[Homer clicks "No".] "The Computer Wore Menace Shoes" was written by John Swartzwelder and directed by Mark Kirkland. He especially enjoyed Homer's part in the episode, and found that his incompetence at handling computers is "comedic gold". [8] In the episode, the slogan of Homer's webpage is "All the muck that's fit to rake". I avsnittet skapar Homer sin första egna webbplats och börjar publicera skvaller på där, men efter att ha publicerat en artikel blir han kidnappad och förflyttas till en ö. [8][10], While he is in the "Island", Homer is repeatedly gassed by unexpected objects, a reference to the way Number Six would often be gassed in The Prisoner. Writing for DVD Verdict, Mac MacEntire argued that the episode is "hilarious", provided one has seen The Prisoner. "[1] While escaping the "Island", Homer is chased by a "big balloon". It first aired on the Fox network in the United States on December 3, 2000. If you can improve it further, please do so. "[...] The Internet was just starting to turn into a serious waste of time around this point in history", staff writer Matt Selman said in the episode's DVD commentary. Patrick McGoohan as Number 6 Dancing Santa's Little Helper couch gag (2009). “The Computer Wore Menace Shoes" is the sixth episode of The Simpsons' twelfth season. Commentary for "The Computer Wore Menace Shoes", in, Payne, Don. “The Computer Wore Menace Shoes” (Season 12, Episode 6) Forget that occasion when the show predicted how a future President Trump would bankrupt the … DVD Verdict said the greatest moments of the episode are The Prisoner spoofs. Commentary for "The Computer Wore Menace Shoes", in, Pross, Max. Homer then begins making up stories to put on his web page. In the 2009 AMC remake, the protagonist character was designated simply "6" and was played by Jim Caviezel. To avoid getting sued, Homer calls himself "Mister X". (2009). It was first broadcast on the Fox network in the United States on December 3, 2000. [3] On August 18, 2009, the episode was released as part of a DVD set called The Simpsons: The Complete Twelfth Season. "The Computer Wore Menace Shoes" received positive reviews from critics who praised The Prisoner references. This turns out to be true an… However, they are then drugged, this time by a fake Santa's Little Helper, and are all taken back to the island. Show Runner Sorry for the wait! Chraol an séú eipeasóid, "The Computer Wore Menace Shoes", den dara sraith déag The Simpsons ar an 3 Nollaig 2000.Scríobh John Swartzwelder an eipeasóid seo. It is used to broadcast gossip and news to the citizens of Springfield, usually to delight. In his review of The Simpsons: The Complete Twelfth Season, Jacobson wrote that he enjoyed the episode's take on "Internet idiocy". Kirkland, who had seen a couple of episodes as a child, watched several episodes of the series with The Simpsons' animators in order to make "The Computer Wore Menace Shoes" resemble it. No clip but it's mentioned in this "script" Right near the end. 254 The episode was also written at a time when several The Simpsons producers invested in an animated web series' company called icebox.com, which was co-created by two former The Simpsons writers. At that point, the episode was called "Homer the Drudge". Wiggum: [on-screen] If you've committed a crime and want to confess, click 'Yes'. CABF02 The Computer Wore Menace Shoes (16 Quotes) CABF03 The Great Money Caper (12 Quotes) CABF04 Homer Vs. The guide contains staff/voice credits, funny Simpsons quotes, references and other notes. The Count of Monte Cristo. [7], Although the title of the episode is a reference to the 1969 Disney film The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes, the episode itself has "essentially nothing" to do with the film, according to M. Keith Booker in his book Drawn to Television: Prime-Time Animation from The Flintstones to Family Guy. Reprised his The Prisoner (1967) character (Number Six) in The Simpsons: The Computer Wore Menace Shoes (2000). Homer is captured after he goes in a fake Kwik-E-Mart in front of a real one. Directed By Davy Crockett and the River Pirates. 7. 