Posts Tagged ‘Bart the Daredevil


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“Hello, children, and welcome to Springfield Gorge!” – Park Ranger
“Wow!” – Bart Simpson
“Man, this thing’s pretty gnarly.  I bet you could throw a dead body in there and no one’d ever find it.” – Otto


Simpsons Take the Bowl Videos

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“How much longer was Sherbert planning on making this piece of junk?” – Homer Simpson

There are a lot of great videos up on YouTube from the big Simpsons show at the Hollywood Bowl this weekend.  They’re all from people’s phones, so the fun police could be along to take them down at any time, but we can enjoy them while they last.

Here’s Azaria doing some intro:

Conan O’Brien doing “The Monorail Song”:

Azaria and Cartwright doing a prank call:

“Do the Bartman”:

“See My Vest”:

“Be Our Sitter”:

“Happy Birthday Lisa”:

David Silverman and his flaming tuba doing “We Put the Spring in Springfield”:

“We Do”:

Azaria as Duffman:

Jon Lovitz doing “Stop the Planet of the Apes, I Want To Get Off”:

“Who Needs the Kwik-E-Mart?”:


Weird Al doing a “Jack & Diane” parody about the show (he even takes a swing at Zombie Simpsons, bless his heart):

And, just for fun, here’s Azaria performing “Let It Go” as Chief Wiggum:


Quote of the Day

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“Doc, I heard a snap.” – Lance Murdock
“I’m afraid the bone’s broken.  Well, that’s all of them.” – Dr. Hibbert


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“Squealer.” – Bart Simpson
“I’m sorry, Bart, but if you got hurt or died, despite the extra attention I’d receive, I’d miss you.” – Lisa Simpson


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“Two titans at the height of their careers.  Oh, if you ask me, this is going to be one hell of a match.” – Bart Simpson
“Oh, Bart.  I hope you’re not taking this seriously.  Even a five-year-old knows that this is as choreographed as any ballet.” – Lisa Simpson
“Ah, Rasputin’s got the reach, but on the other hand, the Professor’s got his patented Coma Lock.” – Homer Simpson


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“Mrs. Simpson, I’m Leo G. Clark, inventor, owner and operator of Truckasaurus.  Let me just say that Truckasaurus feels very badly about what happened, and everyone here at team Truckasaurus would like you to enjoy this half bottle of domestic champagne for being such good sports.” – Leo G. Clark


Reading Digest: Politics and Entertainment Edition

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“Live, from the Springfield Center for the Performing Arts, the wrestling match of the century!  Today, Rasputin, the Friendly Russian . . .” – Wrestling Announcer
“Didn’t he used to be the Mad Russian?” – Milhouse van Houten
“Yes, but I’m afraid the forces of history have changed wrestling, perhaps forever.” – Lisa Simpson

A shorter than average Reading Digest this week nevertheless contains two excellent Simpsons references in relation to both our upcoming electoral contest and mixed martial arts, which is like politics except that it’s run by less sleazy people.  There’s also some decent YouTube, a cool fan made crayon, a couple of people who agree with us, and Aaron Rodgers earning a new nickname.


Deleted Scenes from the Eighth Season Episode “You Only Move Twice” – Meh:

By far the most interesting thing is hearing Yeardley Smith do a Julie Kavner impression.  (via @dailysimpsons)

The Simpsons And Breaking Bad Mashup Finally Has The Perfect Posters – Cool fan made posters of Flanders as Walter White.  He looks seriously creepy bald.

Why I hate Lisa Simpson – Don’t let the title fool you, it’s actually just Zombie Lisa:

Much has been made of the significant decline in quality The Simpsons has endured since the end of the 20th century. For me The Simpsons died not when it was faced by new competition, not when Lionel Hutz and Troy McClure ceased to be, but when Lisa Simpson stopped being an endearing, nerdy little girl and became a condescending, proselytising mouthpiece for a particular political agenda.

How to Filter Out Noise from B2B Inside Sales Research – Sigh:

Homer Simpson once said: “People can come up with statistics to prove anything; 14% of people know that.”


35 Awesome ‘Simpsons’ GIFs – The always stupid Huffington post trawled Tumblr for these, and their goofy slideshow thing will occupy all the RAM on your computer, but there is very little Zombie Simpsons here. (via @springfieldx2)

Five years later, young fan gets his Aaron Rodgers autograph – I shall henceforth call Rodgers “Ringo”:

There’s an episode of The Simpsons in which Ringo Starr answers a piece of fan mail from Marge, decades after she wrote to him. So by the standard of a Beatle, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is pretty quick in responding to his fan mail.

