The Simpsons

Season 13 Episode 18

I Am Furious (Yellow)

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Apr 28, 2002 on FOX
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Springfield Elementary finally gets a career day speaker that keeps the children's interest. The creator of cartoon inspires the children to come up with their own cartoon characters. Bart makes an initial comic strip of "Danger Dude," which he shows to the Comic Book Guy and Marvel Comics creator Stan Lee who happens to stop by the comic book shop, but never leaves. Their feedback leads Bart to search for other inspiration, which he finds in his own father. He makes Homer the main character in a comic that he calls "Angry Dad". It becomes very popular and an Internet company wants to make "Angry Dad" an Internet cartoon. They offer Bart stock in return for use of his strip. "Angry Dad" becomes even more popular, but when Homer sees it at work, he goes home very angry. The citizens of Springfield, who see him in his car angry, try to make him angrier to see what he'll do. The family realizes that Homer has anger management issues. Homer resolves to take it easy, leaving Bart without any material. Bart sets an elaborate trap to anger the now sedate Homer. Bart finds out that the Internet company has gone bankrupt and doesn't need his new material, just as Homer takes the bait for the trap. Homer gets green with anger, a la The Incredible Hulk and it turns out Bart has saved Homer's life; since the pent up rage would have killed him.moreless

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  • Look out it's the Incredible Homer!!!!!

    9.0
    In this episode Bart creates a comic book called Danger Dude (but it's a dog) and trys to sell to Comic Book Guy but he didn't like it his losts. Then Stan Lee haves a cameo and help out Bart. Then Bart had ideas but it been done like Batman and Green Lantern. Why doesn't Bart use Bartman then look at Homer Bart created Angry Dad. Then Comic Book Guy gets Bart's comic then it becomes a online show then Bart loses everything the I very like when Homer gets mad and turns into the Incredible Hulk then Stan Lee said that he's the Incredible Hulk but he couldn't transfromed LOLmoreless
  • Bart creates the cartoon angry dad off of Homer.

    10
    This episode is just pure genius. This is hands down one of my favorite episodes of the whole series because its just so cleaver and funny. The idea of creating Homer into a comic book character based off his anger is just amazing. Homer is at his funniest when hes angry, and thats what makes this episode so funny. Not to mention the wonderful parody of the incredible hulk at the end of the episode. Also, I loved the satire of how big internet corp. are run with the line of here take as much stock as you want. It was just an fantastic episode that should be praised by all. I give it an A+++moreless
  • One of the top 50 episodes in the whole series!!! Soild with great humor...

    10
    When a cartoon animator speaks to Bart's class on career day, Bart gets the idea to make an animated series of his own. After countless efforts and derogatory statements from Comic Book Guy, Bart's attempts at cartooning come to a crashing halt. That is until the biggest character of all inspires him at home: Homer. Bart creates a character based on Homer called "Angry Dad," that chronicles Homer's daily antics via flash animation on the Internet. Bart's problem however, is that he's running out of material when Homer begins to suppress his rage. As a result, Bart decides to create an elaborate scheme to make Homer go crazy and provide ample fodder for his cartoon. When Homer falls victim to Bart's prank, he becomes so enraged that he turns into a delirious version of the Incredible Hulk and has to be subdued by countless police officers from Springfield's finest. In the end, Homer realizes that keeping all the rage inside can sometimes actually be a bad thing.moreless
  • ROOOOAARRRRRRR!!! HOMER MAD!! Hahaha! Another one!

    10
    A creator of cartoons comes to Springfield Elementary and inspires the children to make their own comics. Bart makes a comic called "Danger Dude", and shows it to Comic Book Guy and Stan Lee, who both reject it. Taken by their response, Bart looks for something to inspire his next comic, and finds Homer being angry like usual. Bart finds this a great inspiration, and he makes a comic called "Angry Dad". This was my favorite part!!! It becomes so popular that an Internet company makes it into a web cartoon. Then Homer sees it at work, a nd becomes very angry. Driving home, people come up and make him angrier to see what happens. The family finds out that Homer has anger management problems. So he decides to go out and not be angry. He gets hit by several things, but doesn't care. Meanwhile, Bart and Milhouse are going to pull a prank on Homer to get him angry again. Then he finds out that the Internet company went bakrupt, and they won't need his material. But Homer goes through the prank anyway, and lands in green paint. Then, done in style of the Hulk, he ravages through the town and is finally angry, but it is found out that Bart saved Homer's life, because no anger would have killed him. This is yet another episode that I like!!!!!!!!!!!!moreless
  • Beware of Angry Dad!

