"I Love Lisa" is the fifteenth episode of The Simpsons' fourth season. [scene pans to Ms. Krabappel's class] Principal Skinner: [on speaker] JOHNNY!! Lisa and Ralph play on the swings in the promotional image. Vocal Dissonance: The little boy playing William Henry Harrison speaks in what is clearly an adult male’s voice (specifically that of the Blue Haired Lawyer.) Lisa approaches Ralph on the swing set after the performance and gives him a new card with a picture of a bee on it, reading "Let's 'Bee' Friends". January ️ essentials. Clancy WiggumRalph WiggumLisa Simpson Al Jean, show runner of the episode, came up with the idea for the story when he remembered that he had received a valentine from a girl in third grade that read "I Choo-Choo-Choose You". He told writing partner Mike Reiss about it and they thought it could be an idea for an episode where Lisa could give such a valentine to Ralph Wiggum, who would then take it too far. The next day at school, on Marge's suggestion, Lisa tells Ralph she is not ready to be romantic. Chalkboard Gag On Valentine's Day, Lisa takes pity on Ralph and gives him a valentine when she sees that he hasn't received any. Directed by Wesley Archer. Couch Gag [1] Homer's conscience, which tells him that stealing is wrong, speaks with the voice of the fictional character Droopy. and “We are the adequate, forgettable, occasionally regrettable caretaker presidents of the U.S.A.!" Love Lisa. Ralph misinterprets Lisa's gesture and, much to Lisa's dismay, relentlessly pursues her with affection. [13], Warren Martyn and Adrian Wood, the authors of the book I Can't Believe It's a Bigger and Better Updated Unofficial Simpsons Guide, said their favorite scenes from the episode include Principal Skinner's flashback to Valentine's Day in Vietnam, the scene in which Chief Wiggum chases a duck to get his badge back, and the one where Bart and Milhouse play John Wilkes Booth and Abraham Lincoln respectively at the school pageant. Ralph asks his father Chief Wiggum for advice on romance and is told to be persistent in his approach to Lisa. Written By At first, Lisa is convinced that Ralph has forgotten his lines, or intends to humiliate her as she did him. [15] In 2019, Consequence of Sound ranked it number eight on its list of top 30 Simpsons episodes. Ralph immediately cheers up, and develops a crush on his classmate. 9F13 The main feature however is a re-telling of George Washington's life story. [7] Michael Carrington guest-stars in the episode as Sideshow Raheem, one of Krusty's old sideshows from the 70s. On Valentine's Day in Springfield, Lisa's class at the Springfield Elementary School constructs paper mailboxes for Valentine cards they are about to receive from each other. Episode Number Though Ms. Hoover claims it fair, it's soon revealed that she was blackmailed by Ralph's father. [7] Despite this, Ralph's last name was already revealed to be Wiggum in the episode "Kamp Krusty. The play begins with one group of students singing about the lesser-known U.S. Presidents. However the angry Homer tells him that one day honest citizens will rise up against corrupt cops and Wiggum is quickly at a loss. Ralph cheers up, develops a romantic interest in Lisa, and proceeds to walk her home from school. Title sequence The entire title sequence is a duplicate of . and is meant to reference the general obscurity and ineffectiveness of U.S. Presidents during the 19th century. Happy new year! [5] Mula had previously worked with Simpsons executive producer Sam Simon at another Gracie Films show. But Ralph reads too much into Lisa's gesture and, much to Lisa's dismay, relentlessly pursues her. “I Love Lisa” opens with one of my favorite underappreciated running jokes from The Simpsons: the passive-aggressive, quietly contentious relationship of radio jocks Bill and Marty, whose mindless happy talk regularly gives way to charged exchanges that betray the simmering resentment and disappointment perpetually lingering just under the surface of their relationship. [12], In a review of The Simpsons season four, Lyndsey Shinoda of Video Store cited "Brother from the Same Planet" and "I Love Lisa" among her "personal favorites" from the season. I broke his brain! "I Love Lisa" is the fifteenth episode of Season 4. The episode begins on Valentine's Day, with KBBL Radio DJ Marty playing 'Monster Mash' on the radio accidentally while trying to pass it off as a deliberate choice. Voices: Yeardley Smith, Nancy Cartwright, Hank Azaria. On an oil drum next to him is a manila envelope and a photograph of Colonel Kurtz. [10], Since airing, it has received many positive reviews from fans and television critics. Ralph laughs at the joke and thanks Lisa, the two making up. I Love Lisa Later