Sideshow Bob puts his slide whistle to his lips, then sets it back down. As of Jan 16 21. Karma originally watched “Kamp Krusty” with her step-father, who opted not to explain it to her. And for the next few seasons, The Simpsons’ writing staff kept succeeding in figuring out new angles, from “Sideshow Bob’s Last Gleaming”, which cast Bob as a Dr Strangelove-esque Cold War supervillain waging a war on television, to “Brother From Another Series”, which brought in Grammer’s Frasier sibling David Hyde Pierce to play Bob’s brother, Cecil. Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when they can to create a true meeting of independent Premium. Are you sure you want to mark this comment as inappropriate? One day, he was performing at a rabbi's convention when one joking rabbi squirted seltzer on him, washing off his clown makeup. Mr. Krabs: [yawns and takes off his robe] Oh, yeah. When Bob was brought back, to seduce, marry and (attempt to) kill Marge Simpsons’s sister Selma in season three’s “Black Widower”, the character was fleshed out, given a life outside of show business, and imbued with much more of the Grammerian charm. It was Bird who was responsible for Sideshow Bob’s design, which sharpened and evolved over the course of production (and of the episode) to better suit Grammer’s smooth baritone. By the end of its first run, it was averaging 27.8 million viewers per episode – a number that subsequent seasons could never match. Good luck! Among these first 10 episodes, however, there was one standout: “Krusty Gets Busted”. [climbs into his bathtub to shower] There we go. And then I heard it was funny. Since then, there have been several other outings for the character, putting Bob in new situations and pairing him up with different characters, like Homer (in “The Great Louse Detective”) and Lisa (in season 25’s “The Man Who Grew Too Much”). The episode: "Krusty Gets Busted" The role: Sideshow Bob. Some enchanted evening: the kids get babysitted by a criminal. Season 1, Episode 12 Original Air Date: April 29th 1990 US Audience: 30,400,000 viewers. A robbery was commited by Professor Pinchworm (disguised as Ronald McDonald) at the green Grocers across the street from Lisa and Corduroy The Bear's home. Simpsons producer and long-time showrunner Al Jean has likened the dynamic to that of Wile E Coyote and the Roadrunner, with Bob “always inserting himself into Bart’s life”. At the time of “Krusty Gets Busted”, Grammer was working as a regular on Cheers, playing the comically pompous psychiatrist Dr Frasier Crane. Never have I seen you look so unhappy while purchasing such a large quantity of ice cream. Skip to main content. Average score for this quiz is 6 / 10.Difficulty: Average.Played 1,116 times. SpongeBob: Delivery! Kelsey Grammer makes his debut as Sideshow Bob. And like Sideshow Bob, he did a little jail time in the eighties. Read our full mailing list consent terms here. TV Show Episode Scripts. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on April 29, 1990. Nowhere is this juxtaposition more evident than in the character of Sideshow Bob, the show’s honey-voiced villain whose first sensational appearance turns 30 today. But the spiky-haired fiend’s villainy was tempered by a vaudevillian buffoonishness, and he would routinely fall prey to the crudest pratfalls. Television The Simpsons (Season 1, Episode 12) Widely heralded as one of the series’ finest episodes – and, by extension, one of the finest episodes of TV ever made – “Cape Feare” was an episode-long parody of the 1962 classic Cape Fear, and Martin Scorsese’s 1991 remake of the same name. Krusty makes faces “Cape Feare” also acknowledged the central dynamic at play in Sideshow Bob plotlines: the murderous animosity between Bob and his perennial foil, Bart. It seems prescient nowadays, but really, we just thought, ‘Hmm... what if the Springfield Republican party needed a new candidate for mayor... and Sideshow Bob was the perfect candidate?’. Krusty's father, Rabbi Hyman Krustofski was played by Jackie Mason, who won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance for the episode. When The Simpsons debuted as a standalone series (after appearing in short form on The Tracy Ullman Show) in December 1989, it was an immediate hit. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. We'd kill ourselves! The Police arrested Ronald McDonald and then Corduroy The Bear found out it was really Professor Pinchworm who robbed the Green Grocers not Ronald McDonald. The Simpsons: Season: 1 Episode: 12 [incomplete: not enough] Apu: What's the matter, sir? Plot: “Krusty the Clown” robs the Kwik-E-Mart. Always twirling, twirling, twirling towards freedom...". In "Krusty Gets Busted", Krusty is framed for armed robbery and Bart fights to prove his innocence. "Krusty Gets Busted" is the 12th episode of The Simpsons' first season. "In this house we obey the laws of thermodynamics! The actor told Vulture in 2019: “I didn’t see the show right away. Homer: The reason I look unhappy is that tonight I have to see a slideshow starring my wife's sisters. He had been initially brought onto the hit sitcom as a guest star – playing the boyfriend of Shelley Long’s Diane Chambers and love rival to Ted Danson’s Sam Malone – but Grammer’s sublime comic timing and confident versatility meant the character was soon upgraded to series regular. As Weinstein puts it: “Kelsey Grammar and what he brings to the role is what makes this character so delightfully special. Create a commenting name to join the debate, There are no Independent Premium comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts, There are no comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts. Homer's 'Spiderpig' in The Simpsons is arguably one of the best moments of the past 25 years of the show. Here is a great collection of Simpsons Scripts . With hindsight, it’s hard to imagine anyone else taking on the character, so infused is he with Grammer’s distinct style of fusty erudition. The episode was written by Bill Oakley and Josh Weinstein, writers who had been Simpsons nerds before getting taken on board with the show. The cannon. In the script, Maggie was written as coming with Bart and Lisa to the Kwik-E-Mart, but she was left out in the animation. he best jokes on The Simpsons always seem to fly out of nowhere, smacking you in the face like an upturned rake. The Simpsons 7G12 - Krusty Gets Busted Episode Script. With all our hearts! When Rabbi Krustofski found out, he disowned his son, and did not spea… ... also used in the season 1 episode “Krusty Gets Busted.” ... version of the script… Simpsons Who Shot Mr. Burns Easter egg includes Homer disguised as Krusty. (Homer and Apu chuckles. [2] In the episode, Krusty the Clown, a famous TV comedian, is convicted of the armed robbery of the Kwik-E-Mart. “Brother From Another Series” leaned heavily into the two stars’ Frasier personas, and subverted the formula by casting Bob as Bart’s unlikely saviour, and Cecil as the murderous Terwilliger, who harbours a lifetime of bitterness at being passed over for the role of Krusty’s stooge. Start your Independent Premium subscription today. I can siiiiiiiiiing!". The most insightful comments on all subjects will be published daily in dedicated articles. "He can talk! Or as I call them "The Gruesome Twosome." “Black Widower” used Bob as the pretext to parody Cool Hand Luke and Psycho, and hinged a significant plot point on the character’s dislike of the TV series MacGyver. - Krusty! On a news segment called 'Krusty Gets Busted: The Day the Laughter Died', Kent Brockman chronicles Krusty's life from his first performances as a street mime to recent years. BCDB Rating: 4.7 / 5 Stars from 2 users. "Krusty Gets Busted" is the twelfth episode of The Simpsons' first season, and originally aired on April 29, 1990. Chalkboard: They are laughing at me, not with me. -- ``Krusty Gets Busted'' At home, Lisa and Maggie watch the Krusty the Clown show, sans Krusty. The episode was written by Jay Kogen and Wallace Wolodarsky, and directed by Brad Bird. Like Sideshow Bob can sing. It's Michael Jackson, singing Lisa Simpson 'Happy Birthday'. A clam crows like a rooster. Who do you love? The results were chaotically funny, from the impromptu Gilbert and Sullivan medley that buys Bart time to escape at the end, to the classic, memetic “rake gag”. In several interviews, the Grammer recalls thinking at the time, “this guy… I’m gonna use him someday.”