He then ends up flung by the catapult by "accident"... on Wiggum's orders. I got no room for cheapskates. Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment Moe: Listen up, this is the busiest drinking day of the year. "Grade School Confidential" "The Canine Mutiny" "The Old Man and the Lisa" "In Marge We Trust" "Homer's Enemy": Exactly What It Says on the Tin. When Prohibition is revived in Springfield, Homer and Bart supply the town with alcohol. Yes, there is an entire Simpsons episode called “Homer vs. The Simpsons S8 E17: "My Sister, My Sitter", The Simpsons S 8 E 19 Grade School Confidential. Did Banner's fellow cops, especially the more sane Lou really not notice the crowd at Moe's "Pet Shop" accidentally showing off their beers to them when Banner had turned around, or were they in on the whole scheme and bribed, or just simply not want to enforce the law over both their own love of beer and hatred of Banner. It was released on March 7, 2018, shortly after the conclusion of the Bart Royale 2018 Event, and ended on March 21, 2018.. The cause of... and solution to... all of life's problems. AKA: The Simpsons, Сiмпсони, Al shamshoon, Familja Simpson, Les Simpson. It's an absolute classic filled with so much memorable dialogue from start to finish, I loved seeing Homer as the main man in this crime, Chief Wiggum had many memorable parts, and Rex Banner is also a really funny once off character. H.K. Homer vs the 18th Amendment 2018 Event is the 2nd minor event of 2018 and the 34th minor event overall. The Loop (TV) Do you like this video? While he disparages them as a bunch of "old ladies", he relents after being reminded about an imminent mayoral campaign. The news lead the town's boozehounds to pass out. Chief Wiggum getting fired from his job is more than earned given his actions in this and previous episodes. A parody of this trope appears in "Home Away from Homer", in a scene with Ned standing on a wind vent in the street. Homer himself scoffs at the proposal ("They tried that in the movies, and it didn't work"), so he's also. Edit. Duff Zero goes over like a concrete zeppelin because the drinkers of Springfield, Prohibiting alcohol didn't make people stop wanting to drink alcohol. "Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment" is the eighteenth episode of the eight season of The Simpsons. "Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment" is the 18th episode of The Simpsons' eighth season. March 16, 1997. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on March 16, 1997. Transcript Act I ... Hey, Homer, ain't that your kid on TV? ... Homer VS the 18th Amendment. The event started with the short questline Pass, Puff, Puff Intro, followed by the main questline, Pass, Puff, Puff which unlocked all the personal prizes of the event. Episode: 4F15 First Aired: 3/16/1997 "Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment" is the eighteenth episode of the eight season of The Simpsons.After Bart becomes intoxicated at the annual St. Patrick's Day parade, Springfield enforces a Prohibition-era law.As a result, Homer and his friends open a speakeasy while a no-nonsense Elliot Ness-style lawman sets out to stop them. The Simpsons has parodied the shot several times, most notably in the episode "Old Money", with Granpa, and in "Homer vs. the 18th Amendment", featuring Officers Eddie and Lou. History Talk (0) Comments Share. Homer scoffs at the idea, but the town's Moral Guardians, led by Helen Lovejoy and Maude Flanders, press Mayor Quimby to declare Springfield dry. After Bart inadvertently becomes drunk at a St. Patrick's Day celebration, an old prohibition law banning drinking in Springfield is rediscovered and enforced. S8E18: Homer vs. the 18th Amendment. In the episode, Springfield enacts prohibition after a raucous Saint Patrick's Day celebration. "The Simpsons" Homer vs. the 18th Amendment subtitles. Where are the designated drivers? A St. Patrick's Day riot leads Springfield to reinstate Prohibition. Obnoxious as they were, the anti-alcohol women's group were right that the St. Patrick's Day parade was celebrating grotesque levels of alcoholism, which got a 10-year-old drunk when someone fired alcohol into the crowd. Where are the designated drivers? Desperate to keep alcohol in the city, Homer takes matters into his own hands. Lisa makes clear that she supports the law even when her whole family have also made it clear just seconds before that are against it, which obviously gets her sent to her room. The man at the registry then uncovers two 200-year-old laws: one about ducks having to wear long breeches, and another declaring alcohol prohibition in Springfield, which was apparently still in force. [Two patrons raise their hands] Beat it! Fridge Brilliance: Of course the family would have Lisa grounded and sent … Tropes Media Browse Indexes Forums Videos Lisa thinks people should still follow the prohibition law, even if it's unpopular. [Hiccups] "What are you looking at?" But this endeavor proves short-lived as the stills keep exploding. Homer is then exonerated and vows to bring back booze at once, proclaiming it to be both the cause of and solution to all of life's problems.