at home, Bart, having taped the event, replays the scene to Lisa where Ralph is humiliated and deeply hurt, making her feel guilty and regretful. "[11], The Arizona Republic's Bill Goodykoontz named the episode one of his five favorites and highlighted Ralph's line "and my doctor said I wouldn't have so many nosebleeds if I kept my finger out of there" as one of the best lines in the history of the show. Al Jean & Mike Reiss I Love Lisa Written by Frank Mula Directed by Wes Archer TV Guide synopsis When Lisa gives Chief Wiggum's klutzy son a ``pity'' valentine, he's in love, which will remain unrequited---despite his gift of two tickets to the Krusty Anniversary Show. Referensi ^ a b Martyn, Warren; Wood, Adrian (2000). After the episode aired, a Vietnam veteran sent in a letter to the show that read, "I was watching the Valentine's Day episode of your cartoon and I saw the horrifying Vietnam flashback. Episodes in which a Character Swears Censored or Uncensored, So It's Come to This: A Simpsons Clip Show, https://simpsons.fandom.com/wiki/I_Love_Lisa?oldid=909715. [7], The songs "Monster Mash" (by Bobby "Boris" Pickett) and "Break on Through (To the Other Side)" (by The Doors) are featured in the episode. The latter half of the episode is heavily centered around President's Day. February 11, 1993 Following the unexplained suicide of his wife Liza, a web designer turns to gasoline fumes and remote-control airplanes while avoiding an inevitable conflict with his mother-in-law. Bart: Cool! Angry, Lisa begins to shout in front of everybody at Ralph that they are not in any relationship, and she never liked him, and that the only reason she gave him a Valentine card was because no one else would. [5] This was the first season four episode that Wes Archer directed. This was the first episode Frank Mula wrote for The Simpsons. Directed By [9], In its original broadcast, "I Love Lisa" finished eighteenth in the ratings for the week of February 6 to February 12, 1993, with a Nielsen rating of 14.9. eipeasóid: 74 Cód táirgeachta: 9F13 Dáta craolta: 11 Feabhra 1993: Scríobhneoir: Frank Mula: Stiúrthóir: Wes Archer: Eipeasóidí sa sraith 4 "Kamp Krusty" "A Streetcar Named Marge" "Homer the Heretic" "Lisa the Beauty Queen" "Treehouse of Horror III" "Itchy & Scratchy: The Movie" "Marge Gets a Job" "New Kid on the Block" "Mr. [scene resumes to the present] Principal Skinner: Johnny?! [1], The story of "I Love Lisa" originated from a personal episode of Al Jean's life;[7] when Jean was in third grade, he received a valentine from a girl that read "I Choo-Choo-Choose You". Love Island - News und Videos von allen Folgen und Kandidaten – Love Island 2020 im Special bei RTL.de. With Philip Seymour Hoffman, Annie Morgan, Kathy Bates, J.D. I broke his brain." Principal Skinner: Johnny? With Homer having convinced Lisa that nothing can go wrong at Krusty's show, and Bart pointing out how great it is, Lisa and Ralph go together. They attend Krusty's 29th anniversary show, and perform together in the Presidents' Day pageant. Chief Wiggum watches Ralph and Lisa sitting together on the swings. Diakses tanggal 2008-09-19. [7] At that time, Ralph and Chief Wiggum were not established as being related. right. When the humiliated Ralph tells his father what happened, Wiggum is furious, taking advantage to smash out Homer's tail light at a traffic stop. Directed by Todd Louiso. In the episode, Lisa gives Ralph Wiggum a Valentine's Day card when she sees that he has not received any. Circus Line couch gag [6] Jeff Martin and Mula wrote the music for the President's Day pageant. [11] He added that in the scene where Bart runs a videotape in slow motion to show Lisa how "you can actually pin-point the second when [Ralph Wiggum's] heart rips in half", the audience does not really know "whether you're shedding tears of laughter, empathy, or both—you just know that it's damn good any way you slice it. Synopsis. In contrast, Mark Groening—the brother of Matt Groening and himself a Vietnam veteran—"loved" the sequence as well as the episode.