This news causes all of Springfield's alcoholics to faint (such as Homer and Barney). They send a telegram to Rex Banner to get to Springfield. Pinch! March 16, 1997 The Simpsons - Season 8: Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment - Homer turns bootlegger when Springfield enforces an antiquated prohibition law. Desperate to keep alcohol in the city, Homer takes matters into his own hands. Was this review helpful to you? Episode Number Every day since February 10, 2011, a dorkus malorkus from Toronto creates and posts something Simpsons related to this blog. Discover more posts about homer-vs.-the-eighteenth-amendment. An old clerk reads the laws and discovers the law was repealed 199 years earlier. After Bart becomes intoxicated at the annual St. Patrick's Day parade, Springfield enforces a Prohibition-era law. This FAQ is empty. You sure look stupid in that green dress, Lise. The Loop (TV) Do you like this video? Bart gets drunk during a St. Patrick's Day Parade, provoking the city to enforce a two-hundred year old prohibition law. The Eighteenth Amendment begins as Springfield celebrates St. Patrick's Day with a day revolved around booze. Buy SD $1.99. Get a sneak peek of the new version of this page. Written by "Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment" is the eighteenth episode of the eight season of The Simpsons. That's funny. He observes Wiggum in an alley at night and plans to help him in this tricky situation. Look back at our favorite moments throughout the year, from award shows to up-close shots of celebrities. 23min. You're police officers. Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment S8 E18 15 Mar 1997. Couch Gag Log in Sign up. Homer turns bootlegger when Springfield enforces an antiquated prohibition law. The keeper of the town laws goes over some old texts and discovers that a Prohibition law has been around for 200 years, but has never been enforced. Pinch! History Talk (0) Comments Share. Follow. Kent Brockman: Top of the morning to ye on this gray, grizzly afternoon. 08/06/98 06:25 ♪ [Chorus Singing] [Tires Screeching] D'oh! Desperate to keep alcohol in the city, Homer takes matters into his own hands. Original Airdate Ow! Here's the hilarious beginning of that episode, ideal viewing on a day like today. No. Banner arrives and takes over as police chief, leaving Wiggum jobless. Directed By Homer vs. the 18th Amendment - The Simpsons [S08E18] Released: 1997-03-16, Rated: TV-PG. TV-PG. Pinch, pinch, pinch! What would be the worst form of prohibition for you? Homer vs. Homer vs. the 18th Amendment Photos. [Chattering] Hey. Lisa, on the other hand, objects over this idea, but is unanimously sent to her room by the entire family. [Chattering] Hey. English [CC] Audio languages. With the use of an intricate set of pipes under the Bowl-a-rama, he bowls the balls into Moe's, and in return, Moe puts the money in the bowling balls and sends them back. Rex investigates, but finds no evidence. Homer vs. Homer vs. the 18th Amendment classic-simpsons. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Homer becomes a notorious bootlegger known as the Beer Baron. Bob Anderson. In the course of the twenty five minute running time, he gets in a car chase that careers through a grave yard, blows up the basement and comes worryingly close to being catapulted out of the town at high velocity by a medieval siege weapon. Prohibition is enacted in Springfield and Homer helps fight it by illegally supplying alcohol to the town. Title: Edit. Quimby has no choice but to ban alcohol from Springfield. They demand they bring in a police chief who will enforce the law. Written By Main character(s) Its sharp, magnificently crafted and absolutely hilarious, with the "no you won't" exchange on a hill between Homer and Banner being a memorable classic moment. There's just one problem...it's impossible to hate this episode because it's brilliant.The reason for this is down to two things; the script and Dave Thomas's guest role as Captain Rex Banner, the police chief drafted into the city to solve the alcohol problem after Chief Wiggum proves...well, proves to be completely useless. "Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment" is the eighteenth episode of The Simpsons' eighth season, which originally aired March 16, 1997. The ladies against beer enter the bar and see Chief Wiggum drunk and dancing. The media realizes someone is allowing Springfield's underground alcohol trade to flourish, and they give the still-unknown Homer the nickname "Beer Baron". Yes, there is an entire Simpsons episode called “ Homer vs. Rate 5 stars Rate 4 stars Rate 3 stars Rate 2 stars Rate 1 star . However, it's just not possible to dislike it, it's too funny, too well written and just...just too damn good. View production, box office, & company info. Desperate to keep alcohol in the city, Homer takes matters into his own hands. Follow. Everybody's wearing green. I got no room for cheapskates. The Eighteenth Amendment ” and it deals with the issue of Prohibition in Springfield. Bart gets drunk during a St. Patrick's Day Parade, provoking the city to enforce a two-hundred year old prohibition law. [Screams] [Couch Whinnying] You sure look stupid in that green dress, Lise. #the simpsons #homer vs. the eighteenth amendment #1997. Quit it! Quantum Duff. The town of Springfield celebrates the holiday by drinking a large amount of beer. Score: 20.996. "Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment" is the eighteenth episode of Season 8. Posted on March 16, 2018 by Safi | 40 comments. Homer VS The 18th Amendment (This episode is the 18th episode of the 8th season of the Simpson) Who made up the majority of the mob wanting prohibition? AKA: The Simpsons, Сiмпсони, Al shamshoon, Familja Simpson, Les Simpson. John Swartzwelder 08x18 - Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment. She also adds that the law is unjust and is amazed of how much money Homer has made. Meanwhile, Homer decides to make money for himself as a bootlegger, and is soon nicknamed "The Beer Baron". Meanwhile, Homer decides to make money for himself as a bootlegger, and is soon nicknamed "The Beer Baron". I don't feel stupid. One night, he and Bart sneak out to the city dump to reclaim the beer that was disposed of when the Prohibition law was about to be enforced. What is the name of Duff's new alcohol-free beer? The Simpsons. Homer runs out of beer from the barrels, so he plans to start making bootleg hard liquor when Moe gets irritated at him for the beer shortage. Take that badge out of your mouth! Transcript Act I (?) Share. The plot is … He then sets up shop in his basement pouring the beer into hollow bowling balls. -- "Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment" % Another night of bootlegging is underway, but Marge and Lisa catch % Homer and Bart in the act. February 12, 2012 ~ Mike! You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Marge and Lisa later catch him, but compliments him for doing so since it is the most brilliant thing that he has ever done over his years of stupidity. April 26, 1998. Anonymous. Everybody's wearing green. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? "Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendmentis the first St. Patrick's Day-themed episode of FOX's animated television series The Simpsons, aired as the eighteenth episode of the show's eighth season. El Viaje Misterioso de Nuestro Jomer (The Mysterious Voyage of Homer), https://simpsons.fandom.com/wiki/Homer_vs._the_Eighteenth_Amendment?oldid=914006. Trash of the Titans. Rex Banner, an Elliot Ness-type character, takes over the police force to help enforce the law since Wiggum has failed to do so. Happy St. Patrick's Day, loser! Homer VS the 18th Amendment. It's one of the wilder ones to appear in the first eight seasons, featuring Homer becoming a anti-authoritarian bootlegger after a St Patrick's day mishap leads to Springfield embracing prohibition. It is Saint Patrick's Day, and Bart obliviously arrives at school in his usual attire, resulting in him being pinched en-masse by the entire student body.