While the transformers play Foosball. This comment, coupled with a humiliating videotape of Barney's actions while inebriated, gave Barney the drive he needed. Plow" sixth on their list of the best 25 Simpsons episodes in 2003. (After the wind blows his diaper away and he ends up naked) Come back diaper! Make Barney Gumble Burp memes or upload your own images to make custom memes. They offered their script to showrunner Al Jean. Barney has also appeared in every single season although in season 19 he made only cameo appearances. Search, discover and share your favorite Barney Gumble GIFs. Castellaneta and Lacusta waited several years and offered their script, which they updated, to then-show runner Mike Scully, who liked it and had them make a few changes. It won the top prize at the Springfield Film Festival. His loud belches and desperation for alcohol serve as frequent sources of humor on the show, though Barney sobered up in the Season 11 episode "Days of Wine and D'oh'ses". Add a photo to this gallery. Commentary for ", Groening, Matt; Jean, Al; Silverman, David (2001). His clothes and hair quickly became a mess and he ran out of Homer's house. In the first segment Hell Toupée, he is seen watching the execution of Snake Jailbird. He had his mind set on going to Harvard University, until Homer introduced him to beer the day before the SATs. So, of course, we went right for it. His loud belches and desperation for alcohol serve as frequent sources of humor on the show, though Barney sobered up in the Season 11 episode "Days of Wine and D'oh'ses". The best GIFs are on GIPHY. He attends Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, cleans up his appearance, and attends helicopter-flying lessons. barney gumble 2083 GIFs. When extremely drunk, however, he at one point managed to somehow cross-dress as Marge and yell to the kids in a fake falsetto voice that he's going shopping before drinking while overall being very woozy, enough to fall over the banister, and upon seeing beer soaked into the "shag" (referring into the rug), he proceeds to lap it up like a dog and even get territorial when Santa's Little Helper was nearby, with Homer, initially mistaking him for Marge, telling "her" that "she's" making a fool of herself before realizing "her" true identity. Plow" suggests that Barney was a dedicated student looking forward to a bright future. Barney attended Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, became sober, and took the helicopter lessons. The group realized that they were no longer popular and split up.. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. He has worked as a sneeze-guard tester, handed out pamphlets dressed in a diaper for Lullabuy$ Baby Shop, appeared as a float in a temperance parade, and made regular donations to the Springfield Sperm Bank.  When streaking at his high school prom earned him "about a decade's worth of detention", it was hinted that he was either to be held back a year, or had already repeated. Barney is the town drunk of Springfield and Homer Simpson's best friend. Barney was inspired by the cartoon char cali7. As revenge, Homer fooled Barney into plowing a driveway on Widow's Peak, a treacherous mountain just outside Springfield. Moe asked. A gag in "Selma's Choice" suggests that Barney is the father of many local babies born through (presumably, paid) donation of semen and the resulting artificial insemination. Commentary for ", Affleck, Neil; Castellaneta, Dan; Lacusta, Deb; Maxtone-Graham, Ian; Meyer, George; Scully, Mike (2008). Copy link to clipboard. Barney was partly based on "Crazy" Guggenheim, a character from Jackie Gleason's American Scene Magazine. In "Days of Wine and D'oh'ses" Barney was sobered up, a move that many staff members were against believing "a wide-awake, freshly showered, sober Barney just isn't as funny as an unkempt, disoriented, drunk one." Parents: Arnie and Mrs. GumblePaternal Uncle: Al Gumble The car was later found parked illegally in New York City, though Barney had no memory of how it got there.. Being a frequent customer at Moe's (to the point of sleeping there) Barney considers Moe to be his second best friend; however, he is often abused by Moe and Arnie Gumble in the process, mainly due to Moe's personality. Barney was formerly an A-student back at Springfield High, but lost it all due to his drinking alcohol and is since then seen as a disgrace by his whole family, none of whom drinks.  Their script became the eleventh season episode "Days of Wine and D'oh'ses", which first aired April 9, 2000. Share the best GIFs now >>>  Aside from his alcoholism, he was also addicted to caffeinated products, as aside from Moe figuring out how to keep a then-sober Barney as his customer as noted above, the thing that set him off to try and eliminate the dome during the Trappuccino incident was the book club accidentally destroying what was presumably the last batch of coffee, and may have been addicted to tobacco products, as he was smoking a cigar during the 1990's (even quickly burning through a single cigar, only to feel ill presumably from inhaling so much tobacco, causing him to involuntarily belch out enough of a smokescreen that Moe attempted to steal a patron's watch before it dissipated), and when saved by Stampy from a tar pit he while walking away attempted to light a cigarette only to end up immolating himself. Number 8 was an experimental song written by Barney Gumble and his girlfriend in the episode Homer's Barbershop Quartet, The song is made with the aim of taking Barbershop music to "strange new places."  