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 is falsely arrested for robbing the Kwik-E-Mart, but Bart is determined that he is innocent. 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”). Couch: Maggie gets squeezed out and caught by Marge. What would you do if I went off the air? Grammer himself had only recorded one rake-in-the-face reaction sound, not expecting to hear it nine consecutive times in the finished product. Are you sure you want to mark this comment as inappropriate? With all our hearts! Sideshow Bob puts his slide whistle to his lips, then sets it back down. But, somewhat ironically, its first year was also its roughest. - Krusty! Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates. Sideshow Bob’s next appearance, in “Sideshow Bob Roberts”, was no less contrived – an extended parody of All the President’s Men in which Bob rigs the election to become Springfield’s Republican mayor. [gets caught in the spinning doors] Whoa-whoa-whoa-whoa-whoa! He can talk he can talk he can talk he can talk he can talk! The music was harsh and distracting (composer Richard Gibbs would be replaced by Alf Clausen from season two onwards), and the voice performances were still a little off-key – Dan Castellaneta’s Homer, for instance, still sounded like a largely unembellished Walter Matthau impression. We'd kill ourselves! -- ``Krusty Gets Busted'' At home, Lisa and Maggie watch the Krusty the Clown show, sans Krusty. BCDB Rating: 4.7 / 5 Stars from 2 users. 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. 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. Independent Premium Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Premium. In the episode "Krusty Gets Busted" (Season 1, Episode 12) he declares, "I've based my entire life on Krusty's teachings," and sleeps in a room filled with Krusty merchandise.He exposes Sideshow Bob's attempted framing, helps Krusty return to the air with a comeback special, reigniting his career, and reunites Krusty with his estranged father. Start your Independent Premium subscription today. SS is dedicated to The Simpsons and host to thousands of free TV show episode scripts and screencaps, cartoon framegrabs and movie scripts. A clam crows like a rooster. The Simpsons: Season: 1 Episode: 12 [incomplete: not enough] Apu: What's the matter, sir? "The Simpsons" Krusty Gets Busted (TV Episode 1990) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. In the original (78-page-long) script for “Krusty Gets Busted”, Sideshow Bob was written with James Earl Jones in mind – drawing from the Star Wars star’s legendary villain kudos. [The episode begins with SpongeBob making a Krusty Krab delivery. Animation troubles blighted the production schedule (the episode “Some Enchanted Evening” infamously needed about 70 per cent of its animation completely replaced). 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. Krusty Gets Busted Apu: What's the matter, sir? This article is a transcript of the SpongeBob SquarePants episode "Krusty Kleaners" from Season 11, which aired on August 7, 2018. The episode was written by Jay Kogen and Wallace Wolodarsky, and directed by Brad Bird. "Krusty, how could you?" He rides his unicycle to a local company building and parks it at the parking rack.] - How much do you love me? This article is a transcript of the SpongeBob SquarePants episode "The Krusty Bucket" from Season 12, which aired on August 10, 2019. By this time, Bob had come a long way from his season one beginnings. ... (“Krusty Gets Busted”). The cannon. Or do you want me to shoot Sideshow Bob out of a cannon? 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. [1] The episode was written by Jay Kogen and Wallace Wolodarsky, and directed by Brad Bird. “It was really fun to figure out these new angles for Bob,” he adds. Oakley and Weinstein would graduate to the position of showrunners for seasons seven and eight – two of the series’s most popular – and made a point of bringing back Bob twice more. ", "Forward not backward! Kent Brockman, Judge Roy Snyder and Scott Christian make their first appearances in this episode. Thirty years on from Kelsey Grammer’s remarkable cartoon debut, Louis Chilton looks at the legacy of one of the most endearing felons in fiction, Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile. Please be respectful when making a comment and adhere to our Community Guidelines. The suspect is dressed like Krusty