The monorail, but modified, it had the woman working at the north haverbrook monorail cafe telling marge go away. Thanks to bart leaving his lucky red hat in the pile of washed white shirts, homer wears a pink shirt to the nuclear power plant. The simpsons stark raving dad tv episode 1991 imdb. The simpsons pulled its michael jackson episode, stark. Why the simpsons michael jackson episode is worth watching. The typical american family, complete with a dad who yells, a mom who nags, and three kids who get blamed for everything.
The episode in question, titled stark raving dad, features the king of pop voicing the character leon kompowsky. Marge comes upstairs with the laundry and scolds bart. The simpsons seasonthree episode stark raving dad has been. In the episode, titled stark raving dad, jackson voiced a character named leon kompowsky, a mental patient moonwalking around a psychiatric institution and. Homer accidentally lands in a mental hospital and ends up sharing a room with a white man who thinks he is michael jackson. Jackson played leon kompowsky, a patient in a mental hospital that homer simpson meets. The simpsons showrunner spoke in detail to the daily beast about jacksons stark raving dad. It first aired on the fox network in the united states on september 19, 1991. Stark raving dad is a fondly remembered episode from the glory days of the simpsons, largely thanks to the heartfelt story and the captivating guest character of leon kompowsky. Thematically, it mostly plays out like a normal series episode, full of clever situational comedy. Homer and krusty the clown were supposed to be the same person but the plot proved too convoluted for early episodes. Stark raving dad 1991 season 3 episode 7f24 the simpsons cartoon episode guide by dave koch bcdb rating.
The simpsons s3 e1 stark raving dad trivia tv tropes. In this episode, starkraving dad, bart mixes his red hat in the laundry thus making homers shirt white. Stark raving dad the simpsons forever episode guide. In his laziness, he hands it off to bart to complete, which is why he ends. One unexpected fallout from our cultural reckoning with the life and work of michael jackson is the erasure of a simpsons episode. Thematically, it mostly plays out like a normal series episode, full. The simpsons stark raving dad tv episode 1991 trivia. Burns declares him a freethinking anarchist, and sends him to a mental institution. Simpsons roasting on an open fire finds homer making up for ruining another beloved simpsons holiday with an impressive and heartwarming climactic gift. Stark raving dad was supposed to have a sequel to it with prince conan obrien featuring it. Perhaps these claims were true at one select point in history. My friend and i do a podcast about the simpsons and were on stark raving dad. The simpsons pulls michael jackson episode from circulation. Brooks were horrified by leaving neverland hana carter 8 mar 2019, 21.
Brooks told the journal that stark raving dad, in which homer is committed to a mental institution, was a treasured episode for him, but its already been. The simpsons season 3 episode 1 stark raving dad video. This only includes the speaking parts as the singing parts were not. After years of child abuse, homer finally pushes it too far and marge is forced to call the police. Watch the simpsons season 3 episode 1 online via tv fanatic with over 2 options to watch the the simpsons s3e1 full episode. As part of the simpsons season 3, stark raving dad originally aired in september 1991. Stark raving dad, the 1991 episode that kicked off the fox cartoons third. To which, she slams the shutter of the window closed. There he meets this guy who claims to be michael jackson and together they forge a friendship. Stark raving dad is the first episode of season 3 originally going to be the second season finale in production order.
The simpsons creators axe classic stark raving dad. Stark raving dad is the first episode of the simpsons third season when homer is declared insane after coming into work wearing a pink tshirt that turned pink after bart put his lucky red cap in the wash and having bart fill out his psychiatric evaluation for him, homer is committed to the new bedlam home for the emotionally. With dan castellaneta, julie kavner, nancy cartwright, yeardley smith. Cherry, frederic briere, hari michael wierny and, presently, benjamin robinson and andrew gill. The simpsons s3 e1 stark raving dad recap tv tropes. Bart is beaten and broken, and chief wiggums takes homer away. The premise revolved around homer being institutionalized and sharing a cell with a character. Brooks confirmed last week that jacksons famous episode, stark raving dad, would be pulled from airing on television in syndication and removed from. It was just pulled from all streaming platforms because of the michael jackson.
