Simpson, you and I are going to have a little talk. He's frequently absent from school, then gives teachers pathetic excuse notes... that are obviously childish forgeries when compared to--, Well, at any rate, it is my reluctant decision--. January 14, 1990 Here's a good one." And this is Sidney Swift. Principal Skinner is watching the kids on the playground. If we don't get any volunteers soon, I'll assign somebody. Script synopsis: After a night spent playing scrabble ends with Bart securing victory by making up a word and winning we cut to Bart taking an intelligence test.He cheats on this, swapping his paper with Martin Prince - the class genius. Bart the Genius Written by John Vitti Directed by David Silverman. Edit. James L. BrooksMatt GroeningSam Simon Bart, however, hates the game, so he ends it when he cheats and makes up an imaginary word, “Kwyjibo”. Marge: Bart, stop fooling around. Proposal? He then checks each of their hands, but Bart is caught "red-handed". There's nothing wrong with a father kissing his son. Bart struggles to write a proposal and instead changes his mind and writes his confession. Bart: Wow! SS is dedicated to The Simpsons and host to thousands of free TV show episode scripts and screencaps, cartoon framegrabs and movie scripts. Bart is promtly moved to a school for intelligent children, but does not fit in. Out in the backyard, as Homer gives Bart a bath, Bart confesses about cheating on the aptitude test and tells Homer that he loves him and that he has enjoyed the extra attention from being a “genius.” He tells Homer that he doesn’t think something that has brought them closer than they ever were before could be bad, which angers Homer, and he chases Bart out of the tub, trying to choke him for telling him that. Instead of resting on their laurels, they took the show to comedic genius and became so much more than the show viewers were treated to in the early seasons. you know, outline your project... what you hope to achieve, what you'll require to do it. Bart eventually defines it as, “A big, dumb, balding, North American ape with no chin.” Marge adds minor detail to the definition of "Kwyjibo", with "and a short temper". After a chemistry experiment goes horribly wrong, he confesses to Dr. Pryor that he is not really a genius. Mrs. Krabappel, isn't Bart supposed to face the window... so he won't be tempted to look at his neighbor's paper? When the school psychologist compiles the test results, he believes the switch and refers Bart to the Enriched Learning Center for Gifted Children. Period. We're all set. Product Description. Fortunately, Bart is too fast for Homer and runs into his bedroom and locks the door. In an attempt to figure out a lengthy math word problem, Bart tries to quietly read the problem so he can solve it. Episode Number He's just speaking in backwards phonetics today. When school psychologist Dr. Pryor studies the results, he thinks that Bart is a genius, and Bart is enrolled into a new school for genius kids. An hour later, a number of passengers... equal to half the number of minutes past the hour get off... but three times as many plus six get on. Don't worry, Home boy. I think you will be pleasantly surprised. The Simpsons logo is in a darker blue sky with a few clouds. "Bart the Genius" is the second episode of The Simpsons' first season. When she instructs the class on taking the timed intelligence test, Martin raises his hand, and reminds her that Bart is supposed to face the window during any test so he can’t cheat. Dr. Pryor hands Bart some paperwork for the “gifted children” school, and he, Homer and Marge leave the meeting stunned. ♪ Toreador, oh, don't spit on the floor ♪ It was written by Jon Vitti. "The Simpsons" Bart the Genius (TV Episode 1990) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Twenty-two points, plus triple-word-score, plus fifty points for using all my letters. I'm insulted. ♪ Please use the cuspidor ♪ Bart Simpson Marge and Maggie ride home in a red sedan. Recap /. And now we can continue our debate from yesterday. Bart swaps IQ tests with Martin, and ends up the butt of everyone's jokes at a … 2 d.) All episodes are available in the English language or French with only spoken language, or subtitles as well. Dr. Pryor: We should move him to another school. It got a 7.8 for the good plot, but bad execution as the jokes aren't that good besides a few. It also marks the first use of Bart's catchphrase "Eat My Shorts!" Later, at Dr. Pyror’s office, a green-stained Bart meets with Dr. Pyror. The boy pretends to hand over the box, but drops it and stomps on it. Bart swaps papers with class nerd Martin during an intelligence test at school. The people run and chase the bus when it passes by them. What do we need a psychiatrist for? There is a sequence with Lisa riding