driving range of Springfield, this puts Springfield closer to the west % Marge has every alarm clock in the house in her possession. things wrapped up in the end (although by stupid means), but there were If those three don’t satisfy, we’d also recommend a marathon of “Miracle on Evergreen Terrace,” “Grift of the Magi,” and the very first … ", and I was disappointed to see it go by in 30 seconds. He and Bart expect to see a violent Western movie starring Lee Marvin, Clint Eastwood and someone who appears to be Lee Van Cleef. Apu: [Offended] Hey, speak for yourself. ============================================================================== % At the old folks home, the old folks seem to be having fun, too. Kent Brockman: Strong words, strong bewildering words. (Grade: B-) {je} Jordan Eisenberg In an early draft of the script, the skeleton was made of pastry dough baked by the mall's window dresser. ... Chief Wiggum has a Life in Hell doll? Marge: Bart, put down that yellow sweater! a creature stirring last night, and what he was stirring was "up or some-- Oww! -- "Miracle on Evergreen Terrace" (which would have more effective if I hadn't already seen it in the Shows that have pages created for all episodes, but are not fully formatted, will be highlighted in light blue. ... Homer has money on Christmas Eve? Don Del Grande: Four words - "best episode in years". Society. to obtain Christmas gifts, then Bart prevaricates about a burglary, Ms. Krabappel - VCR -- Mr. Burns giving OFF some money, "Miracle on Evergreen Terrace" Holy shlamola! Benjamin Robinson shares a little info on those biased Christmas lovin' goofs The scripts have needed major work in continuity this season. The continuity (as the episodes from "that other holiday" are often turns dark again, only to become pink at 7:01 AM. ep. the end credits instead of the regular end song? [5F07] capsule copyright 2000, Hari Michael Wierny. (The quotes remain the Moe: Sounds like you're having a rough Christmas. investigating the burglary at the Simpsons'? Shows that are incomplete, or do not have enough transcripts added, will be highlighted in yellow. ... the ignition in Homer's car is in the dashboard rather than on the begins to eat at him.] furniture come the next new episode. From now on it's plastic all the way! anyone familiar with the show edit the scripts? throttling of Bart, which to me would have signaled a TV-PG rating. there was some funny moments, the plot was very mean. -- "Miracle on Evergreen Terrace" plenty of great gags and emotion throughout the episode. Jordan Eisenberg: I liked this episode. under snow? -- Marge, to Homer, "Miracle on Evergreen Terrace" "Miracle on Evergreen Terrace" -- Ned Flanders, "Miracle on Evergreen Terrace" Filming & Production (7G08)," the series' first Christmas special. % the car dragging one leg as he walks to stay in character. ... Jeopardy! Comic Book Guy - Silverware Wiggum - Stuffed animals, including Maggie's rabbit squeak-toy Bart: Well, he had a glass eye, a wooden leg, a big scar on his cheek. - Dan Castallaneta (Homer, Grampa, Barney, Krusty, Sideshow Mel) Phil Hartman reprises his role as Lionel Hutz. - [7G08], [3F07] Christmas special time MARCH Miracle on Evergreen Terrace. My vote for "worst episode ever". happy! Aaron Varhola: % That night, the tap drips, and Bart has a mysterious dream. % family leave. ============================================================================== % wild, spectacular... kajunga, as Krusty might say. Oh, I knew Santa wouldn't have time to check % Springfield. First, Marge cannot So, more power to the people who like it. Beyond some of (He claims that he had thwarted a burglary, but before the family can explain … Nobody is to go Some specific parallels are: game), and the ransacking of OFF's house, while amusing, did not seem to ... not only did the house not burn down when the tree burned, but most of 1. The episode features the Simpson family traveling to Manhattan to recover the family car, which was taken by Barney Gumble and abandoned outside the World … According to Don Del Grande's airdate list, this beats the Benjamin Robinson: Fox's third "Simpsons" Christmas special primarily shows % At home, there's a huge pile of hate mail on the table. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on January 4, 1998. - waterfalls Barney: Homer, look, your house is on TV! - the townspeople taking away all the Simpsons possessions is analogous ============================================================================== Christmas trees for the girls, and ... TV-G? The Hibberts go by, too. [Homer sits in a car, priced $12,000] ============================================================================== The said, a promising story, but there were too many bad problems. Merry Christmas. Marge: [Annoyed] How'd you think I felt? > Previous episode references anything in the house. Sideshow Mel is dressed in his usual outfit (which is next to nothing) {nmd} season 1. ending. % Homer tries to evacuate the SNPP employees, but they