[15] He has often hinted at wanting to be promoted to the position of executive vice president, but Burns has repeatedly squashed this dream, while whimsically bestowing the vice presidency on Homer[16] and a dog. [35] The script for "Blood Feud" originally featured Smithers saying "Just leave me enough to get home to my wife and kids," but the line had to be cut for time. He, or at least sailors modeled in his likeness, were also prevalent in the final mission for the Medal of Homer level as enemies. [25] Smithers has declared his love for Burns on some occasions, such as kissing Mr. Burns on the lips after saying "Oh, what the hell! He has Springfield's largest collection of Malibu Stacy dolls. Similarly, after Mr. Burns rejected Smithers' feelings for him despite the latter coming out to him, Smithers quit on Mr. Burns and, due to having come up with the traps in Mr. Burns' office in the first place, also outwitted Mr. Burns by not only dodging all the trap doors Mr. Burns placed in his floor, but also manipulated him into dropping himself. Smithers is Mr. Burns' deeply devoted personal assistant, executive, and self-proclaimed best friend. Ironically regarding his sexual orientation, he is a fan of Malibu Stacy despite some of her phrases coming across as flirting and her being attracted to men. Please improve the article, or discuss the issue on the talk page. Cartoon series promises answer in January, but what's the buzz on Batman and Robin?". He was also tasked with contacting each family relative of Mr. Burns for the various locations in the tour, and also cutting ties with each of his family members (in particular, crossing Abomnible Snow Burns from the Christmas card list and writing Ramses Burns out of his will, in particular being bequeathed his salad bowl). Relatives In high school, he was beaten up by bullies (including Homer Simpson), while he was the announcer for the high school gymnastics competition. Reel Crazy aircraft carrier served "neither god nor country -- they fight for love". "We'll have a gay old time." The World War II Smithers make a final appearance in the Game Over level as one of the icons God uses to defeat the Simpsons as the family destroy his Praystation. Smithers appears during the Mob Rules level, where he is one of the members "recruited" into Marge's mob protest against Grand Theft Scratchy: Blood Island throughout the level. During the Bill Oakley/Josh Weinstein era, they still tried to keep his sexuality difficult to pigeon-hole. He is arrested for trying to obtain opium for Mr. Burns while in Morocco. Er besitzt die größte Malibu Stacy Sammlung der Welt. Occupation For example, in Smithers's fantasy of a naked Mr. Burns popping out of a birthday cake in "Rosebud", the censors had not wanted Mr. Burns to be naked. [18], Smithers has the largest collection of Malibu Stacy dolls in the World and is the president of the Malibu Stacy fan club. Das könnte aber auch an seiner Liebe zu Burns liegen. "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire" (voice only)"Homer's Odyssey" (in person) When Smithers was a baby, his father, Waylon Smithers, Sr., was Burns's assistant until he died of radiation poisoning after saving Springfield from a potential nuclear meltdown. When Homer loses his temper and punches Burns in the face, Mr. Burns learns to become self-reliant and this results in Smithers being fired. Mr. Burns, who had been watching the entire fight from a painting and who had orchestrated the heist (and by extension, the kidnapping), then proceeded to personally deal with them in a mecha, although he was soundly defeated. [4] Eventually, he became Burns' personal assistant. Due to this setback, Smithers ends up kidnapping Maggie, and, after a few misadventures, he makes it back to the Nuclear Power Plant, although not without the Simpsons family following him. The Smithers/Burns duo are playable in the Bonus Match Up. Alias(es) He was disgusted by strippers who danced in front of him in a strip club. [14] He is passionate about Mr. Burns and has at least occasional fantasies about the older man. [61] A "Future Burns" was included in the set as a companion to "Future Smithers" and depicts Burns as how he appeared as a robot at the end of the episode.[62]. "Scandal in Springfield; For a gay old time, Bedrock has nothing on `The Simpsons' hometown." Manche der angegebenen Links hier sind Affiliate-Links. Dort arbeitet er als persönlicher Assistent, Sekretär und Butler des Besitzers Charles Montgomery Burns. Mit seinen neuen Assistenten kommt Burns aber nicht zurecht. Patty Bouvier, Marge Simpson's lesbian sister, was included on the list. Another example is "Marge Gets a Job", which has a dream sequence where Smithers is sleeping and Burns flies through a window. The first being Alan Porterhouse's keep-em-up Sock Garters (Mr. Burns' favorite brand), which Burns needed due to his socks pulling at his ankles for several days. On one occasion, Smithers is forced to go to Dr. Nick's "no questions asked clinic", having apparently put something in his butt which was now stuck there. "[53] After the guessing, it was