Still, when 15-year-old fan Nick Stigsell got a Rodgers autograph in the mail last week, it had been so long since he asked for it that he had forgotten he ever made the request.

You, Sir, Are an Idiot! – I know it’s just a typo, but look how odd this looks with the “1” there:

“You, sir, are an idiot” was first said by Krusty the Klown in episode 9 of Season 15 of The Simpsons, entitled “The Last Temptation of the Krust.”

The rest of the article is about “working with an idiot”.

WKVuL.jpg (JPEG Image, 720 × 540 pixels) – A fan made Bart head carved into a yellow crayon.  Bravo, anonymous person who works in the medium of crayon.  (via @springfieldx2)

The New Normal…In 10 Words – It’s like Ethnic Mismatch Comedy #644, but with only one minority.

The iPhone 5…In 10 Words – See the next link.

iPhone 5 (With NEW Hat!) – It seems a lot of people are underwhelmed by the new iPhone, but this is a great comparison:

It’s not that I’m complaining (although I am). I’m still stuck on a Nokia, and that may be why I’m acting bitter towards Apple. But is the iPhone 5 any different? Or is it simply Malibu Stacey (With NEW HAT).


Yes. Apple is Malibu Stacey. The only thing I can pick different from this model to the 4 S (if that’s how you even phrase it.. god I need an Iphone) is a bigger screen..

Sometimes Google is the best – Heh.  (via @dailysimpsons)

Interesting Moments (Minimal Words) – A Homer Simpson mug at a restaurant in Vietnam.

A closer look at Rio’s famous Lapa steps – And a Simpsons tile on steps in Brazil.

Sideshow Bob on Politics – This is a .jpg of one of Bob’s best quotes with a screen grab of him debating Quimby:

Misquoted Sideshow Bob

Sadly, the quote is off.  He actually says:

“Your guilty conscience may force you to vote Democratic, but deep down inside you secretly long for a cold hearted Republican to lower taxes, brutalize criminals, and rule you like a king!”

Sunday Church Humor – A little I. Ron Butterfly YouTube.

The A-list: the top 25 shows of the past 25 yearsThe Sydney Morning Herald listed these shows, but The Simpsons came in a lowly 8th.  As always, I blame Zombie Simpsons.

‘I feel like chicken tonight’ – Excellent reference about how commercials and television have changed music:

My family and I always remember a 1994 episode of “The Simpsons,” “Lady Bouvier’s Lover,” in which Grandpa Simpson and Marge’s mother are dating. At some point, the characters begin singing the commercial jingles that substitute for music in their little yellow craniums. Everybody sings and dances to “I Feel Like Chicken Tonight.”

For every Simpson besides Lisa, it was a triumphant moment.

For those of us watching at home, it produced some knowing headshakes.

The Late Shift: Tron – This is interesting usage:

But, there’s one other thing that makes Tron — a story about The Dude getting sucked into a video game and assisting his frisbee-flinging savior buddy with saving the world — so engaging: It works like a Rosetta stone for mainstream pop culture. By the time I actually sat down and watched Citizen Kane, it turns out that I had pretty already seen the whole damn thing via clips on The Simpsons. Tron’s got the same thing going for it. Maybe not in the sense that The Simpsons wholesale copied its first 20 minutes, but more that the themes and visual ideas have wormed their way into everything from Futurama to The Matrix.

I say interesting because the exact same thing happened to me the first time I watched Citizen Kane.  The whole damn movie is in The Simpsons to the point that I knew what was going to happen in scenes before it happened because I’d seen the Simpsons version so many times.

How to Build A Lego Bart Simpson – A YouTube video of a kid assembling a basic Lego guy Bart.  The hair looks pretty good.

The Doggy Bag: The Skeptics Edition – Readers Talking TUF – An MMA article implicitly agrees with us:

In reality, like any show, “TUF” has grown stale. After 15 seasons of in-house shenanigans and training montages, there is only so much you can do to keep people coming back. Ask a diehard fan of “The Simpsons” if the show is still as good now, on Season 23, as it was back in the early 1990s.

Adult Cartoons to the BIG Screen – And finally, I get to end the way I like, with someone who explicitly agrees with us:

I recall back in 1990 going nuts for this crazy animated family called the Simpsons. I was obsessed; every Christmas and Birthday my family or friends would get me something Simpson’s related- I still have the Simpson’s chess set (in college my then girlfriend and I would meet at a bar and play over beers after class). It was so bad I would record every episode and save them- mind you this is back in the day of VHS. The Simpsons was the only animated show I watched and was so very excited for the movie, but then something happened, by the time the movie came out the show show had lost its edge and gone stale.

Indeed it did.


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