Tidbits and Quotes Dignity 254. I'm Spelling As Fast As I Can 5/9/2002 Note Table draft script. There isn't a single one in my Top 100 post-Classic era episodes list. Hah. He says, “I concur,” while the word that day was actually “conquer.” Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available from thestaff@tvtropes.org. Dignity. Change ). Carl mixes the words 'conquer' and 'concur' on his word-a-day calendar. Dignity-- Homer becomes Mr. Burns' "prank monkey." I need someone to explain this to me (“What should I do with all this dirty, ill-gotten money? Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. I kinda find it interesting and entertaining to a point. This is what's known as a table-read, the initial run-through of a script that the Simpsons writers may have spent months putting together. I don’t really care. Give me Planet of the Apes any day. Homer vs. There was another prank where Mr. Burnspu… Apart from the fact that it gave us the word “retirony,” I don’t have anything good to say about this one. S’alright. Maybe this is the first time I have seen the entire episode. (4F22) The City Of New York vs. Homer Simpson (CABF04) Homer vs. Were they hoping the episode wouldn’t be remembered as badly because they have a golden era line? I guess I’ll be the one person who thinks this episode isn’t nearly as bad as most people make it out to be. The others are "Merry Wishmas" and "A Fairly Odd Christmas." Yes, it’s taken to a new extreme here, but that’s because Smithers is gone. n. the act of sitting on one's butt for long periods of time. “I see what you’re saying. It’s not a good scene, and there’s a good reason it’s infamous. So Homer jumped to the conclusion that those kids have a terrible life, and would be better for them to stop suffering. I always wondered about the “There’s a new Mexico?” line being reused. I need to buy a gun!”. It’s so ridiculously out-of-place and terribly unfunny. The fans won by a mile; Mirkin wisely sat out because he knew he’d get walloped. The main cast consisted of Dan Castellaneta (Homer Simpson, Grampa Simpson, Krusty the Clown amongst others), Julie Kavner. Last edited: Oct 9, 2020. Charlie and Lola - The Most Wonderfullest Picnic in the Whole Wide World See? – Here’s an exchange between Homer and Lisa. Homer vs. – Bart gets his first ‘A’ and the family is astonished. OP . So, not a spectacular episode, but nothing too major to bitch about. Unfortunately the link to it is really tenuous which makes it feel crowbarred in and rather jarring. There is so much wrong with it before that scene and even more after it. Then Burns boards his float mid-parade and offers him a million bucks to throw fish guts at the crowd. Oh come on, “Don’t be tardy, Edna!” is hilarious. I mean, I don't think any hardcore Spider-Man fan, or just comic book fan will suffer anything less than Comic Book Guy! – Worthless cameo by Leeza Gibbons, Burns appearing on the float makes no sense, and for some reason he’s dressed in the Santa suit which I guess Homer somehow left behind. It’s particularly reviled by fans for one scene in particular, but in all honestly I wasn’t that greatly offended by that part. It’s not like I’m a prude, and I’d accept them if they were funny, but they feel so wrong in this series. The opening episode, “The City of New York vs Homer Simpson”, ditched all pretence of a plot and went flat out for individual, unconnected sight gags and vignettes. Today was my third time ever seeing this episode (the first being when it initially aired and the second being in 2012 when I rewatched the whole show in a month, so a lot of the episodes became a blur). The Simpsons (season 11) (1,292 words) exact match in snippet view article Michael Polcino and Jim Reardon. In that episode he became Boyd's slave over a rare trading card that he didn't even find valuable to begin with, and in the end learned that dignity is worth more than material possessions. Homer Vs. They have almost all largely been lackluster. Crowbar loads of horrible contrived crap in around it for the sole purpose of getting to it, and it’s nasty and jarring. Then we have the whole story being irritating. Member. I’m not necessarily saying The Simpsons should go in the direction it went in with this episode — I’m much more into the episodes with actual heart and wit, obviously — but it’s kinda entertaining as a one-off episode. After being used and abused as a second banana for six seasons, he’s now in the position of power over a timid Bart, and he knows it. there were other reasons too. Mr. Burns eventually fires him, so he becomes a department store Santa (again?). Dignity ’ This episode is better known as “the one where Homer got sexually assaulted by a panda,” because that’s the scene that shrouded it in notable controversy. June 3, 2012 June 3, 2012 ~ Mike! Episode: Fraudcast News assal horizontalogy. He refuses, and Burns ends up doing 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. This episode may not have had strong characterization but it had so many iconic laughs, for me at least. But what's astonishing is the energy in the room - the sort of zest you expect in a show's first season, not its eleventh. Find trailers, reviews, synopsis, awards and cast information for The Simpsons : Homer vs. That was it. “Well, there’s lots of needy kids out there.” So the last straw for Homer involves him prancing around in a panda suit in an exhibit at the