The family enters in a black-light haze, lighting returns to normal when Homer turns on the lights. [5], During Homer's confrontation with the Hullabalooza crowd, there is a brief shot of Homer with the members of the musical group No Doubt behind him. [19], The Simpsons: 17 Seasons, 17 Episodes, Page 1, "Top 10 Best Musical Guests On 'The Simpsons, The Simpsons: A Complete Guide to Our Favorite Family, Planet Simpson: How a Cartoon Masterpiece Documented an Era and Defined a Generation, Scenes from the Class Struggle in Springfield, Raging Abe Simpson and His Grumbling Grandson in "The Curse of the Flying Hellfish", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Homerpalooza&oldid=983587526, Short description is different from Wikidata, Television episode articles with short description for single episodes, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Prev. The doctor informs Homer he will die if he takes another cannonball to his gut. The Smashing Pumpkins were the main members of the Hullabalooza Rock Festival. He is shocked to find all the kids hate the classic rock radio station he listens to. [1] A menudo, especialmente en sus inicios, el grupo fue catalogado dentro del estilo grunge por haberse formado la banda en la misma época de apogeo de dicho género. I often do lately in these weird times. Originally, Courtney Love and Hole were wanted for this episode, but they declined. [7] Several of the scenes where Homer is hit with a cannonball are based on famous stock footage of Frank "Cannonball" Richards being hit with a cannonball, as is the entire concept of a "cannonball catcher". I haven't changed since high school and suddenly, I'm uncool.” Homer Simpson Homerpalooza is the twenty-fourth episode of Season 7. They are impressed with Homer Simpson because of his ability to take blows to the stomach so easily and make him the main attraction. [8] According to the DVD commentary an unnamed group had said that if Courtney Love were in the episode, they would not be. It was the last Simpsons episode written by Brent Forrester and the last one directed by Wes Archer. [11], The BBC website called the episode "One of the most memorable episodes, if not one of the greatest – the satire on youth counterculture is well handled, and Homer's flashback to his youth is fabulous. Smashing Pumpkins’ first gig was on 9 July 1988 at a Polish bar called Chicago 21, and the line-up consisted of Corgan on bass, Iha on guitar, and a drum machine. [9] It was thought that Love would appear in the episode because she had recently done a film with James L. Brooks, but she never responded to the request. Homer tours with the festival and parties with rap and rock stars — Sonic Youth, Cypress Hill and The Smashing Pumpkins — while earning respect among young people, including Bart. The writers were aiming to have artists that represented several genres: hip hop (Cypress Hill), alternative rock (Sonic Youth, Smashing Pumpkins), and a classic rock singer. [5][7][15][17], In 2007, Simon Crerar of The Times listed the Smashing Pumpkins' and Cypress Hill's performances among the 33 funniest cameos in the history of the show. Homer decides to perform his act one last time, but he dodges the cannonball at the last second. Bozo the Clown . The episode's title is a play on the Lollapalooza music festival. They tell him they envy him since he has a family and … The Smashing Pumpkins band are known to have officially released a song called "Mayonaise" in the year 1983. Peter Frampton as himselfCypress Hill as themselvesThe Smashing Pumpkins as themselvesSonic Youth as themselves, "Homerpalooza" is the 24th episode of The Simpsons' seventh season. It was the third highest-rated show on the Fox network that week, following The X-Files and Married... with Children. When Homer dodges one cannonball at the risk of dying, he parts with the Smashing Pumpkins, as they promise never to forget him. There’s a scene in “The Simpsons” in which a group of children is brought in to serve as a focus… Billy Corgan and The Smashing Pumpkins experiement with a new, synth-heavy sound instead of dueling guitars on their 11th studio album, 'CYR.' As the tour approaches a stop in Springfield, Homer's stomach aches and he is sent to a veterinarian. [18], Andrew Martin of Prefix Mag named Cypress Hill his sixth-favorite musical guests on The Simpsons out of a list of ten. The first time I listened to this album was in 2015, when I was 14 and going through a really, really rough time personally, like most teenagers do. Alternatively, the Rover Hendrix act break joke has been called one of the worst jokes in The Simpsons history by the writers and producers. [16], Bill Oakley has said that Peter Frampton is one of his favorite guest stars and he wished he could have done a TV show with him. Homerpalooza, llamado Reventón en Hispanoamérica, es un episodio perteneciente a la séptima temporada de la serie animada Los Simpson.Se estrenó el 19 de mayo de 1996, siendo parte del final de la temporada.El argumento trata sobre la depresión de Homer al descubrir que ya no era "buena onda", hasta volver a serlo al entrar en el festival musical "Hullabalooza" como fenómeno. [13], In