Listen as we struggle to make it through “Saddlesore Galactica,” a tipping point between the classic “The Simpsons” of yesteryear and the pale imitation the show became. There is a 75 character minimum for reviews. So stop acting like it's so vulgar. Simpsons episode scripts: full transcripts, perfect for finding that exact quote or reciting with your buds! Are you rich and crazy? Best: Brother’s Little Helper, Grift of the Magi, Pygmoelian, Last Tap Dance in Springfield, Saddlesore Galactica, Bart to the Future (I know, those last two are considered the worst episodes ever, but I did get some good laughs from Saddlesore Galactica’s weirdness and Bart to the Future had some good gags in it and I always liked that episode more than … Also This It is bad. 4. Homer is soon invited by the losing jockeys to have a beer in their lounge, which turns out to be a secret lair. [16], According to Long, "Saddlesore Galactica" is considered by many critics and fans as one of the worst episodes in the history of the show, particularly for the scenes featuring the jockey elves. [5] When the animation process began, Kramer drew instructions to his animators on how horses move when they run and how their ankles work. The episode features several guest appearances; horse race caller Trevor Denman stars as himself, commentating the races in the episode, and voice artist Jim Cummings provides the animal sounds made by Duncan. Lisa and the other members of Springfield Elementary's school band enter a music competition together at a state fair, performing James Brown's "Living in America". The first act will tell you. John Matrix says: August 3, 2014 at 6:10 pm. Homer enters Duncan at the Springfield Downs race track, with Bart as the jockey. This is a pretty bad episode, but the elf hissing at Homer makes me laugh every time. this episode went below scraping the bottom of the barrel. clu-less. Ever! In the consensus of the discourse over The Simpsons (1989-), the Simpscourse if you will, the last time I checked anyways, the episode “Saddlesore Galactica” is regarded as one of … they scraped so hard they went thru the barrel and are how scraping up the dirt and sand below the barrel. It's not the "worst episode ever", it's just disguised as it. [3] Randy Bachman and Fred Turner, known for their rock band Bachman–Turner Overdrive, made an appearance in the episode as themselves. episode. 4. In the episode, the Simpson family rescues a diving horse named Duncan from the abuse of his owner and keeps him as a pet. Home of “Worst Episode Ever (A Simpsons Podcast)” and “90s Percentile” and everything else from the minds of WEE Studios. Please do not use ALL CAPS. Saddlesore Galactica (6 Feb. 2000) ... worst. I curse the name of Ian Maxtone-Graham. Worst Episode Ever #1: First Episode Ever, you can watch “Saddlesore Galactica” right now on Simpsons World. In the eleventh season’s “Saddlesore Galactica” [February 6, 2000], Comic Book Guy criticizes the episode, which recycles old plots and character traits. The worst Bart torture you'll ever see. [17], Despite its criticisms, "Saddlesore Galactica" received some positive reviews. So when everybody knew how to draw the horse and we got that out of the way, they could animate the horse acting. Sorry to repeat ourselves, but it will help you spread the word! "Saddlesore Galactica" is the thirteenth episode of the eleventh season of the American animated sitcom The Simpsons. As I said back on July 31: “Saddlesore” is, to me, the ep where Simpsons become zombified and never came back, not because of the Jockeys, but precisely because it was the episode where the writers decided that all they had to do was have Comic Book Guy say “worst episode ever” and pretend that acknowledging bad writing excused bad writing. The clip shows are the truly "worst", despite having all the best punchlines. hahork 1 year ago #2. Get's a lot of hate on here. Did we make it through our first episode without breaking into song? Yes No | Share this. Criticism has been directed at its outlandish plot, which, among other things, features elf-like jockeys who lure Homer into their secret lair where they threaten him to stop Duncan from winning. 1 The List1 2 Entries by season 3 2011 List2 4 Citations As the seasons increase, the number of "Worst episodes" in … I know we've already heard millions of times that the critics and fans has called this the absolute worst episode of the entire series before the atrocious "That 90's Show" and lately "Lisa Goes Gaga". Homer finds out a secret conspiracy about jockeys. The Simpsons BABF09 - Saddlesore Galactica Episode Script. SS is dedicated to The Simpsons and host to thousands of free TV show episode scripts and screencaps, cartoon framegrabs and movie scripts. Making meta-references to the fact you’ve just made your 'worst episode ever' doesn’t make it any funnier. Meta humor can point out the failings of a show in a way that enhances it, but in this case, Comic Book Guy is right on the money. It is similar to the episode "Bart Sells His Soul", where Bart wore blue pajamas. Worst Episode Ever #138: Bourbon, Please VI: Batman Smells Begins, Part 2 of 2 (S01E01 - Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire). 