The Simpsons: Season 1, Episode 12

Krusty Gets Busted (29 Apr. 1990)

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Homer witnesses a robbery at the Kwik-E-Mart, where the culprit is a man dressed like Bart's hero, Krusty the Clown. Does the children's television host have a sinister second life, or is there more to the story than meets the eye?

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Bart Simpson / Juror (voice)
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Lisa Simpson (voice)
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Scratchy / Sketch Artist / TV Announcer / Kent Brockman / Rev. Lovejoy / Attorney / Krusty Souvenirs Salesman / Merchandiser #2 / Security Guard / Eddie (voice)
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Sideshow Bob (voice)
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Apu / Chief Wiggum / Krusty's Attorney / Director / Merchandiser #3 / Lou (voice)
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Brittany / Merchandiser #1 (voice)
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While shopping at the Kwik-E Mart, Homer is caught in the middle of an armed robbery. The suspect is dressed like Krusty the Clown, Bart's television idol. Homer confirms the identity and is arrested, tried and convicted (under the pretense that he was trying to recoup gambling losses). Bart is convinced that he is innocent, with Lisa's help, eventually deduces that someone was trying to frame him. Tying information together from news reports, their own knowledge and logical reasoning, Bart and Lisa expose Krusty's sidekick, Sideshow Bob as the culprit. Bob, it seems, had grown weary of being the butt of Krusty's physical gags and being part of an inane show, and with Krusty out of the way he could reshape the show into his more scholastic vision. Bob is arrested and swears revenge, while Krusty is freed. Written by Brian Rathjen <briguy_52732@yahoo.com>

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Itchy & Scratchy: Titled Burning Love. Scratchy lies in a hammock. When he turns over, Itchy shoots a flaming arrow in his rear. It connects, and Scratchy leaps up on fire screaming. See more »

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At the Kwik-E-Mart, during the armed robbery, when we first see the potato chip shelf, it's behind Homer as he stands in line. But when Homer dives for cover into the shelf of chips, it's to the left of him. See more »

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Bart: I know Krusty's innocent, and I think I can prove it. But I need your help.
Lisa: You do? Why?
Bart: Oh, come on, you know why.
Lisa: No, why?
Bart: I'll never forgive you for making me say this, but... you're smarter than me.
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Best of Season 1!
26 November 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This episode marks the best episode of Season 1 in my opinion. The animation is very crisp and clear compared to others and the sound seems to be more fresh. Plus, this film has some really funny jokes and this is the first time we really get to see Krusty the Klown in action and we see Sideshow Bob for the first time. Homer really made me laugh in this episode whether he was in court or hiding within bags of chips.

This episode, "Krusty Gets Busted" has Homer identifying Bart's idol, Krusty the Klown as the robber at the Kwik-E-Mart. Krusty gets arrested and thrown in jail. But Bart and Lisa discover that Krusty made be innocent after all.

Overall, this episode is sharp, clear, and funny. This brings a whole new side to the Simpsons and this episode is proof of a fantastic, long-running series. This is where they began to make things right. I rate this episode 9/10.


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