Homer gets into the Internet by becoming an online gossip columnist-cum- … Tropes Media Browse Indexes Forums Videos If it no longer meets these criteria, you can reassess it: Good article nominee: Listed Untitled. Marge like it's name. Homer's gossip website becomes a huge hit, but when his information runs out he resorts to making up news. Officer Scraps is a bloodhound who is working for the polices in Springfield. In "The Computer Wore Menace Shoes", an episode spoofing The Prisoner, Homer returns home only to be attacked by his own German body double. The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes was a 1969 comedy film released by Walt Disney Productions.It is the first of a trilogy of films starring Kurt Russell as Dexter Riley, a college student at Medfield College, which was seen previously in The Absent-Minded Professor and its sequel Son Of Flubber.The film was remade in 1995, with Kirk Cameron as Dexter Riley. The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes: The title of the episode is a play on the 1969 Disney film The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes. Directed by Robert Butler. He now has superhuman mathematical talent, can read and remember the contents of an encyclopedia volume in a few minutes, and speak a language fluently after reading one textbook. ", that flu shots contain mind control serum. Big-Lipped Alligator Moment: When Homer shows off his website and Lisa tells … Tropes … Episode – "The Computer Wore Menace Shoes" Menu. "The Computer Wore Menace Shoes" was written by John Swartzwelder and directed by Mark Kirkland.It was first broadcast on the Fox network in the United States on December 3, 2000. The Simpsons - Season 12: The Computer Wore Menace Shoes - Homer uses his new computer to spread gossip on the Internet…and eventually finds himself stranded on a mysterious island. The computer salesman notes that what he's selling is "the same computer astronauts use to do their taxes". The Computer Wore Menace Shoes “I did it! You know, once you get used to the druggings, this isn't such a bad place. 12+ More The Computer Wore Menace Shoes (S12E06) is the sixth episode of season twelve of "The Simpsons" released on Sun Dec 03, 2000. It first aired on the Fox network in the United States on December 3, 2000. A page for describing Recap: Simpsons S 12 E 6 The Computer Wore Menace Shoes. The success of this film spawned two sequels: Now You See Him, Now You Don't in 1972 and The Strongest Man in the World in 1975. The students of Medfield College, headed by Dexter, coerce wealthy businessman A.J. The latter especially for being Anvilicious as all hell. And "The Computer Wore Menace Shoes" and "Bart-Mangled Banner" for the same reasons as "Saddlesore". The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969) The name of the episode is a reference to this movie. It featured a youngster destined to be a great movie star: Kurt Russell. The film is about a college student who suffers a shock while installing his new computer and winds up absorbing all of the information on its hard drive. With Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith. Back in 1969 a little-regarded teen movie was released called "The Computer Wore Menace Shoes". This is a talk page, where you can send messages and comments about the page for The Computer Wore Menace Shoes. TVTropes is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes was a 1969 comedy film released by Walt Disney Productions. Please sign and date your posts using four tildes (~~~~). In a Something Completely Different episode "Simpsons Tall Tales" (2001), a hobo explains that there are two kinds of hobos, stabbing and singing, and calls non-hobos no-bos. If you want to start a Main/TheComputerWoreTennisShoes page, just click the edit button above. http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Film/TheComputerWoreTennisShoes. Arno to donate an old computer to the college, which he secretly used as part of an illegal gambling ring. His new abilities make Riley a worldwide celebrity, and Medfield's best chance to win a televised quiz tournament with a $100,000 prize. "The Simpsons" The Computer Wore Menace Shoes (TV Episode 2000) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes is a 1969 American comedy film starring Kurt Russell, Cesar Romero, Joe Flynn and William Schallert.It was produced by Walt Disney Productions and distributed by Buena Vista Distribution Company.. Over 606 TV Time users rated it a 16.12/10 with their favorite characters being Dan Castellaneta (delete) as Homer Simpson, Dan Castellaneta as Homer Simpson and Matt Groening as Maggie Simpson. So, he's The Intersect. YMMV/The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes If you meant one of those, just click and go. Now I know exactly how God feels.” Homer "The Computer Wore Menace Shoes" is the sixth episode of Season 12. http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Recap/TheSimpsonsS12E6TheComputerWoreMenaceShoes. (2010) (TV Episode) Mentioned by Mike. 1 Synopsis 2 Full Story 3 Behind the Laughter 3.1 Reception 4 Citations Homer discovers the Internet and starts his own web page, where he calls himself Mr. X and begins revealing Springfield's secrets. Be careful, though, the only things that go in the Main namespace are tropes and should be created through the YKTTWsystem. The Computer Wore Menace Shoes has been listed as one of the Media and drama good articles under the good article criteria. While installing a replacement computer part during a thunderstorm, Riley is zapped and becomes a human computer. Hilarious in Hindsight: In the remake, Dexter not only receives seemingly unlimited knowledge, incredible math skills, and the ability to read bar codes, but also the ability to recognize if a person is a wanted criminal. Metacritic TV Episode Reviews, The Computer Wore Menace Shoes, As Mr. X Homer starts his own web page where begins revealing Springfield's secrets. Homer's gossip website becomes a huge hit, but when his information runs out he resorts to making up news. While reading "Mr. X's" expose on his computer: There's also Number 6's reaction to Homer stealing his escape raft. Directed by Mark Kirkland, Jim Reardon. Movies. * ''Night Chills'' by Creator/DeanKoontz has a [[TestedOnHumans small town being used as a testbed]] for such a conspiracy, the control agent spread by a combination of WaterSourceTampering and SubliminalSeduction. 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