. Dynamic and tautly told, “Krusty Gets Busted” elevated the first season of the show, and laid the groundwork for much of what was to follow. What's that, Sideshow Bob? This article is a transcript of the SpongeBob SquarePants episode "Krusty Kleaners" from Season 11, which aired on August 7, 2018. Or as I call them "The Gruesome Twosome." [1] The episode was written by Jay Kogen and Wallace Wolodarsky, and directed by Brad Bird. This episode marks the beginning of the long-running saga of "Bart v. Post your Comments or Review This page has been viewed 196 times this month, and 1530 times total. "God I gotta ask you something - what's the meaning of life?". I campaigned for the other guy, but I voted for you! - How much do you love me? Mr. Krabs is getting himself prepared for a new day.] Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate. From the start, it was clear that Bob’s cartoonish villainy made him ripe for such parody – at the end of “Krusty Gets Busted”, he is dragged away in a police van screaming lines like an unmasked Scooby Doo ghoul. “Although he’s not as evil as Bob,” wrote Reiss, “Kelsey is a staunch Republican. Here is Simpsons Scripts " Krusty Gets Busted " is the twelfth episode of Season 1. Krusty Gets Busted - Kelsey Grammar makes his first of many appearances here as Sideshow Bob, Krusty the Clown's sidekick. Hey, Mr. President! Krusty quickly introduces a clip of Robert Frost in 1963 reading one of his poems. Bart and Lisa investigate, convinced that Krusty has been framed. "Krusty Gets Busted" is the twelfth episode of the first season of The Simpsons (production code 7G12), first broadcast on April 29, 1990. He rides his unicycle to a local company building and parks it at the parking rack.] ... (“Krusty Gets Busted”). The final episode still has Bart saying he discovered evidence of Krusty's innocence with his "sisters". Krusty's real last name, Krustofski, was pitched by Al Jean. Whatever would Tennessee Williams make of this. There is a 75 character minimum for reviews. ", "Forward not backward! Animation troubles blighted the production schedule (the episode “Some Enchanted Evening” infamously needed about 70 per cent of its animation completely replaced). Ronald gets Busted is the fourth episode of Corduroy season 2 by Nelvana. Dedicated to The Simpsons and host to thousands of free TV show. I'm always a fan of the Sideshow Bob episodes, as they're always a lot of fun (with the exception of the latest one that aired this year, I didn't like it so much). Review this Episode. “It was really fun to figure out these new angles for Bob,” he adds. “Sideshow Bob is the character gift that keeps giving,” he continues. -- Krusty, ``I Love Lisa'' Krusty tells a lame joke, and even though the `Applause' sign flashes, the audience remains silent. ``My young friends, for years I have been silent, save for the crude glissandos of this primitive wind instrument. As voiced by Kelsey Grammer, Bob – or Robert Underdunk Terwilliger, to use his full name – was the perfect Simpsons antagonist. Featuring some of the best dance moves ever seen on the show. By this time, Bob had come a long way from his season one beginnings. ", "Football... his groin...it works on so many levels! SS is dedicated to The Simpsons and host to thousands of free TV show episode scripts and screencaps, cartoon framegrabs and movie scripts. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates. None of Bob’s appearances in the past two-and-a-half decades have had the impact of “Cape Feare”, but there’s still an indefatigable fondness for the character, among fans and creators alike. So I finally got to see it a year or so after the fact. Grammer has declared it his favourite Bob episode, and it’s easy to see why. Homer: The reason I look unhappy is that tonight I have to see a slideshow starring my wife's sisters. The TV series that changed animation forever is one of the best there has ever been at mixing low comedy with high, arch cleverness with performative stupidity. This marked the first proper appearance of Sideshow Bob (he had appeared with a goofier look, standing mutely next to Krusty the Clown in “The Telltale Head”). [The episode begins at Mr. Krabs' anchor house early in the morning. 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