The writers originally wanted the character to be Homer Simpson's sidekick and next-door neighbor, but instead, while still portraying him as Homer's best friend, they decided to make him an alcoholic. Even later, Barney was attending an AA meeting and went crazy when the coffee ran out. " However, some of the writing staff was opposed to the episode as they felt Barney sober would not be funny.  When he suggested that an indicted Marge go to a particular rehab clinic to help her kick her drinking habit, he stated that the clinic had "cured him five times," implying that he has been switching between a current and recovering alcoholic. Recognizing the character for his appearance in The Simpsons Movie, Filmcritic called him "the most awesomely funny town drunk in pop culture". # nickelodeon # gross # the loud house # burp # burping # comedy # comedy central # shit # ready # fucked up # episode 4 # season 16 # dirty # helicopter # barney gumble  Part of the reason the writers went in that direction, according to Groening, was because of "a sort of unspoken rule about not having drinking on television as a source of comedy. In the episode "$pringfield", he claims that he studied dance for several years, including modern and tap.  Animation director Rich Moore modeled Barney's apartment on one he and several other animators who worked on the show shared, particularly the Farrah Fawcett poster and the cable spool table. Barney was rescued from a tar pit by Bart's pet elephant Stampy in "Bart Gets an Elephant" and he also started a snowplowing business rivaling Homer's in "Mr. Barney was asked to join when the other members heard him singing in a beautiful tenor voice in the restroom of Moe's Tavern, replacing the group's original fourth member, Chief Wiggum, who was kicked out. Plow business to have his own snow removal service, calling himself the Plow King and buying a snow removal truck much bigger than Homer's. He also appears in Mob Rules as one of the people Marge can use to protest the sales of the Grand Theft Scratchy video game to minors, although some of his comments implied he was more concerned with using the mob as an outlet for his alcoholism than in the actual intended goal. Related Boards: 80's Tv Theme Songs. , Barney has survived experiences such as exploding zeppelins, malfunctioning Jet packs, and being crushed by a falling table.. "Mr. Educational and Fair Rights use only. When he sings, he has a very nice voice. He briefly sobered up and got back behind the controls of his helicopter to rescue his old girlfriend Chloe from a volcanic lava flow. His desperation for alcohol has been the source of many jokes. It has also been implied that he took to drinking after his high-school sweetheart Chloe Talbot left Springfield to become a successful TV reporter. Barney's commercial defamed Homer, causing Homer to lose his customers. "Can you imagine this tanked-up loser at the wheel of a whirlybird?" Sort: Relevant Newest # season 4 # episode 4 # drunk # drinking # barney gumble # homer simpson # season 4 # episode 16 # barney gumble … As he's said more than once, "If Moe's Tavern didn't close, I'd never leave.". Share to iMessage. He was ready to quit drinking after winning the Festival, but unfortunately, the prize he received was a lifetime supply of Duff Beer. In spite of the years of alcoholism, he still appears to maintain some of his great early potential. The only exception is in the. After giving in to Homer, Barney took his first sip and quickly downed the entire can. In Season 1, Barney had blond hair. Share the best GIFs now >>> Brown (season 1, episodes 8 and 10 and seasons 2-present). , During Trappuccino, he was one of the barflies who ran into the church, and was in the massive angry mob set out to kill Homer with the rest of the townspeople.  However, after making him "pathetic", they could not regard him as a business owner any longer, and it was explained seasons later in "And Maggie Makes Three" that his Uncle Al owns the alley and named it after him. A style guaranteed to keep Barney a swinging single forever. When not entertaining the rest of the barflies with his lip-rippling belches, Barney seeks semi-occasional employment. In very early episodes such as There's No Disgrace Like Home he was portrayed as a bully who regularly picked on Homer and would start fights with him. Discover & share this Marge Simpson GIF with everyone you know. # the simpsons # season 6 # barney gumble # othello # a star is burns # spongebob squarepants # spongebob # patrick # burp # spongebobsquarepants # barney stinson Once, in a fit of desperation, he drank some non-alcoholic champagne, with near-fatal consequences. Castellaneta thought of the idea of Barney sobering up early in the series. Share to Reddit. Fandom Apps Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. , In some early first season