[52], Bob's prisoner number is often 24601, which is Jean Valjean's prisoner number in Les Misérables. Commentary for "Brother From Another Series", in, Polcino, Dominic. His hair is exceedingly long when wet (as seen in Cape Feare), pulled or brushed. [35] His last name was first revealed in "Black Widower"[8] while his middle name was first mentioned in "Sideshow Bob Roberts". After Krusty is arrested, Bob takes control of the show, introducing children to elements of high culture. Here is the Basic Rundown of Flaw and Order. Average score for this quiz is 8 / 10.Difficulty: Easy.Played 4,875 times. He is repeatedly the target of the rake slapstick gag, causing him to declare rakes as his greatest foe "besides Bart Simpson". Commentary for "Brother From Another Series", in, Oakley, Bill. The first five Bob episodes took up the top five, with "Cape Feare" being ranked first. Sideshow Bob and his other nemesis, rakes. Despite Lassen's offer to get him out, Bob rejects the idea that they team up as Lassen thought that they would take turns gutting Bart. Bob is planning to kill him until Bart aces the test. [68] Ken Tucker of Entertainment Weekly wrote that "Kelsey Grammer's grand voice-performance as Sideshow Bob is Frasier pickled in arsenic. Where did Emmy Award-winner Kelsey Grammer come up with the iconic voice for his recurring The Simpsons character Sideshow Bob? Despite his cold-blooded status, he does at times attempt to change. [12], During yet another prison sentence, Bob became a member of the prison's Christian outreach program and tried to be genuinely redeemed. It turns out that there are many rakes in this area, as the event repeats itself for some time. Pierce commented, "Normally, I would not do something like this. "The Italian Bob" was ranked tenth, with the explanation that "All the things we love about a Sideshow Bob episode—the vengeance, the familiar settings and characters, the elaborate scheming—were missing from this half-hour. "[30] Associated Content chose the score for this episode to be 11th place of all of The Simpsons episodes. After being paroled from prison, Bob targeted Bart directly, threatening him repeatedly. Kelsey Grammer is the voice of Sideshow Bob in The Simpsons Game. (2006). Commentary for "Krusty Gets Busted", in, Grammer, Kelsey. For instance, he was able to contort his body to such an extent that he could easily fit into a package (which he implies was due to having to ride in Krusty's clown car cross-country). From "Sideshow Bob Roberts" "Kudos for bringing the public back to the Republican party. Bart tells Chief Wiggum that he doesn't know what it is. Other articles where Sideshow Bob is discussed: Kelsey Grammer: …Simpsons, providing the voice of Sideshow Bob, who frequently tried to bring harm to the Simpson family. You can also get him in the Terwilliger event. [66] In 2006, Grammer won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance for his role in "The Italian Bob"; he had previously won four awards in the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series category for his portrayal of the title role on Frasier. Oakley shares that the 'Sideshow Bob Roberts' episode during the sixth season of the show first aired in 1994 - and was scripted by both him and Josh Weinstein. [18] In "The Man Who Grew Too Much" (season 25, 2014), he was revealed as a Chief Scientist for a genetic engineering company named Monsarno, having received the position after he was selected as a test subject and published the results of the experiments to which he was subjected. [12] Bob's aid is sought by Springfield police in "The Great Louse Detective" (season 14, 2002). When accused of election fraud, he rants, "Your guilty consciences may force you to vote Democratic, but secretly you yearn for a cold-hearted Republican who'll cut taxes, brutalize criminals, and rule you like a king! (2003). His name was Sideshow Bobby. The vial was actually Bob's heart medication and he collapsed on the floor, unconscious, and was pronounced dead. At times, he also may have genuine desires to help humanity, as he explains that his motivation for tricking the Springfield citizens into electing him was to "save them from themselves". He loves operettas, the likes of Gilbert and Sullivan, and is also known for his gigantic feet, which have gotten him into trouble on more than one occasion. Most recently, Bob accidentally stepped on a rake underwater, after falling from atop Springfield Dam into the water below when he was "walking" away at the end of The Man Who Grew Too Much. [33] Grammer usually joins the show's "table readings" (wherein cast members read each script together for the first time),[48] and former executive producer David Mirkin described working with Grammer as very pleasant, due to his lively sense of humor. [15] Bob briefly returns in the season 20 episode "Wedding for Disaster", when