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"$pringfield (Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Legalized Gambling)"
The Simpsons episode
Episode no.

91 -

Directed by

Wes Archer<ref name="book"/> -

Written by

Bill Oakley & Josh Weinstein<ref name="book"/> -

Showrunner(s)

David Mirkin -

Production code

1F08 -

Original air date

December 16, 1993 -

Chalkboard gag

"I will not say 'Springfield' just to get applause".<ref name="book"/> -

Couch gag

The family runs to the couch, but when they get there, they break and shatter like glass. -

Guest actors

Gerry Cooney as himself
Robert Goulet as himself
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Commentary

Matt Groening
David Mirkin
Bill Oakley
Josh Weinstein
Wes Archer -

"$pringfield (Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Legalized Gambling)", also known as "$pringfield", is the tenth episode of The Simpsons‍ '​ fifth season. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on December 16, 1993. In the episode, Springfield decides to legalize gambling to revitalize its economy. A casino owned by Mr. Burns is created and Homer gets a job as a blackjack dealer. Meanwhile, Marge develops a gambling addiction, Bart starts his own casino, and Burns develops an odd personality in a parody of Howard Hughes.

The episode was written by Bill Oakley and Josh Weinstein, and directed by Wes Archer. Gerry Cooney and Robert Goulet guest starred as themselves. The episode features cultural references to films such as Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, The Wizard of Oz, Rain Man, and 2001: A Space Odyssey. Since airing, the episode has received mostly positive reviews from television critics. It acquired a Nielsen rating of 11.7, and was the highest-rated show on the Fox network the week it aired.


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"$pringfield (Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Legalized Gambling)"
The Simpsons episode
Episode no.

91 -

Directed by

Wes Archer<ref name="book"/> -

Written by

Bill Oakley & Josh Weinstein<ref name="book"/> -

Showrunner(s)

David Mirkin -

Production code

1F08 -

Original air date

December 16, 1993 -

Chalkboard gag

"I will not say 'Springfield' just to get applause".<ref name="book"/> -

Couch gag

The family runs to the couch, but when they get there, they break and shatter like glass. -

Guest actors

Gerry Cooney as himself
Robert Goulet as himself
-

Commentary

Matt Groening
David Mirkin
Bill Oakley
Josh Weinstein
Wes Archer -

"$pringfield (Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Legalized Gambling)", also known as "$pringfield", is the tenth episode of The Simpsons‍ '​ fifth season. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on December 16, 1993. In the episode, Springfield decides to legalize gambling to revitalize its economy. A casino owned by Mr. Burns is created and Homer gets a job as a blackjack dealer. Meanwhile, Marge develops a gambling addiction, Bart starts his own casino, and Burns develops an odd personality in a parody of Howard Hughes.

The episode was written by Bill Oakley and Josh Weinstein, and directed by Wes Archer. Gerry Cooney and Robert Goulet guest starred as themselves. The episode features cultural references to films such as Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, The Wizard of Oz, Rain Man, and 2001: A Space Odyssey. Since airing, the episode has received mostly positive reviews from television critics. It acquired a Nielsen rating of 11.7, and was the highest-rated show on the Fox network the week it aired.


$pringfield (or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Legalized Gambling) sections
Intro  Plot  Production  Cultural references  Reception  References  External links  

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