[17]. "I Love Lisa" is the fifteenth episode of The Simpsons' fourth season. The play ends with an animatronic Mount Rushmore singing one of the stanzas of "America The Beautiful", as well as giving away final stage announcements to the audience to buy orange juice. Black Joggers. Valentine's Day Episode: The episode focuses on a crush Ralph Wiggum has on Lisa. Skinner sees Johnny, one of his army friends, holding a Valentine card and asks him, "Sending your chick a Valentine? Lisa also approaches, and gives him a new card, reading "Let's bee [be] friends." This page was last edited on 13 January 2021, at 10:00. Years later, Jean wondered if the girl had really liked him. Do you really think this was funny, this horrible experience? [7] The scene of Chief Wiggum sitting behind Krusty at an adult movie theater and Krusty thinking he is about to be arrested is a reference to Paul Reubens' arrest for masturbating at a pornographic movie theater in Sarasota, Florida. At school, Lisa's class begins constructing paper mailboxes for all the cards they are about to receive. Bei Love Island hat es zwischen Yanik und Lisa vor allem gegen Ende der Staffel ordentlich gefunkt. [6] Cutting back to the present, Skinner repeatedly calls out Johnny's name in anguish, to which a perplexed Bart states "Cool! Mrs Hoover stops him and reminds him that he is to play Abraham Lincoln's assassin, John Wilkes Booth, not act like a maniac. Entertainment Weekly's Dalton Ross said the episode was both touching and humorous. [7] Principal Skinner's flashback is based on the movie Apocalypse Now, with Laurence Fishburne and Frederic Forrest's characters visible in the background during the sequence. After a thunderous applause from the audience, he is able to accept Lisa as just a friend. Since airing, "I Love Lisa" has received mostly positive reviews from television critics; Entertainment Weekly placed the episode twelfth on their top 25 The Simpsons episodes list. The family forms a chorus line, which turns into a large production number. When Ralph doesn't get any cards and begins to sob, Lisa hastily gives him a card out of sympathy. On Valentine's Day, Lisa takes pity on Ralph and gives him a valentine when she sees that he hasn't received any. and an annoyed Miss Hoover drags Bart off the stage in disgust. It acquired a Nielsen rating of 14.9 and was the highest rated show on the Fox network the week it aired. [2] In the episode, Lisa gives Ralph Wiggum a Valentine's Day card when she sees that he has not received any. Ralph laughs at the pun and happily accepts the offer of friendship as Wiggum heartily watches them from his car. "You can actually pinpoint the second when his heart rips in half.". The day of the play finally arrives and Lisa tries to take the opportunity to apologize to Ralph, however he refuses to listen, determined to play his part just the same. I Love Lisa is the fifteenth episode of the fourth season of The Simpsons. I Love Lisa is the first Valentine's Day episode of The Simpsons. Lisa tries to escape the situation and let him down gently, but Ralph, with the encouragement of his father, who is revealed to be Chief Wiggum, to keep trying, doesn't understand and uses his position as the police chief's son to get her tickets to Krusty's upcoming 29th Anniversary Special, as well as a leading part for himself in a President's Day Pageant as George Washington (beating out the school's best actor, Rex) with Lisa also starring as Martha Washington, George's wife. But Ralph reads too much into Lisa's gesture and, much to Lisa's dismay, relentlessly pursues her. “I love Lisa Simpson, and when I grow up, I'm going to marry her!” ―Ralph Wiggum "I Love Lisa" is the fifteenth episode of Season 4. "I Love Lisa" adalah episode kelima belas dari musim keempat The Simpsons. Episode tersebut awalnya disiarkan dalam saluran Fox di Amerika Serikat pada 11 Februari 1993. BBC. Die Gefühle haben sich geändert! In 2003, Entertainment Weekly placed the episode twelfth on their top 25 The Simpsons episodes list,[14] and in 2008 placed the episode second on their top "25 New Classic Holiday TV Episodes" list. On Valentine's Day in Springfield, Lisa's class at the Springfield Elementary School construct paper mailboxes for the Valentine cards they are about to receive. Afterward, Ralph signs autographs and greets well-wishers. On the night of the pageant, Lisa tries to apologize to Ralph, but he ignores her, burning her card in a fireplace, to focus on his role. I Love Lisa Director Wes Archer Writer Frank Mula Series The Simpsons Season 4 No. Now Black Joggers. As they had done several Halloween and Christmas episodes before, the staff liked the idea of doing a Valentine's Day episode. They added that those scenes were "just the icing on the cake of the main plot."[1]. "[7] The staff ignored the letter and, as Wes Archer pointed out, the scene was "an obvious" reference to Apocalypse Now[6] even featuring characters that resembled Chef (Frederic Forrest) and Mr. Clean (Laurence Fishburne). The episode was written by Frank Mula and directed by Wes Archer. [1] Ned Flanders serenades his wife, Maude, to Rod Stewart's 1979 number-one hit "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? 