home on her bike with a stack of books and her saxophone. Before he leaves, Homer roughly grabs Bart and accuses him of cheating. Later, after school, Marge and Homer are called to Principal Skinner’s office for a meeting about Bart’s behavior at school. As he reaches for Bart’s rather extensive permanent record, and is about to suggest something along the lines of expulsion for Bart, his secretary buzzes in and says that Dr. J. Loren Pryor, the school counselor, is waiting to see him. Homer: Wait a minute, you little cheater. I got something to tell you. Back at home, he tells Homer the truth, but points out that it has brought them closer together. Why don't you eat something a little more nutritious? ... Bart the General: Original Script ; When the school psychologist compiles the test results, he believes the switch and refers Bart to the Enriched Learning Center for Gifted Children. The Simpsons; Season 1 Episode 02 Overall 02 Air Date January 14, 1990 Previous episode Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire: Next episode Homer's Odyssey: This transcript is … Bart is moved to a school for gifted children after he switchesaptitude tests with another boy, who is assigned to vocational studiesin dishwashing. However, Lisa is not fooled by Bart and knows that he is still just a dimwit. Mr. and Mrs. Simpson, congratulations once again. We could look this "id" thing up in the dictionary. Watch The Simpsons Season 1 Episode 13 "Some Enchanted Evening" code U.S. viewers (millions) 1: 1 "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire" David Silverman: Mimi Pond: December 17, 1989 The Simpson family is playing Scrabble in the living room in an effort to build Bart’s vocabulary for his aptitude test the next day at school. Because Bart was already obviously unintelligent, Vitti reversed … How does it happen? Directed By (locks his bedroom door) Homer: MARCH YOUR BUTT RIGHT OUT OF HERE, NOW! Everything is back to normal in the Simpson home as Homer gets mad and pounds on Bart's door. Bart, there are students in this class with a chance to do well. Get dressed. Tell me. I think. Let me show you how to put on a tie. Yeah, strike three! Oh, wait. Bart is reluctant to go to the festival and Homer tells him they don’t have to. Hey, Lis, keep an eye out for the guy with the peanuts. He then forces him to define "Kwyjibo". Trabing norm doog. These tests will have no effect on your grades. Can it wait, son? After a chemistry experiment goes horribly wrong, he confesses to Dr. Pryor that he is not really a genius. Production Code You know, sentences spelled the same backwards and forwards. I think we're all in a mood to celebrate. Ever feel a little frustrated? I had a little accident in chemistry today. Let me say right at the start that we have one rule here: Make your own rules. It was written by Jon Vitti. It's like you're reading my mind, man. Whoa! Bart the Genius (Script) Derivative D-Y equals three R squared... D R over three, or R squared D R, or R D R R. Har-dee-har-har. Now, Bart, we want to emphasize that nobody's angry about this. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on January 14, 1990. Your mother bought us tickets to a snooty movie... directed by some Swedish meatball. It is the first episode to use the famous opening sequence and chalkboard gag. Dr. Pryor: Mm-hmm. We're dissecting him next week. The next day at the “gifted children” school, while performing a chemistry experiment, Bart accidentally causes an explosion, which results in green goo everywhere. I’m not sure why we didn’t get scripts for all of the episodes, but I thought these were a fun addition nonetheless. Uh, guess you don't want to overheat the old noggin, eh? It's eight cars long and always carries the same number of passengers in each car. Principal Skinner... one of my fellow children is vandalizing school property. The next day at school, Bart feels even more stupid and left out when he can’t understand a calculus problem on the chalkboard. All rights reserved. Recounting memorable episodes from "Bart the Genius" to "Homer3," Singh brings alive intriguing and meaningful mathematical concepts--ranging from the mathematics of pi and the paradox of infinity to the origin of numbers and the most profound outstanding problems that … Bart: "At 7:30 a.m., an express train traveling 60 miles an hour... leaves Santa Fe bound for Phoenix, 520 miles away. Homer: But I'm not a genius. Later during the opera, a bored and impatient Homer and Bart goof off and cut each other up, even though they are continually shushed by an upset Marge. You think I'm dumb enough to fall for that? The next day before class, in the schoolyard, Bart is spray-painting graffiti that defames Principal Skinner on the school building. Frosty Krusty Flakes are what got him