    9.5
    Just another great episode about Homer's rage! After a speech on Career Day, the kids of Springfield Elementary all want to become comic book writers!

    Finally, Bart has an excellent Idea by seeing Homer getting stuck into a chair and putting himself on fire! Angry Dad is the title of the all new Comic book by Bart Simpson!

    Everyone loves Angry Dad! And very soon an internet company wants to make Angry Dad into a animated series!

    Bartoon proudly presents 'Angry Dad' was just hilarious!

    Homer finally realizes he is Angry Dad and is even more infuriated! Bart's final trap for Homer is too much for him t handle! He becomes the Hulk!! Well, with some painting , but still... great idea!

    The result of the episode finally is that Homer needs rage to live! Otherwise this rage would kill him! Funny!

    9.5/10moreless
Julie Kavner

Julie Kavner

Marge Simpson, Patty Bouvier, and Selma Bouvier

Harry Shearer

Harry Shearer

Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders, Principal Skinner, Waylon Smithers, Kent Brockman, and others

Dan Castellaneta

Dan Castellaneta

Homer Simpson, Grampa Simpson, Barney Gumble, Krusty the Clown, Groundskeeper Willie, and others

Nancy Cartwright

Nancy Cartwright

Bart Simpson, Nelson Muntz, Ralph Wiggum, Todd Flanders, and others

Yeardley Smith

Yeardley Smith

Lisa Simpson

Hank Azaria

Hank Azaria

Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, Moe Szyslak, Chief Wiggum, Comic Book Guy, Lou, and others

Stan Lee

Stan Lee

Himself

Guest Star

Marcia Wallace

Marcia Wallace

Edna Krabappel

Recurring Role

Pamela Hayden

Pamela Hayden

Milhouse Van Houten, Rod Flanders, Jimbo Jones, and others

Recurring Role

Karl Wiedergott

Karl Wiedergott

Additional Voices

Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

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  • TRIVIA (3)

    • In Springfield Elementary School, the fire alarm tone is a bell. Most schools in the United States do not use bells for fire alarms. They usually use a buzzer or a high-pitched beeping tone, and some modern schools use a voice-evacuation message over a speaker system. However, bells for fire alarms are more commonly found in Canada.

    • At one stage, Bart and Milhouse are watching Angry Dad together when Homer runs in and starts choking Bart, knocking Milhouse off the chair. Milhouse is nowhere to be found in the rest of that scene.

    • In the scene with Homer in the hospital for one tiny scene Maggie has a red hairbow, and for the rest of the episode, and the scene right after, she has a blue bow.

  • QUOTES (29)

    • Stan Lee: Hey, aren't you the guy who was stalking Linda Carter?
      Comic Book Guy: The term is courting. Her restraining order says "no-no," buy her eyes say "yes-yes."

    • Homer: Lousy minor setback! This world sucks!
      Radio Announcer: Don't you hate carpet stores that charge extra for the under-padding?
      Homer: I hate them so much!

    • Bart: Why does Danger Dog mean more to me than school or church?
      Danger Dog Creator: Because those things suck!
      kids cheer.

    • Skinner: Here to tell you about his job is Bart's friend's dad.

    • Stan Lee: Hold it son. Wouldn't you rather have an exciting action figure?
      Nerd: AHHHH, but Batman only fits in my Batmobile.
      Stan Lee: Ha-are you nuts? The Thing fits in there perfectly. (stuffs The Thing into the Batmobile.) Look he's fitting right now.
      Nerd: AHHHH you broke my Batmobile!
      Stan Lee: Broke or made it better?

    • Stan Lee: Now hold on Comic Book Guy, this boy is still finding his voice.
      Bart: So you're saying I should keep trying?
      Stan Lee: Absolutely, and if you fail, you can always open a comic book store.
      Comic Book Guy: Stan Lee insulted me! But in Bizarro World, that means he likes me.

    • Bart: Stan Lee came back?
      Comic Book Guy: Stan Lee never left. I'm starting to think his mind is no longer in mint condition.

    • Danger Dog Creator: I spend most of my time eating candy and going to R-rated movies.

    • Krabappel (about her students): I can't stare at those lifeless fish eyes anymore.

    • Jeff: If you freeze the frame, you can see that the chunks of barf are actually pictures of our animators and their friends.

    • (At a school speech night.)
      Milhouse: Did you know mom's getting married?
      Kirk: What?! Can we talk about this at home?
      Principal Skinner: (Pointing at watch) You might as well talk about it now.

