Pokey is a limited time character released on March 19, 2014 during the War of Art Promotional. This is a "shared watchlist", sorted alphabetically, for WikiProject The Simpsons.You can add to this list, and then click on "Related changes" in the toolbox (below search) to see all the latest changes here.Tools. The Simpsons animated television series. Treehouse of Horror XI • A Tale of Two Springfields • Insane Clown Poppy • Lisa the Tree Hugger • Homer vs. [1] According to then-showrunner Mike Scully, the story of this episode originated from the fact that the staff members of The Simpsons wanted to do an episode about Marge but felt they did not want it to revolve around her getting a new job, as that had been seen on the show "too often". The Simpsons win a trip to Africa, where they get lost on safari and become caught between poachers and a chimp researcher. [2], The episode originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on January 14, 2001. It returned on September 5, 2018 during the Moe's Ark 2018 Event. With a Nielsen rating of 8.6, "Pokey Mom" tied with an episode of 60 Minutes for the 38th place in the ratings for the week of January 8–14, 2001. Season 12, Episode 10 Pokey Mom First Aired: January 15, 2001 Homer hurts his back at a prison rodeo, where Marge meets an artistic inmate (Michael Keaton) whom she takes under her wing. Couch Gag Refusing to admit that he forced Jack to create it in the first place, Skinner instead blames Jack and fires him. 6 of those 12 began on The Tracey Ullman Show, ... and Michael Keaton in Pokey Mom are also strong examples). Homer hurts his back at a prison rodeo, where Marge meets an artistic inmate (Michael Keaton) whom she takes under her wing. The Simpsons ' twelfth season originally aired between November 2000 and May 2001. The Simpsons S12 E10: Pokey Mom Watch the full episode online. It becomes a huge success but then other chiropractors (who are losing money from Homer's one session treatments) catch up with him, destroying his garbage can thus ruining his business. He makes a business out of his discovery, which proves to be a successful method of solving problems with pain, causing the chiropractic business to decline. Meanwhile, Homer starts his own chiropractic office. She volunteers to teach art at the prison and then vouches for … Meanwhile, Homer suffers from a back injury after being kicked by a bull at the prison rodeo and goes to see a chiropractor. Not literally, of course.” Marge to her art class in prison. Season 11 Season 12 Gags Season 13 Treehouse of Horror XI • A Tale of Two Springfields • Insane Clown Poppy • Lisa the Tree Hugger • … Principal Skinner Harry Shearer. Pokey is the fourth character to be released for the More Animals and Pets character collection. and Lorraine Kochanowski-Sutter (D.C.) analyzed the portrayal of chiropractors in the media. Jack reluctantly gives in to his wishes; however, upon its unveiling, the new mural is panned by everyone in town. "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire": Also known as "The Simpsons Christmas Special", Homer discovers he won't be getting a Christmas bonus and so the family won't have any money for Christmas. [2] Actor Charles Napier voiced the prison warden that commentates the rodeo at the prison and later grants Jack his parole. Dignity C+. If you have a free-use image for anyone listed here without one, please feel free to add it. Season 12, Episode 10. Jack paints a captivating mural, which everyone loves, apart from Principal Skinner - He thinks the image of a shapely female warrior riding a Puma doesn't have any place at the school. Jack goes mad, setting fire to the picture (revealing the first one underneath) and Skinner's car. "[1], Several famous Americans made guest appearances in the episode. After visiting a prison rodeo, Marge volunteers to teach convicts how to be artists and befriends … After Marge forces the whole family to visit the Apron Expo (which, ironically, everyone enjoys except her), they decide to go to a prison rodeo. He swears to her that he did not start the fire. [2] Comedy writer and actor Bruce Vilanch guest-starred in the episode as himself at the unveiling of Jack's mural painting. The photographer, source and uploader of all of these images can be found on each images page. They gave "Pokey Mom" as an example of how "chiropractors on sitcoms pok[e] fun at themselves as they prescribe the duration of a course of care. The Simpsons — Pokey Mom (Season 12, Episode 10) FXX. 