Several reviews considered the episode to be among the best in the series, with Mr. Burns' role and the "See My Vest" sequence being singled out for praise. "The PTA Disbands!" Bob Anderson. [4] 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". "Two Dozen and One Greyhounds" är avsnitt 20 från säsong sex av Simpsons och sändes på Fox i USA den 9 april 1995.Avsnittet skrevs av Mike Scully och regisserades av Bob Anderson. Guide to the Simpsons episode "Two Dozen and One Greyhounds". Directed By We have fun with that and then we're out. Two Dozen & One Greyhounds Written by Mike Scully Directed by Bob Anderson ===== Production code: 2F18 Original airdate in N.A. Episodes in which a Character Swears Censored or Uncensored, https://simpsons.fandom.com/wiki/Two_Dozen_and_One_Greyhounds?oldid=934006. The Simpsons Season 6 Episode 20: Two Dozen and One Greyhounds Summary: The family notices that Santa's Little Helper has been destroying the house. Santa's Little HelperGreyhound PuppiesCharles Montgomery BurnsBart SimpsonLisa Simpson 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. In the episode, Santa's Little Helper has puppies with a dog that he met at the greyhound racetrack. 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". He soon runs away and goes back to the dog track from which he came. [2] In a reference to the film itself, the greyhounds are shown watching television in one scene. Later, it is learned that the 25 greyhounds all became world champions, winning millions of dollars in winnings for Burns. She gives birth to a litter of 25 puppies after her owner, the Rich Texan, gives her to the Simpsons. The episode was written by Mike Scully and directed by Bob Anderson. [4] Anderson noted that during the episode's censor screening, there was a giant laugh at the depiction. Santa's Little Helper runs off with the family in hot pursuit. Main character(s) However, Burns tells him to stand up and he does. [17], Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala(Annoyed Grunt)cious, The Simpsons: A Complete Guide to Our Favorite Family, "Simpsons CD reprises best musical moments of series", "The Simpsons: The Complete Sixth Season", "The Simpsons: The Complete Sixth Season (1994)", "Two Dozen and One Greyhounds episode capsule", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Two_Dozen_and_One_Greyhounds&oldid=1000136492, Short description is different from Wikidata, Television episode articles with short description for single episodes, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. 2F18 [5], As Bart and Lisa sneak away to Mr. Burns' mansion, they see him loading a gun and singing a musical number called "See My Vest", in which he proclaims his intention to kill the puppies to make a tuxedo out of them. AKA: The Simpsons, Сiмпсони, Al shamshoon, Familja Simpson, Les Simpson. They follow their pet to the dogtrack and find the hound pursuing a female greyhound racer, named She's the Fastest. But the standing dogs are too cute for him to kill. "Two Dozen and One Greyhounds" is the 20th episode of The Simpsons' sixth season. To trick Burns into freeing the puppies, Bart mixes them up so that he cannot tell which one is Little Monty. "Two Dozen and One Greyhounds" received a generally positive reception from television critics. "Two Dozen and One Greyhounds" is the 20th episode of The Simpsons' sixth season and originally aired on April 9, 1995. "Two Dozen and One Greyhounds" was written by Mike Scully and directed by Bob Anderson. [4] The writers were originally worried about the idea, but Mirkin knew that they could show the dogs having sex in a manner that was not explicit. The episode makes frequent references to animated family movie 101 … The family question his motives, but as they do so Burns and Smithers steal the dogs (while the family's backs are turned). If it no longer meets these criteria, you can reassess it. Though several citizens are willing to adopt the puppies, they are unable to do so as the puppies don't like to be separated. However, Burns is waiting for them at the bottom (how he got there before them is not explained). He soon runs away and goes back to the dog track from which he came. [5], The staff had a "big fight" with the Fox network censors over the scene in which Santa's Little Helper mates with She's The Fastest. Two Dozen and One Greyhounds Add a photo to this gallery Add a photo to this gallery Add a photo to this gallery The Simpsons – Two Dozen and One Greyhounds – clip1 Αλεξανδρος Μπελος ... Best of Season 6 Simpsons - Duration: 26:25. diversao rula 156,285 views. Summary: The family notices that Santa's Little Helper has been destroying the house. KeyBTyros Recommended for you. They quickly become too difficult to manage, so Homer and Marge try giving them away. Available Formats. When Mr. Burns steals the young greyhounds, Bart and Lisa set out to discover why he wants them. [7], In its original broadcast, "Two Dozen and One Greyhounds" finished 55th in ratings for the week of April 3–9, 1995, with a Nielsen rating of 7.3. After Little Monty stands on Burns' command, Bart reels a clothesline so that socks dangle overhead to get all the puppies to stand. The episode was written by Mike Scully and directed by Bob Anderson. "[4], 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". The Simpsons 2F18 - Two Dozen and One Greyhounds Episode Script. With Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith. Two Dozen and One Greyhounds 