit all the right notes between story, heart, and humor. Enjoy your retirement. The family take Bart out to dinner for getting his first "A" on an astronomy quiz. No Kirk doesn’t participate in philately, he colors them in to use for money. Respectful, constructive disagreement is welcome, but comments made to provoke others, be malicious, or distract from the purpose of this site will be removed. Kirk admits riding with Bart was the highlight of his life but loves his son and Milhouse says Kirk is his “favorite guy that Mom’s brought home.” The men ride off with their sons in the Itchy & Scratchy-mobiles much to the chagrin of Squeaky Voiced Teen who is going to have the cost taken out of his check. He claims he’ll do it after he watches his DVD of outstanding college mascot fights (SEC Edition). I feel for Homer when he gets called a jerk and then is nostalgic for when Bart used to call him that. Just when you think it’s going to get awkward and dramatic, Grampa runs off excited. Without further ado… here’s my thoughts on Season 28, Episode 8 “Dad Behavior.”. Synopsis:In the Season 31 premiere, a video goes viral of Bart and Homer fighting, sending them on a journey as social media celebrities. He just likes being with a kid who respects him and doesn’t call him Homer. I love when there are new episodes of the Best. Production "Simpsons Already Did It" was inspired by the fact that The Simpsons did in fact beat South Park to several plot concepts. “I think this is the beginning of an unhealthy dependence.” Seriously folks, get dogs, they don’t consider eating you while you sleep. In August 2015, a video claiming that episodes of the Fox animated series The Simpsons had made some eerily accurate predictions about future events began circulating via social media. Burns is unimpressed and, wanting a "larf", orders Homer to throw pudding at Lenny with the promise of four dollars. I don’t know if they can maintain this pace, but I’m thoroughly enjoying it. In the episode, Mr. Burns hires a cash-strapped Homer as his "prank monkey", paying him to play pranks on others and humiliate himself in public. Down I say. When Bart joins her as co-presenter and they start to compete for stories she takes her revenge by sending him to the scrapyard where Willie is sleeping rough. Homer chokes on the inanimate carbon rod and Lisa knocks herself unconscious while jazzing her way out of band practice. Welcome to The Simpsons Archive's episode guide. When Bart lands on Barney covered in leaves, instead of just burping he grabs Bart’s skateboard and breaks it in half. I actually thought that and then felt guilty about Marge. It’s either that or “take Bart to the mall to get fitted for”… and Homer has his tool belt and drill already. Burns instead commandeers his Santa costume and throws bucketfuls of fish guts into the crowd himself, which results in an attack by seagulls. Animals in 'The Simpsons' Trivia Questions & Answers: This category is for questions and answers related to Animals in 'The Simpsons', as asked by users of FunTrivia.com. There’s even a deflate gate joke thrown in. No surprise this is also the case for David Hyde Pierce. Other balloons seen in the parade include: A balloon that closely resembles El Chapulín Colorado, the main character of, The figure on the parade float "saluting the Native Americans" bears a strong resemblance to, When the gulls attack the townspeople (who are covered in the fish guts Burns has thrown on them), it is similar to a scene from, This page was last edited on 18 January 2021, at 08:10. Lisa suggests donating all the money he has earned to needy children, so he spends it on toys at Costington's Department Store. Buh buh buh brains… lol. [4] The full version of the song "Sold Separately" was later released on The Simpsons' soundtrack album, The Simpsons: Testify. Ranging from binge drinking to marijuana use to LSD-like hallucinations, all the members of the Simpson clan — and a great many other residents of Springfield — have enjoyed a wide variety of drug-induced exploits. [4], In January 2012, Johnny Dee of The Guardian wrote that many fans regard the panda rape scene as "a low in the show's history" and suggested the phrase "raped by a panda" should replace "jumped the shark" to imply that a popular series has declined in quality and is beyond recovery.