Homer becomes her manager, unaware she has fallen in love with him. ], with such stars as Big Shirtless Ron and Cappy Mae, that really propels this installment into comic heaven.  D'Angelo wrote both songs in an hour and presented them to Groening at the episode's table read. The episode features cultural references to songs such as "Funkytown" by Lipps Inc. and "There's a Kind of Hush (All Over the World)" by Herman's Hermits, and the films Deliverance, Look Who's Talking and Honey, I Shrunk the Kids. She said the background designers "must have gone on another field trip for this one" because they captured the look of a typical musical recording studio. Now, Colonel Homer is her manager, much to Marge's disgust and …  The appearance of the engineer at the recording studio was based on John Boylan, an American music producer who produced the highly successful album The Simpsons Sing the Blues. family … Lenny gives it a shot. Overview: Angry with Marge over an incident in the cinema Homer drives for miles and miles till he finds a red neck bar. Cartööns NöCuts Recommended for you 10:11 Francine Found Her Hobby - Duration: 10:20. However, anyone allergic to country music should give this one a pass! Hurt by Marge's words, Homer takes his family home, accuses Marge of robbing him of his "certain quiet dignity," and then drives off, not knowing if Marge will ever see him again. The Simpsons: How Homer Accidentally Mastered Singing & Painting In one episode of The Simpsons, Homer discovered two impressive artistic aspects of himself by accident. He goes bowling and while singing Lurleen's music to his ball bowls a 280. The Pope which stars the fictional character Ernest P. Marge disapproves of Homer seeing Lurleen because she fears they will form a romantic relationship. The episode was selected for inclusion in a video collection of selected episodes, titled The Last Temptation of Homer, which was released on November 9, 1998. ", Lurleen has made several cameo appearances on the show after this episode. When Lurleen reveals she has not recorded the song, Homer persuades her to join him at a recording studio. Matt Groening Worrell. They were sitting by themselves in a movie theater and two "annoying" women sat down right in front of them. It was the highest-rated show on Fox that week. Armed with pistols, Homer and the Colonel took up positions on the front lawn. : "While one must give multiple kudos to Beverly D'Angelo for writing and performing her own witty hillbilly ditties, it's the twisted cornpone [television series Ya-Hoo! Rice and Kirkland then sent the character to Groening, who sent back a note saying "wow". His conscience appears to him in the form of Isaac Newton. Her fears increase after Homer becomes Lurleen's manager and she buys him an expensive white cowboy suit which he wears at home. Lurleen's songs are instant hits on local radio stations. She got the role after completing a singing test. Before Lurleen's performance of "Bagged Me a Homer" at the recording studio, Bart and Lisa argue over the women Homer has had in his life (which are all brand names of foods, like Sara Lee and Aunt Jemima). Colonel Harland David Sanders was an American entrepreneur who founded KFC. Written By AKA: The Simpsons, Сiмпсони, Al shamshoon, Familja Simpson, Les Simpson. It is given to the local radio station and the song is an instant success. ", American singer and actress Beverly D'Angelo guest starred in the episode as Lurleen Lumpkin. In the season seven episode "Bart on the Road", Lurleen's name can be seen briefly on a banner saying "playing tonight" in Branson, Missouri. Al Jean and Mike Reiss When Marge grows upset because she suspects Homer is cheating on her, he must remain faithful to her after Lurleen makes romantic advances toward him. "[This quote needs a citation], The episode's director, Mark Kirkland, said he enjoyed directing the episode because the characters' emotions throughout it are "very human and real".  Lurleen's songs "Your Wife Don't Understand You" and "Bagged Me a Homer" appeared on the Simpsons compilation album Songs in the Key of Springfield, which was released on March 18, 1997. The Greatest Showman basically copies one of The Simpsons' most popular early storylines in one of its key subplots. Episodes in which Homer almost loses Marge, https://simpsons.fandom.com/wiki/Colonel_Homer?oldid=935547. An action figure set based on "Colonel Homer" was released in March 2002, and two of Lurleen's songs from the episode appeared on the Simpsons compilation album Songs in the Key of Springfield.  