[MC13] The Shock
Compiled by Jordan Eisenberg
Did You Notice . . .
... Bart has a Krusty poster on his wall and a Krusty doll in his
... Homer's hand pulses rhythmically when it is shocked?
[If anyone can make out the title of the book Bart is holding, please
send it in!]
- [9F14] Foodstuff protected via an electric generator
- The door is on the wrong wall of Bart's room, and the Krusty poster
is normally next to his window.
Yours Truly: Nothing special. (C+)
Quotes and Scene Summaries
Homer observes Bart, who is sound asleep in bed, and slowly sneaks into
the room towards the bedpost, where a Butterfinger bar lies, attached to
Homer: [whispers] Ooh, my little buddy's sleeping like a baby! He
won't mind if I take a bite of his crispity, crunchety, peanut-
Before he can finish his sentance, his grip on the Butterfinger bar
sends a powerful electric shock through his arm, and he falls to the
floor whimpering. The bar was apparently wired to a small electric
generator. Bart sits up in bed.
Bart: [lecturing] I told you, Homer! Nobody'd better lay a finger on
This last sentance is said over a live-action picture of a Butterfinger.
[End of Commercial. Time: 00:15]
This capsule is ©1999 by Jordan Eisenberg. The Simpsons and Butterfinger
remain the propeties of FOX and Butterfinger, respectively. Any meaningful
contributions to society at large by my work here was stricty unintentional.
Thanks to Brian Petersen for supplying tapes of the commercials, without which
there could be no capsule.