[18] To promote The Simpsons Sing the Blues, the music video for the album's lead single, "Do the Bartman", premiered shortly after this episode's first broadcast. [1] Mantegna was offered the role during the show's second season, and since he had seen the show before and thought it was "funny", he decided to give it a shot. S1 E19 15 Jul 2016 12+ Anika asks Shivaay to leave. [19], In an interview conducted by Entertainment Weekly in 2000 celebrating the show's tenth anniversary, Groening named "Bart the Daredevil" his favorite episode of the series, and chose the scene in which Homer is loaded into an ambulance and then falls out of it as the funniest moment in the series. [1] In his room, Bart stores the Springfield Mafia's loot—a truckload of cartons of Laramie cigarettes. [1], The writers originally wanted American actor Sheldon Leonard to voice Fat Tony, but they were unable to get him, so they went with Joe Mantegna instead. It was first broadcast in the United States on the Fox Network on October 26, 1997. Bart & Lisa: AAAHH!! Bart's attempt to jump over Springfield Gorge is a reference to Knievel's 1974 attempt to jump Snake River Canyon at Twin Falls, Idaho, with a Skycycle X-2. Legs and Louie, Fat Tony's henchmen, also made their first appearances in this episode. This fall on The Simpsons’ annualHalloween episode, Kelsey Grammer will return to voice the … Yes, Bart Bass finally booked his first class ticket to the underworld in tonight’s episode of Gossip Girl but it was a long path to get there. This episode is DEFINITELY NOT worth your time! I relate to so much of it emotionally and I'm proud of the cliff ending", The Simpsons One Step Beyond Forever! [7] Nate Meyers of Digitally Obsessed named the episode the best in the third season, and commented that there are "many priceless moments" in it, such as Homer's meeting with the Springfield Mafia. He also appears briefly in "Moonshine River" (season 24, 2012), where he tries to sneak up from behind to kill Bart, only to be quickly hit by a train in the process. [4] Audio from the piece was released online by Simpsons storyboard artist John Mathot in 2006. Mind if I chew your ear?” Zombie Ned Flanders “Dad, you killed the zombie Flanders!” Bart Simpson “He was a zombie?” Homer Simpson[src] Treehouse of Horror III is the fifth episode of Season 4. The writers originally wanted to use the song "Be My Baby" by The Ronettes for the scene, but they could not clear the copyrights for it. [26], So It's Come to This: A Simpsons Clip Show, "Rare Simpsons Comic of Abandoned "Nazis on Tap" Short", "Recording world beware: Simpsons sing the blues", "The Simpsons: The Complete Second Season", "The Simpsons - The Complete Second Season", "Bart the Daredevil is my fav. Om Tries to Kill Himself! of Homer, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Bart_the_Murderer&oldid=1000978457, Television shows written by John Swartzwelder, Short description is different from Wikidata, Television episode articles with short description for single episodes, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 17 January 2021, at 17:34. [15] DVD Movie Guide's Colin Jacobson thought "Bart the Murderer" was season three's first "truly great" episode because it "starts off strong and gets even better as it moves". As a child she was found by Project Blackwing under Scott Riggins, where she was titled as Project Marzanna. His younger brother, Cecil, was actually the one who was auditioning for the role, which Krusty was not impressed by and saw Bob as the ideal comic foil who would be ridiculous and never stand him up. He tells the others that although he loves Christmas, the holiday marks the anniversary of his breakup with Lenore seven years ago. In There Might be Blood , Dan is asked to write an exposé article on Bart for a major magazine. [17], In its original American broadcast, "Bart the Daredevil" finished 20th in Nielsen ratings for the week of December 3–9, 1990, making The Simpsons the highest-rated television series on the Fox network that week. I love the settings. Bart and Lisa showed a clip where Homer was chasing Bart on the streets with a mace. [3] In an interview with The A.V. Bart tries to impress his friends by vandalizing the Jebediah Springfield statue, enraging the whole town. “Hey Simpson! "Bart the Daredevil" is the eighth episode of The Simpsons' second season. In the same episode, 'Flanders' Ladder,' she does exactly that when Bart suffers a coma after falling from the ladder. Bart finds himself in some kind of bunker, where he finds electronic equipment, which