Films playing at the Springfield Googolplex movie theater at the beginning of the episode include Honey, I Hit a School Bus (a parody of Honey, I Shrunk the Kids), Look Who's Oinking (a parody of Look Who's Talking), and a film called Ernest vs. Homer phones the Marital Stress Hotline, but when realising the advisor on the other end is Ned Flanders, he is knocked unconscious in the phonebooth. Homer offers the man to be her new manager as he rushes home to be with Marge. "Colonel Homer" was partly based on the 1980 film Coal Miner's Daughter, which tells the story of country music singer Loretta Lynn. ", to which Groening's friend replied: "I won't be satisfied until I see you burn in hell. When he asks her what she has been doing lately, she responds that she "spent last night in a ditch". Couch Gag  Tom Nawrocki of Rolling Stone rated the songs D'Angelo wrote as two of the best songs in the history of the show. Once home, he is able to reaffirm his love for her and they have sex. In the episode, Homer and Marge quarrel after he embarrasses her at a movie theater. (en inglés) Datos: Q2499428 Esta página se editó por última vez el 6 ago 2020 a las 21:37. Homer SimpsonLurleen Lumpkin With Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith. Lurleen's new single, a suggestive love metaphor called "Bagged Me a Homer", angers Marge. Colonel Homer en The Simpsons Archive. , Bart's voice actor, Nancy Cartwright, wrote in her autobiography My Life as a 10-Year-Old Boy that the episode's script gives the audience a "visual and aural feast". "Colonel Homer" is the twentieth episode of The Simpsons' third season.  During his long drive to the Beer 'N' Brawl, Homer passes a boy playing a banjo on a porch, a reference to the "Dueling Banjos" sequence in the film Deliverance. Sanders, along with Buddha, was seen in Heaven with God.  Genevieve Koski of The A.V. Homer tells Lurleen that he only wanted to share her voice with the world and leaves to avoid committing adultery. Homer does not know who Newton was so his conscience instead becomes Klink. The implied romantic entanglement of Hugh Jackman's PT Barnum and singing sensation Jenny Lindt (Rebecca Ferguson) could have been taken from the third season of the long-running animated sitcom. He tells her that he can't be the man for her and only wanted to share her talents with the world. PART 1 NoCuts - Duration: 10:11.  For the interior design of the recording studio, the color designers mixed colors such as orange, mauve, gray, and brown to make them complement each other. Now, Colonel Homer is her manager, much to Marge's disgust and jealousy. Homer keeps driving so far that he ends up in the outskirts. The Simpsons visit the local multiplex: Bart and Lisa see Space Mutants VI, while Homer, Marge, and Maggie see The Stockholm Affair.  Lurleen's last name, Lumpkin, came from the country bumpkin character Tony Lumpkin in the 1773 comedy play She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith. Homer and Lurleen spend the night before her performance in her mobile home. He eventually arrives at a country bar to think about what happened when he meets a waitress named Lurleen Lumpkin who sings a song that relates to his issues. After Homer makes distracting sounds and loudly reveals the film's ending to the audience, Marge berates him and the other patrons heckle and pelt him with refreshments. Homer returns home but can't get her song out of his head. Homer gets Lurleen a gig on Ya-Hoo!, a country western television show modeled on Hee Haw. note Coal Miner's Daughter : Many of the elements of the 1980 film, starring Sissy Spacek and Tommy Lee Jones and showing Loretta Lynn 's real-life rise to stardom, are present. ", A reviewer for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram called the episode "heartwarming", and commented that The Simpsons "once again shows that at the heart of this crazy family there is an abiding love". Meyers added, however, that country music fans might "take offense at Matt Groening's script, which hams up every stereotype imaginable".  An action figure set based on the episode was released exclusively to Toys "R" Us stores in March 2002. American singer and actress Beverly D'Angelo guest starred in the episode as Lurleen. The TV Critic.org - The Simpsons, Season 3, Episode 20: Colonel Homer. He sees the agent again outside the dressing room and sells him Lurleen's contract for fifty dollars. ", The Beer 'N' Brawl redneck bar is based on the bar in the film Urban Cowboy.  