Bart and Lisa initially suspect Bob of kidnapping Homer to prevent him from attending his second wedding with Marge (due to a keychain they found had an 'S' and a 'B'), but Krusty provides him with an alibi, explaining to the kids that Bob was with him the whole day. He allows a final request, however, and Bart asks to hear the entire score of H.M.S. Kelsey and David also star as Frasier and Niles Crane respectively. He eventually encountered Bart underneath another car but ended up losing his quarry due to the arrival of a parade celebrating Hannibal crossing the Alps, complete with elephants, although not without Bart noticing his presence. He, his wife and son swear a vendetta on the Simpsons. Nelson pushes Mr. Burns into a fake ambulance, where Bob drives away, but the police stand in front of them. After an attempt is made on Homer Simpson's life, Bob is released from prison to help find the culprit. The title is not only a pun on the movie The Brother from Another Planet (used for a previous episode as well), but also a reference to the fact that guest stars Kelsey Grammer and David Hyde Pierce also played bickering brothers Frasier Crane and Niles Crane, respectively, on the NBC sitcom Frasier . URL. Afterward, Bob, as Creature Bob, returns to his job as a professor at Springfield University, but his students are too distracted by his appearance to learn anything. Sideshow Bob first appeared in the season one episode "The Telltale Head". Kelsey Grammer has provided the voice of Sideshow Bob on The Simpsons, winning an Emmy Award for his work in the episode "The Italian Bob", his 5th Emmy win. The script for "Krusty Gets Busted" called for James Earl Jones to voice Bob, but the producers instead went with Cheers and Frasier actor Kelsey Grammer. Red ,formerly aqua green [6] It's high time the public realized we conservatives aren't all Johnny-hatemongers and Charlie Bible-thumps, or even, God forbid, George Bushes." With that in line, they seemed to bury the hatchet. [25], Later, Bob meets Jack Lassen, a sociopath who took a job as a prison guard at Springfield Penitentiary after Bart gets him fired from his job as the new fourth-grade teacher at Springfield Elementary. Sideshow Bob, born Robert Underdunk-Terwilliger, was Krusty's original sidekick. [23], When Krusty's father dies, Bob makes a brief appearance at the funeral reception to offer his condolences to Krusty (exactly how he was captured or if his abilities have been removed is never explained). Bob is very proud and says that he will do his master scheme the next day. Robert Underdunk Terwilliger Jr., PhD, better known as Sideshow Bob, is a recurring character in the animated television series The Simpsons.He is voiced by Kelsey Grammer and first appeared briefly in the episode "The Telltale Head".Bob is a self-proclaimed genius who is a graduate of Yale University, a member of the Republican Party, and a champion of high culture. Kelsey Grammer has revealed the hilarious origins behind the voice of The Simpsons character Sideshow Bob.. RELATED: Carrie Bickmore reveals she never watched The Simpsons WATCH: 'Making a Murderer': The Simpsons edition Appearing on The Graham Norton Show, Kelsey said was approached by one of the show's creators, Sam Simon, after the pair worked together on Cheers. For example in issue 2 story "Cool Hand Bart" where Bart, Nelson, Jimbo, Dolph, Kearny, and Milhouse attend a seminar, called "Scared Spitless", which is held in Springfield State Prison and intended to scare trouble-making kids into shaping up. It was a beautiful thing. Commentary for "Day of the Jackanapes", in, Moore, Rich. His first attempt at threatening Bart involved mailing dozens of threatening letters written in Bob's own blood (only one of the letters was not actually written by Sideshow Bob, written in a sloppy, grammatically-incorrect manner and obviously not being written in blood, which was instead written by Homer as revenge for Bart tattooing his butt with "Wide Load"), which also caused him some health problems due to blood loss. Captain Bob[1]Walt Warren[2]"Mayor Terwilliger"[3][4]Wes Doobner[5]Sideshow Bob However, while being arrested the first time around, he warns the adults to not look down on children as they are more intelligent than they appear as "they were smart enough to get me! He believes that by exposing the kids to high culture he will improve their lives. In a 2006 article, IGN.com ranked Bob in the second position on their list of the "Top 25 Simpsons Peripheral Characters", citing that he is "a man of contradictions; his goofy appearance, complete with palm tree-like hair, doesn't seem to match up to the well-spoken and even musically talented maniac." It is based on the score of the movie Cape Fear, which was composed by Elmer Bernstein. Occupation They hug. A lover of Gilbert and Sullivan operettas, Sideshow Bob is also known