appears to be a military installment. The owner of the bar, mobster Fat Tony, hires Bart as a bartender. Bart is cleared of all charges, despite the prosecution's unsuccessful attempt to have Skinner's speech stricken from the record. There was another one where Homer bought teleporting machines from Proffesor Frink and he tries to kill Bart with an Axe. "[16] Andy Patrizio of IGN called "Bart the Murderer" his favorite of the season, and praised the episode for its references to The Godfather and MacGyver. Bart tries to make a house of cards, but Lisa Maggie make noises that have the "house" fall every time. After getting struck by lightning, Bartreceives visits from ghosts, who want closure only he can provide. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on April 28, 1996. Postcards From the Wedge "Postcards From the Wedge" is the fifteenth episode of Season 21. In the scene, Homer falls down the cliff on the skateboard, bouncing off the cliff walls and finally landing at the bottom, where the skateboard lands on his head. As Bart is about to perform the stunt, Homer arrives, tackles Bart and decides to jump the gorge himself to show him what it feels like to see a family member unnecessarily risking their life. The Simpsons attend a monster truck rally featuring Truckasaurus, a giant robotic dinosaur that crushes their car when they accidentally drive into the arena. While Bart is there, the police raid the bar. Even though he thinks Mafia parodies have been overused, Jacobson thought this one brought "a fresh approach and remains consistently amusing. "[4] In the short, amongst other things, Mr. Burns would be making planes for the war effort at his aircraft plant, Bart's spiky hair would be replaced by a pointy Jughead cap and Moe Szyslak would be a dog. Bart sets up a camera in her room as well and they It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on October 7, 1993. Later, Roop and Svetlana discuss their plan against the Oberois. What an asshole Homer is now days. With different ghosts appearing, Bart has a horrid time as he tries to recover from a rather serious medical scare. The episode has been referenced in numerous clip shows and flashback episodes throughout the series. Judge Snyder is about to convict Bart when Skinner, unshaven and disheveled, bursts in the courtroom. Read more about this topic: Sideshow Bob , … : A Complete Guide to Our Favorite Family ...Continued Yet Again, Two Cars in Every Garage and Three Eyes on Every Fish, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Bart_the_Daredevil&oldid=998571874, Short description is different from Wikidata, Television episode articles with short description for single episodes, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 6 January 2021, at 00:49. He found the daredevil scenes to be funny, but also appreciated the episode's scenes with "true heart". After 25 years, Sideshow Bob will finally get his wish. Someone attempts to kill Homer, and despite the complaints of Bart and Lisa, Bob is released from prison to help find the would-be killer. Homer insists jumping the gorge is too dangerous and forbids Bart to do it. It was the highest-rated show on Fox that week. Bob is hooked up to a electric shock device which allows the 8. The music video for the "Do the Bartman" single premiered after this episode. Fat Tony blames Skinner's disappearance on Bart, who is put on trial for murder. [12], Since airing, the episode has received mostly positive reviews from television critics. He raises the subject of breakups, c… Lisa persuades him to visit Murdock at the hospital, hoping he will discourage Bart from jumping the gorge but instead, Murdock encourages Bart to be a daredevil. 1 Cape Feare (9.2) Known to be one of the best episodes of The Simpsons ever, let alone the best Sideshow Bob episode, is ‘Cape Feare’. Oh and Bart tries to kill himself, but instead gets hospitalized! In "The … Since airing, the episode has received mostly positive reviews from television critics. Bill admits that he has been saving the gifts for Lenore’s return. It acquired a Nielsen rating of 13.4 and was the highest-rated show on Fox the week it aired. At first it appears Homer will make it safely across, but he loses momentum, and plunges onto several jagged rocks during his fall until he hits the bottom of the gorge. [14], Bill Gibron of DVD Verdict commented that how an episode that starts with Bart's having a bad day can lead to his being tried for murder as the head of the local Mafia "is just one of the amazing monuments to this show's