3 of 5 found this interesting Interesting? However, Marge and Lisa spray the jockeys with water to subdue them, and Homer stuffs them all into a garbage bag and leaves them at the curb to be hauled away with the garbage. Probably the most messed up, incoherent and laziest episode I've seen before. Ep165 And Maggie Makes Three, Saddlesore Galactica & Adventures In Baby-Getting (Guests: BT & Sean) 2020-04-15. As the episode proceeds, he wears a "Worst Episode Ever" shirt. [15] On October 7, 2008, "Saddlesore Galactica" was released on DVD as part of the box set The Simpsons – The Complete Eleventh Season. That's when it lost it for me. Every episode is roughly an hour long, though the first is only 47 minutes and some of the more recent ones are closer to an hour and a half. The Blunder Years is my least favorite- maybe not the worst but I still hate it. 0. In the episode, the Simpson family rescues a diving horse named Duncan from the abuse of his owner and keeps him as a pet. "Saddlesore Galactica": This episode is just completely out of place on this show... Might have seen that one. Saddlesore Galactica (S11, E13-239) Well, the Simpsons hadn't done a "jockeys are an elf-like people" plotline before. #a little late for lenny #lenny leonard #lenny #saddlesore Galactica #worst episode ever #omnigogs #season 11 #s11e13. With “Kill the Alligator and Run,” however, I came to the belated realization that the show was on a steep downhill slide. The band obliges, skipping straight to the chorus. "Saddlesore Galactica" is the thirteenth episode of the eleventh season of the American animated sitcom The Simpsons. Simpsons forum NoHomers.net has published 2 lists of their 50 worst episodes, the first was in 2003, the second was in January 2006 in the middle of the 17th season. WEE Studios - Home of Worst Episode Ever (A Simpsons Podcast) and 90s Percentile, Email episode suggestions and feedback to "worstepisodepod [at] gmail.com", (c) 2019 WEE Studios. A part of us all! Duncan wins the Derby, sending the jockeys into a rage, and they begin chasing after Homer and Bart with swords. It helps! "Saddlesore Galactica" was written by Tim Long and directed by Lance Kramer. At said fair, the band does a wonderful rendition of Living in America, and Lisa thinks she's won. However, they find themselves spending $500 a week for Duncan's upkeep. MrsKray Posts: 1,044. Plus more of your favorite, and least … Will Duncan the Horse ever be seen again? Deleted scenes from the episode were also included on the box set. Your score has been saved for Saddlesore Galactica. But as a 6.5'er, "Saddlesore Galactica" is a solid "poor" episode, like many, many others. At least with 'Saddlesore Galactica', I was able to get some enjoyment out of it, and I could sort of buy the plot. When the cost of keeping Duncan rises, … Real original." You can suggest your 90s topic right here! But as a 6.5'er, "Saddlesore Galactica" is a solid "poor" episode, like many, many others. The Simpsons Season 11 Episodes... s11e01 - Beyond Blunderdome; s11e02 - … Saddlesore Galactica Lisa Simpson Dewey Largo Janey Powell Nelson Muntz Wendell Borton Todd Flanders Database Milhouse Van Houten Ralph Wiggum Clancy Wiggum Sherri and Terri Homer Simpson Bart Simpson Marge Simpson Squeaky-Voiced Teen Lenny Leonard Carl Carlson Comic Book Guy Bill Clinton Furious D Raphael State Comptroller Atkins Moe Szyslak 742 … Your review may be edited for content. Saddlesore Galactica "Saddlesore Galactica" is the thirteenth episode of the eleventh season of the American animated sitcom the Simpsons. Lisa accuses Ogdenville of cheating as the use of visual aids is against the rules of the competition. In the eleventh season’s “Saddlesore Galactica” [February 6, 2000], Comic Book Guy criticizes the episode, which recycles old plots and character traits. However, they lose to the Ogdenville Elementary band, which performs John Philip Sousa's "Stars and Stripes Forever" and uses red, white, and blue glowsticks to form a flag. Follow. Duncan wins several races and, as a result, Homer is threatened with death by a group of jockeys. [9][10][11] When the Simpsons take Duncan home from the fair, Comic Book Guy points out to the Simpsons that they have already taken in a horse as a pet (as seen in "Lisa's Pony"), and that "the expense forced Homer to work at the Kwik-E-Mart, with hilarious consequences. 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