----!! Views: 642. He then tells them, "Beat it. At night, Mrs. Lovejoy's entourage finds Chief Wiggum drunkenly dancing at the tavern and then forces Quimby to look for federal assistance, with Treasury agent Rex Banner being selected to enforce prohibition, cleaning up the SPD and firing Wiggum on the spot. Homer is then exonerated and vows to bring back booze at once, proclaiming it to be both the cause of and solution to all of life's problems. What are you lookin' at? Dave … While Banner keeps on searching for the Baron, Homer finds a hungry Wiggum trying to hold him up... but his gun has no cannon as he had to sell it to feed his family. A page for describing Fridge: Simpsons S 8 E 18 Homer Vs The Eighteenth Amendment. watch 01:41. "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire": Also known as "The Simpsons Christmas Special", Homer discovers he won't be getting a Christmas bonus and so the family won't have any money for Christmas. "The Simpsons" Homer vs. the 18th Amendment subtitles. Directed by Bob Anderson. "What are you looking at?" After Bart inadvertently becomes drunk at a St. Patrick's Day celebration, an old prohibition law banning drinking in Springfield is rediscovered and enforced. When Prohibition hits the town of Springfield, Homer goes into the booze making business with Bart's help. This is probably to set it up so that you don't feel very sorry for him when he gets launched from the catapult a minute later. Would Banner really kill everyone who looked at him in a funny way if there were no laws against it or was he just making it up to make a point. Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment. But as the episode reminds us he does still have a family to support and is struggling to do so without a job. As a result, Homer and his friends open a speakeasy while a no-nonsense Elliot Ness-style lawman sets out to stop them. Kent Brockman: Top of the morning to ye on this gray, grizzly afternoon. The innocent words of a drunken child. When asked what'd happen to him, Homer said he'd probably be just fined. AKA: The Simpsons, Сiмпсони, Al shamshoon, Familja Simpson, Les Simpson. The air blows up his mustache and his shirt, as … After Bart inadvertently becomes drunk at a St. Patrick's Day celebration, an old prohibition law banning drinking in Springfield is rediscovered and enforced. This actually isn't much of a punishment, since many kids' rooms have all their toys and games inside. With Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith. "Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment" contains examples of: Cut to thirty minutes later, the brewery was out of business. http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Recap/TheSimpsonsS8E18HomerVsTheEighteenthAmendment. "Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment": Alcohol is banned from Springfield, so Homer goes into bootlegging. Storyline. In "Homer vs. the 18th Amendment", when Homer is questioned by Marge about where he's going (that is, to go to the bowling alley to roll alcohol in bowling balls to Moe's), Homer replies with, "I'm not gonna lie to you, Marge..... so long!" Trying to get a better view, Bart decides to make his way through the crowd unaware that a Duff truck about is to spray beer on the expectant revelers and the whole thing ends up on Bart's long horn, inebriating him instantly. Desperate to keep alcohol in the city, Homer takes matters into his own hands. The innocent words of a drunken child. TV-PG. S8E18: Homer vs. the 18th Amendment. Often followed with the nonsensical "To think about what you've done." The trope is often subverted when parents realize this. To supply Moe's speakeasy, Homer becomes a … Enjoy a rich lineup of TV shows and movies included with your Prime membership. 