superiority". [20], Since airing, the episode has received positive reviews from critics. The mobsters confront Principal Skinner when they find he is giving Bart detention after school. [7] All the horses in the race that Bart bets on are named after a famous animated character's catchphrase: "Ain't I a Stinker?" [3] When the Fox network moved The Simpsons to prime time on Thursdays to compete against the National Broadcasting Company's (NBC) top-rated The Cosby Show, the writing staff instead decided to make Hibbert a parody of Bill Cosby's character Dr. Cliff Huxtable. [23] In his book Doug Pratt's DVD, DVD reviewer and Rolling Stone contributor Doug Pratt chooses the episode as one of the funniest of the series. The episode was written by Jay Kogen and Wallace Wolodarsky and directed by Wes Archer. [8][9] The Chiffons's song "One Fine Day" is heard when Bart serves drinks to the mobsters during a game of poker. "Bart the Murderer" is the fourth episode of The Simpsons' third season. [24] Writing for the book I Can't Believe It's a Bigger and Better Updated Unofficial Simpsons Guide, Simpsons writers Jay Kogen and Wallace Wolodarsky noted that "Bart the Daredevil"'s sequence in which Homer falls down the gorge is the one that "everyone remembers", noting that "he's getting much stupider by this point. The episode was written by John Swartzwelder and directed by Rich Moore. "Treehouse of Horror VIII" is a Halloween-themed episode from the ninth season of the animated comedy series The Simpsons. He thought the script was smart and clever, and he enjoyed recording it. After it was, the writers incorporated references to the film into the episode. After being loaded into an ambulance at the top of the cliff, the ambulance crashes into a tree, and the gurney rolls out, causing Homer to fall down the cliff again. [8], Lance Murdock is a parody of famous daredevils such as Evel Knievel and Matt Murdock, the alter ego of the Marvel Comics superhero Daredevil. The owner of the bar, mobster Fat Tony, hires Bart as a bartender. The rally's grand finale features a death-defying stunt by legendary daredevil Lance Murdock. [8] While strutting around the kitchen, he sings Frank Sinatra's song "Witchcraft". It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on December 6, 1990. [4] Mantegna commented: "Who knew that Fat Tony was gonna resonate in the hearts and minds of the [Simpsons fans] out there? The episode features the return of guest star Kelsey Grammer as Sideshow Bob, who tries to kill Bart Simpson after getting out of jail, spoofing the 1962 film Cape Fear and its 1991 remake. This episode first introduces us to Bob’s hatred of Krusty, as he tries to kill the clown’s career by faking a robbery before Bart involves himself and begins Bob’s newfound hatred. The stunt leaves Murdock badly injured and hospitalized (he did succeed but his bike fell into the tank when he was waving to the audience), but it inspires Bart to be a daredevil. When Bart was a kid she was held by the CIA division Project Blackwing. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia " Bart the Daredevil " is the eighth episode of The Simpsons ' second season. At the hospital, Dr. Hibbert shows Bart a ward full of children who have been hurt by dangerous stunts. When Bart himself gets stuck down there and reveals the trick, the rescue team isn’t so eager to help him out. The character Lance Murdock was based on Evel Knievel, an American motorcycle daredevil and entertainer famous in the United States and elsewhere between the late 1960s and early 1980s. That night, Bill joins the Hill family for dinner. people, the worst occasion for this was the season 18 episode "The Boys of Bummer", better known as "Let's torment a child for one mistake until he tries to kill himself." The scene was first featured outside of "Bart the Daredevil" in the season four episode "So It's Come to This: A Simpsons Clip Show". The writers conceived the idea of the episode before the 1990 film Goodfellas, which has a similar plot, was released. [11] The scene is also referenced in the season fourteen episode "Treehouse of Horror XIII", in which a large number of Homer's clones created in the episode fall down the gorge. Apparently [the writers] got enough feedback as to how the character was liked that they wrote it in again and again, and I was kind of a recurring guy that they'd tap into at least a couple episodes a season."