a list of the 25 greatest guest voices on the show, released September 5, 2006, IGN ranked the Hullabalooza performers 23rd. [3], In its original broadcast, "Homerpalooza" finished 57th in ratings for the week of May 13–19, 1996, with a Nielsen rating of 7.8, equivalent to approximately 7.5 million viewing households. Hoping to earn "street cred", he joins the Hullabalooza music festival as a carnival freak. Next . Homer realizes that music from his high school days is no longer considered cool after a hipster at a record store derides it. I'm a big fan, Courtney Love.Homer: Homer Grateful![8]. The song was released on their "Siamese Dream" album. Pearl Jam was asked to appear in the episode but declined. Smashing Pumpkins were far ahead of their time in terms of utilizing fan-fic and viral marketing, and so Corgan went ahead and dropped MACHINA II … Originally, Bob Dylan was sought for this role, but he was replaced by Peter Frampton. An Entertainment Weekly article revealed that the group was Sonic Youth. Smashing Pumpkins. [12], In 2019, Consequence of Sound ranked it the third greatest episode on its list of top 30 Simpsons episodes. It was the third highest-rated show on the Fox network that week, following The X-Files and Married... with Children. [7] Billy Corgan impressed the production staff by doing strong impersonations of Homer and Marge, though it was decided to not have him use them in the episode. After a warm sendoff from the touring bands, Homer leaves the festival and loses his kids' respect for no longer being cool, which he embraces. This page was last edited on 15 October 2020, at 02:41. [5] To do research for this episode, Forrester went to one of the Lollapalooza concerts, which he thought would be a fun little perk, but ended up being a horrible experience. "[1] and IGN said the episode was one of the best of season seven. Hoping to impress them, Homer takes Bart and Lisa to the Hullabalooza music festival. After Otto destroys the school bus, Homer is forced to carpool several students to school. Archive List. After being tossed out by the crowd, Homer angrily kicks a cannon, which shoots one of Peter Frampton's inflatable pigs at his stomach. The festival head is impressed by Homer's ability to absorb cannon fire and hires him for the festival's freak show (played by the Jim Rose Circus). Gwen Stefani's brother Eric Stefani, who himself had been a member of the band, was working as an animator at The Simpsons at the time and added them in.[6]. En Los Simpson [10], In 1998, TV Guide listed it in its list of top twelve Simpsons episodes. Homerpalooza “It makes no sense. [2][3][4], The entire story of this episode was developed by David Cohen, although it was written by Brent Forrester, who felt that Cohen at least deserved a "story by" credit. Bozo the ... and was by many accounts the inspiration for The Simpson’s Krusty the Clown. Tonight I'm reminiscing about this album. Love was wanted specifically for one joke which would be in an exchange between her and Homer: Courtney Love: Hi Homer! Smashing Pumpkins. The flashback where Homer meets the guys in the van is based on the film Dazed and Confused. [7] Homer's walk in one scene parodies the walk in the Keep on Truckin' comic that was drawn by Robert Crumb. [14] The noise rock version of the end credits performed by Sonic Youth has been ranked among the best versions of the theme by Matt Groening[14][15] and also by Chris Turner in his book Planet Simpson. The Smashing Pumpkins (or Smashing Pumpkins) are an American alternative rock band from Chicago.Formed in 1988 by frontman Billy Corgan (lead vocals, guitar), D'arcy Wretzky (bass), James Iha (guitar), and Jimmy Chamberlin (drums), the band has undergone many line-up changes.The current lineup features Corgan, Chamberlin, Iha and guitarist Jeff Schroeder. The Smashing Pumpkins es un grupo musical estadounidense de rock alternativo, formado en Chicago, Illinois, en 1988. In the episode, Homer is shocked to find classic rock is no longer considered cool. Peter Frampton and musical groups Sonic Youth, Cypress Hill and The Smashing Pumpkins guest star as themselves.[2]. [7] Otto's drug-induced hallucination of his "talking shoes" is based on the opening of the album version of the song "1999" by Prince. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on May 19, 1996. Homer tries to act cool by wearing a Rastafarian hat, but an angry crowd of Generation Xers confronts him after mistaking him for a narc. [17] Several of the jokes in this episode are based on his experiences: cameras were being seized and thrown in the garbage, there were numerous advertisements, several "sour faced teens", a real freak show (Jim Rose Circus), and at one point a stranger approached Forrester and asked, "how's it going, narc?". In its original broadcast, "Homerpalooza" finished 57th in ratings for the week of May 13–19, 1996, with a Nielsen rating of 7.8, equivalent to approximately 7.5 million viewing households. However, she did not appear and the joke was reworded for Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins: Billy Corgan: Billy Corgan, Smashing Pumpkins.Homer: Homer Simpson, smiling politely.