    • Bart: Come on Angry Dad, get angry! Don't make me do a clip show!

    • Man on TV: Tonight: When dinosaurs get drunk...
      Homer: Hmm.
      (The dinosaur walks into the tar pit)
      Homer: (Chuckles) Oh, I've been there, man.
      Man on TV: ...has been cancelled.
      Homer: Huh?
      Man on TV: Instead we bring you the boring world of Neils Bohr.
      (Homer splats his ice cream sandwich at the TV)
      Homer: My ice cream sandwich! And where the hell is that remote!?
      (He starts tearing up the couch)
      Bart: Oh, this is perfect.
      (He draws Homer destroying the couch)
      Bart: A couple of stinklines around his butt... and I'm done!

    • Lisa: The speakers are poor because we're letting just anybody do it. Groundskeeper Willie, Groundskeeper Willie's enemy, Shamus...
      Principal Skinner: Aw, yeah, Shamus... twenty minutes of watching a man drink whiskey in the bathtub. Shamus, we won't need you to speak anymore.
      Shamus: What? What! Oh, so this is your doin', Willie? I'll turn yer groin to puddin'!
      Groundskeeper Willie: Aw, you speak like a poet, but you punch like one too!

    • Homer: I'm just passionate, like all us Greeks.
      Marge: No, you're angry. Look, you're punching the cat right now.

    • Stan Lee: My spidey sense is tingling!
      Bart: It's that good?
      Stan Lee: Did I say spidey? I meant stinky. Nough' said.
      Bart: What did I do wrong?
      Comic Book Guy: Oh, I don't know... Try everything!

    • Nelson: Will you sign Martin's cast?
      Martin: What cast?
      (Nelson punches Martin)
      Martin: Looks like I won't be swimming this summer.
      Lisa: Bart, this is just Dad.
      Bart: You know, it's a composite character. Your Dad, my Dad, little Maggie's Dad...
      Lisa: No, it's just Dad!
      Bart: Maybe Angry Dad needs a sidekick know-it-all sister!
      Lisa: Can she have a pony? And the last line in the scene?

    • Manager: Now, meet the voice of Angry Dad.
      Bart: Okay, mac. Let's hear it.
      Voice of Angry Dad: Well, I was kinda thinking of something like... (Homer's voice) I'm a big fat idiot.
      Bart: Yeah, I think we have our Angry Dad.
      Voice of Angry Dad: (Homer's voice) Woohoo! When do I get paid?
      Manager: In 2012.
      Voice of Angry Dad: (Homer's voice) D'oh!

    • Bart: This little trap is going to make my Dad angrier than he's ever been. Meanwhile, I gotta tell those Internet guys to hold tight.
      Milhouse: Can I come too?
      Bart: Good idea. You can speak nerd to them.
      Milhouse: I'm not a nerd, Bart. Nerds are smart.

    • Homer: Whoever knew anger was savin' my life?
      Bart: Ha ha, say it don't spray it.
      Homer: Aargh! You're trying to make me angry! ...thanks.
      Bart: You're not welcome.
      Homer: Aargh!... I love you, boy.
      Bart: Ha ha! You love a boy!
      Homer: Stop it now.
      Bart: If you love me so much, why don't you marry me?

    • Lisa: The first step is admitting.
      Homer: Is it also the last step?
      Lisa: No, the last step is quitting.
      Homer: Very well then. I'm not gonna be Angry Dad for one day longer. I'm giving up anger forever.
      Marge: If you ask me, you should give up fatty foods.
      Homer: (Stifling a shout) I said anger!

    • Ned Flanders: God said to Noah, build yourself an arkie-arkie, animals came on board, onzies and twozies-twozies, elephants and kangaroozies-roozies--
      (Homer growls and pops 3 boils)

    • Angry Dad: Boy, this job sure is easy. Now to press this button.
      (Homer presses a red button and the cooling towers explode in a mushroom cloud.)
      Angry Dad: Not AGAIN!!!
      Cartoon Mr. Burns: (Barts voice deeper) Angry Dad, you're fired.
      (Angry Dad's head explodes in a mushroom cloud and Bart and Millhouse laugh.)

    • Paperboy: Paperboy!
      (Throws paper at Homer)
      Milkman: Milkman!
      (Throws milk carton at Homer)
      Piano lady: Piano lady!
      (Throws piano at Homer)

    • Bart: But I have 52 million shares! What's 52 million times zero? And don't tell me it's zero!