[5]. In the episode, Bart decides he wants to become a daredevil after watching famous stunt performer Lance Murdock at a monster truck rally. In the episode, Bart accidentally kills a mother bird with a BB gun, and decides to hatch and take care of the two eggs he found in the bird's nest. Bart rushes to confront Fat Tony at the bar after a nightmare about Skinner's ghost and his own execution. The sequence of Bart crashing down the stairwell to the Mafia bar is similar to a scene in the film Goodfellas and "A Bronx Tale" , in which a young boy is employed by a Mafia as their messenger. [18], The Simpsons: A Complete Guide to Our Favorite Family, "The Simpsons: The Complete Third Season", "The Simpsons: The Complete Third Season (1991)", "The Simpsons : The Complete Third Season", "The 50 Greatest Simpsons Movie References", The Simpsons and Philosophy: The D'oh! He was modeled after the physical appearance of Paul Sorvino's character Paul Cicero in GoodFellas. [1] Kogen, Wolodarsky, and many other members of the Simpsons' staff were fans of Knievel's stunts, and Wolodarsky named "Bart the Daredevil" as his favorite episode among the episodes that he wrote for The Simpsons, because it is "near and dear to [his] heart". Robert Terwilliger (aka Sideshow Bob) began his career as \"Sideshow Bob\", a non-speaking sidekick on Krusty the Clown's television show. He eventually ends up in a hospital room with Murdock. He masks his interview by pretending to be genuinely interested in what Bart does, and Bart agrees to let him shadow at the office a few days a week. [15], At the beginning of the episode, Lisa, Bart and Bart's friends watch professional wrestling. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on December 6, 1990. [2] The monster truck at the rally, Truckasaurus, is a parody of the Robosaurus monster truck. I'm feeling a mite peckish. In the first segemt of the season 27 episode, Treehouse of Horror XXVI, he seems to trapped Bart with a text on Milhouse cellphone, he tell Bart he will finally kill him with a gun, Bart tell he could not kill him same with a X on his [17] The episode's reference to GoodFellas was named the 28th greatest film reference in the history of the show by Total Film's Nathan Ditum. "Bart the Murderer" is the fourth episode of The Simpsons' third season. "[25] Kogen also considers the episode to be his favorite of the ones he has written. I remember the episode where homer was injured and decided to start a nursery. Kleinman concluded by noting that the episode helps The Simpsons stand apart from other animated and live action sitcoms by focusing more on the relationships between the characters than "just a humorous weekly plotline". There he meets Andrea, played by Ana de Armas. However, Bart later chooses to kill the story after the party is a disaster. [4] Matt Groening thought the piece was too weird and nixed it, thinking it was too early in the series to present something so offbeat to the audience. Undeterred, Bart keeps performing daredevil stunts, and during a class trip to Springfield Gorge, announces he will jump the gorge on his skateboard the next Saturday. [9] The scene is also referenced in the "behind the scenes" parody episode "Behind the Laughter" from season eleven. The scene, which also features added more graphic animation of Homer hitting the jagged rocks at the bottom of gorge, is followed by his recovery from the fall where he becomes addicted to painkillers. Fly" and "Easy-Bake Coven". Homer is airlifted into an ambulance, which crashes into a tree, causing him to fall down the gorge a second time. Ana flirts her way to get a free room. Watch The Simpsons Season 1 Episode 7 "The Call of the Simpsons" The episode features cultural references to songs such as "Witchcraft" and "One Fine Day", and the American television series MacGyver. The character of Louie was based on American actor Joe Pesci, who is known for playing violent Mafia mobsters. Directed by Rob Oliver. "Bart the Mother" is the third episode of The Simpsons ' tenth season. [2] He felt honored they had asked him. 9 Bart The Murderer (Season 3, Episode 4) Fat Tony hires Bart to work as a bartender for the mob in season 3’s “Bart the Murderer,” and it doesn’t take long for the mischievous prankster to fit right into the mafia lifestyle. But Bart then shifts to a different hotel. They are soon impressed by his ability to pick winning horses and make excellent Manhattans. (Bugs Bunny), "Yabba Dabba Doo" (Fred Flintstone), "Sufferin' Succotash" (Daffy Duck), "That's All Folks" (Porky Pig), "I Yam What I Yam" (Popeye), and Bart's own "Eat my shorts" and "Don't have a cow". To get away from all of his threats, the Simpsons are moved into