It was a curious disclaimer. The showrunner for the season was Al Jean, with three episodes ran with Matt Selman, one of those he also wrote himself. This criticism visibly shocks all the residents of Springfield, who are stunned to learn what Homer and Marge really think of them, and that even when faced with permanent exile the Simpsons consider themselves better off for it. Episode Number \r\rFollow us on Twitter: \rLike us on Facebook: \rVisit our homepage: \r\rSee our Top 20 Most … Just before the rest of the credits start to roll, Bart rescues Skinner in a wooden helicopter, crashing him into several buildings and landmarks along the way. \r\rSubscribe to The Showbiz 411! Mon., Feb. 20, 2012 timer 4 min. That it has gone on for 500 episodes – and more coming – can only be seen as a gift. When they confront her about it, the family realize that Marge is just homesick for Springfield and misses their former neighbors. They tell the family they long to start a new life in The Outlands after hearing Homer and Marge out. Created by James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, Sam Simon. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Simpsons ' twenty-third season began airing on Fox on September 25, 2011, and ended May 20, 2012. Production Code I guess they just wanted me to add a little Aussie irony to the script. By Dan Snierson. After Marge explains their situation, he welcomes the family to a commune of "off-the-grid" outlaws and derelicts called The Outlands. The episode features no reference to Assange's legal situation at the time of his recording. "At Long Last Leave" is the fourteenth episode of Season 23. Marge is nervous but Homer sarcastically challenges the residents of Springfield intend to do something about it. and he blows a party horn. When the family drives out into the middle of nowhere at night with no place to stay, they come across a man who takes them to a county called The Outlands, which is a dirty, run-down place where there are no rules and regulations. [3] As acknowledged by Price in that interview, the plot of the episode features similarities to the 2007 film The Simpsons Movie, in which the Simpsons are forced to flee to Alaska after Homer angers the townspeople in Springfield by polluting a lake. 'The Simpsons' 500th Episode Preview (PHOTOS) "The Simpsons" is celebrating its 500th episode in February, and they're bringing in a Grammy-winner and a controversial media figure to mark the milestone. "[20], TIME critic James Poniewozik commented that "At Long Last Leave" was an "all right" episode, noting that certain gags felt "forced by the writers’ room". Homer and Marge, poorly disguised as Mr. Burns and Waylon Smithers, sneak back into their old town, easily tricking a gullible Chief Wiggum into letting them in. You can go ahead and have that cow, man. Mayor Quimby, and many other Springfield residents show up, wishing to abandon their lives in Springfield and start over in The Outlands. He added however that "a few moments made me bark out loud and realize why I loved the show in the first place. Julian Assange as himselfKelsey Grammer as Sideshow BobJackie Mason as Rabbi Hyman KrustofskyAllison Krauss and Union Station (performing the Simpsons theme song) Matthew Nastuk, Kelsey Grammer as Sideshow BobJackie Mason as Rabbi Hyman KrustofskyAllison Krauss and Union Station (performing the Simpsons theme song). The 500th episode is peppered with numerous references to the show's age, in the guise of the town's hatred for the Simpson family. 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