SS is dedicated to The Simpsons and host to thousands of free TV show episode scripts …  The idea came to them after watching the 1961 Disney film One Hundred and One Dalmatians. He seems to be treating the puppies well, giving them a bath as Bart and Lisa arrive. In the episode, Santa's Little Helper has puppies with a dog that he met at the greyhound racetrack. As Burns is about to kill the dogs, Bart grabs Little Monty from Burns' hands and places him with the other pups, hoping that Burns won't kill the dogs if he can't tell which is Little Monty. "Two Dozen and One Greyhounds" is the 20th episode of The Simpsons' sixth season. The puppies seem to be very cute and cuddly, but are also very troublesome to the entire family: savaging all of Bart's socks (making him wear Lisa's socks, and culottes to "coordinate"), stealing Homer's snacks, and (apparently) soiling the floor nonstop. In the episode, Santa's Little Helper has puppies with a dog that he met at the greyhound racetrack. The Simpsons – Two Dozen and One Greyhounds – clip1 Αλεξανδρος Μπελος ... Best of Season 6 Simpsons - Duration: 26:25. diversao rula 156,285 views. Just as Bart and Lisa think they might have been wrong about Burns, he walks into the next room and loads a gun, preparing to kill the puppies to make a tuxedo out of them. He even picks a puppy who can stand on his hind legs as his favorite, a feat which somehow reminds him of actor Rory Calhoun, and names him "Little Monty". , In a review by the Toronto Star, Ben Rayner commented that "Two Dozen and One Greyhounds" was one of his favorite episodes of the series, and concluded that Mr. Burns' "tour de force" performance was particularly captivating. To trick Burns into freeing the puppies, Bart mixes them up so that he cannot tell which one is Little Monty. In this parody of 101 Dalmatians (both the cartoon and live-action films), Santa's Little Helper cuts a destructive path across the Simpson house, which leads him to the dog track from " Simpsons Roasting On an Open Fire ", where he mates with a female dog racer named "She's The Fastest" and becomes the father of 25 greyhound pups that Mr. Burns wants for his wardrobe. The Simpsons writer George Meyer came up with the joke, but Groening argued against it because he did not think the audience would know who Calhoun was. Choose one to start playing:  At one point, Santa's Little Helper looks wistfully out the window of the Simpson family's car, and then morphs out of the car window in reference to a similar scene in Terminator 2: Judgment Day; music from that film plays in the background. This page was last edited on 13 January 2021, at 19:28.  Several years later, Groening stated that he was proven correct after pointing to discussions on the Internet about the episode asking who Calhoun was. The family chases after the couch and the back wall as it slides down an endless hallway. Frank Welker as Santa's Little Helper, She's The Fastest and the puppies. ", Even though animals in cartoons often behave with "semi-human awareness", Groening said he preferred animals in cartoons to behave exactly the way they do in real life, claiming that this was how animals were depicted in "Two Dozen and One Greyhounds". KeyBTyros Recommended for you. With Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith. The episode finishes with Marge reacting to a shadow of what looks like Homer hanging himself over the loss of the dogs in the basement, but Homer is actually batting a light bulb in fury until it smacks him in the head and explodes.  Four of the puppies are named Jay, David, Paul, and Branford, a reference to late-night talkshow hosts David Letterman and Jay Leno and their respective bandleaders Paul Shaffer and Branford Marsalis. : 9-Apr-95 Capsule revision E, 30-Aug-96 Title sequence Blackboard :- The Good Humor man can only be pushed so far. “Two Dozen And One Greyhounds” (season 6, episode 20, originally aired 4/9/1995) When discussing his time writing for The Simpsons, Conan O’Brien once … Couch Gag  Anderson noted that during the episode's censor screening, there was a giant laugh at the depiction. The Simpsons writers Al Jean and Mike Reiss came up with the original idea for the episode. Bob Anderson. In the episode, Santa's Little Helper has puppies with a dog that he met at the greyhound racetrack. Show Runner The episode was written by Mike Scully and directed by Bob Anderson. Have fun and good luck, you may need it.  The scene in which Santa's Little Helper and She's The Fastest are presented with a plate of spaghetti at Luigi's Italian restaurant parodies Lady and the Tramp. Burns can't tell which is Little Monty, so he prepares to shoot them all. The producers decided to have Mr. Burns communicate his horrific plan of making a tuxedo from the puppies through a musical number, "See My Vest", after determining that it would be a "fun and light" way to convey his plan of killing the greyhounds. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on April 16, 1995. Frank Welker as Santa's Little Helper and various dogs Episodes in which a Character Swears Censored or Uncensored, https://simpsons.fandom.com/wiki/Two_Dozen_and_One_Greyhounds?oldid=934006. The episode was written by Mike Scully and directed by Bob Anderson.  DVD Movie Guide's Colin Jacobson appreciated the spoofs of Disney films, and also complimented "the most bizarre references to Rory Calhoun imaginable", concluding that the combination of these elements formed a "fine show".  The Toronto Star later produced a list of the best and worst The Simpsons episodes, in which they considered "Two Dozen and One Greyhounds" one of the best episodes of the series and concluded that the musical number was one of the best scenes involving Mr. , Mr. Burns says in the episode that the puppy that stands up only on its hind legs reminds him of Rory Calhoun, an American actor who lived from 1922 to 1999. , Matt Groening was happy with the episode because he thought it felt like a callback to the first episode of The Simpsons, "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire", and because it features references to One Hundred and One Dalmatians. They are surprised to see him bathing and doting on the dogs. Chalkboard Gag It's one of our very best songs [on The Simpsons]. When Mr. Burns steals the young greyhounds, Bart and Lisa set out to discover why he wants them.  