witness protection. Instead, Fat Tony and his henchmen visited his office and left sheepishly after Skinner scolded them for interfering in student discipline. [11], In its original American broadcast, "Bart the Murderer" finished 31st in the ratings for the week of October 7–13, 1991, with a Nielsen rating of 13.4, equivalent to approximately 12.5 million viewing households. After a particularly bad day — Santa's Little Helper eats his homework and he forgets his permission slip for a school field trip to a chocolate factory — Bart loses control of his skateboard during a downpour. [13][14] It is also referenced in the Family Guy season thirteen episode "The Simpsons Guy", where Homer and Peter Griffin fell down to Earth in Kang and Kodos' ship and jump the gorge during their fight. He liked the decent morals explored in the episode, and called the conclusion a "great one", making it a "consistently fine episode". At the club, Mob boss Fat Tony and his henchmen, Legs and Louie, are inhospitable towards Bart at first. John Orvted of Vanity Fair named it the eighth best episode of The Simpsons because of the "inspired" Mafia satire and because it "goes deeper into Bart's ongoing conflict with authority figures". [22], Jeremy Kleinman of DVD Talk considered "Bart the Daredevil" one of his favorite episodes of the season. [2], The episode was originally too short to air, so Al Jean and Mike Reiss wrote a filler piece which was a parody of cartoon shorts from the 1940s called "Nazis on Tap. Meyers also praised Swartzwelder's script. [10] The scene in which Bart wakes up screaming after having a nightmare about Skinner is a reference to a scene in the 1972 film The Godfather, in which Jack Woltz screams after waking up in bed and finding a decapitated horse head by his side. "Raging Abe Simpson and His Grumbling Grandson in 'The Curse of the Flying Hellfish'" is the 22nd episode of The Simpsons' seventh season. With Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith. Everyone is just a jerk here just because a baseball game! Bart quits Fat Tony's gang after learning that the bromide is true: crime does not pay. It also feels like the first episode of this season that really moves the series ahead; it seems like something a little more incisive than most of what came before it. Sideshow Bob endured much as it was to be expected from being clown sidekicks, suc… Fly-headed Bart loves his new life of feasting on sugar and syrup and tries to kill both fly-body Bart and Lisa. After Fat Tony hires him as the club's bartender and errand boy, Bart starts wearing Rat Pack suits, tries to bribe Principal Skinner to avoid punishment, and allows the Mob to store a truckload of stolen cigarettes in his bedroom until they can be fenced. [5][6] Simpsons character designer Phil Ortiz adapted the short as a four-page comic book and handed out copies at Wizard World Philadelphia on June 2, 2016.[7]. Club, Mantegna said he thinks the reason he got the role was partly due to his performance in the 1990 Mafia film The Godfather Part III, which had opened just prior to the offer. When Principal Skinner goes missing after punishing him at school, Bart is put on trial for his murder. [16] In the hospital, Dr. Hibbert shows Bart a patient who tried to fly like Superman, and he also mentions the "three stooges" ward. In common with all the previous Simpsons Halloween episodes, the program is made up of three self-contained stories; "The Homega Man", "Fly vs. Bob! In the episode, Bart stumbles upon a Mafia bar after having a terrible day at school. She knew there were other people like herthere, but she never got to meet th… [6] Neil Patrick Harris guest starred in the episode as himself, portraying Bart in Blood on the Blackboard: The Bart Simpson Story, a horribly inaccurate made-for-television film based on Bart's life with the Mafia, which the Simpson family watches at the end of the episode. He explains that neither Bart nor the mobsters killed him. The episode begins as Hank and his friends drink beer in the alley, Bill begins to sob. [1] The character Fat Tony makes his first appearance on the show in this episode. Lisa sees her opportunity to strike here and she starts giving her brother nightmares. Hank follows Bill home, where he finds presents wrapped with fading paper. [21] DVD Movie Guide's Colin Jacobson enjoyed the episode, and referred to its opening by claiming that "any episode that starts with the brilliance that is Truckasaurus has to be good." The Russian wrestler in the ring, Rasputin, is named after mystic Grigori Rasputin. In