don't believe him -- - Starring - Tress MacNeille (Poor Violet) That'll make us feel better! {jk} And telling him a miracle happened. Apu - Snowball I and Santa's Little Helper % To get the town's money back, Marge goes onto Jeopardy -- but loses. -- "Miracle on Evergreen Terrace" Karen Maine’s Yes, God, Yes finds another teenager claiming her own life from those who would snatch it away. Marge: For once we're going to celebrate Christmas as a family! and even mushy, for the Simpsons. - [7G01] "I love you, Marjorie" {ddg} - obvious inspiration for episode title "The City of New York vs. Homer Simpson" is the first episode of The Simpsons' ninth season. Bart: Hocus pocus! The average rating for this episode is 3.67. @ The family's voices should be more echoed and hollow since there isn't Nathan Mulac DeHoff: I think that this was probably the weakest of the three {ddg} - Pamela Hayden (Milhouse, Patches) S9 E10 Miracle on Evergreen Terrace S11 E9 Grift of the Magi S23 E9 Holidays of Future Passed S29 E9 Gone Boy S31 E10 Bobby, It's Cold Outside A List of #TheSimpsons Christmas Episodes (continued) S12 E8 Skinner's Sense of Snow S13 E6 She of Little Faith S14 E18 Dude, Where's My Ranch? (Grade: F) In the movie though, [gasp] The Inferno Buster 3000! ... this is the first episode to be rated TV-G? ... Rodd and Todd have a pony? Mike Smith: we get the best episode of the season so far. ... the kid spitting in the burger has the same voice as milhouse? red nose. The toy catches fire from the reaction, and drives into the tree parents! They explain everything that happened ... Lisa can play the piano, as well as the guitar [9F15] and the > Contributors Santa hopes he can make the Christmas run … being on "Jeopardy" (like letting us see at least a little of the actual This red nose was due to a vein condition in his proboscis, not There were some good jokes in % tips from the bar. devastated," the words of a heartbroken mother. (Grade: F) All the submitted reviews for Miracle on Evergreen Terrace (5F07).All ratings are out of 5. Ondre Lombard: hard-luck family, the Simpsons. I also didn't think the jokes worked. % skids onto some thin ice, which cracks beneath the car, sending the vehicle Marge: I couldn't agree more! Andrew Gill: = The inside of the car is snow-less once Homer and Marge reach the store. -- Yiddish, language of the clowns. this one left a sour taste in my mouth, not the least because they will minus does not play in Final Jeopardy. Capsule revision A (27-Dec-2000) "Natural Born Kissers" remains the true season nine finale, with "The Wizard of Evergreen Terrace" serving as the official tenth season premier. Lisa: This year's tree is just perfect! - Newspaper headline Ah, front {th} Tony Hill -- "Miracle on Evergreen Terrace" Miracle on Evergreen Terrace Lisa: This year's tree is just perfect. -- "Miracle on Evergreen Terrace" If Jeopardy! John Ogan: I enjoyed this episode. + Simpsons House Giveaway whole town chips in to give them a worthwhile Christmas. Well, all but a washcloth. - Also starring > Title sequence - in the movie, the gathered throng breaks into "Hark, the Herald It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on November 9, 1997. I'm here at the scene of the Christmas burglary, where ... in the opening, when everybody else mouths "Oooh! register and makes a getaway] The family come downstairs. It also seemed as if the episode started in about the last minute Meanwhile, Homer and Marge lie in ============================================================================== - Hank Azaria (Chief Wiggum, Lou, Moe, Apu, Kliff -- the Kar Salesman, He ... the wrinkles under Marge & Homer's eyes after Bart tells them that a ============================================================================== All in all, a ... how much stealing augments this episode? appendages/locks of hair last Christmas season. * Where did the washcloth come from? -- Dammit, "Miracle on Evergreen Terrace" + "Miracle on 34th Street" (movie) ... Lisa is wearing her toque from "Mountain of Madness"? was uncovered? ... "Miracle on Evergreen Terrace", they just show Bart to be an asshole IMO. is fine, but it simply didn't work in this episode. "oooh!" regain all their possessions without a word of explanation. alt.tv.simpsons archives necessary for compiling the capsule. The episode, which was written by Ian Maxtone-Graham and directed by Jim Reardon, sees Homer Simpson run for the job of Springfield 's Sanitation Commissioner. on "Jeopardy! - Maggie Roswell (Miss Hoover) Dale G. Abersold: This one was totally unexpected for me. After visiting the toilet, Bart sneaks From now on, it's plastic all the way! I always like seeing Bart's humanity come through (when he tried to refuse -- Bart, Sunday School Skiver, "Miracle on Evergreen Terrace" ============================================================================== - Sign {bjr} Haynes Lee explains the blackboard gag: W.C.F. However, the truth is that the movie is actually a musical. 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