Episode Fact File: The Caper Chase

The Simpsons continues as this Sunday, April 2nd, 2017, Fox aired “The Caper Chase”, the 19th episode of Season 28 and the 615th episode to date. This Episode Fact File will recap the episodes with pictures, video clips and more. Get the scoop right after the jump!

The Caper Chase

Episode Description:

Disappointed in Yale, Mr. Burns decides to start his own for-profit university and Homer is hired as a professor.

Episode Details: ‘The Caper Chase’ is the 19th episode of Season 28 as well as the 615th episode of The Simpsons. The episode aired on FOX on April 2nd, 2017. It was written by Jeff Westbrook and directed by Lance Kramer.

TITLE SCREEN!: The “The Simpsons” text is upside down. Once the title crosses the middle, God‘s hand tilts it back normal.

COUCH GAG!:

The Simpsons family arrives as the X-Men (Homer is Professor X, Marge is first Krusty then transforms into Mystique, Lisa is Storm, Maggie is Wolverine and Bart is Angel). Then Stan Lee arrives and says “There is nothing too short I can’t cameo”.

PLOT!:

A softball match between the Indian Point Nuclear team and the Springfield Nuclear team is being prepared. After Homer collapses on the field, Mr. Burns and the other coach talk about the nuclear energy and how it is never going to end.

Mr. Burns goes to Yale University to collect new generation of workers for the Nuclear Plant, however they refuse because they say their students are highly entitled wusses. Burns finds out that running an university can make a lot of money and refuses to fund it. From a member of the Skull and Bones society, Bourbon Verlander, he discovers how much a university can make, and makes a deal with him.

Back at the Power Plant, Burns burns all of Yale University stuff and says to Homer, Lenny and Carl he’ll start a new university. The teachers he choose to run the university are the Power Plant workers.

Homer and the others start working as teachers, but Homer is not doing so good with his students and Lisa offers him a DVD box set  of inspirational teachers DVDs. ispirational teachers dvd. After watching them, he gets better at teaching and Mr. Burns sells Homer to Bourbon.

Homer meets Neil deGrasse Tyson, Ken Jennings, Suze Orman and Robert McKee, being introduced to the people that they have to teach, clones of LadyBot. They start teaching the robots, Sallys, how to be students. 6 months later, Homer ruins Bourbon’s integration of the robots at Yale University and makes them explode, then the teachers then start teaching Lisa, Marge and Bart.

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Previous Episode: A Father’s Watch

Next Episode: Looking for Mr. Goodbart

That is all from this week’s Episode Fact File and I would like to thank WikiSimpsons for the information for this post and Nathan for the base design of it.

WikiSimpsons: Season 28 Page, The Caper Chase

TSTOTopix: Episode Fact File: Season 28: What We Know So Far!
(Part 1: 2015) (Part 2: 2016 #1) (Part 3: 2016 #2)
(Part 4: 2016 #3) (Part 5: 2016 #4-2017 #1) (Part 6: 2017 #2)

Till next time, Happy Tapping everyone!


fox_broadcasting_companyThis pictures and videos are from the “The Caper Chase” episode of FOX show The Simpsons. Their use is believed to qualify as fair use under United States copyright law.

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