Patty Bouvier who came out. He later ended up driving away when Homer tried to find Mr. Burns, with Homer needing to race him to Burns Manor so he could extract a confession from Mr. Burns regarding the emergence of mysterious satellite vans. Chief Wiggum was listening due to it being a police trap and arrested Smithers, who was later exonerated. He later proceeded to arrive with Mr. Burns when the latter was forced to arrive on the show to personally congratulate Bart, and got pelted with cream pies alongside his boss. [19], Aside from his suspected shooting of Mr. Burns, as well as any acts he did on Burns' behalf, he also did a very bad thing in a park during the night at one time while Chief Wiggum had been on patrol, although the latter did not arrest him during this time. Waylon Smithers Jr. - meist nur Smithers - ist ein homosexueller Charakter aus der US-amarikanischen Serie Die Simpsons. When Smithers is devastated by Burns’ lack of affection towards him, Homer becomes tenacious to find Smithers a partner. According to Abe Simpson during the briefing for the level, the sailors in question fight neither for country nor for God, solely for love. However, when it becomes apparent the 'apocalypse' was just a hoax, Burns still remains oblivious to Smithers's feelings, while Smithers covered up his actions by claiming it was a sign of respect. 24 Simpsons Stars Reveal Themselves", TV Guide,. Burns selbst bezeichnet ihn als rückgratlosen Schleimer, was Smithers' Loyalität und Zuneigung aber keineswegs mindert. Smithers und Julio werden ein Paar und so wird Mr Burns von seinem Assistenten vernachlässigt. In the episode "Lisa the Skeptic", when the people of Springfield believe that an apocalypse is upon them, Smithers takes the opportunity to show Mr. Burns how he feels and kisses him. The first time, he was to oversee an inspection at Sector 7G, Homer's workplace, for a worker evaluation. For unknown reasons, Smithers in this game actually sounds much higher pitched than in the regular series (most of the other characters usually have more or less the same voices in the game). Homer then proceeds to aid him in finding various items for Burns. [13] A lesser demonstration of this challenging him was when he aided the Simpson children in giving a vital clue towards how Sideshow Bob won the mayoral race, with his reasoning behind this being implied to be disagreement with Sideshow Bob about restricting those of his "sexual lifestyle.". https://simpsons.fandom.com/de/wiki/Waylon_Smithers?oldid=13129. After Burns is shot, Smithers goes to church where he admits to God he is not a Catholic, although he did try to march in the Saint Patrick's Day Parade. Mit seinen neuen Assistenten kommt Burns aber nicht zurecht. When he opposed his employer's various evil schemes, Burns fired him. Smithers is the highest-profile gay character on the series; he officially came out in "The Burns Cage," though most people in Springfield (and fans of the show) were well aware before this. "Waylon Smithers" is actually an anagram of "Wants him sorely". He intended to supply them with the information anonymously, although his efforts were spoiled by Homer Simpson driving up and then activating his headlights.[12]. Smithers is an obedient and sycophant assistant to Mr. Burns. He is arrested for trying to obtain opium for Mr. Burns while in Morocco. [2] Smithers never learned the true cause of his father's heroic death until Mr. Burns ended up telling the truth to the Simpsons family years later (due to Homer reliving mental trauma during his childhood from accidentally discovering Waylon Smithers Sr.'s half-decayed remains while diving into a watering hole and Smithers walking in just as Mr. Burns was telling them the truth), with Burns instead claiming Smithers Sr. was killed by amazonian warrior women. In high school, he was a target for bullies (including Homer Simpson),[3] while he was the announcer for the high school gymnastics competition, giving particular emphasis on the male gymnasts over the female gymnasts. [6] Aside from his heavily implied homosexuality, Smithers was also implied to have at least some gender confusion and transvestite tendencies, as when smoking weed to allow Homer to not violate his vow of never smoking it again, Smithers ended up cross-dressing as Julie Garland and suggesting that Homer pose as Mickey Rooney of 60 Minutes fame until Homer's reference to where Mickey Rooney came from had him realize that Mr. Burns (who had earlier left to take a bath after sweating) had been gone for over an hour,[7] and his asking for bottles of estrogen from Marge during a drug sale claiming it was for "a friend trapped in the body of another friend" (which is implied to be his way of avoiding directly stating that he wanted them for himself),[8] and also his asking Kim Basinger for a copy of the red pumps that she used in LA Confidential, which was implied to be so he could use them to dress up as her.