That’s Marge on the couch, pregnant with Maggie. "[1], The title of the episode is a reference to the American television series I Married Joan. In 1982, when Homer and Marge's newly purchased baby supplies and Marge's wedding ring were repossessed, Homer left to find steady work, hoping to return once able to support his family. The title of the episode is a play on the American television series I Married Joan. It features cultural references to The Empire Strikes Back, Charlie's Angels, and Ms. Pac-Man. "I Married Marge" is the twelfth episode of The Simpsons' third season. Patty and Selma spotted Homer working at a Gulp 'n' Blow fast food restaurant. He was rejected because Smithers favored two other applicants who happened to be his old college fraternity brothers. Homer returned home to learn Marge was in labor at the hospital. Burns?" Before Maggie comes along, Homer and Marge are financially stable enough that Homer can quite his job and work at the place of his dreams: the bowling alley. An executive producer on The Simpsons has just shared a fail from an old episode of the cartoon — and boy it’s a biggie!. The family (except Maggie) cartwheel into place and strikes a pose. The Simpsons - Marge's pregnant with Bart Sub channel thanks all : http://bit.ly/2ri6wZF Playlist : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBDDX_KZa7scwLVXL0xrroA Pac-Man. Season 6, Episode 13 And Maggie Makes Three First Aired: January 22, 1995 Homer recalls his days as a debt-free dad of two---until Marge got pregnant with Maggie. Pete Oliva of North Texas Daily praised the writers for providing back stories that are "believable" and do not feel "contrived or hastily thought through". It was the second flashback episode of The Simpsons and a sequel to the previous one, "The Way We Was", which tells the story of how Homer and Marge met in high school. Oct 25, 2017 12,464. Click to … The episode centres around Homer and Marge telling the story of Maggie being born and why there’s no baby pictures of the youngest Simpson in the family photo albums. "I Married Marge" was the second flashback episode of The Simpsons after season two's "The Way We Was". And for the second time in one of these flashback shows, family story time comes as a result of the … (originally aired January 22, 1995) We had an episode about Bart's birth and its effects on Homer and Marge. "I Married Marge" is the twelfth episode of The Simpsons' third season. Homer is devastated to learn Marge is pregnant because his dream job doesn't pay well enough to take care of a third child. SEE ALSO: Richard Curtis highlights the importance of movies about people falling in love "Maggie is in photo on wall behind Marge telling Homer she’s … [8] The episode marks the first appearance of Burns's assistant Smithers's first name, Waylon, which comes from the puppeteer Wayland Flowers. Seeing how unhappy Marge was without him, Selma reluctantly told her where to find him. Maggie hops onto the couch and joins them, striking the same pose. You must log in or register to reply here. [15], In his book Drawn to Television – Prime-time Animation from the Flintstones to Family Guy, Keith Booker wrote: "The episode details in a rather sentimental fashion the early struggles of the irresponsible Homer to support his new family [...] Such background episodes add an extra dimension to the portrayal of the animated Simpson family, making them seem oddly real and adding weight to their status as a family with a long history together. Oh boy, here it comes. While anxiously waiting at home, Homer tells Bart, Lisa, and Maggie the story of his and Marge's marriage and Bart's birth. 01:16 AM - 05 Sep 2018. There's a mistake in The Simpsons that even the most hardcore of fans may have missed. The episode was written by Jeff Martin and directed by Jeffrey Lynch. We have found the seed that would sow the downfall of the simpsons. Hurray for technological progress! It was the highest-rated show on Fox that week. Start a new thread to share your experiences with like-minded people. [13] Nate Meyers of Digitally Obsessed rated it a 5 (of 5), and highlighted the scenes with Marge's sisters Patty and Selma, "barraging Homer with insults", as the "funniest moments" of the episode. Marge is in labor with her third child. Member. While anxiously waiting at home, Homer tells Bart, Lisa, and Maggie the story of his and Marge's marriage and Bart's birth. yes I too hope someone lost their job over this, Considering there are like 44932 different episodes and stories on how the kids came to be, you can expect mistakes. Since airing, "I Married Marge" has received mostly positive reviews from television critics. Classic Simpsons looking worse today than it did 20 years ago. And Maggie Makes Three. Mugsy. Homer's wages from the golf course were insufficient to support his growing family, so he applied for