The simpsons season 3 dvd michael jackson stark raving dad banned episode. The emotional dynamic for stark raving dad, echoes that of simpsons roasting on an open fire, the episode that started it all. The simpsons pull michael jackson episode stark raving. The simpsons episode stark raving dad is considered one of the most iconic episodes from the shows early run but it will now be harder for fans to view michael jackson infamously. However, the episode has also generated some confusion over exactly what role jackson played in the production and recording. Creator matt groening and producer al jean agreed with brooks. The simpsons pull michael jackson episode stark raving dad after leaving neverland documentary march 8, 2019 wardculture a wellknown and loved episode from the simpsons third season has been pulled following the allegations of child sexual abuse from the leaving neverland documentary. Meanwhile, lisas birthday is fast approaching and a reluctant bart is forced with the task of getting lisa a birthday present. The simpsons are yellow because of a unique reason. In 2019, the shows producers decided to render stark raving dad a banned episode upon viewing the documentary leaving neverland. Homer shows up at work wearing a pink shirt, the result of barts washing machine fail. The simpsons michael jackson episode explained screen rant. Capsules for the most recent seasons may not be yet finished. Simpsons michael jackson episode to no longer air hypebeast.
When he wears the pink shirt to work, homer is sent to a mental institution where his roommate is a big fat white. The full simpsons library is available to stream for the first time in. Michael jackson on the simpsons stark raving dad youtube. Stark raving dad will no longer air because of the leaving neverland documentary. Stark raving dad is perfectly constructed, is filled with both deep belly laughs and tears, and is simply the greatest episode of the simpsons. Many individuals have contributed to them over the past decade, though they have been principally the work of raymond chen, chris baird, james a.
The simpsons are the perfect animated tv family perfectly outrageous. Episode references gags appearances gallery quotes credits blood feud stark raving dad mr. The simpsons s03e01 stark raving dad full episode youtube. Episode summary lisas eighth birthday is approaching, and to make sure that bart doesnt forget, she reminds him of the forthcoming event. Watch the simpsons season 3 episode 1 online tv fanatic. A deviation from his norm lands homer in a mental institution, where he shares a room. There aint no michael jackson episode, and there never was. The simpsons episode stark raving dad is considered one of the most iconic episodes from the shows early run but it will now be harder for.
Matt groening finally explained how the simpsons landed one of their biggest celebrity cameos, michael jackson, in their 1991 episode stark raving dad. Meanwhile, homer is horrified to discover that bart has tossed his luck red hat into the washer along with. Dan castellaneta in the simpsons 1989 michael jackson and kipp lennon in the simpsons 1989 michael. Affiliates with free and paid streaming include youtube purchase and. The decision to pull stark raving dad, which opened the shows third season, comes from the simpsons team, which told the wall street journal that eliminating the episode from dvd box sets. In the episode, homer is mistaken for an anarchist and sent to a mental institution, where he shares a room with a man who claims to be pop star michael jackson. Matt groening finally explains that michael jackson. The simpsons michael jackson episode stark raving dad. You gave me the gift of a little sister, and im proud of you today. After a misunderstanding at work, homer is committed to a mental institution, where he meets an interesting man claiming to be michael jackson. Bart puts his lucky red cap in the laundry, turning homers white shirt pink. The episode stark raving dad will never be shown again after matt groening and james l. Stark raving dad, the premiere of the shows third season.
The episode, titled stark raving dad, first aired during season 3 in 1991. In 1991 michael jackson gueststarred on the simpsons episode stark raving dad as the speaking voice of leon kompowsky. Back in 1991, the simpsons kicked off its third season with an episode called stark raving dad. Simpsons episode featuring michael jackson kept off. September 19, 1991 a deviation from his norm lands homer in a mental institution, where he shares a room with a man who thinks hes michael jackson.554 1343 235 1359 923 991 721 1079 588 1216 285 457 699 994 811 1151 1338 208 1354 993 223 945 659 1301 148 406 972 372 1434 594 8 631 487