    • Homer: Stupid Bartoon. Heh, heh, Bartoon, that's clever. Heh, heh. I'm gonna kill him!

    • Angry Dad: Oh, what a day. Maybe the headlines will cheer me up.
      (The headline says "You suck, Angry Dad")
      Angry Dad: That's opinion, not news!
      (His head inflates and his eyeballs explode)
      Homer: (laughing) That guy's hilarious. I especially like his white shirt and blue pants. Wait a minute…Angry Dad is ME!
      Lenny: Yeah, didn't you know? You've been world famous for an hour now.
      Carl: You're the Internet's #1 non-porno site.
      Lenny: Which makes you ten trillionth overall.
      Homer: What kind of a monster would humiliate me like this?
      (Comic Bart spray paints a logo on Angry Dad's back)
      Comic Bart: This has been a Bartoon presentation, in association with Ay Carumba Entertainment.
      (Angry Dad turns around and growls)

    • Stan Lee: He can't be the Hulk! I'm the Hulk! Graah... graah... Come on dammit, change!
      Comic Book Guy: Oh please, you couldn't change into Bill Bixby!
      Stan Lee: Oh, I give up. Graah! Honest, it did happen once.
      Comic Book Guy: Yeah, sure. I wish you had the power to leave my store.
      Stan Lee: (Grunts)
      Comic Book Guy: Almost had it there.

    • Nelson: I'm coming up with my own cartoon character. It's call Danger Cat.
      Milhouse: Mine's called Trouble Dog.
      Ralph: I'm called Ralph!
      (He draws a triangle on his face and circles his eye.)

  • NOTES (3)

    • If you visit the website BetterThanTV.com you'll see that there is nothing there, which ties into the company going bankrupt in the episode. Nice work by the show's producers, they must have researched empty domain names.

    • Blackboard Joke: None
      Couch Gag: After the family sits down, something comes down from overhead and grabs Homer's head and begins pulling him upwards. Leading him to shout "Ow, my brain"!

    • This episode aired the same week as the movie release of Spider-Man.

  • ALLUSIONS (7)

    • Unknown: "Stan Lee insulted me. But in Bizarro world, that means he likes me!"
      Stan Lee is a big shot at Marvel Comics, but "Tales of the Bizarro World" is a Superman (DC) comic about a world filled with imperfect Superman Clones.

    • Stan Lee: The thing fits in the Batmobile nicely
      In this scene a boy wants to buy a Batman action figure to go with his Batmobile but Stan Lee forces a Thing action figure into it. The Thing is a Marvel Comics character which Stan Lee is the founder of while Batman is a character from rival D.C. comics.

    • There are three parts of this episode that have references to various Marvel Comics superheroes (of which Stan Lee is the founder and editor):

      There is a figure of the Thing (from the Fantastic Four) on a bench at the comic book shop.

      Stan Lee says his Spidey sense is tingling when he looks at Bart's comic. Spider-Man has a special sense that warns him of danger called his Spider Sense. He also hums the theme of the first Spider-Man TV series from 1967 while he puts the Marvel comics in front of the DC comics on the rack of comics.

      Finally, toward the end of the episode, Homer falls in the green paint, and in extreme rage, rips of his shirt and starts acting like the Incredible Hulk, causing destruction along the way.

    • Danger Dog is probably a reference to the cartoon character Danger Mouse who used to be popular with the UK and the US in the 80s. It was about a mouse and his assistant (who's a hamster) who fight crime.

    • The title, "I am Furious Yellow" is a spoof of a Swedish film called I Am Curious Yellow. The film was banned in many countries for explicit pornographic content.

    • Cartoon of Lou Rawls: You'll never find...that microfilm of mine.
      This is a reference to singer Lou Rawls' 1976 hit "You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine."

    • Viewer gir_3000 notes that the following two scenes remind me a lot of a show called Invader Zim. For the first scene if you pause the picture you'll see that the chunks of barf are actually the heads of fellow workers and their friends. Invader Zim is well known for not only constantly sticking in images of people who work there but also for putting them in terrible situations (choking on fish, being stepped on by giant hamsters, being called meat, being crushed by various objects).

      Also in the first episode of Invader Zim they had a dialouge similar to this dialogue sequence:
      "See he's fitting right now!"
      "Ahh! You ruined my Batmobile."
      "Ruined it, or made it better?"
      The Zim dialogue...
      "Hey, I put out the fires!"
      "You made them worse!"
      "Worse, or better?"

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