After he stole the oil underneath Springfield Elementary and blocked out the sun, the people of Springfield become fed up with Mr. Burns. The wily old miser has taken to carrying around a gun with him. The other town residents also have guns and, one fateful night, Marge finds Mr. Burns shot. Who did it? Homer? Grandpa? Barney? Moe? Maggie? Smithers? Dr. Hibbert? Bumblebee Man?
Did You Know?
The idea for the episode came from Matt Groening
, who had wanted to do an episode in which Mr. Burns was shot, which could be used as a publicity stunt. See more
During the town meeting scene, the position of Latin jazz great Tito Puente hops all over the room, frequently appearing in the background but from various angles. See more
Where's a gun-toting lowlife when you need one?
Sorry, I was in the can.
Lisa mentions The Three Stooges
, in the Spanish Castilian version she mentions Laurel and Hardy. See more