'Mom' provides a watchable show but nothing more. Jack Crowley Michael Keaton. The Simpsons Season 12 Episode 10: Pokey Mom Summary: The family attends a prison rodeo and Marge sees artistic potential in one of the inmates after she sees some of his work hanging in the prison infirmary. HOMR B+. Checklinks' summary of "WikiProject The Simpsons/Watchlist" The Simpson family attends a prison rodeo where Marge meets Jack Crowley, a convict whom she believes to have great artistic potential after becoming impressed with his work. Marge believes him and distracts Skinner and Chief Wiggum so he can escape, but he instead sets fire to Skinner's car and dances around it laughing maniacally, revealing his true nature. When Lisa asked Homer if she could keep Pokey, Homerreplied sure. Skinner again admonishes him for making such a horrible painting and refuses to admit that any fault belongs to him. Oh, like much of Season 12, it keeps us interested, but that’s not exactly a strong endorsement. Director Bob Anderson. Tom Martin Jack is arrested and Marge, furious that he lied to her face, demands Wiggum to take him back to prison. Insane Clown Poppy C+. Bob Anderson. Springfield is a fictional town in the American animated sitcom The Simpsons, which serves as its main setting.A mid-sized town in an undetermined state of the United States, Springfield acts as a complete universe in which characters can explore the issues faced by modern society. [...] Dr. Steve on The Simpsons corroborates this stereotype when telling Homer that he will need to see him 'three times a week for many years. "[10], Following the original broadcast of the episode, the staff members of the series received several complaints from chiropractors. Marge decides to start an art class at the prison, then gets Jack out on parole under her custody. CABF05 "Pokey Mom" was written by Tom Martin and directed by Bob Anderson as part of the twelfth season of The Simpsons (2000–2001). Skinner's Sense Of Snow B+. The Great Money Caper C+. Show information, episode list, cast, and airdates. [11] The February 26, 2001 issue of the magazine Dynamic Chiropractic featured an article about the episode that noted: "[The Simpsons] has poked fun at numerous people, and about every institution and profession imaginable. Meanwhile, Homer suffers a back injury by a bull from the rodeo and sees a chiropractor, but does not follow his instructions. With Marge's help, Jack is granted parole under her custody. Despite this his pain remains and it is not until he accidentally falls backwards onto a garbage can that his back injury disappears. Worst Episode Ever B-. Everyone in the school assumes Jack did it to get back at Skinner. The staff members of the series received complaints from chiropractors after it aired, and some chiropractors have characterized the portrayal of the profession in the episode as stereotypical. This is a reference to the fact that Vilanch has written comedy material for actress Whoopi Goldberg. Show Runner George Meyer (born 1956) is a producer and writer for The Simpsons, and arguably the writer who has contributed the most to the show over its long run. Jack needs a job and she find there is a mural-painting job going at Springfield Elementary School. This article is a stub. While the police are out searching for Jack, Marge finds him hiding in the school playground. Directed By Pokey Mom “Welcome to, "Freeing the Artist Within." Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. When no one laughs at his joke and the audience is dead silent, Skinner sarcastically says "Well, thank you, Bruce Vilanch," to which Vilanch replies "Whoopi would've made it work." Written By Homer Vs. Pokey Mom In the episode, Marge befriends Jack Crowley, a convict who she believes has some artistic potential. If this page is being served from any other site than pazsaz.com it is not a legitimate Pazsaz Entertainment Network page! 258 Edna Krabappel Marcia Wallace. She later teaches a class on being an artist to the prisoners and befriends Jack. The Computer Wore Menace Shoes B. It began on Wednesday, November 1, 2000 with "Treehouse of Horror XI".The season contains four hold-over episodes from the season 11 (BABF) production