Reiss's showrunner partner Al Jean said that "one of the most difficult things when translating real people to a Simpsons look is for women to look beautiful", as the Simpson overbite and facial construction make it particularly difficult to design women's looks. She looks dishevelled, and speaks with a harsh, croaky, gravelly voice, rather than the soft, Southern accent she had when she was first introduced. Marge tries to apologize on the way home, but Homer is so angry that he drops Marge and the children at home and drives into the night. The actress first met Groening at a party at Frank Zappa's house, and was called in to audition for Lurleen based on her performance as Patsy Cline in Coal Miner's Daughter. Legs Behind Head couch gag Main character(s)  "Colonel Homer" was again included in the 2005 DVD release of the Last Temptation Of Homer set. Klink tells Homer he is not really Colonel Klink, merely part of Homer's im… ", Bill Gibron of DVD Verdict thought the episode featured "one of the best" parodies the Simpsons writers have ever conceived, the parody of the country television series Hee-Haw called Ya-Hoo! at home when Homer returns. The Beer and Brawl sells Fudd Beer, as well as Laramie High Tar cigarettes.  Groening said that during the episode production, he received comments from the production team that Homer was acting like a "jerk" in it, but his explanation was that Homer's behavior was due to his desire to make Lurleen a star and he was oblivious to her attempts to seduce him until the end. Special Guest Voices Beverly D'Angelo guest stars as Lurleen Lumpkin. Colonel Homer  She made her second full-time appearance in the season nineteen episode "Papa Don't Leech", in which the Simpsons family takes Lurleen into their home after she becomes a fugitive from the Springfield authorities for not paying her taxes. Home / Series / The Simpsons / Absolute Order / Season 1 / Episode 55 Colonel Homer Homer jede sám do jednoho zapadákova, kde se zamiluje do jisté zpěvačky, tedy spíše do jejich písniček. Lenny gives it a shot. Chalkboard Gag "The Simpsons" Colonel Homer subtitles. He threw pieces of popcorn chicken into God's mouth.1 He is famous for knowing The After a particularly bad movie experience, Homer drives to a bar where he discovers a singer named Lurleen Lumpkin. Nate Meyers of Digitally Obsessed rated the episode a 5 (of 5) and called it "another great" episode that chronicles the love between Homer and Marge, showing the "ups and downs" of their marriage. The episode was written by series creator Matt Groening, the only episode (discounting the Tracey Ullman shorts) in which he received an individual writing credit, though he has co-written for the episodes "Some Enchanted Evening", "The Telltale Head", and "22 Short Films About Springfield". Reiss eventually gave in, but in future episodes the writers tried to develop the explanation that he got fired from the plant and then rehired at the end. There he hears Lurleen Colonel Homer is one of the rare episodes with the writing credited to creator Matt Groening, and it's one of the three infidelity episodes of the classic years. Show Runner Production Code Later Homer visits a redneck bar, where he discovers Lurleen Lumpkin, a talented singer-songwriter, waiting tables. Marge is watching Ya-Hoo! "Colonel Homer" is the twentieth episode of Season 3. While Homer trembled and shivered, the Colonel began counting to ten, when they would shoot. Colonel Homer is similar to these simpsons episodes: Stark Raving Dad, The Otto Show, Another Simpsons Clip Show and more. , "Colonel Homer" originally aired on Fox in the United States on March 26, 1992. Homer becomes Lurleen's manager, "Colonel Homer," much to the objection of Marge, who winds up jealous that Lurleen's attachment to Homer could surpass her own. ", The authors of the book I Can't Believe It's a Bigger and Better Updated Unofficial Simpsons Guide, Warren Martyn and Adrian Wood, said the episode is a "good example of The Simpsons fixing itself on a target (in this case, country and western music) and extracting every possible gag. Directed by Mark Kirkland. When she sings a new song asking Homer to "bunk" with her, he realizes that would violate his marital vows and leaves. The Simpsons make country music bearable Colonel Homer is one of the rare episodes with the writing credited to creator Matt Groening, and it's one of the three infidelity episodes of the classic years. 