for his singing voice; several of Grammer's performances have been included in The Simpsons musical compilations. Simpsons sophisticate Sideshow Bob speaks with a distinctive, articulate sibilance, which, if you didn’t already know, was based on Kelsey Grammer’s former employer, theater director Ellis Rabb. Sideshow Bob enjoys the finer things in life, including reading classical literature and playing an instrument (a violin). However, Bob found that he was "accustomed to Bart's face" and cannot do it. Kelsey GrammerDan Castellaneta (impersonating Krusty the Clown in "Krusty Gets Busted"), Brother: Cecil TerwilligerWife: Francesca TerwilligerEx-wife: Selma BouvierSon: Gino TerwilligerNephew: Neil TerwilligerCousin: Bobby TerwilligerEx-sisters-in-Law: Patty Bouvier and Marge SimpsonEx-parents-in-Law: Jacqueline Bouvier and Clancy Bouvier (deceased)Ex-nephew: Bart SimpsonEx-nieces: Lisa Simpson and Maggie Simpson. In that appearance, his design was more simple and his hair was round in shape. [6] After repeated instances of abuse, including being shot from a cannon and hit constantly with pies, the Yale-educated Bob became angry at Krusty and resentful of the clown's success. The Notice that shows Sideshow Bob has appeared in The Simpsons: Tapped Out game available on iOS and Android. In reality, Bob was actually faking his death and put in a temporary death-like state, as his father injected him with an anesthesia. Bob eventually managed to get parole due to manipulating the Parole Jury with his intellect and cultured nature. Photo: David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images. He … Bob was made into an action figure, and two different versions were included as part of the World of Springfield toy line. Now honestly, what is that? He appears in issue 23 story "Bart de Triomphe" which introduces his nephew Neil. Bob appeared in the 29th season in Gone Boy when he tries to track down the whereabouts of Bart Simpson. •. When Bob follows the Simpsons to their new home after they became a part of the Witness Protection Program, he clambers out from beneath their car, he steps on the end of a rake lying on the ground, causing it to fly up and hit him in the face and he shudders. They go in, but Bob is forced to hide his hair in a hat to keep from being noticed and identified. Ever since then, Bob has been obsessed with killing Bart, constantly plotting his revenge in prison. (2005). Dracula. Bob is released from prison and develops a plot to kill Krusty using Bart as a suicide bomber during Krusty's retirement special. He attacks by jumping around at Bart, and can only be defeated by stomping on his feet multiple times. Sideshow Bob soon began to tire of these antics, and also realized that off-camera Krusty was engaging in vulgar behavior such as illegal gambling and patronizing strip joints. Bob's prisoner number is often 24601, which is Jean Valjean's prisoner number in Les Misérables. 2. Character » Sideshow Bob appears in 107 issues. Commentary for "Krusty Gets Busted", in, Bird, Brad. Bob welcomes them with hospitality on the condition that they do not reveal his felonious past; however, a drunken Lisa jokes about Bob's criminal deeds, eventually exposing Bob's past and causing Bob to be alienated from his citizens. He noted that only "The Italian Bob" and the ninth ranked "Funeral for a Fiend" were "the only ones I'd consider clunkers. He was born on October 11, 1957, making him 33 years old during his first appearance and has been on Krusty's show from 1983-1990. However, once again he fails, as Maggie decapitates all four of them, killing everyone but Frank's ghost (the latter only because, due to his obviously being dead already, he couldn't die again). [9] Ironically, he would run as a Republican in a later episode. Largely because of his former status as a clown, he also was capable of extreme physical feats. Alongside Grammer were voice performances from David Hyde Pierce as Bob's brother Cecil, and John Mahoney filling his familiar role as dad to the … [29] Bob's design was updated for "Krusty Gets Busted"; as the episode's animation style evolved, director Brad Bird made the character of Sideshow Bob sleeker and more refined, to fit Grammer's voice technique. Grammer had previously won four in the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series category for his portrayal of Frasier Crane on Frasier. [24] Sideshow Bob appears in the 1991 The Simpsons Arcade Game, on the fifth level where he is pulling a cart containing a roast chicken health pick up. Sideshow Bob appears as the main antagonist (although Kelsey Grammer refers to him as the ride's host) in The Simpsons Ride at the Universal Studios parks, in which he once again goes after Bart and the rest of the Simpson family. [30] A rule for earlier episodes featuring Bob called for a recap of his evil deeds; this was dropped after