the Clown, Bart's television idol. Post your Comments or Review This page has been viewed 196 times this month, and 1530 times total. There were and are a few Simpsons semi-regulars, like Kelsey, Albert Brooks, Marcia Wallace and, of course, Phil Hartman, who – even though they didn’t appear in every episode – were so special to us that they became beloved members of our Simpsons family. Krusty quickly introduces a clip of Robert Frost in 1963 reading one of his poems. Sideshow Bob was a favourite of Simpsons fans from his very first appearance, in 1990's 'Krusty Gets Busted', In his early, non-speaking incarnation, Bob boasted a rounder, goofier look, Sideshow Bob enjoys a cigar in an elaborate parody of 'Cape Fear'. At the time of “Krusty Gets Busted”, Grammer was working as a regular on Cheers, playing the comically pompous psychiatrist Dr Frasier Crane. It's Michael Jackson, singing Lisa Simpson 'Happy Birthday'. 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). "Krusty Gets Busted" is the twelfth episode of The Simpsons' first season, and originally aired on April 29, 1990. Simpsons episode scripts: full transcripts, perfect for finding that exact quote or reciting with your buds! According to the audio commentary, Krusty's near fatal heart attack while selling his line of pork products was animated by Brad Bird. Good luck! As of Jan 16 21. Among these first 10 episodes, however, there was one standout: “Krusty Gets Busted”. "God I gotta ask you something - what's the meaning of life?". As Weinstein puts it: “Kelsey Grammar and what he brings to the role is what makes this character so delightfully special. 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. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. Karma originally watched “Kamp Krusty” with her step-father, who opted not to explain it to her. " Krusty Gets Busted " is the twelfth episode of Season 1. The Simpsons 7G12 - Krusty Gets Busted Episode Script. Always twirling, twirling, twirling towards freedom...". And then I heard I actually won an Emmy for it. In the episode, Krusty the Clown is convicted of armed robbery of the Kwik-E-Mart and sentenced to jail. he best jokes on The Simpsons always seem to fly out of nowhere, smacking you in the face like an upturned rake. Homer: The reason I look unhappy is that tonight I have to see a slideshow starring my wife's sisters. 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. But the spiky-haired fiend’s villainy was tempered by a vaudevillian buffoonishness, and he would routinely fall prey to the crudest pratfalls. Here is a great collection of Simpsons Scripts . ... also used in the season 1 episode “Krusty Gets Busted.” ... version of the script… Read our full mailing list consent terms here. In "Krusty Gets Busted", Krusty is framed for armed robbery and Bart fights to prove his innocence. “But yes, it is actually quite funny,” he added. I campaigned for the other guy, but I voted for you! In the original (78-page-long) script for “Krusty Gets Busted”, Sideshow Bob was written with James Earl Jones in mind – drawing from the Star Wars star’s legendary villain kudos. How do you want to celebrate? It was established in "Krusty Gets Busted" that Krusty is illiterate. The most insightful comments on all subjects will be published daily in dedicated articles. Krusty Gets Busted - Kelsey Grammar makes his first of many appearances here as Sideshow Bob, Krusty the Clown's sidekick. My grand momma loves to read these on the potty. They actually sent me a tape, But it ended up in a drawer and I didn’t watch it. Krusty is an oddball character, but he is still Bart's hero. 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. “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. So I finally got to see it a year or so after the fact. Good night: Homer & Marge scare the kids before they go to bed. There is a 75 character minimum for reviews. Not an actual episode, just a minute and a half short that you can find on the special features. What's that, Sideshow Bob? Dedicated to The Simpsons and host to thousands of free TV show. Your score has been saved for Krusty Gets Busted. What happened: The script specifically mentioned James Earl Jones as the voice of Bob, … Never have I seen you look so unhappy while purchasing such a large quantity of ice cream. Like Sideshow Bob can sing. But things kicked up a notch with season five’s “Cape Feare”. Vote Now! Mr. Krabs: [yawns and takes off his robe] Oh, yeah. ``My young friends, for years I have been silent, save for the crude glissandos of this primitive wind instrument. Or as I call them "The Gruesome Twosome." (Homer and Apu chuckles. - Hey, kids! [2] In the episode, Krusty the Clown, a famous TV comedian, is convicted of the armed robbery of the Kwik-E-Mart. Hey, Mr. President! In one non-canonical Treehouse of Horror episode, Bob even manages to achieve his ambition and murder his 10-year-old nemesis – the kind of shock-value plotline The Simpsons mocked years earlier when it depicted a rapt Bart and Lisa huddled around the TV, waiting for a similar Itchy and Scratchy stunt (“This is the one where Scratchy finally gets Itchy”). Do you want me to sing you a birthday song? The existing Open Comments threads will continue to exist for those who do not subscribe to Independent Premium. In several interviews, the Grammer recalls thinking at the time, “this guy… I’m gonna use him someday.”. 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. Never have I seen you look so unhappy while purchasing such a large quantity of ice cream. Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when they can to create a true meeting of independent Premium. Casting Sideshow Bob in the Max Cady role, as a deranged killer who gets out of prison and plans revenge (on Bart), “Cape Feare” was the final episode written by the original team of Simpsons writers – a team which, knackered by four years of near-constant work, finally felt they had licence to let loose. ", "Football... his groin...it works on so many levels! This fan-favourite sequence, in which Bob unintentionally – and repeatedly – whacks himself in the face with a rake, was the result of the writers needing to fill time (“creative padding”, as Reiss called it), but became an unforgettable piece of surrealist comedy. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. “Although he’s not as evil as Bob,” wrote Reiss, “Kelsey is a staunch Republican. "He can talk! “It recurs in my life like a bad dream.”. 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. 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. The plan works perfectly, until he is foiled by Bart Simpson and his own conspicuously oversized feet. 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?’. By the end of its first run, it was averaging 27.8 million viewers per episode – a number that subsequent seasons could never match. Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium. Krusty gets Busted is the fourteenth episode of my fanon. SpongeBob: Delivery! Krusty Gets Busted . It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on April 29, 1990. The fledgling show was on the cover of Newsweek by April. In 1986, Krusty had a heart attack promoting pork products on the air and required a … Hyman strongly opposed Krusty's wish to become a clown and make people laugh, wanting the boy to go to yeshiva instead. I was directing him in a scene where Bob is being shoved into a prison cell and said, ‘I need you to make a noise like you’re being roughed up by cops.’ ‘Oh, I can do that,’ he said with a grin.”, Matt Groening, the cartoonist who created The Simpsons, hit on one of the key reasons for Grammer’s success: “His voice fits in with the regular cast – he doesn’t feel like an outsider.”, Grammer had in fact borrowed Sideshow Bob’s deep, overly theatrical voice from Ellis Raab, a theatre director for whom the Cheers star worked early on in his career, performing odd jobs like hanging wallpaper and painting his bathroom. Would you like to write a review? “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. The episode: "Krusty Gets Busted" The role: Sideshow Bob. [The episode begins at Mr. Krabs' anchor house early in the morning. If your review contains spoilers, please check the Spoiler box. “It may be tough to come up with the perfect Bob story but when you do, boy, does it sing. Well, happy birthday, Brittany! 