[9]. Sein erster visuellen Auftritt hatte er in der dritten Episode der ersten Staffel. Smithers dreams about Mr. Burns in "Marge Gets a Job." Waylon Smithers, Jr. duo of episodes, in which Smithers was prominently featured, 25th best episode. *Achtung: Manche der oben angegebenen Links sind Affiliate-Links. "[23] Smithers once went on vacation to a male-only resort. Seine Aufgaben gehen jedoch weit über die eines Assistenten hinaus, so betreut er ihn auch Zuhause oder spielt für ihn den Chauffeur. [34] The idea for Smithers's orientation came from Sam Simon, who proposed that Smithers should be gay, but the writers should never draw too much attention to it and should try to keep it in the back of their heads. [55] They have also described Smithers and Mr. Burns as being "TV's most functional dysfunctional couple". Hair 2; retrieved October 26, 2007. He is unlocked upon … Bevor Burns ihn aber feuern kann, kündigt Smithers. Smithers doesn't actually have any speaking roles, although he does appear in the opening scene where he is at City Hall near the speech podium as Mr. Burns gives his speech unveiling the Nuclear Powered Megabuses. Thanks for asking! The censors had issues with the "lump in his bed."[40]. [13] He also went behind his boss's back earlier, although a lot more reluctantly, regarding Sideshow Bob as aforementioned. [34] The first appearance of yellow Smithers was "There's No Disgrace Like Home", the fourth episode of the first season. He has "rewarded" Smithers's devotion with the future "honor" of being buried alive with him after he dies. He is allergic to bee stings and has hypothyroidism, both of which can kill him. Smithers was responsible for ensuring the art contest on The Krusty the Clown Show was rigged in Bart's favor as part of Burns' murderous vendetta against the Simpson family, and also reminded him that he wanted the Simpsons wiped off the face of the Earth. As well as physical attacks, Smithers throws a three-eyed fish at his opponent, while Burns throws exploding nuclear rods. As seen on Professor Frink's future machine, at age 43, Smithers has to inject himself with some concoction every 10 minutes with a syringe to be heterosexual (upon taking the injection he waves his arms in the air and shouts "I loves boobies!"). As he and his fellow henchmen were making their escape, he (quite literally) bumped into the Simpsons family, causing him to lose the diamond, and for Maggie to catch it. Teenage Smithers is a limited-time premium character that was released on August 21, 2019, as part of Act 3 of the Simpsons Babies 2019 Event. Smithers is unlocked at the Executive Lackey Pt. Smithers's relationship with Mr. Burns has long been a running joke on The Simpsons. Although he is the sidekick of one of the biggest villains on the show, Smithers has a relatively friendly relationship with the Simpson family. Early on in the series it was established that Smithers has a powerful crush on Burns. He is unlocked upon completion of the Burns Manor. He then fights the family, remarking "Welcome to my world!" Sex Although normally not that bad a person he is obscenely loyal to Mr. Burns (to the point it is heavily implied he is gay) - although it is worth noting that Smithers is often the subject of abuse rather than malice on his own part: he is shown to have a jealous streak and can be rude and even physically violen… "Flash! He is later killed by the real killer and falls on Lovejoy as if kissing. When Smithers is devastated by Burns’ lack of affection towards him, Homer becomes tenacious to find Smithers a partner. Rayner, Ben. Burns says to Homer "I've never seen someone take to a Turkish prison so quickly. He eventually gave up on the position willingly after Burns was released by Lenny, Carl and Homer. Smithers frequents Springfield's gay section. Euch entstehen dadurch keine zusätzlichen Kosten. [Rather than being gay], he's sort of 'Burns-sexual'". [29] Smithers has been shown to be somewhat dependent on his relationship with Burns, like the occasion when Burns orders Smithers to take a vacation and Homer is hired as a temporary replacement. Retrieved on 2007-08-15. Dort ist allerdings nur seine Stimme über einen Lautsprecher zu hören. "Queer eye for yellow guys." Smithers is the definition of neutral. Smithers reveals that he is straight as long as he keeps injecting himself with hormones every ten minutes. (Leider geht das Wortspiel in der d After a while, Smithers' thyroid starts to swell because he can't afford his medication. The Toronto Star: February 20, 2005, pg. ", to which Smithers would reply, "That's Homer Simpson, sir, one of your [insert drones, organ banks, carbon blobs, etc.] In Medal of Homer, a squad of sailors resembling Smithers protects Private Burns on board his personal naval carrier where he protects the stolen paintings from the village of St. Capitulons. It reveals he loves Fox shows and hates that they got canceled and kills Lovejoy by accident. The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, Australia): February 22, 2005 LOCAL; pg. Euch entstehen dadurch keine zusätzlichen Kosten. In "Midnight Rx", Burns cancels his employees' prescription medication plan. Joe Rhodes. 2 Quest, once you place down the Burns’ Manor building, you will unlock “Smithers.”