55 Nonton The Simpsons - English Comedy tv series on Disney+ Hotstar now. He believed many viewers watching the episode would recognize the emotions from experiences in their own lives, and would feel sympathy for the characters. Homer explains that he loves Marge and can't think about doing something that could hurt her.  Lurleen's mobile home was designed to be "very confined" and "tiny" so that the compositions of Homer and Lurleen would be tighter, thus giving the scene an intimate, romantic feeling. Everyone sits on the couch, and falls in with their legs behind their heads.  The same boy appears later at the recording studio waiting in line with his banjo to record a CD. Homer, when under his command, infuriated him and Homer, along with others including Cletus, were deemed too stupid and so were hunted down in a war game in Springfield with the intention of killing them.  The property designers went on a field trip to Sun Studio to receive inspiration for the props in the recording studio, such as the "in session" red light, the mixing board, the musical instruments, and the volume-unit meters which indicate how loud the artist is singing. She appears for her second time in the season four episode "Marge vs. the Monorail", voiced by Doris Grau, as she is briefly interviewed by Kent Brockman during the monorail's maiden voyage party. Lurleen's bluesy song reveals what Homer did – and did not — do with her, saying she knows how lucky Marge is. 8F19 Club said "it's a pretty impossible question for a die-hard fan, but if I were forced at gunpoint to name my favorite episode ever, 'Colonel Homer' would probably be the first to leap to mind, if only for the pure joy that is 'Bagged Me a Homer'. The Colonel now insisted on going through with the duel. Mark Kirkland. "Colonel Homer"(Season 3, Episode 20, originally aired March 26, 1992) The Simpsons debuted as a working-class sitcom but after a certain point work became something of a hobby for Homer, something he could take or leave as he saw fit. It attained a Nielsen rating of 14.8, and was the highest-rated show on Fox the week it aired. " Hock Guan Teh of DVD Town said he enjoyed the episode, and although it does not contain the "usual amount" of The Simpsons humor, the "rich character development itself makes this episode worth multiple viewings. The episode was written by The Simpsons creator Matt Groening, and directed by Mark Kirkland. Colonel Homer A horse is hitched outside the Beer and Brawl. Since airing, "Colonel Homer" has received mostly positive reviews from television critics.  DVD Movie Guide's Colin Jacobson said that after the "great" previous episode "Dog of Death", "one might expect some drop-off with 'Colonel Homer', but virtually none occurs. He eventually goes as far as to giving away the ending to the film and the audience boos him.  Entertainment Weekly named D'Angelo's performance as Lurleen one of the sixteen best guest appearances on The Simpsons.  The syndicated country comedy show that Lurleen appears on, Ya-Hoo!, is based on the country television series Hee Haw, which ran in syndication from 1971 to 1993.  The Beer 'N' Brawl sells Laramie High Tar cigarettes, a reference to the American cigarette brand Laramie. ``Colonel Homer'' Lenny scoffs at Homer's singing to his bowling ball, until he learns that Homer's bowling a 280.  Mike Reiss stated that "Whenever we want to write stories about characters getting divorced or actually having an affair, rather than with Homer and Marge, which we could never do, we use secondary characters for that. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on March 26, 1992. This page was last edited on 13 January 2021, at 13:29. After a particularly bad movie experience, Homer drives to a bar where he discovers a singer named Lurleen Lumpkin. Matt Groening, Mark Kirkland, cast member Dan Castellaneta, and showrunners Al Jean and Mike Reiss participated in the DVD's audio commentary of the episode. , The episode marks the debut appearance of Lurleen on The Simpsons. Although hurt by this, Lurleen respects his solution to be with his family. Beverly D'Angelo guest stars as Lurleen Lumpkin. Colonel Homer Add a photo to this gallery Add a photo to this gallery A promo for this episode as seen on "The Complete Third Season DVD" , In its original broadcast, "Colonel Homer" finished 22nd in the ratings for the week of March 23–29, 1992, with a Nielsen rating of 14.8, equivalent to approximately 16.63 million viewing households. Repeated on Sunday.  