(2010). [14] Screen Rant called it the best episode of the 13th season. 18 season 13 - “poppa’s got a brand new badge” Season 13 was the first season with Al Jean serving as The Simpsons showrunner, a title that he still holds. And so ends season thirteen. [3], While "The Frying Game" was originally thought to be the last episode of the season,[6] "Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge" was later revealed to be the real season finale. Springfield is in the midst of a massive heat wave. Notable Characters in This Episode Explore Wikis; Community Central; Start a Wiki; ... Episodes. Rent or buy the latest releases in up to 4K + HDR before they’re available on DVD, and watch TV shows by episode or season. In this Christmas episode, Richard Gere offers Buddhist teachings to Lisa after she leaves her church because of Mr. Burns' tacky fund-raising efforts, which include commercials (during sermons) and podium-placed ads. I Am Furious (Yellow) 8.8 This was a big step up from Season 12. There was no couch gag for this episode. Season 1; Season 2; Season 3; Season 4; Season 5; Season 6; Season 7; Season 8; Season 9; Season 10; Seasons 11-20. Homer becomes chief of police after a scandal forces Wiggum out. Dennis Weaver plays an old cowboy star whose newest pal, Bart, tries to land him a guest shot on Krusty's show. The idea for the episode was also pitched by Gould, who had just moved to southern California with his wife. The scene parodies the title sequence of the American television drama series The Sopranos, and features Alabama 3's song "Woke Up This Morning," which is also used in The Sopranos' title sequence. Commentary for "Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge", in, Mantegna, Joe. It first aired on the Fox network in the United States on May 22nd, 2002. Writing for 411Mania, Ron Martin gave the episode a mixed review, calling it "passable." (2010). [1] Together with the first half-hour of Celebrity Boxing, the shows averaged a 3.9 rating among adults between ages 18 and 49, pushing Fox to number two for the night, just behind NBC. Ben Stiller plays a sugar company's CEO who draws Marge's ire after Springfield is declared the "World's Fattest Town." Confused, the monster turns to Homer and asks, "friend?" Simpsons Did It! Giving the episode a B+, Jennifer Malkowski of DVD Verdict described the episode as having "nicely gooey family moments." Commentary for "Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge", in, Jean, Al. Despite the safety measures Mr. Burns has taken (cutting power to the orphanage), the plant is at full power. Homer forms his own security company called "SpringShield". This leads the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant to … Season 13, Episode 22 Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge First Aired: May 22, 2002 Homer starts a security company that ultimately replaces the cops---and runs afoul of mobster Fat Tony (Joe Mantegna). (2010). It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on December 9, 2001. Metacritic TV Episode Reviews, Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge, When the power plant can't keep up with the electricity demand due to a heat wave, a … With Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith. [2] At the end of the episode, Maggie saves Homer by shooting Fat Tony's gang members with a rifle, as a reference to the two-part episode Who Shot Mr. Burns? This leads the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant to overload, causing two town-wide blackoutsto occur. [3] In another scene, Homer, in the Springfield church, attempts to recruit companions for his security company. The monster then puts the card in his wallet and says "monster put in wallet." Too many people wanna kill you. Wikis. The sequence was conceived by Gould who, after the 1992 Los Angeles riots, was "somewhat obsessed" with civil unrest issues. Plow" and the season 5 episode "Homer the Vigilante". James Lipton has a cameo. A hypnotist unlocks a repressed memory in Homer, who recalls childhood times with Moe, Carl and Lenny---and his finding a corpse. Weekend at Burnsies 9.3 3. [2] When noticing that one of his ferrets is wearing a wire, Fat Tony tells it "you're not a pet, and you're not a friend. Wolfgang Puck has a cameo. And she really loves her poppa. In order to composite Homer into the screen, director Michels made use of a greenscreen. Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge/Gallery - Simpsons Wiki. Poppa’s Got a Brand New Badge. : Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge is part of the The Simpsons (season 13) series, a good topic.This is identified as among the best series of articles … In it, a monster is seen breaking into an elderly woman's house. Mayor Quimby decides to take action by forming a Blue Ribbon Committee. In the episode, a massive heatwave causes the residents of Springfield to install large air conditioning devices in their homes. Originally, the scene would show Homer suspecting Lisa, but because it bothered the character's voice actor, Yeardley Smith, the scene was changed. However, Fat Tony escapes and vows to kill Homer unless he leaves town. At the Simpsons' house, someone steals Lisa's Malibu Stacy collection. Poppas Got a Brand New Badge Add a photo to this gallery. To change his attitude, Moe changes his bar, but the result drives his regulars out...and into Homer's garage bar, where R.E.M. [3], In a scene in the episode, Homer tells Marge about all the jobs he has had, referencing several episodes of the series. In the episode, a massive heatwave causes the residents of Springfield to install large air conditioning devices in their homes. "Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge" is the twenty-second episode and season finale of The Simpsons' thirteenth season. Watch online or on your favorite connected device with the Vudu app. When Marge thanks him for saving Homer, Wiggum says that he did not shoot anyone, having lost his gun, badge and nearly his squad car. The episode title is a reference to the James Brown song "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag". The scene was conceived by series co-creator and executive producer James L. Brooks while writing notes during the episode's first table-read. No subscription, free sign up. The episode was dedicated to the memory of Stephen Jay Gould who died two days before it aired. The two speak in a similar manner to the characters in the American 1950's television crime drama Dragnet, of which Gould was a "big fan". So after slogging through some of the worst episodes to come out of the Scully tenure, we move onto Al Jean’s reign, and any hope that he might elevate the series in quality a bit was pretty much dashed instantaneously. After moving in, the two decided to install an alarm system because, Gould quipped, "the police aren't enough. The line parodies a similar conversation between Michael and Fredo Corleone in the American gangster film The Godfather Part II. A social worker is assigned to try to bring the family together after police respond to a fight between Bart and Homer during a game of Monopoly. It first aired on the Fox network in the United States on May 22, 2002. He wrote that "Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge" is "far from memorable as season finales should be. "Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge" is the twenty-second episode and season finale of The Simpsons' thirteenth season. After stopping one of Fat Tony's operations, Homer practically rids Springfield of crime. He had voiced himself in the ninth-season episode "Lisa the Skeptic". The monster of SpringShield commercial is a parody of the The New Woody Woodpecker Show Badger character, including a quote "Hey buddy". A page for describing Recap: Simpsons S13 E22 "Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge". Dan Castellaneta, Yeardley Smith, Nancy Cartwright. Michels stated that the parody was "very fun" to animate; "Being from New Jersey, it was a labor of love," he said in the episode's DVD commentary.[5]. The Springfield Friars Club roasts Homer, with emcee Krusty the Clown introducing friends, family and their memories from past episodes. Former U.S. The police try to intervene, but are powerless to stop the massive crime wave. Since I haven't watched the show in years, a lot of the episodes from Season 13 are brand new to me. He lost his gun too. [The mobsters are getting shot at] Fat Tony: Johnny Tightlips, can you see the shooter? Seasons 1-10. In the DVD commentary for the episode, he said "I love the idea of, 'All you need is for the power to go out and slowly the fabric of society unravels. Moe Baby Blues/Helter Shelter 15. (2010). It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on April 21, 2002. Plus, watch over 4,500 free movies on Vudu Movies On Us. After watching the same episodes from Seasons 2-12 repeatedly over the years, I got a little restless and wondered if perhaps I was being too harsh in my judgement of the newer episodes. July 20, 2012 ~ Mike! "Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge" was written by Dana Gould and directed by Pete Michels. Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Harry Shearer. [1] Following its home video release on August 24, 2010, the episode received mixed reviews from critics. The Springfield Police Department are powerless to the riots that follow, prompting Homer, dissatisfied with the police's incompetence, to start his own security company called SpringShield. Rent, buy, and watch movies and TV shows with Vudu. Two college girls mistake Lisa for a peer; Bart lives inside a bubble to contain the infection he got from a Chinese mosquito. Julia Louis-Dreyfus gives voice to a young woman wooed by Burns, who drafts Homer to help him cultivate a more youthful image. When Homer does not leave, Fat Tony arrives with a few of his own henchmen (including Johnny Tightlips), as well as mafia muscle—the characters of the Sopranos series. While working at the Los Angeles University student restaurant, Will recognizes a customer - his father - whom he has not seen for 14 years. At home, without an air conditioning device, the Simpsons have to follow an old-fashioned fan. : “Poppa’s Got A Brand New Badge” ... Was