a job at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant. Except there’s already a photograph of Maggie in a frame on the top right-hand corner of … The episode also includes Maggie pregnant and trying to get to the Simpson home. It acquired a Nielsen rating of 11.9 and was the highest-rated show on Fox the week it aired. Then one of Lisa's. [4] Homer and his best friend Barney Gumble are watching Charlie's Angels when Marge tells the news of her pregnancy. When Homer Simpson begged Mr. Burns for his old life back, he … This page was last edited on 17 January 2021, at 23:54. So, Homer and Marge tell the story of how a third pregnancy was unexpected. And Maggie Makes Three (Springfield Hospital. She is the youngest daughter of the Bouvier family. Maggie is pregnant with her first child, ... 'Barthood' is a truly phenomenal episode of The Simpsons, tied for the 61st best episode ever on IMDb with classics Marge Be Not Proud and I Love Lisa. "[16], The Simpsons: A Complete Guide to Our Favorite Family, "I Bent My Wookiee! In "And Maggie Makes Three", a Flashback shows that when Marge got pregnant with Maggie, practically everyone congratulated Homer, and he interpreted all of it to be kudos for landing his dream job at the bowling alley... up to and including Moe's "Hey Homer!Way to get Marge pregnant!" Mat Selman shared a screen grab of the season six episode called 'And Maggie Makes Three', in which a very pregnant Marge tells Homer that they’re going to have another baby – Maggie. Reply Retweet Favorite. Homer recalls his days as a debt-free dad of two---until Marge got pregnant with Maggie. http://simpsons.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Episodes_Set_In_The_Future. Back in 1993, Homer spectacularly quit his job at the Power Plant in a bid to follow his dream of working at a bowling alley. Homer applied for a job at the power plant again, telling Mr. Burns he would be the perfect employee due to his unwavering subservience. episode in 1995. I thought the “joke” was that Lisa looked the same as Maggie. [12] The authors of the book I Can't Believe It's a Bigger and Better Updated Unofficial Simpsons Guide, Warren Martyn and Adrian Wood, thought it was a "moving" episode with "plenty of great setpieces". We want to create an inspiring environment for our members and have defined a set of guidelines. I think the bigger question is why is your TV applying so much smoothing and noise reduction that it looks like the Simpsons got ran through a Photoshop paint filter. Mr. Burns agreed, but not without placing a plaque in Homer’s workstation that read “Don’t forget: you’re here forever”, which Homer later turned into “Do it for her” by placing Maggie’s photos around the plaque – and that’s why there are no photos of Maggie … [2] Executive producer Sam Simon was concerned that the writers were being "inefficient" with the episode; he thought the three plots of Homer and Marge's marriage, the birth of Bart, and Homer getting his job should have been extended into three episodes instead of one. One night, Marge and Homer saw The Empire Strikes Back (whose twist ending Homer inadvertently ruined for the next audience) and made out inside a golf course castle. Another mouth. [4], DVD Movie Guide's Colin Jacobson described the episode as "sweet and funny" and a "nice piece of Simpsons history". In the sixth series following the irreverent Simpsons family, an episode titled 'And Maggie Makes Three' shows a flashback scene to where Marge is pregnant with Maggie. [9] Marge's voice actor, Julie Kavner, received a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance in 1992 for her performance in the episode. In the episode, Marge worries that she may yet again be pregnant and drives to Dr. Hibbert's office. Episode 13. Sun, Jan 22, 1995 30 mins. The sign outside the wedding chapel resembles Vegas Vic from the Pioneer Club in Las Vegas. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on December 26, 1991. Mat Selman posted an image from season six of the now iconic TV show, in which a very pregnant Marge tells Homer that they’re going to have their third baby, Maggie. ... Has there been an episode with an older Maggie yet? While she is gone, Homer tells Bart, Lisa and Maggie the story of their marriage and Bart's birth. Hibbert: One more push should do it. He found Marge with Selma and an angry Patty, who berated him. "I Married Marge" is the twelfth episode of The Simpsons' third season. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on December 26, 1991. Celebrating the Star Wars/Simpsons Connection", "Simpsons' third box set charming, feature-filled", "The Simpsons: The Complete Third Season (1991)", "The Simpsons: The Complete Third Season", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=I_Married_Marge&oldid=1001040228, Articles with dead external links from June 2017, Articles with permanently dead external links, Short description is different from Wikidata, Television episode articles with short description for single episodes, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. "In 'Maggie Makes Three' Homer is shown in the house screaming and ripping his hair out when he learns Marge is pregnant for all three kids. Homer: Marvelous. Marge Bouvier was born on October 1 (though in another episode she said she was born in February) in Capital City to Clancy Bouvier, a photographer-turned-steward, and Jacqueline Bouvier. In several episodes, events have been linked to specific times, though sometimes this timeline has been contradicted in subsequent episodes. The episode was the first of three about the births of the Simpsons children, this one covering Bart's birth, with Lisa's covered in "Lisa's First Word" in the fourth season, and Maggie's covered in the sixth-season episode "And Maggie Makes Three". Homer had quit his job at the nuclear plant and he had to go … Marge arrives home with the news that she is not pregnant and high-fives Homer. Fed up with her disrespect, Homer angrily told Patty and her family to show him some respect since he now had a well-paying job – news which delighted Marge right before she gave birth to Bart. During one of Marge's self-imposed, weekly family hours, the Simpsons are looking through the photo album. This is exactly what happened Tuesday night when “The Simpsons” executive producer Matt Selman tweeted out a screenshot from the season 6 episode “And Maggie Makes Three.” “Maggie is in photo on wall behind Marge telling Homer she’s pregnant with Maggie,” Selman said. [4] Marge and Homer sing along to "You Light Up My Life" by Debby Boone in the car. [4], In its original American broadcast on December 26, 1991, "I Married Marge" finished 27th in the ratings for the week of December 23–29, 1991, with a Nielsen rating of 11.9, equivalent to approximately 11 million viewing households. Maggie is in photo on wall behind Marge telling Homer she’s pregnant with Maggie. The episode was written by Jeff Martin … In the episode, Marge worries that she may be pregnant again and visits Dr. Hibbert's office. Where to Watch. Burns was so impressed that he hired Homer on the spot. Bart had one too. Has there been an episode with an older Maggie yet? I agree that could totally be explained as being Lisa, who has the same hair. [8] When Homer is working at the Gulp N' Blow, he is wearing an "I Shot J.R." T-Shirt, a reference to the Who Shot J.R.? He also compares Marge's good looks to Princess Leia and her intelligence to Yoda, two characters from the film. Matt Selman, who has been with the show since 2005, tweeted out a pretty glaring mistake for an episode about Maggie’s birth. storyline in Dallas in 1980, which would later provide inspiration for the two-part "Who Shot Mr. Marge tells Homer she's pregnant with Maggie...with a picture of Maggie in the background ... That's actually a baby picture of Marge. Episode … [2] At the beginning of his story, Homer mentions the band Supertramp, and their popularity in the time period. It's a little bit easier to make sense of when you take a look at the timeline of Maggie's pregnancy on The Walking Dead, though it still doesn't explain some of the inconsistencies. Maggie is the youngest child of Marge and Homer, and sister to Bart and Lisa. JavaScript is disabled. When Homer Simpson found out that Marge was pregnant with Maggie, he became depressed that he had to quit his job at the bowling alley because the salary couldn't support them. Watch The Simpsons - Season 6 - Episode 13: And Maggie Makes Three - アニメーション, コメディ, ドラマ, ファミリー Episode: The story of Maggie's birth is told in flashbacks: after Homer quits the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant to pursue his dream of working at a bowling alley, Marge reveals that she is pregnant. Meyers added: "The episode's climax is a great moment for Homer and fans of the show. [2] Dolly Parton's 9 to 5 is heard when Homer looks for a new job. [6][7], Homer's encounter with the doughnut delivery man is a reference to a scene in the film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. Maggie takes after her. After Homer ends his flashback, he tells Bart, Lisa and Maggie he is blessed to have such children. Thats great auntie Maggie when she was a baby. Don't know if this was widely known, but I hope someone was fired for that blunder. Marge was devastated when she read his farewell note. It starts with an ultrasound, but the rest of the episode has her wearing shirts/sweaters that are too small so her belly is poking out. Marge's mother Jacqueline and twin sisters Patty and Selma disapproved of Homer's lack of prospects and unattractive physical appearance. Homer and Marge snuggle to celebrate Homer’s new life and Marge ends up pregnant with what will eventually be Maggie Simpson. The episode also expands upon the family's origins as a result of Marge falling pregnant with Bart, briefly referred to in "The Way We Was", and introduces key moments, such as Bart's conception at a Mini-Golf course, which would ultimately become a major part of the series' canon. Of course, things don’t go quite as planned, and Marge gets pregnant with Maggie, so Homer does what he has to … Marge worries she may be pregnant again after a home pregnancy test is inconclusive, so she drives to Dr. Hibbert's office to take another test. In August 1981, Marge felt sick and told Homer she might be pregnant. Homer was not thrilled when Dr. Hibbert confirmed this. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on December 26, 1991. Then Homer's attitude changes when Maggie is born and Homer instantly loves her. Everything changed when Marge got pregnant with Maggie, as Homer needed a better job, and so he went back to the Power Plant to ask for his old job back. "[1] Marge was designed with shorter hair in the flashback sequences to make her appear younger. [2] When Homer returns to the power plant to apply for a job the second time, Mr. Burns is seen playing the arcade game Ms. In the episode, Marge worries that she may be pregnant again and visits Dr. Hibbert's office. “Maggie is in photo on wall behind Marge telling Homer she’s pregnant with Maggie,” he tweeted, to which current-showrunner (and Selman’s boss) Al Jean responded, “Canon is [in] ruins!” The animation artists at the animation studio in South Korea, where much of the animation process takes place, had begun stenciling the eyes with a template, which according to Lynch resulted in "strangely round eyes which look a little too big sometimes and much too perfect. [4] A poster of Farrah Fawcett, a cast member of Charlie's Angels, hangs on the wall in Barney's apartment. Homer is not bothering to hide his sarcasm) Homer: (sarcastic tone) It's wonderful, it's magical. [5] While exiting the movie theater, Homer spoils the ending of The Empire Strikes Back for dozens of moviegoers awaiting the next show. Another classic flashback episode, this one takes the audience back to 1983, when Marge is pregnant with Lisa and Bart has started to raise hell. While anxiously waiting, Homer begins to tell Bart, Lisa, and Maggie the story of how he and Marge got married and how Bart was born. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Lovejoy's daughter (voice of Meryl Streep) is really bad. No, that's Maggie's evil twin. She has a pair of older sisters, the joyless twins, Patty and Selma, both of whom passionately disapprove of Homer. "I Married Marge" was written by Jeff Martin and directed by Jeffrey Lynch. Season 23 – Episode 9: PREGNANCY: In the opening photo montage, there is one image of Lisa heavily pregnant with Milhouse’s baby. In 1980, Homer worked at a mini-golf course while dating Marge. [3], The staff were concerned over the animation of the characters' eyes in the episode, as the pupils were larger than normal, making the characters look "stoned", and the eyeballs were "too round" and large. Oct 27, 2017 785. Lynch thought it was nice to see Marge in a "younger, more attractive mode, and sort of watching her progress through pregnancy. They married in a seedy wedding chapel across the state line and spent their wedding night on the living room couch at Marge's family's house. Where's that text book picture of the kids holding the textbooks with the picture they're currently taking? Marge tried to persuade Homer to come home with her. Sep 6, 2018 #20 PSqueak. [10][11], Since airing, the episode has received very positive reviews from television critics. The kids notice that the album doesn't contain any pictures of Maggie, which prompts a Whole Episode Flashback about the events leading up to the youngest Simpson's birth.. "[14] Molly Griffin of The Observer said "I Married Marge" is one of the season three episodes that turned the show into "the cultural force it is today". In the episode “And Maggie Makes Three,” Bart and Lisa ask why there are no pictures of Maggie in the family photo albums. Which is very un-Simpsons like. But when he finds out Marge is … Since he loved Marge, he proposed marriage to her and she accepted. When Marge is suspected to be pregnant, Bart wants to name the baby after rapper Kool Moe Dee, while Lisa wants to name her after Ariel, from The Little Mermaid. Arthur's Night Out. Member. Now we get up to Maggie. "I will not torment the emotionally frail". When Marge became pregnant with Bart, … Jacobson went on to say he enjoyed the flashback concept and that the episode develops the characters "nicely" and gives the viewers "a good sense for the era in which it takes place". 9 to 5 is heard when Homer looks for a better experience, please JavaScript... 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