Lurleen also has a cameo in the season four episode "Krusty Gets Kancelled" as the center square on The Springfield Squares, and appears in "Team Homer" as a member of the bowling team "The Home Wreckers". March 27, 1992 During Lurleen's performance, Homer is approached by a business agent who asks to buy Lurleen's contract, but he refuses. Although the character makes several cameos after this episode, Lurleen makes her second full-time appearance sixteen years later in "Papa Don't Leech". , The episode's title and Homer's attire are references to Colonel Tom Parker, singer Elvis Presley's manager. Homer's sheepish response to Lurlene's advances shows just what a decent, family loving man he is. Beverly D'Angelo as Lurleen Lumpkin Original Airdate After she sings a song that perfectly matches Homer's predicament, he drives to her mobile home several days later to beg a copy. Homer's co-worker Lenny decides to give it a shot and sings "There's a Kind of Hush (All Over the World)" to his bowling ball. Colonel Homer “They don't call me Colonel Homer because I'm some dumb-ass army guy.” Homer Simpson "Colonel Homer" is the twentieth episode of Season 3.  The episode was selected for release in a video collection of selected episodes, titled The Last Temptation Of Homer, which was released on November 9, 1998. Cartwright said the designers added their own "special touch" by putting a few cracks on the walls, designing a slightly dilapidated ceiling, and by making it look as if the soundproofing on the walls is falling off. In the episode, Homer and Marge quarrel after he embarrasses her at a movie theater. She was created by one of the show's character designers, John Rice. Episode Number “Homer, air horn me.” When he told Homer to use an air horn when Lisa was talking The Army Colonel was a colonel in the army that commanded many Springfieldians. Marge forgives Homer and they kiss passionately. Homer stops at a redneck bar, where an attractive waitress and singer-songwriter named Lurleen performs country songs on stage. However, the Colonel was distracted by the scent of Marge 's … Homer tries to order a Fudd at Moe's Tavern, but Moe says that he thought it was pulled off the market ``after all those hillbillies went blind.''  After arriving home from the Beer 'N' Brawl, Lurleen's song is stuck in Homer's head, and he even sings it to his bowling ball for good luck. He said Lurleen's songs are "filled with clever observations", but it is Homer's befuddlement that makes it a "classic" episode.  Groening said he had always wanted to write an episode in which Homer is offered a chance at being rich and famous, other than being with his family, but then chooses his family over glamour at the end. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Kirkland thought the first design Rice drew of Lurleen was too "bland" and "plain", so they decided to model her after D'Angelo and add "every kind of pretty girl cliché" into the design. Groening's friend told the women to move and they did. Homer becomes the manager of a beautiful young country singer and finds himself almost attracted to her, sparking After an argument with Marge, Homer runs off to a country-western bar, … Homer becomes the manager of a beautiful young country singer and finds himself almost attracted to her  Showrunner Mike Reiss was originally skeptical about the episode, as he did not think Homer could get a new job when he already had a full-time job at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant. Homer denies having an affair with Lurleen but insists he will manage her career with or without Marge's approval. It offers another classic episode that benefits from a memorable guest voice performance from D'Angelo. When Homer becomes locked in an embrace with Lurleen in her dressing room, his love life flashes before his eyes and he remembers Marge saying she will always love him.  Other episodes included in the set were "One Fish, Two Fish, Blowfish, Blue Fish", "Homer Alone", and "Simpson and Delilah". , "Colonel Homer Pop-Up" special feature, in, There's a Kind of Hush (All Over the World), The Simpsons: A Complete Guide to Our Favorite Family, "The Simpsons: The Complete Third Season", "The Simpsons: The Complete Third Season (1991)", "Simpsons, The: The Complete 3rd Season (DVD)", "Primetime Listings (April 6 – April 13)", "The Simpsons – The Last Temptation Of Homer (VHS)", "The Simpsons – Classics – The Last Temptation Of Homer (DVD)", "Songs In The Key Of Springfield – Original Music From The Television Series", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Colonel_Homer&oldid=1000079529, Short description is different from Wikidata, Television episode articles with short description for single episodes, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Homer's line about how he's not called Colonel Homer because he's "some dumb army guy" is a reference to the fact that Parker likewise had no actual military experience despite his nickname. Homer and Marge go see a movie but Homer keeps disturbing the other patrons in the theater.  