The Simpsons: Season 13, Episode 22

Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge (22 May 2002)

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Homer becomes chief of police after a scandal forces Wiggum out.

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Marge Simpson (voice)
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Fat Tony (voice)
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After failing to control a riot - actually caused by Homer - Chief Wiggum is discredited and,having formed a successful private law force called Spring Shield, Homer is invited by Mayor Quimby to become the town's new chief of police. His huge success rate,however,makes him unpopular with local mobsters,who try to rub him out and,after he is saved from them by a mystery sniper - who turns out to be Maggie - he returns the badge of office to Chief Wiggum. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Trivia

The title is based on the 1965 single "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag" written and recorded by James Brown. See more »

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When the family is sitting on the couch and trying to catch a breeze from the fan, Lisa's shoes disappear between shots. See more »

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Homer: That's it. This job is too dangerous. I'm giving this badge to the first person I see.
Chief Wiggum: That's funny because this is how I got this job the first time.
Marge: Thank you, chief for saving my husband's life.
Chief Wiggum: I didn't do anything. They took my gun and my badge. They would have gotten my squad car too if I hadn't hidden it under some hay.
Homer: Then who shot all of the gangsters?
[Maggie looks out of the window and cocks her gun and hides it under her crib mattress]
Homer: It's time to go check on Maggie.
Marge: Isn't she ...
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Theme From Dragnet (Danger Ahead)
Composed by Walter Schumann
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