season eight's "Brother from Another Series" when the chronology became too lengthy. At some point in time, Sideshow Bob had came to Ernie the Giant Chicken at pledge allegiance to the Sith Lord. Believing that a mind that thinks so much like hers could not possibly be completely evil, she begins visiting Bob at the campus on a regular basis. Bob releases flying cyborg monkeys that attack the visitors. Sideshow Bob appears as the main antagonist of one segment of "Treehouse of Horror XXVI", entitled "Wanted: Dead Then Alive". Sideshow Bob (voice) Recurring role Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance: 1990 The Earth Day Special: Dr. Frasier Crane 1990 The Tracey Ullman Show: Mr. Brenna Episode: "Maria and the Mister" 1991 Baby Talk: Russell Episode: "One Night with Elliot" 1992 Wings: Dr. Frasier Crane Episode: "Planes, Trains and Visiting Cranes" After Krusty was arrested, Bob takes control of the show, introducing children to elements of high culture. When Lisa questions him about the key chain, he explains that, although it's nice that they thought of him, the initials don't just pertain to him, and gives a list of people whom "SB" could refer to, including Selma Bouvier, the actual culprit. After gift packages were reported to be stolen from porches across Springfield, and Lenny left a clue to the identity of the one responsible, Bart assumed Sideshow Bob was responsible and went to Santa's Village, only to discover that his "plans" referred to his life goals. answer Oct 12, 2016 by Divya Nayak. (2001). Sideshow Bob shares some personality traits of Grammer's character Frasier Crane from the sitcoms Cheers and Frasier, and has been described as "Frasier pickled in arsenic". He became Bart's nemesis after Bart figured out he had framed Krusty, getting him sent to prison. [43] Another rule established by the show's writers mandated Bob's return to prison at the end of each episode, although this pattern was abandoned in later episodes like "The Great Louse Detective" and "The Italian Bob".[43]. "Cape Feare" is generally regarded as one of the best episodes of The Simpsons[69] and placed third on Entertainment Weekly's 2003 list of the show's top 25 episodes. Bob briefly appears in "Clown in the Dumps" (season 26, 2014), where he offered his condolences to Krusty after the death of his father, Rabbi Krustofsky. His favorite weapon is a carving knife, which he is regularly depicted holding. (2009). However, he ultimately had a change of heart, and he and Bart accepted a truce and became friends. He appears again in issue 11 "Fallen Flanders" where he somehow teams up with Kang and Kodos and together they abduct Ned Flanders and replace him with an evil clone. [29] After moving to Italy and becoming mayor of a small Italian village, Bob married a woman named Francesca (it is unconfirmed if they may be separated or divorced, as he is seen making plans to date an "age-appropriate woman" and flirting with Cassandra Patterson in Bobby, It's Cold Outside) and with her, had a son named Gino. A TV commercial for Sideshow Bob is shown. Robert Underdunk Terwilliger Jr, better known as Sideshow Bob, is one of the main antagonists of the adult animated TV series, The Simpsons. Commentary for "Black Widower", in, Weinstein, Josh. [59] His wife, Bob's mother, is Dame Judith Underdunk, "the finest classical actress of her generation." [79] Believing that "nobody who speaks German could be an evil man", they release him. He continues to think so even when he sees Bob in maximum security but tries to come to terms with his anxiety to go out to a baseball game with him. [15] Strangely, Bob does not seem to hold any distinctive grudge against Lisa, despite the fact that she ruined his plans as mayor of Springfield, mayor of a small Italian village (unintentionally), and his attempt on the lives of her entire family (which even included her). Bob made his second major appearance in season three's "Black Widower"; the writers echoed the premise of the Coyote chasing the Road Runner by having Bob unexpectedly insert himself into Bart's life, threatening to disrupt—and sometimes end—it. [32] For Bob's voice, Grammer performed an impression of theatre actor and director Ellis Rabb. [scene shows prisoners going in a revolving door and coming out immediately] Voice: Mayor Quimby supports revolving door prisons. If the player spelled Lisa's name earlier, she'll aid Bart by dropping bowling balls on Sideshow Bob's head, stunning him long enough for the player to land a clean hit on his feet. The script for "Krusty Gets Busted" called for James Earl Jones to voice Bob, but the producers instead went with Kelsey Grammer, then a cast member on Cheers. (2004). Bob then forces Milhouse to show them where Bart was located (being the only one who found the manhole Bart fell into). (2005). 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