episodes, Barney had yellow hair. According to Homer in what ultimately inspired Barney to become sober, Barney's exact stance at being inebriated depended on how he acted: When slightly inebriated during his birthday party (by comparison, as Barney did not remember the birthday party), or as Homer called him "Professor Barney", he was talkative, coherent (at least by comparison) and even insightful, albeit somewhat offensive, as he was telling Lisa that upon death, there will be a planet each for the French, the Chinese, and presumably any other nationality/ethnicity with the implication that they'd all be happier that way, much to the latter's chagrin. Hi, ma! So, of course, we went right for it. and promptly beams down a ray of light to melt the snow), and Homer's truck repossessed. While Barney doesn't have an actual role in level 2, he has a brief cameo in Moe's Tavern where he is drinking beer when Bart visits the location. Barney once had a near-death experience in which he expects to be reunited with \"my loved ones, my dad, and that plant I never watered,\" perhaps implying that he did not get along with his father.As a teenager, Barney had great potential.  "Barney was taking the standard sitcom sidekick and just making him as pathetic as possible," said Matt Groening, the creator of The Simpsons. However, he reverted to his old ways when he was presented with a bottle of non-alcoholic champagne. Being the swinging single that he is, Barney's apartment is decorated in an early 70's style -- replete with cable spool table, Farrah Fawcett poster, and empty pizza-box motif.  Barney is seen driving his plow as the Plow King again in several occasions. " The writers also patterned the character after Norm Peterson (George Wendt), a character from the sitcom Cheers. He took away all Homer's customers and earned the key to Springfield (which was taken away from Homer). Mr. Black also hired Barney to act like Krusty the Clown for the campers at Kamp Krusty, although Bart was not fooled by his attempt at defaming Krusty (as Barney was poorly disguised as Krusty), and also ends up confirming Bart and the rest of the campers's suspicions that Black just "slapped a clown suit on some wine-o" by answering that he is "Krunchy the Clown," as well as clamoring for Krusty's return (or, as he calls him, "Krunchy"). It was at the point were once the truck driver saw Barney, he would panic about the delivery. Barney first appears as one of the contestants in the Duff Ultimate Eating Challenge in the level Around the World in 80 Bites. , Fictional character from The Simpsons franchise, Castellaneta, Dan; Groening, Matt; Jean, Al; Moore, Rich; Reiss, Mike; Silverman, David (2003). However, a heat wave hit Springfield at that exact moment, driving them both out of business. This was later changed to brown because it is easier to animate. The second, Office Spaced, had Homer going over to Barney to borrow his Plow King vehicle, as he needed a powerful vehicle to total Mr. Burns' Limo in order to delay Smithers long enough for Homer to arrive at his work station before an inspection was due to occur. Homer ends up saving Barney, they become friends again and team up, only to find the snow melting (after Homer comments "When two best friends team up, not even God himself can stop them."  In "Deep Space Homer", Barney trained to become an astronaut for NASA. This talent was discovered by the Be Sharps when Barney was in the bathroom. For his birthday, Moe gave him a gift certificate for helicopter flying lessons, not expecting Barney to actually use them. Barney, drinking with friends Lenny, Carl, Sam and Larry. At one point, Barney was on a coffee binge to replace beer, but suffered a relapse and became an alcoholic again. Barney stayed sober for several seasons. Copyright Fox. Unwilling to lose one of his most crucial customers to his tavern, Moe figured out a way to channel Barney's tendency for addiction into a dependency on the caffeine in espressos. He is a recurring character in The Simpsons and a minor character in The Simpsons Movie. Matt Groening noted: "Barney was taking the standard sitcom sidekick and just making him as pathetic as possible. Barney's bar tab at Moe's Tavern is at $14 billion, but after Barney paid $2,000, Moe said that it's "at least halfway." Brown (season 1, episodes 8 and 10 and seasons 2-present)Blond (season 1, episodes 1, 3-4, 6 and 13)  Little is known about his mother, except that she lives in Norway and that she served in the United States Navy, including duty on a submarine. When Bart stated that the new Buzz Cola was designed by aliens to control human behavior, Barney is in disbelief that a beverage could do that, only to end up breaking down upon realizing that he hadn't actually had a Duff Beer in over two hours. Barney can be seen in The Simpsons opening credits since 2009, passed out under a pile of leaves (but still holding his beloved bottle of Duff Beer) and being awoken by Bart Simpson skateboarding over his stomach, causing him to let out his trademark belch. Relatives  The character's new addiction to coffee was suggested by writer-producer David Mirkin, who has friends who stopped drinking alcohol and became addicted to coffee.