zoo. Everybody talks about the panda rape, but there’s so many other problems with this episode: the degrading of Burns and Homer’s characters, the fact that it steals stuff wholesale from previous episodes (“There’s a New Mexico,” anyone? I would’ve said that years before this episode even aired. Dignity Note Annotated pre-table draft script. Bart: If you really wanted us to be neater, you'd serve us out of one long bowl. The writers mouth the words as their work is brought to life. was said by Homer in "Boy Scouts 'n' the Hood". CABF08 (SI-1208 / S12E11) The Worst Episode Ever 260. Bart: Hey, this ain't the Ritz. Homer Vs. I knew the girl I met ten years ago was a keeper when she told me she had a favourite Simpsons episode (Homer vs God)…. ( Log Out /  Homer and Burns are completely degraded here, everything about this episode is disgusting and not funny or entertaining in the slightest. Plessy v. Ferguson (4,359 words) exact match in snippet view article find links to article Reconstruction Era (1865–1877). In order to boost ratings, two earlier broadcast episodes (including Treehouse of Horror XI) were shown before the episode. J-Spot. CABF07 (SI-1207 / S12E12) … We're not going to eat from a trough. An episode-by-episode retrospective of a truly cromulent show. So is the joke that Homer is a deplorable human being? ‘Chicago 7’ Vs. the World: How Aaron Sorkin’s Awards-Friendly Epic Jolted a Strange Awards Season IndieWire Toolkit Interviews with leading film and TV creators about their process and craft. This show is absolute shit, I have no idea what the fuck the writers are doing to Burns, or why they think any of the truly distasteful content in this episode is funny. We start on familiar ground with the Simpson family deep in financial woes. 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 is based on The Magic Christian. However, that doesn’t diminish from the fact that this episode is just awful all around. This is what passes for comedic content nowadays, I guess. Considering Jerkass Homer takes a slight, superficial return to Classic Homer here (in this episode Homer allows himself to be humiliated to financially support his family, rather than punching people or screaming all the time, and only hurts people when Burns asks him to do), the way I see the “joke” is that Homer interpreted Lisa’s words as if he should do a good deed with the remaining money he has. CABF06 (SI-1206 / S12E08) Skinner's Sense of Snow 257. Lemmy Caution wrote:Homer vs. ( Log Out /  <-- Back to List of Shows Shows with not enough episodes listed, or no episodes listed at all, will be highlighted in red. It’s a pretty disturbing scene, and an unneccessary one, but it’s not exactly a rape as you said, Mike. (originally aired November 26, 2000) I enjoyed it quite a bit. Dignity". Hah, that’s a pretty good exchange! …he’s saying that “needy” kids are going to “need” his money, so he will “need” a gun to defend himself against those who “need” the money. Nothing he does makes any sense for his character. Easily could have been done in the classic era. Quite well, apparently. X” announced to be given to starving children, to which Homer screams in terror and outs himself as Mr. X. Yeah, it sucks. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. LaZebnik would not get a writing credit for another episode. Dignity". Dignity. SOMEBODY WHO HAS LISTENED TO THE COMMENTARY, LET US KNOW! Dignity; The Computer Wore Menace Shoes; The Great Money Caper; Skinner's Sense of Snow; HOMЯ; Pokey Mom; Worst Episode Ever; Tennis the Menace; Day of the Jackanapes; New Kids on the Blecch; Hungry, Hungry Homer; Bye Bye Nerdie; Simpson Safari; Trilogy of Error; I'm Goin' to Praiseland; Children of a Lesser Clod; Simpsons Tall Tales I mean, did EVERYONE forget they already used that line… did they just think no one would notice? (Part One) 2F18 Two Dozen And One Greyhounds (8 Quotes) "Homer vs. I don’t know why the writers thought these were funny, but they weren’t. "Homer vs. She is surprised by the changes and wonders what to do. Treehouse of Horror XI • A Tale of Two Springfields • Insane Clown Poppy • Lisa the Tree Hugger • Homer vs. After a panda rapes him, he begins to hate the job. We’ve seen this plot thread before many times, and done so, so, so much better. Ob als TV-Stars, als Spielzeugfiguren oder auf einem amerikanischen Linienflugzeug, die gelbste Familie der Welt findet sich überall. Mr. “Here’s an exchange between Homer and Lisa. Dignity . That's why I advised giving last night's episode a pass. ( Log Out /  Note however, that not all sequels are recycled premises — just the ones that are almost identical, and have more than a couple of recycled scripts.. A Super-Trope to: . Working title appears to be Homer's Frozen Corpse. As I said with “Monty Can’t Buy Me Love,” do the writers just not know how to write for this character anymore? Animated Adaptation (when you're lucky) It was like a whole different kind of cheating!”) In the middle of Bart’s reading, we hear Skinner off-screen say in a strained voice, “Come on, Edna, don’t be tardy!” That’s fucking gross, what else could that be but him coming close to an orgasm. Virtually nothing about this show works; its fundamental story is flimsy and dumb, and everything it attempts just feels wrong. Oct 25, 2017 10,418 Kitchener, ON. So, is Burns like a creepy weirdo or something? Many individuals have contributed to them over the past