8.18 171 - Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment; 8.19 172 - Grade School Confidential; 8.20 173 - The Canine Mutiny; 8.21 174 - The Old Man and the Lisa; 8.22 175 - In Marge We Trust; 8.23 176 - Homer's Enemy; 8.24 177 - The Simpsons Spin-Off Showcase; 8.25 178 - The Secret War of Lisa Simpson; 9 Season 9. Desperate to keep alcohol in the city, Homer takes matters into his own hands. [Hiccups] "What are you looking at?" The Loop (TV) Do you like this video? The Simpsons has parodied the shot several times, most notably in the episode "Old Money", with Granpa, and in "Homer vs. the 18th Amendment", featuring Officers Eddie and Lou. History Talk (0) Comments Share. To alcohol! In the 90s, Cartoon Network aired a commercial that took place here. He simply does not answer. When Prohibition is revived in Springfield, Homer and Bart supply the town with alcohol. Rex Banner makes it clear he's running on old-school police rules by violently shaking or slapping pretty much everybody he gets his hands on and his only complaint about the use of a catapult is that it has not been used in two hundred years and thus needs to be tested to ensure it's still functional. After escaping Banner, Homer insists to Marge that nothing happened to the car, despite the obvious damage to it. It was created for the Homer vs. the 18th Amendment 2018 Event. When Marge protests such a form of punishment, Banner goes into a rant about why laws must be upheld, including the fact he'd kill everybody if it were not for the law. And just before Homer's execution takes place, the registry clerk finds out the 200-year-old prohibition law had actually been repealed for 199 years. I got no room for cheapskates. Homer vs. the 18th Amendment is a fantastic Simpsons episode with a very well written storyline and a ton of very funny scenes. Duff VII, of Duff breweries, tries to comfort the public by announcing a non-alcoholic version of the popular beer, but goes out of business only a half-hour later. This is the character collection for Homer vs the 18th Amendment.. Trivia [edit | edit source]. The clerk who unveiled the old Prohibition law didn't noticed that there was a note on the manuscript that explicitly said it had been repealed one year after it was passed because the paper was rolled. When Marge confronts Homer about the bowling balls (which are hollowed to smuggle beer), Homer's response is "I'm not gonna lie to you, Marge." As the beer supply runs out, Homer resorts to homebrewing liquor for Moe's Tav... er, Pet Shop. Rex Banner is too inept to realize Homer is the Beer Baron he's been hunting down. The episode was written by John Swartzwelder and directed by Bob Anderson. The innocent words … Transcript Act I ... Hey, Homer, ain't that your kid on TV? Banner, and the police he's got with him, don't notice at all that the customers of Moe's are holding beer glasses filled with beer, even when they have them in full view (bear in mind, this instance mentioned as an example is the. The Veggie Tales sing-along video "The End of Silliness?" [Two patrons raise their hands] Beat it! In "Milhouse Doesn't Live Here Anymore", Marge questions where Homer's getting all the extra money. watch 01:41. Subtitles. By day, I'm a mild-mannered reporter for a major Metropolitan newspaper. Yes, but only by night. After Bart becomes intoxicated at the annual St. Patrick's Day parade, Springfield enforces a Prohibition-era law. 12 photos. Noticing his desperate situation, Homer offers to turn himself in so Wiggum could get his old job back... unaware that the punishment for violating the law of prohibition is being catapulted. What are you lookin' at? The Eighteenth Amendment ” and it deals with the issue of Prohibition in Springfield. [context?] Views: 642. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available from thestaff@tvtropes.org. The innocent words … Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment Moe: Listen up, this is the busiest drinking day of the year. Add Image. Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment Add a photo to this gallery The head of Duff Brewery, under the belief his customers like beer for its flavor and not for its alcohol, announced Duff Zero. Cut to the town ready to give him death by catapult. TVTropes is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Rumors arise about a "Beer Baron" baffling Banner, who vows to get him to justice and deems the very idea of a bootlegger operating under his jurisdiction to be laughable. Kent Brockman: Top of the morning to ye on this gray, grizzly afternoon. CSI once used the shot as a promo for the show. When the tub alcohol starts exploding like crazy, Homer keeps saying that the explosions that are. The town clerk discovering more lines on the parchment that reveal the Prohibition law was repealed a year after it was enacted. Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment. TVTropes is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Later, Banner has a kick the dog moment of sorts; he decides that before using a catapult to fire Homer out of town for breaking the law, he's going to test it on a harmless cat. After Bart inadvertently becomes drunk at a St. Patrick's Day celebration, an old prohibition law banning drinking in Springfield is rediscovered and enforced. Subverted in the next scene when Marge asks why he has so many bowling balls. A milder version of You Are Grounded. Hey, Homer, ain't that your kid on TV? Frank Grimes is hired to the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant and declares he detests Homer's antics. Marge soon finds out what Homer and Bart have been up to and... is actually supporting of their deeds, much to Lisa's chagrin, being sent to bed when complaining about breaching a law that might be unpopular, but it's still the law. The air blows up his mustache and his shirt, as … Edit. One of the Stock Phrases most often used in a Dom Com when a kid acts up. He is soon caught tipsily strolling along the parade, leading to a town-wide outrage, with Brockman suggesting Prohibition as a measure. English. Subtitles. Stay the hell away from me, because from now on, we're enemies!” Frank Grimes declaring himself Homer's enemy "Homer's Enemy" is the twenty-third episode of Season 8. He then proceeds to drive off without saying anything. A parody of this trope appears in "Home Away from Homer", in a scene with Ned standing on a wind vent in the street. In "Milhouse Doesn't Live Here Anymore", Marge questions where Homer's getting all the extra money. The Eighteenth Amendment ” and it deals with the issue of Prohibition in Springfield. It was created for the Homer vs. the 18th Amendment 2018 Event. After Bart inadvertently becomes drunk at a St. Patrick's Day celebration, an old prohibition law banning drinking in Springfield is rediscovered and enforced. "The Simpsons" Homer vs. the 18th Amendment (TV Episode 1997) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. It is pointed out that the cops were all drunks with Banner as the real threat. Desperate to keep alcohol in the city, Homer takes matters into his own hands. Lampshaded on That 70s Show, with Kitty remarking on … With Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith. He also creates. "Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment" is the 18th episode of The Simpsons' eighth season. Audio languages. In "Homer vs. the 18th Amendment", when Homer is questioned by Marge about where he's going (that is, to go to the bowling alley to roll alcohol in bowling balls to Moe's), Homer replies with, "I'm not gonna lie to you, Marge..... so long!" Alternative Character Interpretation: Did Banner's fellow cops, especially … Tropes … Hey, Homer, ain't that your kid on TV? Homers Enemy “I'm not your buddy, Simpson! Meanwhile, Moe's is still operating as if nothing, also earning new clientele and the Mafia smuggles beer into town unpunished. They're also right that Wiggum was brazenly not enforcing the prohibition law (a law everyone thought at the time was in effect) by getting drunk at a speakeasy. I have no time for cheapskates." English [CC] Audio languages. I don't like you! Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available from thestaff@tvtropes.org. This is the character collection for Homer vs the 18th Amendment.. Trivia [edit | edit source]. Yes, there is an entire Simpsons episode called “Homer vs. In the episode, Springfield enacts prohibition after a raucous Saint Patrick's Day celebration. What are you lookin' at? 12 photos. "Banner Bars Booze (Booze Barred By Banner)", wants to execute him for a very minor crime, killing anybody who was looking at him funny. Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment “You're out there somewhere, beer baron! Invader Zim. And I'll find you.” Rex Banner “No you won't!” Homer Simpson, from distance "Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment" is the eighteenth episode of Season 8. What are you lookin' at? As all accesses to Springfield are blocked out, Homer sees an opportunity to become a bootlegger by retrieving the town's buried beer supply, which he hides on bowling balls which he sends to Moe's via the Bowl-A-Rama. The Simpsons (TV Series) Homer vs. the 18th Amendment (1997) Photo Gallery. 23min. http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/YMMV/TheSimpsonsS8E18HomerVsTheEighteenthAmendment. In fact, I hate you! Subverted in an earlier episode, "Homer vs the 18th Amendment", where Moe tells all of the arriving patrons that it is going to be the biggest drinking day of the year due to it being St. Patrick's Day, and asks for the Designated Drivers to identify themselves. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on March 16, 1997. To supply Moe's speakeasy, Homer becomes a bootlegger. Directed by Bob Anderson. A page for describing YMMV: Simpsons S 8 E 18 Homer Vs The Eighteenth Amendment. Web Comics "What are you looking at?" 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