where he is today. The visualization turns into a daydream and when Bart finally comes back to reality, Martin announces that he has finished his test already. In addition to the six commentaries heard on DVD One, we also find scripts for a few episodes. You're not going anywhere until you tell me what a "kwyjibo" is. I'm outta here. Well, come on, you two. Also, Lisa gets home first, so Homer only has to dodge Marge after getting out of the car. Just then Marge walks by, and tells Homer and Bart that she bought tickets to the opera in an effort to try to help nurture Bart’s brain. Bart the Genius (7G02) - School days are here for The Simpsons. As the children file into class, Martin encounters Bart in the classroom, explaining that he feels apologetic for Bart and merely was attempting to prevent the desecration of the school, but Bart rebuffs Martin by replying, "Eat my shorts." Trabing norm doog. Special Guest Voices O Memsahib, Bart. It was also the first ever episode to use the signature title sequence, as well as the first regular episode. They discuss the reasoning behind his recent failings at the new school, and Dr. Pyror thinks that once again Bart isn’t being challenged enough, while Bart suggests that he just go back to Springfield Elementary. The next morning at the breakfast table, Marge and Homer hover around their new genius child and Homer tells Lisa to start eating what Bart eats for breakfast, so she can become a genius, too. Bart: Here we go. Dr. Pryor: Tell me, Bart, are you ever bored in school? I have some very exciting news for all of us. Oh, but, Bart, don't you remember the boredom... the ennui, the intellectual malaise? At least that’s what Bart Simpson claimed in Episode 2 of Season 1 of The Simpsons, “Bart the Genius.” Now, this word has been nominated for addition to the official dictionary for the word game Scrabble, the game the Simpsons were playing in the episode. I'm still trying to get you a lab partner, Bart. Show Runner Highlights of the season include "The Crepes of Wrath," in which Bart is sent to France as an exchange student ("Don't mess up France the way you messed up your room"); "Bart the Genius," in which Bart ends up in a school for the gifted; and "Krusty Gets Busted," in which Bart… While Bart is still taking his test, he looks out the window to see a smug Martin sticking his tongue out at him. Bart ends up at a school for gifted children after cheating on an IQ test. Bart, we'd like you to try a kind of school... that doesn't rely on grades and rules and bells and buzzers. Homer: I'll show you a big, dumb, balding ape! Mr. and Mrs. Simpson, this is our district psychiatrist, Dr. J.Loren Pryor. Dr. Pryor: Although, in some cases, it's a total mystery. Uh-- A big, dumb, balding, North American ape with no chin. "I cheated on my intelligence test. History Talk (0) Comments Share. K-W-Y-J-I-B-O. I'm finished. David Silverman. Dr. Pryor: The child is not supposed to know his own IQ, of course... but, uh, you can see it's beyond the range of any doubt. A scuffle ensues (with the other kids cheering), and a hand reaches in and grabs Bart. Dr. Pryor: Genius-level intelligence is usually the result of heredity and environment. Oh, don't mind Sidney. Yeah, Bart. Bart: I can try! I'm Ms. Melon, your learning coordinator. Kwyjibo. Without law and order, man has no freedom. Is the class moving too slowly for you? The hook goes over the top and these things go in there. Why don't you go build a rocket ship, brainiac? F.D. Storyline. And this is Cecile Shapiro. Hurry up. And this is Sidney Swift. Because if you do, one day you may achieve something... that we Simpsons have dreamed about for generations. So, what was it you wanted to tell me, son? Bart the Genius was the second episode of Season 1, which originally aired on January 14, 1990. It's 216. Bart threatens the boy, but Lisa warns Bart that the kid is a friend of Nelson Muntz. Bart the Genius was the second episode of Season 1, which originally aired on January 14, 1990. I think it's under the short leg of the couch. We've got a stowaway, sir. Original Airdate Chalkboard Gag Homer: I'm just saying why not have two geniuses in the family? Rabbi has memo. SS is dedicated to The Simpsons and host to thousands of free TV show episode scripts and screencaps, cartoon framegrabs and movie scripts. Homer: Wait a minute, you little cheater. How about a tie, son? Uh-- A big, dumb, balding, North American ape with no chin. However, Homer is still mad and chases Bart through the house. What? (runs into his room) Homer: YOU CAN'T STAY IN THERE FOREVER! While her back is turned, Bart, who is seated at the front of the class, reaches over to Mrs. Krabappel’s desk and steals Martin’s test, replaces Martin’s name with his own and then puts the test back on her desk. of 216. Homer: Yeah, it's a crummy system, but what are you gonna do? » Transcripts » TV & Movie Transcripts » S » The Simpsons, Homer: Hmm. class: center, middle, inverse, title-slide # Simpsons’ Guest Appearances are Growing ### Adaptation of Gil Henriques’ Simpsons Plot, by Evangeline Reynolds ### 5/18/2018 --- Ms. Melon: Don't you get it, Bart? Then Homer pounds on Bart’s door, and tries to coax him to come out (claiming he can't hug and kiss him). Warning This Article contains information marked as Mature.In other words, it will have an adult theme and contain scenes and storylines which are unsuitable for readers under 18 years of age. Do you ever dream of leaving your class... to pursue your own intellectual development on an independent basis? But you do know what happens when you mix acids and bases, right? If you want peace, you must prepare for war. Mrs. Krabappel reminds him for visualization instead. Cut to later at dinner: as a depressed Bart eats, Marge reminds everyone that they can’t be late for the film festival that she bought tickets for, as another way to nurture Bart’s brain. Right across the plate. You see, when a child with Bart's intellect... is forced to slow down to the pace of a normal person... he's probably going to lash out in ways like these. This idea was based on an incident from Vitti's childhood when a number of his classmates did not take an intelligence test seriously and suffered poor academic treatment because of it. By itself, something like this might not call for an extreme penalty... but this is not an isolated incident. Homer: Bart, your mother's only tying to help, so go ahead and enjoy the show. How could anyone make a word out of these lousy letters? He's a good boy now, and he's getting better... and sometimes even the best sheep stray from the flock... and need to be hugged extra hard. But l just want to say... that the past few weeks have been great. If you ask me, humankind has freedom... a freedom fraught with paradoxes. A dejected Bart walks away from the lunch table as the other kids laugh at him. Tell you what, Bart. I wouldn't get too attached. You're supposed to be developing verbal abilities... for your big aptitude test tomorrow. Twenty-two points, plus triple-word-score, plus fifty points for using all my letters. When a young man with a 216 IQ can't make a simple experiment work... well, it doesn't take a Bart Simpson to figure out that something's wrong. Bart is promtly moved to a school for intelligent children, but does not fit in. Well, it's really pretty top secret, ma'am. A school without walls... where you do as much or as little of the assignments as you feel you need to. Ethan's very good with palindromes. Bart: Ahhhhhhh! Bart, these are the students who will share your work area. I'll trade you 1,000 picoliters of my milk for 4 gills of yours. He says it's urgent. Script error: No such module "Footnotes". Oh, don't mind Sidney. Show up around nine-ish. You can have mine. "Bart the Genius" is the second episode of The Simpsons television series. If any. This episode marked the first time that the opening sequence was used, which was different from the second season opening which would be later introduced in "Bart Gets an "F"". When Dr. Pryor comes back in the office and reads Bart’s confession, he suddenly realizes that Bart misspelled "confession". Groening, who had not paid much attention to television since his own childhood, was unaware that title sequences of such length were uncommon by that time. Bart: No way, man! With Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith. Train conductor: Come with me, boy. You know, to study them and all the stuff they do with each other. Martin Prince turns Bart in for spraying school yard graffiti, on the day of an aptitude test. Homer: Oh, no. He's not bothering me, Mrs. Krabappel. Once inside the school, they find Bart’s class, and after peeking in, they see that all the boys are wearing ties. Homer and Marge’s only roles are as “Bart’s parents” (as per your observation about the staging in Bart the Genius) and adult content is kept to a minimum (we have Martin quoting Hemingway saying “make love to a woman”, one “damn” from Otto and a possible innuendo in the “John Hancock’s writing his name in the snow” line). I'll trade you the weight of a bowling ball... on the eighth moon of Jupiter from my lunch... for the weight of a feather on the second moon of Neptune from your lunch. [Bart is drinking a soda and reading a comic book.] Bart: Well... you're damned if you do... and you're damned if you don't. Class begins with a debate on the topic of free will and the paradoxes that it creates; Bart struggles to understand the discussion. When Homer throws the rod out of the car, it bounces near. 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