it Wiggum, who shows up on scene to collect Homer’s badge? Johnny Tightlips: I see a lot of things. When the woman screams, the screen freezes and Homer is composited to the screen, instructing the audience about SpringShield's telephone number. Fraudcast News/Co-Dependent’s Day 16. Now fabulously wealthy, Marge's grabby prom date Artie Ziff (Jon Lovitz) offers a million dollars for a weekend with her that, he says, will have "no funny stuff." "Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge" is the twenty-second episode and season finale of The Simpsons' thirteenth season. The monster's last line was written during one of the episode's rewrites, but none of the writers on The Simpsons' writing staff has taken credit for it. In the episode, a massive heatwave causes the residents of Springfield to install large air conditioning devices in their homes. "[10], DVD Movie Guide's Colin Jacobson wrote "Like many S13 episodes, “Badge” feels more than a little derivative," describing the episode as a combination of the season 4 episode "Mr. Every building in the town has installed a large air conditioning device. In the episode, a massive heatwave causes the residents of Springfield to install large air conditioning devices in their homes. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky has a cameo. "Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge" was directed by Pete Michels and written by Dana Gould, who also pitched the idea for the episode. Homer decides to take action by looking for it. Unbeknownst to Bart, who is eating an apple, Homer tells Lisa "Look at him over there, eating that apple. "[2] When meeting the other writers, Gould pitched an episode in which Homer becomes the owner of a security company, which then became "Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge." Harry Shearer, Hank Azaria, Dan Castellaneta. The scene is a reference to the 1952 American western film High Noon, although the line "You all know me" was taken from the American horror/thriller film Jaws. Here we have "James Brown" who many people considered as The Godfather of Soul music, with this great song which was released in 1965. Johnny Tightlips: Ooey, who says I have a mother? [8] On August 24, 2010, "Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge" was released as part of The Simpsons: The Complete Thirteenth Season DVD and Blu-ray set. Julie Kavner, Harry Shearer, Hank Azaria. So that's even more evidence to support my point. An(other) accident forces Homer's jaws to be wired shut, and improved listening skills result in a kinder, gentler---and more boring---Homer. This overloads the plant and causes a town-wide blackout. Directed by Pete Michels. "The Simpsons" Papa's Got a Brand New Badge (TV Episode 2002) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Prominent guest stars this season include Reese Witherspoon, who voices a girl both Bart and his best friend Milhouse fall for, and Richard Gere, who gives spiritual advice to Lisa after she decides to convert to Buddhism. [2] Near the end of the episode, Fat Tony drives to the Simpsons house in what seems to be a white Dodge Caravan, while shots of Springfield are shown on the way. Unbeknownst to them, the person who saved Homer was Maggie, who fires at the mobsters from her window with a scoped sporting rifle. © 2021 TV GUIDE, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. Poppas Got a Brand New Badge Fat Tony: Did you have a nice flight, Johnny Tightlips? Homer decides to give them a taste of winter by plugging in his dancing Santa Claus. The line has since become very popular with the series' writing staff; Jean said that it was "very funny and unusual for a television show,"[3] and Gould considers it to be his favourite joke in any episode he has ever written. Actually, it was Maggie. Carmen Electra and Frances Sternhagen are guest voices. "[2] While trying to determine who stole Lisa's Malibu Stacy car, Homer holds Bart as his prime suspect. Springfield is in the midst of a heat wave. Games Movies TV Video. "Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge" Episode no. Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge 9.7 2. It first aired on the Fox network in the United States on May 22, 2002. In its original American broadcast, "Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge" received a 5.0 rating, according to Nielsen Media Research, translating to approximately 5.3 million viewers. Hank Azaria, Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner. This leads the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant to overload, causing two town-wide blackouts to occur. Er, no. " Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge " is the twenty-second episode and season finale of The Simpsons ' thirteenth season. In fact, the show may have even shifted down a bit. The band Phish has a cameo in an episode in which Dr. Hibbert prescribes medicinal marijuana for Homer's eye injury, and the resulting joviality nets Homer a promotion from Mr. Burns. With Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer, Merlin Santana, William Lee Scott. Sadly, Papa's got blah blah Part 2 was never released for obvious reasons. "Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge" is the twenty-second episode and season finale of The Simpsons' thirteenth season. He goes through a very long list of his previous jobs (during which Marge puts curlers in her hair offscreen) and decides that he likes the idea of combining his love of helping and hurting people. Commentary for "Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge", in, Michels, Pete. performs. Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer, Dan Castellaneta. When Quimby sees Chief Wiggum trying to shoot a Piñata with a shotgun while blindfolded, he dismisses Wiggum and (in a fit of rage) makes Homer the chief of police. The Simpsons Season 13 Episode 22: Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge Summary: Springfield is in the midst of a heat wave. Although current showrunner Al Jean found it "very funny," the episode's first draft was heavily altered after the first table-read, a process in which the script is read out loud to the other writers. to which Homer replies "the only friend you need is SpringShield," and holds a business card in front of the camera. Pamela Hayden, Tress MacNeille, Ron Taylor. [3] During the blackout, Lenny and Carl accidentally crash their cars into a store, causing a riot to erupt. Reese Witherspoon plays film star Rainier Wolfcastle's daughter, whose crush on Bart is unrequited. "Gump Roast" is the seventeenth episode of The Simpsons’ thirteenth season. Half-Decent Proposal 9.2 5. After Lenny and Carl accidentally crash their cars into a store with no active alarm and decide to loot it, widespread rioting and looting occur. The Simpsons go to Brazil when the orphan whom Lisa's been sponsoring there is reported missing. Will's very pleased with this, uncle Phil however thinks Lou will again disappoint his son. It first aired on the Fox network in the United States on May 22, 2002. Commentary for "Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge", in, "The Simpsons: The Complete Thirteenth Season [Blu-Ray] (2001)", "The Simpsons: The Complete Thirteenth Season (Blu-Ray)", "The Simpsons: The Best Episode In Every Season, Ranked", "Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge episode capsule", High Noon, Part II: The Return of Will Kane, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Poppa%27s_Got_a_Brand_New_Badge&oldid=1000138552, Short description is different from Wikidata, Television episode articles with short description for single episodes, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, The Simpsons run to the couch, and find The, This page was last edited on 13 January 2021, at 19:41. What is he planning?" Directed by Shelley Jensen. Encouraged by comic-book guru Stan Lee (in a cameo), Bart creates a strip about Homer that gets onto the Internet. The Simpsons agree when they realise the money will help their marriage---by paying for an operation that will cure Homer's snoring. Apu's fling with the Squishee Lady is caught live by Homer, but on tape by his wife Manjula (Jan Hooks). I am going to declare it the best season Since 9 -- possibly even 8. 1. However, this draws a lot of power from the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant. It features American actor Joe Mantegna as recurring character Fat Tony, and includes references to Dragnet, High Noon and The Sopranos. The nuclear plant is at capacity and when one of its crack employees, Homer Simpson, plugs in just one appliance too many, the city has a blackout. This leads the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant to … She’s a hell of a shot. Will's father Lou shows up after fourteen years and spends a lot of time with Will. "The Blunder Years" is the fifth episode of The Simpsons’ thirteenth season. In the episode, Homer Simpson is honored by the townspeople at a Friars' Club Roast, until it is interrupted by Kang and Kodos. Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge has been listed as one of the Media and drama good articles under the good article criteria.If you can improve it further, please do so. "[11], Nate Boss of Project-Blu described it as "A random episode, without many laughs," however, he added that it "could have been worse. Papa's Got a Brand New Badge. Although it only has Homer, Lenny, and Carl, it is more efficient and more successful than the Springfield Police Department. [4], In another scene in the episode, Homer shows his family an advertisement for his security company. He continued by writing "That doesn’t mean the show lacks amusement, but it’s too rehashed to end the year with a real winner. The Simpsons set out to … "[12], Giving the episode a positive review, Jennifer Malkowski of DVD Verdict gave it a B+, billing "Homer's 'You know I've had a lot of jobs' list" as the episode's "highlight". On the sillier side of things, the episode "Tales From the Public Domain" takes the stories of Odysseus, Joan of Arc and Hamlet and plugs members of the Simpsons family into them. In the episode, a massive heatwave causes the residents of Springfield to install large air conditioning devices