The Simpsons

Season 1 Episode 12

Krusty Gets Busted

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Apr 29, 1990 on FOX



  • Quotes

    • (Krusty the Clown breaks down on the witness stand and admits that he can't read.)
      Judge Snyder: Can it be that the champion of child literacy can't even read himself?
      Krusty: (Distraught) Is it a crime to be illiterate?
      Prosecutor: All right, all right. See this, Krusty? (Holds up an evidence label with a "B" on it.) This is a "B." And this is exhibit B. (Holds up betting slips.) Betting slips--obtained by this court indicating that you have lost substantial sums of money on sports gambling.
      Krusty: (Nearly crying) Is it a crime to bet on sporting events?
      Prosecutor: Yes, it is!
      Krusty: (Sheepishly) Oh.