Mirkin loved Scully's work on the parody song, commenting, "The rhymes are really clever. "Two Dozen and One Greyhounds" received a generally positive reception from television critics. Bart and Lisa learn that he plans to kill the other 24 puppies and make a tuxedo from their pelts when he performs a song, using his wardrobe of macabre clothing fashioned from animal hides to make several costume changes.  Mirkin thought that it was great that they could take stuff from Disney and do darker versions on The Simpsons "in a completely legal way". Bart and Lisa manage to track the puppies to Burns' Mansion where they spy on him through a window. Santa's Little HelperGreyhound PuppiesCharles Montgomery BurnsBart SimpsonLisa Simpson The two quickly fall in love and the dog's owner gives her to the family, noting that once a dog falls in love, they lose their "racing spirit". The Simpsons then let Burns keep the puppies, who grow to become world champion racing dogs and earn him millions of dollars in prize money, angering Homer. If it no longer meets these criteria, you can reassess it.  Mirkin said there were some exceptions for gags, but most of the time they tried to keep the animals acting realistically. Original Airdate  The animal noises for the episode were performed by Frank Welker, who was praised by Mirkin on the DVD audio commentary for the episode, saying, "He can do anything, and it fits perfectly. He plans to do away with Bart and Lisa instead, but is unable to wipe them out as well as they are standing on their hind legs "like a couple of little Rory Calhouns". But the standing dogs are too cute for him to kill. He finds another greyhound there and humps her in front of everyone. You forget you're listening to a guy, and he's a pleasure to work with. The episode was written by Mike Scully and directed by Bob Anderson. As he reels the socks above the dogs, they see the socks and all of them stand up. Santa's Little Helper's new mate has puppies, and Mr. Burns schemes to steal them and make them into a coat. Fearing he will mistreat them, Lisa persuades her parents to refuse Burns' offer, but he and Smithers secretly steal the puppies. Written By  In the scene's final version, the dogs are only seen from the shoulders up; the crew's animatic showing the scene in full was later released on DVD. During the week of its original broadcast, the episode finished 55th in ratings, with a Nielsen rating of 7.3. The Daily Bruin complimented the song's lyrics as witty, and claimed that by listening to the song, memories of the episode came to mind. Production Code The family question his motives, but as they do so Burns and Smithers steal the dogs (while the family's backs are turned). Santa's Little Helper becomes a Dad! As Burns bends down to pick up Little Monty, Bart sees Mr. Burns' socks on a clothesline. Read about Two Dozen and One Greyhounds (Medley) by The Simpsons and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. "Two Dozen and One Greyhounds" is the 20th episode of The Simpsons' sixth season. The program they are watching is Models, Inc. Mr. Burns' song "See My Vest" is a parody of "Be Our Guest" from Beauty and the Beast.  MSNBC compiled a list of "TV’s top 10 scariest characters", placing Mr. Burns at number one. Bart and Lisa sneak in the window and attempt to escape with the puppies down the laundry chute by tossing Bart's socks down and letting the puppies follow. Frank Welker gästskådespelar som rösten till hundarna. The Simpsons 2F18 - Two Dozen and One Greyhounds Episode Script. "Two Dozen and One Greyhounds" is the twentieth episode of season 6 of The Simpsons and the one-hundred and twenty-third episode overall. , The overarching plot of the episode and its title are inspired by the Walt Disney film One Hundred and One Dalmatians. “Hey, look! Two Dozen and One Greyhounds [While digging up the Simpsons' backyard, Santa's Little Helper tears up the television cable, disrupting service in the neighborhood, including at the Wiggum residence. Episode Number Main character(s) "Two Dozen and One Greyhounds" was written by Mike Scully and directed by Bob Anderson.  The song "See My Vest" from the episode, sung by Mr. Burns, was later released on the album Songs in the Key of Springfield in 1997. He soon runs away and goes back to the dog track from which he came. We have fun with that and then we're out. "Two Dozen and One Greyhounds" is the twentieth episode of Season 6. "The Simpsons" Two Dozen and One Greyhounds subtitles. The screen fades to black, then fades to a room in … However, Burns tells him to stand up and he does. The family decides to bring her home. 123  David Mirkin, the episode's show runner, later jokingly said that Jean and Reiss liked to steal ideas from Disney, and pointed to an episode in season eight that they wrote as proof, titled "Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala(Annoyed Grunt)cious", which was based on the 1964 Disney film Mary Poppins. "The PTA Disbands!" Two Dozen & One Greyhounds Written by Mike Scully Directed by Bob Anderson ===== Production code: 2F18 Original airdate in N.A. When the staff discussed how they could gloss over the horrifying things Mr. Burns would do to the dogs, one of the writers suggested that if they communicated his plan through a song, it would stay "fun and light". Frank Welker guest stars as Santa's Little Helper and various other dogs. Santa's Little Helper and his "bitch" share various romantic experiences and one day, to the surprise of the family, she gives birth to 25 puppies. Guide to the Simpsons episode "Two Dozen and One Greyhounds". "The Good Humor man can only be pushed so far" 15 trivia questions, rated Average. Frank Welker guest stars as Santa's Little Helper and various other dogs. In the episode, Bart Simpson manipulates Edna Krabappel into organizing a strike of Springfield Elementary's teachers union to protest Principal Skinner's miserly school spending. Burns briefly considers killing all the puppies and the children, but cannot bring himself to do it since they all remind him of Calhoun. They convince Marge to give the puppies one more chance, but at the end of a near-perfect dinner party, the puppies pop out of the turkey, horrifying and disgusting all of the guests. They soon find that the puppies do not like being separated, so Mr. Burns offers to take them all. 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