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. Both sequels to The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes, … DVD Movie Guide gave the episode a positive review saying "With its spoof of Internet idiocy, “Shoes” scores points. Ridley Scott in talks to bring classic UK series The Prisoner to the screen. The Computer Wore Menace Shoes. With Patrick McGoohan, Angelo Muscat, Peter Swanwick, Peter Brace. However, he soon stumbles upon a terrible government secret. Other people on the island are being held for other strange secrets or inventions they have discovered, such as turning water into gas or a peanut bag with no bottom. Dignity (12 Quotes) CABF05 Pokey Mom (17 Quotes) CABF06 Skinner's Sense Of Snow (23 Quotes) CABF07 Tennis The Menace (19 Quotes) CABF08 Worst Episode Ever (27 Quotes) CABF09 Hungry Hungry Homer (18 Quotes) CABF10 Day Of The Jackanapes (23 Quotes) CABF11 Bye … Patrick McGoohan seemed to bounce back and forth in his opinion on his creation The Prisoner (1967), embracing it at times (witness his participation in "The Computer Wore Menace Shoes" on The Simpsons) and refusing to talk about it at others. June 4, 2012 June 4, 2012 ~ Mike! His warders demand information. episode 6 season 12. [3], McGoohan was reportedly very pleased with his role in the episode; when his wife Joan McGoohan, who is a real estate broker, helped staff writer Max Pross buy a house, she told him that Patrick McGoohan was as proud of the episode as anything in his career. He gives them nothing, but only tries to escape. "The Computer Wore Menace Shoes" "The Great Money Caper" "Skinner's Sense of Snow": A Christmas Episode-- the kids of Springfield Elementary face missing the holiday when a snowstorm imprisons them at school with Principal Skinner the only adult on hand. marks an episode with not enough content. "Mr. X" (Homer) is heralded as a hero. Bart is not shown to untie him so it is likely he put the duct tape back over his mouth and continued to read the magazine. Rebecca Robertson, Script Department: Iron Man. “I adore Edna. This is a reference to the American newspaper The New York Times, whose slogan is "All the News That's Fit to Print". Under the alias Mr. X, Homer creates a web site full of damaging gossip about the townspeople. It was produced by Walt Disney Productions and distributed by Buena Vista Distribution Company. Homer's credit card is declined. Plota Táirgeadh Tagairtí A Tale of Two Springfields; Treehouse of Horror XI; Insane Clown Poppy; Lisa the Tree Hugger; Homer vs. The episode received two reviews from About.com, giving it a 3/5 and a 4/5. Production Code "The Computer Wore Menace Shoes" was written by John Swartzwelder and directed by Mark Kirkland. D2: The Mighty Ducks. Actors can be hard to please and are often unhappy with various aspects of a particular production, script, or character. Regaining his fame, Homer celebrates by going to a fake Kwik-E-Mart, and ends up being kidnapped. No clip but it's mentioned in this "script" Right near the end. Darby O’Gill and the Little People. <-- Back to List of Shows Shows with not enough episodes listed, or no episodes listed at all, will be highlighted in red. Although the original negative of this edit has been lost, a videotape copy was discovered and released on DVD in 2002. Can anyone say Converse and Dickies? Homer used it to post gossip about many Springfieldians. In its original broadcast, the episode was seen by approximately 9.1 million viewers, finishing in 28th place in the ratings the week it aired. There … 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 Rebecca Robertson is known for her work on Iron Man (2008), The Score (2001) and The Italian Job (2003). The popularity of the series led to McGoohan's becoming the highest-paid actor ... "The Computer Wore Menace Shoes". After what was broadcast as episode 11, the script editor, George Markstein, quit the series and was not replaced. The Computer Wore Menace Shoes This week, Menace II Society and Friday are releasing a special director's cut DVD. "The Computer Wore Menace Shoes" was the only time McGoohan reprised his role as Number Six. It was depicted as a floating white balloon that could coerce, and, if necessary, disable inhabitants of The Village, primarily Number Six. Episode script. Homer escapes the island on a crudely made boat he stole from one of the island captives, in the process getting past an anti-escape orb by popping it. A preliminary edit of the first episode, "Arrival", was broadcast by accident on one PBS station in the 1970s. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on March 11, 2001. 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