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". Episode Number Frank Welker as Santa's Little Helper, She's The Fastest and the puppies. SS is dedicated to The Simpsons and host to thousands of free TV show episode scripts … They soon find that the puppies do not like being separated, so Mr. Burns offers to take them all. Mike Scully The next day, the family prepares to find homes for the puppies. [3] 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. The Simpsons Two Dozen and One GreyhoundsS6 E208 Apr 1995 12+ Bart and Lisa attempt to rescue 25 greyhound puppies from Mr. Burns, who wants to use their hides for a new tuxedo. [4] 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. You forget you're listening to a guy, and he's a pleasure to work with. He seems to be treating the puppies well, giving them a bath as Bart and Lisa arrive. Bart and Lisa slip inside the mansion to retrieve the litter. 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. After Chief Wiggum casually remarks that Burns has the puppies, Bart and Lisa sneak into Burns Manor. [8] 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. "Two Dozen and One Greyhounds" is the 20th episode of The Simpsons' sixth season. Emotionally touched, he resigns himself never again to wear fur or to kill another animal ("...that can do an amusing trick"). The screen fades to black, then fades to a room in … He buys them all and raises them as racing dogs. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on April 16, 1995. "[4] Welker was also praised by Groening, who said Welker was unbelievably good at doing animal noises. April 9, 1995 The children and puppies slide down a laundry chute to the basement, where Burns and Smithers are waiting for them. The family decides to bring her home. The guide contains staff/voice credits, funny Simpsons quotes, references and other notes. Frank Welker as Santa's Little Helper and various dogs Have fun and good luck, you may need it. 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". Trivia Quiz - 'Two Dozen and One Greyhounds' Category: 'Simpsons' - Season 6 Quiz # 68,661. Marge wonders how they will find someone who is able to care for 25 puppies when Mr. Burns arrives and offers to let them live in his mansion. Fearing he will mistreat them, Lisa persuades her parents to refuse Burns' offer, but he and Smithers secretly steal the puppies. Original Airdate [4] 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. David Mirkin He finds another greyhound there and humps her in front of everyone. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on April 9, 1995. The Simpson family's dog, Santa's Little Helper, runs away from home to the dog racing track, where he mates with a female greyhound named She's The Fastest. [3] Mirkin loved Scully's work on the parody song, commenting, "The rhymes are really clever. 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. [16] 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". Production Code Moving Wall couch gag Choose one to start playing: The Simpsons writers Al Jean and Mike Reiss came up with the original idea for the episode. As Burns bends down to pick up Little Monty, Bart sees Mr. Burns' socks on a clothesline. Santa's Little Helper's new mate has puppies, and Mr. Burns schemes to steal them and make them into a coat. As he reels the socks above the dogs, they see the socks and all of them stand up. [6], The overarching plot of the episode and its title[1] are inspired by the Walt Disney film One Hundred and One Dalmatians. Frank Welker guest stars as Santa's Little Helper and various other dogs. In the episode, Santa's Little Helper has puppies with a dog that he met at the greyhound racetrack. The episode is inspired by Walt Disney Pictures' 1961 animated film One Hundred and One Dalmatians. This page was last edited on 13 January 2021, at 19:28. [3] 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. [3] The idea came to them after watching the 1961 Disney film One Hundred and One Dalmatians. Bart and Lisa manage to track the puppies to Burns' Mansion where they spy on him through a window. 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. The Simpsons Two Dozen and One GreyhoundsS6 E208 Apr 1995 17+ Bart and Lisa attempt to rescue 25 greyhound puppies from Mr. Burns, who wants to use their hides for a new tuxedo. Burns briefly considers killing all the puppies and the children, but cannot bring himself to do it since they all remind him of Calhoun. [5] The writers decided to keep it in anyway, because it was later expanded into a key part of the episode's ending. Frank Welker guest stars as Santa's Little Helper and various other dogs. [4] 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. During the week of its original broadcast, the episode finished 55th in ratings, with a Nielsen rating of 7.3. "Two Dozen and One Greyhounds" is the twentieth episode of season 6 of The Simpsons and the one-hundred and twenty-third episode overall. Santa's Little Helper becomes a Dad! The Simpsons writer George Meyer came up with the joke,[6] but Groening argued against it because he did not think the audience would know who Calhoun was. 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. In "Two Dozen and One Greyhounds" (season six, 1995), he runs away to the dog racing track where he mates with a female hound named She's the Fastest. They are surprised to see him bathing and doting on the dogs. 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