the episode, Bart stumbles upon a Mafia bar after having a terrible day at school. This episode marks the first appearances of Fat Tony (voiced by Joe Mantegna) and his henchmen, Legs and Louie. In this fifth season episode, after being released from prison, Bob makes his mission very clear: he’s going to kill Bart and be done with it. Bart becomes the most hated person in Springfield after he is the goat in a championship baseball game, and Homer's new A great guest spot from Mantegna helps. I love the jokes. Michael Moran of The Times ranked it as the third best in the show's history. Skinner goes missing the next day and is assumed murdered. At the trial, Fat Tony, Legs and Louie lie to the court, saying Bart killed Skinner. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on October 10, 1991. [13] Warren Martyn and Adrian Wood, the authors of the book I Can't Believe It's a Bigger and Better Updated Unofficial Simpsons Guide, praised the scene in which Skinner explains his disappearance to the courtroom, calling it Skinner's "finest hour" on the show. The episode was written by John Swartzwelder and directed by Rich Moore. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on September 27, 1998. Bart injures himself trying to jump the family car on his skateboard. Tej confronts Svetlana for giving the video footage to the media. [8] Skinner frees himself from being trapped under the newspapers in a way similar to the character Angus MacGyver's escapes in the American television series MacGyver. The episode was written by Jay Kogen and Wallace Wolodarsky and directed by Wes Archer. He tries to clean it up, but in the haste, misses one. Contrary to popular belief, the second fall down the gorge (ending with Homer getting hit by the gurney) was not a deleted scene from "Bart the Daredevil", but rather a scene animated exclusively for the clip show. Series creator Matt Groening said that the episode is his favorite of the series, and it is also considered among the series' best by several critics. When he returned home that day, Skinner became trapped beneath stacks of old newspapers in his garage and lay stuck there until freeing himself and racing to the courtroom. When the clip is shown in that episode, additional footage is seen of Homer bouncing down the cliff the second time, and after he lands at the bottom, the gurney lands on his head. Not wanting to see his father die on his account, Bart abandons the stunt and promises to stop being a daredevil; as Homer hugs Bart, the skateboard accidentally rolls down a hill and flies over the gorge. I just love it. She was brought in by Mr. Priestat age 13. This one has been heavily requested, and it's time to finally strike it [2], Dr. Hibbert makes his first appearance on the series in the episode. In Kogen and Wolodarsky's original script for "Bart the Daredevil", Hibbert was a woman named Julia Hibbert, who they named after comedic actress Julia Sweeney (Hibbert was her last name, through marriage, at the time). [8] Bart appearing at Springfield Gorge in the distance is based on Omar Sharif's entrance in Lawrence of Arabia. In the episode, Bart decides he wants to become a daredevil after watching famous stunt performer Lance Murdock at a monster truck rally. Everyone is just a jerk here just because a baseball game! [12], "Bart the Daredevil" was once again referenced in The Simpsons Movie when Bart and Homer jump over Springfield Gorge on a motorcycle, and when they land on the other side, the ambulance from this episode can be seen in the background (still smashed against the tree). None of Homer's punishments or arguments dissuade Bart, who goes to the gorge that Saturday. He crashes down the stairwell of the Legitimate Businessman's Social Club, a Mob bar owned by the Springfield Mafia. Mantegna has since appeared many times on the show as Fat Tony, who became a recurring character; it is Mantegna's longest-running role in his acting career. [10], In the season thirteen episode "The Blunder Years", when the family is trying to find out why Homer cannot stop screaming after he is hypnotized, Homer flashes back to his greatest moment: jumping the Springfield Gorge, only to be interrupted by Lisa saying "Everyone's sick of that memory," referring to the fact that the scene has been referenced so many times. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on October 10, 1991. [8] In particular, the scene of Homer plummeting down Springfield Gorge has become one of the most used The Simpsons clips. 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