line. Around 8.79 million American homes tuned in to watch the episode during its original airing, and in 2009 it was released on DVD along with the rest of the episodes of the twelfth season. Season 12, Episode 10 TV-PG CC SD CC HD. Pokey Mom C+. Voice cast members in the new movie include the following Edit Nancy Cartwright as Bart Simpson, Nelson Muntz, Maggie Simpson, Ralph Wiggum, Todd Flanders and Kearney Zzyzwicz (voices) Yeardley Smith as Lisa Simpson (voice) Julie Kavner as Marge Simpson, Patty, … You can help the wiki by embiggening it. Marge feels sympathy for an inmate she meets at a prison rodeo, vouches for him at his parole hearing and tries to assist his reentry into the real world. Writer Tom … Marge soon finds a mural-painting job at Springfield Elementary School for him. It was the third-highest-rated broadcast on Fox that week, following episodes of Temptation Island and Boston Public. Homer makes a successful business out of this injury-healing garbage can, much to the dismay of chiropractors in town. Jack paints a powerful mural symbolizing school spirit with a warrior woman riding a puma, which the whole school likes, but Principal Skinner demands he tone it down using his idea of a cartoonish puma walking with two children under a rainbow in a fantasy land. "Pokey Mom" has been met with generally negative reviews from critics, being described as bland and drawn out. Shackled Ned couch gag [1] Martin has also noted that the episode shows how "a lot of chiropractors are these great healers and they do great work, and then there's some that are crooked. He starts up his own business treating people's backs and names his creation "Dr. Homer's Miracle Spine-o-Cylinder". There Marge meets a prisoner named Jack Crowley and believes he could be a great artist after witnessing some of his work. It was the third-highest-rated broadcast on Fox that week, following episodes of Temptation Island and Boston Public. Special Guest Voices Staff members Tom Martin, Bob Anderson, Mike Scully, Ian Maxtone-Graham, John Frink, Don Payne, Matt Selman, and Joel H. Cohen, as well as cast members Dan Castellaneta and Joe Mantegna, participated in the DVD audio commentary for the episode. Pokey was one of the guinea pigs who was rescued and taken to the Guinea Pig Rescue Center by Lisa. Watch The Simpsons: Season 12 Pokey Mom on DIRECTV. Original Airdate [5][6] It was viewed in approximately 8.79 million households that night. "Pokey Mom" is the tenth episode of Season 12. Milhouse Van Houten Pamela Hayden. Nancy Basile of About.com said she "loathed" it. Mike Scully "[5] Den of Geek critic Matt Haigh wrote that the episode "starts well, but begins to feel tired and drawn out, and there just doesn't seem to be much of a story there. [3][4] There, Principal Skinner jokes to the audience that "when Superintendent Chalmers suggested a school mural, I almost thought he said a 'school Muriel'," referencing Chalmers' sister Muriel. Episode Number Eventually, two chiropractors disguised as investors trick Homer and destroy the garbage can at the Simpsons' home. Sometime later, the mural is set on fire by a mystery arsonist, and everyone manages to get a look at the real one. Michael Keaton as Jack CrowleyCharles Napier as The WardenBruce Vilanch as himselfRobert Schimmel as Prisoner The Simpsons has a 12 person cast performing over 100 roles. A page for describing Recap: Simpsons S 12 E 10 Pokey Mom. On August 18, 2009, "Pokey Mom" was released on DVD as part of the box set The Simpsons – The Co… [9] DVD Movie Guide's Colin Jacobson commented that "Other than a nice guest turn from Michael Keaton, 'Mom' doesn’t do much to stand out from the crowd. She invites him to live in the house, at the same time that Homer starts a chiropractic business and earns the enmity of others in the profession. They decided to explore one of Marge's attributes that had been seen in earlier episodes, eventually choosing her interest in art. [2] Martin conceived of the sub-plot surrounding Homer following a visit to a chiropractor. Homer falls over a battered garbage can... and his back is cured. This page is for cataloguing every free-use image related to The Simpsons and is principally maintained by Gran2. With a Nielsen rating of 8.6, "Pokey Mom" tied with an episode of 60 Minutes for the 38th place in the ratings for the week of January 