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Who Shot Mr. Burns? Part Two 

As Mr. Burns lies in intensive care, Chief Wiggum - with some help from Lisa - tries to find out who shot him.

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Marge Simpson (voice)
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Bart Simpson (voice)
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Lisa Simpson (voice)
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'Speedway Squad' Announcer / Chief Wiggum / Lou / Moe Szyslak / Dr. Colossus / Superintendent Chalmers / DNA Analyst / Dr. Nick Riviera / Apu Nahasapeemapetilon (voice)
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As Mr. Burns lies in intensive care, Chief Wiggum - with some help from Lisa - tries to find out who shot him.

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Animation | Comedy

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17 September 1995 (USA)  »

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Trivia

When shown in syndication, the Dr. Colossus scenes, as well as the scene where the sun blocker crushes Shelbyville, are cut. See more »

Goofs

During the concluding episode, when Lisa is explaining to her mother how Homer's prints could have gotten on the weapon, a flashback scene shows Homer drop reaching under his car seat to get something he dropped; he touches various items, including the gun, then right AFTER the gun, he touches the lollipop. Yet at the end of the episode where Mr. Burns recounts, in another flashback, when he was accidently shot by Maggie, he gun and lollipop fall under the seat, but the lollipop falls to the LEFT of the gun. See more »

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Dr. Nick Riviera: When you were in that coma did you feel your brain getting damaged?
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References Dragnet (1951) See more »

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Señor Burns
Written by Alf Clausen, Bill Oakley and Josh Weinstein
Performed by Tito Puente & His Latin Jazz Ensemble
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Homer Simpson, #1 suspect
14 August 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

With a chalkboard gag like this: "I will not complain about the solution when I hear it"

you know what kinda silliness you're in for. One thing's for sure, the answer to who shot Mr. Burns is the least likely citizen; and it's just that kind of subversion that such a resolution needs. And what makes it so entertaining (and the superior half of a two-parter) is that it's played to full absurdity. It's probably not surprising that Lisa is one step ahead of the police in this case, and Homoer certainly doesn't dispel suspicions when the evidence points to him.

Right from the start, Pt. II is tongue-in-cheek with an opening shower scene gag from "Dallas" (another famous episode I haven't seen and even I know about it; it wasn't lost on the writers that they'd touched a cultural nerve with this). The payoff is ridiculous enough to actually work, and that goes for the whole episode.

9/10


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