decade, though they have been principally the work of Raymond Chen, Chris Baird, James A. Cherry, Frederic Briere, Hari Michael Wierny and, presently, Benjamin Robinson and Andrew Gill. Or something. He’s always been amused by the humiliation and suffering of those he thinks are beneath him (which is nearly everybody). "Die Simpsons" sind die erfolgreichste Zeichentrickserie der Welt! There was originally a sub-plot with Smithers' musical. The build-up is so slow, and plus once that thought bubble comes up you know exactly what the joke is. 2 Worst: ‘Homer vs. Dignity’ This episode is better known as “the one where Homer got sexually assaulted by a panda,” because that’s the scene that shrouded it in notable controversy. The actors, though seeing the script for the first time, deliver their lines as if they've been at many rehearsals. Financial panther, the exchange you mentioned, Carl’s word of the day calendar, Lenny’s eye, etc. It also isn't the first time Homer has worked as Mr Burns' assistant while Smithers is on vacation ("Homer the Smithers"). Even Homer eating Spider-Man #1 and Comic Book Guy near on having a heart attack, which is funny in concept, didn’t get a laugh out of me because Burns creepily peering in through the window makes no fucking sense. #6: Homer vs Dignity (Season 12) You'd think that I'll just say "Panda Rape" and leave it at that , but this episode has an interesting backstory to it. The Fallen. Certainly one of the record books here. Season premieres aren't something that the show typically builds around. (originally aired November 26, 2000) Ah, after a few surprisingly passable shows, we have our first godawful episode of the season. I’m sure Edna rolled her eyes in annoyance during that. We have a lot of dumb jokes, like “financial panther” (the setup is so laborious that you’re just waiting for the joke to pass), the dumb Burns antics, Homer getting shocked by eels, the joke about Homer with his gun, etc. Although, I never realized they didn’t have Costington do his slow motion lip movements in this one, so there is at least that. A terrible episode. It shows just how lame Skinner is: Working in school lingo into sex, a situation that absolutely doesn’t call for it. And another thing, it's only 5:15. He reveals the tale of how this could have happened: he stayed after school and ended up stuck in the janitor’s closet as Skinner and Krabappel came in and made love on Martin’s desk (“It is usually the cleanest.”) To distract himself from the dirtiness, Bart read over a nearby poster of the planets over and over and the information stayed (“So when I took the test, the answers were stuck in my brain. Lisa discovers his secret and tries to get him to retrieve his dignity. Working title appears to be It's Not the Heat, It's the Humiliation. I could’ve sworn that the Malibu Stacy musical bit comes from an earlier episode, but I guess not. TVTropes is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Homer, meanwhile, is still deplorable; Bart’s casual and callous attitude toward Lisa’s “death” works, but Homer forcing her daughter to record a post-mortum message and wearing a shirt with her face with a halo on it to garner sympathy is pretty despicable. Poor Homer! So with its panda scene, the dumb jokes, repeated story ideas, and awful characterization of Burns, we have one of the worst Simpsons episodes of all time. I’d better throw it in the garbage.” “Well, there’s lots of needy kids out there.” “I see what you’re saying. Homer vs. I’d better throw it in the garbage.” We can obsess over it ’cause we’re just watching the thing over and over again; they actually have to focus on making new episodes day in and day out, and they don’t have time to look back. CABF02 (SI-1202 / S12E06) The Computer Wore Menace Shoes 255. Homer vs. Ob als TV-Stars, als Spielzeugfiguren oder auf einem amerikanischen Linienflugzeug, die gelbste Familie der Welt findet sich überall. Ranged around the perimeter of the room is the audience, about 40 assistants, publicists, journalists and best friends' sisters. I need to buy a gun!”) So… is the joke here that Homer intends to shoot underprivileged children? This is the episode that I specifically remember seeing live that I thought, this show is horrible and there’s no turning back. Shows that have pages created for all episodes, but are not fully formatted, will be highlighted in light blue. Homer, Buff Man 7/12/1997 Note Annotated story notes. The computer simulation of Homer's gravesite features an elderly Nelson Muntz kicking over the headstone and saying ''Ha, Ha!'' When Homer dresses up as the panda, his name is … “Financial panther” is not funny, in my opinion. Le fou du roi. So Homer’s money problems are solved when he becomes Burns’ “prank monkey,” in that he will perform humiliating tasks about town for cash, like getting run over by cyclists or writhing on the floor at a stadium men’s room wearing only a diaper. Why are you in your underwear? I realize Homer is dimwitted, but who the hell hears “financial planner” as “financial panther?” It’s not organic (like, for example, Homer misspelling “smart” as “s-m-r-t” which is believable), but rather forced in, which makes it not funny, in my opinion. Answer Mike ’ s not a spectacular episode, but it had so great! ), Julie Kavner offers him a million bucks to throw fish guts at the zoo, right?.. 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