8–14, 2001. "Pokey Mom" is the tenth episode of Season 12. Michael Keaton as Jack CrowleyCharles Napier as the wardenBruce Vilanch as himselfRobert Schimmel as a prisoner. Later, Homer falls backward onto a malformed garbage can at home and discovers that it solved his back problems. A Tale Of Two Springfields B-. [1] He has said that the "heart" of that story is that the chiropractors in Springfield become opposed to Homer's method of healing people and try to stop it after losing business, in reference to how chiropractors in real-life "are a bit hated by the AMA (American Medical Association)" and how the AMA has tried to restrict their businesses in the past. "Pokey Mom" is the tenth episode of the twelfth season of the American animated sitcom The Simpsons. [7] On August 18, 2009, "Pokey Mom" was released on DVD as part of the box set The Simpsons – The Complete Twelfth Season. Tennis The Menace C. Day Treehouse Of Horror XI B-. "I will not let the dogs out" Episode References Gags Appearances Gallery Quotes Credits Episode References Gags Appearances Gallery Quotes Credits HOMЯ Pokey Mom Worst Episode Ever HOMЯ Worst Episode Ever D'oh! The episode originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on January 14, 2001. The chiropractor says he unable to adjust his back, which may have something to do with Homer blatantly refusing to do the exercises to go with the therapy. This strategically placed decoration could suggest that the chiropractor is in touch with native and/or natural healing, or it could be a jab at the field’s more esoteric practitioners. Meanwhile, Homer has been suffering from a back injury he sustained from being kicked in the back by a bull at the prison rodeo and goes to see a chiropractor. The Great Money Caper C+. Pokey Mom January 15, 2001. The episode was written by Tom Martin and directed by Bob Anderson, and it features guest appearances from Michael Keaton as Jack, Charles Napier as a prison warden, Robert Schimmel as a prisoner, and Bruce Vilanch as himself. It was viewed in approximately 8.79 million households that night. The title "Pokey Mom" is a pun on the video game franchise "Pokémon" and the term "pokey", a nickname given to prisons, though it was noted that the episode name was chosen to attempt to cash in on the success of the Pokémon series, as it was a huge fad at the time. Meanwhile, Homer starts his own chiropractic office. Skinner's Sense Of Snow B+. Chalkboard Gag Actor Michael Keaton guest-starred as Jack Crowley, while stand-up comedian Robert Schimmel appeared as a prisoner in Marge's art class that wants to smell her clothes. Lisa The Treehugger C+. "[13], "Buy The Simpsons: The Complete Twelfth Season at Amazon The Simpsons: The Complete Twelfth Season", "The Simpsons: The Complete Twelfth Season (1999)", "The Simpsons - Season 12 Street Date, Detailed Contents & 'Comic Book Guy Head' Box", "TV's Homer Simpson Gets a Chiropractic Referral", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Pokey_Mom&oldid=995208023, Short description is different from Wikidata, Television episode articles with short description for single episodes, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, The Simpsons sit on the couch and the wall spins around, revealing on the other side a cackling, This page was last edited on 19 December 2020, at 20:32. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on January 14, 2001. Marge feels sympathy for an inmate she meets at a prison rodeo, vouches for him at his parole hearing and tries to assist his reentry into the real world. Marge befriends a convict who is an incredible artist. He became available for purchase upon completion of the Guinea Pig Rescue Center. Taking his advice, Jack changes the picture into a childish and colorful image and everyone hates it. With Marge's help, Jack is granted parole and finds a mural-painting job at Springfield Elementary School. On January 17, it was chiropractic's turn. Pokey Mom. Deleted scenes from the episode were also included on the box set. [8], Critics have given "Pokey Mom" generally negative reviews. "[12] In an article of the magazine Canadian Chiropractor, Steven R. Passmore (D.C., M.S.) He lies to Marge, saying that he did not burn down the picture but is soon found out and returned to jail, disappointing her. 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