in their homes. The episode was directed by Mark Kirkland and was written by Dan Castellaneta and his wife Deb Lacusta. Goo Goo Gai Pan/A Star Is Torn 17. Best Movies & Shows on Netflix in January, Best Movies & Shows on Amazon Prime Video in January, Best Shows & Movies on Netflix This Month. If it no longer meets these criteria, you can reassess it. It was first broadcast on the Fox network in the United States on May 22, 2002. from seasons 6 and 7, in which it is ultimately revealed that Maggie shot Burns after his gun fell into her hands. Season 13 finds the creative staff trying to keep up with a changing culture: Homer becomes addicted to medical marijuana, Moe renovates his bar to appeal to hipsters and Bart starts an online comic based on his father. [15], Gould, Dana. It first aired on the Fox network in the United States on May 22, 2002. His father, who had left him years before, claims he is finally ready to become a part of Will's life, again. By joining TV Guide, you agree to our Terms of Use and acknowledge the data practices in our Privacy Agreement. With Will Smith, James Avery, Daphne Reid, Alfonso Ribeiro. Season 13: Disutradarai oleh: Pete Michels: Ditulis oleh: Dana Gould: Tanggal mula ditayangkan: 22 Mei 2002 "Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge" adalah episode kedua puluh dua dan penutup musim dari musim ketiga belas sitkom animasi Amerika Serikat The Simpsons. And 3, it's a little known factoid that James follow up single to "Papa's Gotta a Brand New Bag Part 1" was "Papa's Gotta a Brand New Bag Part 2" which was a disco remix of "I Enjoy Being a Girl." [9] Some listings do not name this show as the Season 13 finale because it aired outside of the series' regular Sunday 8PM EST timeslot; those listings name this episode as a "special airing" and list The Frying Game as the S13 finale instead. Directed by Stan Lathan. Poppas Got a Brand New Badge Created By Matt Groening Developed By James L. BrooksMatt GroeningSam Simon Co-Executive Producer Ian Maxtone-Graham Co-Executive Producer Matt Selman Co-Executive Producer Dan Greaney Co-Executive Producer Josh Lieb Supervising Producer Larina Jean Adamson Supervising Producer Carolyn Omine Supervising Producer … [13], Writing for Screen Jabber, Stuart O'Connor was favorable as well, describing it as a "first-rate ep[isode]". [7] Although new episodes of The Simpsons usually air on Sundays, "Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge" aired on Wednesday, May 22, 2002. The … Homer starts a new security company and gets in trouble with Fat Tony.Tropes: … Nancy Cartwright, Dan Castellaneta, Harry Shearer. The Springfield Police Department are powerless to t… Fat Tony: I understand. Safe again, Homer resigns as police chief and offers the job to the first person who comes along, which is Wiggum (who notes that an identical situation is how he became chief in the first place). Poppa’s Got a Brand New Badge/Weekend at Burnsie’s 14. The next day, Springfield has been devastated by the crime wave. 22 May 2002. The episode finished in 53rd place in the ratings for the week of May 20–26, 2002. Homer starts a security company that ultimately replaces the cops---and runs afoul of mobster Fat Tony (Joe Mantegna). "Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge" is the twenty-second episode and season finale of The Simpsons' thirteenth season. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. In its original broadcast, the episode was seen by approximately 5.3 million viewers, finishing in 53rd place in the ratings the week it aired. Grampa Simpson regains his driver's license to woo a new woman (Olympia Dukakis) but is goaded into a race by senior punks. You're nothing to me." She’s never around when there’s trouble, just like Clark Kent. [5] The advertisement resumes and the monster is subdued by Homer, Lenny and Carl. Just before they are about to kill Homer, an unseen sniper shoots the mobsters; injuring them and causing them to flee. Homer is unable to get protection from the citizens he protects (only Ned Flanders volunteers, but Homer ignores his offer) and Lenny and Carl lock themselves in a jail cell. "Treehouse of Horror XII" includes Pierce Brosnan as the voice of a computerized house that falls for Marge; a Gypsy's curse bringing bad luck to Homer's loved ones; and Bart and Lisa as competing wizards, with Bart enlisting help from a dark source. Al Jean, Matt Selman, Carolyn Omine, Dana Gould, Joe Mantegna and Pete Michels participated in the audio commentary of the episode. In a trilogy of classics parodies, Homer seeks to destroy Troy as Odysseus; Lisa's Joan of Arc leads the French; and Bart plays Hamlet, with Moe as Claudius. Stuart O'Conner of Screen Jabber described "Jaws Wired Shut", "The Parent Rap", "She of Little Faith" and "Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge" as "first-rate ep[isodes]." 24 Minutes/Treehouse of Horror XVII 19. The lead-up to the final episode of season 13 was lackluster, but “Poppa’s Got a Brand New Badge” knocks it out of the park. Johnny Tightlips: I ain't sayin' nothin'. 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