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. Conan O’Brien, who worked on The Simpsons as a writer from 1991 to 1993, said that Grammer was “built to be Sideshow Bob”, saying that he “added a dimension to that character which was uniquely [his]”. Krusty Gets Busted (1990) Season 1 Episode 7G12- The Simpsons Cartoon Episode Guide by Dave Koch. The episode was written by Bill Oakley and Josh Weinstein, writers who had been Simpsons nerds before getting taken on board with the show. As voiced by Kelsey Grammer, Bob – or Robert Underdunk Terwilliger, to use his full name – was the perfect Simpsons antagonist. When Rabbi Krustofski found out, he disowned his son, and did not spea… "In this house we obey the laws of thermodynamics! Playing out like a twisty legal thriller, the episode revolved around Bob, Krusty’s not-so-trusty sidekick, framing the blue-haired goon for armed robbery, in order to seize control of his kids TV timeslot. Krusty gets busted: krusty gets framed by ***** ***. 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. It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss real-world solutions, and more. Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire S1E1 Bart the Genius S1E2 Homer's Odyssey S1E3 There's No Disgrace Like Home S1E4 Bart the General S1E5 Moaning Lisa S1E6 The Call of the Simpsons S1E7 The Telltale Head S1E8 Life on the Fast Lane S1E9 Homer's Night Out S1E10 The Crepes of Wrath S1E11 Krusty Gets Busted S1E12 Some Enchanted Evening S1E13 And like Sideshow Bob, he did a little jail time in the eighties. Krusty's real last name, Krustofski, was pitched by Al Jean. Krusty the Clown, born Herschel Shmoikel Pinchas Yerucham Krustofski, is the son of Rabbi Hyman Krustofski. “Cape Feare” also acknowledged the central dynamic at play in Sideshow Bob plotlines: the murderous animosity between Bob and his perennial foil, Bart. 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”). Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later? "Krusty Gets Busted" is the twelfth episode of the first season of The Simpsons (production code 7G12), first broadcast on April 29, 1990. Krusty Gets Busted [At the TV studio, Bart remembers that the robber shouted in pain when Homer stepped on his foot, clad in an oversized clown shoe, and also recalls seeing Krusty's normal-sized feet/shoes when he was being arrested] Bart: [Outraged, to … Simpsons Scripts - Springfield! Jones, meanwhile, would appear in the next season’s “Treehouse of Horror”, reading “The Raven” by Edgar Allen Poe. Are you sure you want to delete this comment? Or as I call them "The Gruesome Twosome." This episode marks the beginning of the long-running saga of "Bart v. The actor told Vulture in 2019: “I didn’t see the show right away. The episode was written by Jay Kogen and Wallace Wolodarsky and directed by Brad Bird, the gifted animator who would go on to direct The Iron Giant, The Incredibles and Ratatouille. Homer: The reason I look unhappy is that tonight I have to see a slideshow starring my wife's sisters. "Krusty Gets Busted" is the 12th episode of The Simpsons' first season. Just watch out for those rakes.”. Thanks largely to Sam Simon, the Simpsons co-developer who had worked on the early seasons of Cheers and had made note of Grammer’s mellifluous singing voice on set, the producers were convinced to go with Grammer for the role of Bob, who sang Cole Porter’s “Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye” at one point during the episode. Skip to main content. This is Brittany and today's her birthday? Bart Simpson is one of Krusty's biggest fans. Plot: “Krusty the Clown” robs the Kwik-E-Mart. Who do you love? 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. "The Simpsons" - set in the fictional town of Springfield - parodies American culture, society, television, and many aspects of the human condition, and is a satirical depiction of a middle class American lifestyle. Television The Simpsons (Season 1, Episode 12) Ronald gets Busted is the fourth episode of Corduroy season 2 by Nelvana. Review this Episode. One day, he was performing at a rabbi's convention when one joking rabbi squirted seltzer on him, washing off his clown makeup. Featuring some of the best dance moves ever seen on the show. Mr. Krabs is getting himself prepared for a new day.] 14 likes. However, Krusty performed slapstick comedy behind his father's back. Homer's 'Spiderpig' in The Simpsons is arguably one of the best moments of the past 25 years of the show. While shopping at the Kwik-E Mart, Homer is caught in the middle of an armed robbery. Dan Castellana as Homer Simpson Julie Kavner as Marge Simpson Yeardley Smith as Lisa Simpson Nancy Cartwright as Bart Simpson Guest stars Here is Simpsons Scripts 10 Season One: Krusty Gets Busted. [climbs into his bathtub to shower] There we go. 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