1,583 Followers, 46 Following, 479 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Lisa Marie Presley Fanpage (@ilovelisamariepresley) Ralph misinterprets Lisa's gesture and, much to Lisa's dismay, relentlessly pursues her with affection. Lisa gives Ralph a Valentine's card out of pity and then regrets it when he develops a crush on her. Bart models his performance on The Terminator rather than on the real Booth ("Hasta la vista, Abey!") I Remember Love Songtext von Lisa Lambert & Greg Morrison mit Lyrics, deutscher Übersetzung, Musik-Videos und Liedtexten kostenlos auf Songtexte.com Ralph begins to follow Lisa around, walking her home and discussing his medical maladies. On live air, Krusty begins interviewing audience members, and Ralph excitedly takes the opportunity to declare that Lisa is the love of his life and that he intends to marry her. When Ralph breaks down in tears after getting no cards, Lisa gives him one out of sympathy. January Sale New In Shackets Joggers FREE DELIVERY WHEN YOU SPEND OVER €60. Walsh. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on February 11, 1993. However he gives a touching and emotional performance that affects everybody in the audience, inspiring the bully trio to learn more of their founding fathers and making Groundskeeper Willie tearful. In the meantime, Bart wreaks havoc, making his butt look like Richard Nixon and then mooning the other students. The episode features cultural references to songs such as "Monster Mash" and "Break on Through", as well as a reference to the fictional character Droopy. Krusty Burger | Clown College | Kamp Krusty Krusty Gets Busted | Itchy & Scratchy & Marge | Like Father, Like Clown | Kamp Krusty | Krusty Gets Kancelled | Bart Gets Famous | Homie the Clown | Bart the Fink | The Itchy & Scratchy & Poochie Show | The Last Temptation of Krust | Insane Clown Poppy | Day of the Jackanapes | Mr. Spritz Goes to Washington | Today, I Am a Clown | Yokel Chords | All About Lisa | Once Upon a Time in Springfield | The Ten-Per-Cent Solution | Clown in the Dumps | The Nightmare After Krustmas | Fears of a Clown | Krusty the Clown (episode), I will not call the principal 'spud head'. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on February 11, 1993. ", to which Johnny replies "Yep", right before he is shot to death. Lisa snaps at Ralph and angrily tells him they are not together and that she never liked him. [10] The episode was the highest-rated show on the Fox network that week. The Presidents' Day pageant opens with a "tribute to our lesser known Presidents," including John Tyler, Zachary Taylor, Millard Fillmore, Rutherford B. Hayes, and William Henry Harrison, who mentions that he died 30 days after his inauguration. Wiggum comforts Ralph and attempts revenge on Lisa by smashing the taillight on Homer's car, only to have it backfire on him when Homer retaliates by standing up to him for his behavior. Jean thought it would be funny if Ralph was Wiggum's son, considering both characters are "fat and dumb". ", A technique the staff used to come up with stories and ideas was to think "what holiday haven't we done on The Simpsons, or done lately?". ".The orchestral version of Tony Bennett's "Stranger in Paradise" can be heard in an Itchy and Scratchy cartoon. Frank Mula Production Code Wesley Archer. With Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith. I Love Lisa Ralph: The doctor said I wouldn't have any nose bleeds if I kept my finger outta there! With Homer having convinced Lisa that nothing can go wrong at Krusty's show, Lisa and Ralph go together. Original Airdate Simpsons World The Ultimate Episode Guide: Seasons 1–20, The Simpsons: A Complete Guide to Our Favorite Family, "Flashback: The Simpsons Celebrate America's 'Lesser-Known' Presidents in Song", "The Simpsons: The Complete Fourth Season", So It's Come to This: A Simpsons Clip Show, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=I_Love_Lisa&oldid=1000057553, Short description is different from Wikidata, Television episode articles with short description for single episodes, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, "I will not call the principal "spud head."". This leaves her feeling nervous around him and not knowing how to tell him she is not interested. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. During the segment, the children on stage sing “You won’t find our faces on dollars or on cents!" New year, new fashion. Bart replays the incident for Lisa later on videotape, showing Lisa how she broke his heart and humiliated him on National Television, and Lisa feels terrible. Plow" I Love Lisa Eipeasóid The Simpsons; Uimh. 74 [16], When Principal Skinner tells the children at school that Valentine's Day is not a joke (due to Bart fabricating candy hearts with mean insults), he has a flashback in which he is sitting in a PBR somewhere in Da Nang in 1969.

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