D'Angelo wrote two songs for the episode: "Your Wife Don't Understand You" (which Lurleen sings at the Beer 'N' Brawl where Homer hears her for the first time) and "I Bagged a Homer". It is the only episode of the series for which Groening received an individual writing credit.  Homer says that the last song before Lurleen's "Your Wife Don't Understand You" that he could not get out of his mind was the Lipps Inc song "Funkytown".  The idea of Homer annoying the people at the movie theater was based on an experience Groening had with a friend of his when he was younger. "The Simpsons" Colonel Homer (TV Episode 1992) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. He pitched the idea to the writers of the show, who suggested the parody of Coal Miner's Daughter and also that Homer should become a manager for a country singer. Homer meets a waitress (voiced by actress Beverly D'Angelo) with a talent for singing country music and decides to promote her career. The colors in the engineer's booth were darker to make Homer's white suit stand out from the background. Lurleen's songs are all marvelous. The Simpsons family has proven to be surprisingly gifted over the years.  The episode was later included on The Simpsons season three DVD set which was released on August 26, 2003. One of the women then turned to Groening and his friend and said, "Now are you satisfied? The Simpsons Season 3 Episode 20: Colonel Homer Summary: Homer discovers a beautiful country music star in the making and becomes her manager, which raises concerns for Marge about his fidelity. Lurleen wants more from Homer than him being her manager, but Homer cares for his wife and kids and proclaims he made the right choice.  Unlike most other guest stars on The Simpsons who record their lines and then leave to accommodate their schedule, D'Angelo stayed with the production team all day and pitched several jokes for the episode. Directed By It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on March 26, 1992. "Colonel Homer" is the twentieth episode of The Simpsons' third season. He drives back and plans to get the song recorded. The Simpsons - Season 3: Colonel Homer - After an argument with Marge, Homer runs off to a country-western bar, where he discovers beautiful songstress Lurleen Lumpkin.  William Irwin writes in his book Philosophy and the Interpretation of Pop Culture that this "burst of banjo" must convey a message even if the viewers do not "get" the reference to Deliverance: "Thanks to prevailing connotations of banjo music, viewers who do not recognize the banjo tune as the theme from Deliverance will not laugh, but the mere sound of banjo tells the audience that Homer has entered a backward, redneck area. Klink shows Homer what his life would have been like had he married Mindy Simmons and not Marge, revealing it would be great for each party. , Since airing, the episode has received mostly positive reviews from television critics. Homer's moment in the sun creates a fun plot and the program nicely lampoons the country music business. "I will not conduct my own fire drills" The set, featuring Homer in his white suit and Lurleen with her guitar, is part of the World of Springfield series of The Simpsons action figures created by Playmate Toys. On Lurleen's last appearance on Yahoo, a country parody of Hee Haw, she sings a bluesy song and wishes Homer and Marge nothing but the best for them. Postponed from 21 April. Finally, Marge is unable to control her rage any longer, and she yells at him, telling Homer that no one cares what he thinks which the audience cheers for but leaves him embarrassed. The recording studio in the episode, where Lurleen records her new songs with the Simpson family, features two rooms, one for the artist and one for the engineer, with a pane of glass between them. El texto está disponible bajo la Licencia Creative Commons Atribución Compartir Igual 3.0 .
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