. [44], In the early seasons, Smithers has an occasional catchphrase, which comes from a recurring joke that Mr. Burns never remembers who Homer is. Smithers sagt, seine Eltern hätten ihn dazu gedrängt, „es „ mal auszuprobieren. Allerdings hat Smithers Probleme in seiner neuen Beziehung, denn er ist immer noch auf Burns gestellt. At one point it was implied that Smithers was linked romantically to John, the owner of Cockamamie's thrift shop. [51] Despite Matt Groening joking that it would be Homer, The Boston Herald calculated the odds of several characters being gay with Smithers at a million to one. As a (not very well) closeted gay man, he has had a crush on Mr. Burns for as long as he as w… Father: Waylon Smithers, Sr. (deceased)Mother: Mrs. SmithersEx-wife: UnnamedGrandmother: Unnamed (deceased)[1]Cousin: Mr. Smitters Ex-girlfriend: Selma BouvierEx-boyfriend: JohnEx-boyfriend: Julio Smithers ist ein außerordentlich loyaler Mitarbeiter, für den sein Chef über alles geht, für ihn würde er alles tun. One, called "Bobo Smithers" shows Smithers dressed as Mr. Burns's teddy bear Bobo;[60] and the other, known as "future Smithers", shows him as a robotic dog. However, he's in love with Burns and will do anything for Burns to like him. He is also lactose-intolerant. [32] At age 1035, Smithers's head is on a robotic dog body and follows Mr. Burns's head everywhere.[33]. Simpsons-Wiki ist eine FANDOM-TV-Community. [36] Shearer is often able to perform dialogue between the two characters in one take. In The Simpsons Game, level "Lisa the Tree Hugger", Smithers was involved in Mr. Burns's plan of trying to cut down the entirety of Springfield Forest, and is comforting him about doing better next time when the plan fails due to Lisa and Bart's interference, as well as phoning some goons to beat up Al Gore. [42] The debate is referenced in "The Simpsons 138th Episode Spectacular", when the episode host, Troy McClure is answering viewer questions, and one that is asked is "What is the real deal with Mr. Burns's assistant Smithers? In 1995, when Burns tried to steal oil from Springfield Elementary, although Smithers nominally had Mr. Burns' back, he secretly was disgusted with what Mr. Burns was doing, even going as far as to, after surveying the closure/damages to the Springfield Retirement Castle, Moe's Tavern, and Springfield Elementary as a result of his slant drilling operation, sarcastically "congratulate" Mr. Burns for wiping out his "enemies" in thinly veiled contempt, and when Mr. Burns attempted to block the sun from Springfield after stealing oil from the elementary school, Smithers objected and was fired. Al Jean, who thinks of Smithers as being a "Burns-sexual",[37] felt that had Mr. Burns been a woman, then Smithers would not be gay. He appears in the ending of "Lisa the Tree Hugger", where he drives Mr. Burns' limo and apologizes for the loss of the woodcutting industry, and also proceeds to phone some of Burns' goons to beat up Al Gore to make him feel better. He also came close to coming out to Mr. Burns during the Do What You Feel Day festivities in the episode "Bart's Inner Child", though he quickly covered himself by claiming he meant that he loved the Hawaiian shirt Mr. Burns was wearing at that time, and then privately lamented that he should have came out to Mr. Burns in the boat house earlier. There was debate among the writers about his orientation. Harris, Misty. Allerdings hat Smithers Probleme in seiner neuen Beziehung, denn er ist immer noch auf Burns gestellt. Young Smithers wore spectacles even as a baby. Burns. Smithers". [56], Smithers was made into an action figure, and four different versions were included as part of the World of Springfield toy line. Mr. Smithers hatte seinen ersten Auftritt in der ersten Episode der ersten Staffel. Smithers' official job at the power plant appears to be that of executive assistant, which he says is "actually about 2,800 smaller jobs",[14] responsible for monitoring employee attendance, is often a disciplinarian and has won dozens of "Employee of the Month" awards. Burns, however, rarely views Smithers as worth any sort of genuine warmth or care, and much of the humorous dynamic between the two characters comes from this tension. Die Simpsons (Originaltitel: The Simpsons) ist eine von Matt Groening geschaffene, vielfach ausgezeichnete US-amerikanische Zeichentrickserie des Senders Fox, die seit 1989 produziert wird. Unlike other characters, Smithers does not actually state he'll help Homer via a call, though they nonetheless unlock "his" vehicle, Mr. Burns' limo. Smithers is generally portrayed as a nerd, someone awkward, uptight, and fragile. Some of Homer and Bart's dialogue indicated that one of the sailors was in fact Smithers' grandpa. Smithers chooses that he needs to be Burns' assistant and eventually gets his job back. Similar to the main timeline Smithers, the sailors had a fanatical amount of loyalty to Private Burns, as he gave an order to "defend our fearless leader" as well as declaring for Homer and Bart's surrender and "Mr. Burns for ever!" s08e10 – Mr. Burns fragt Smithers, ob er für den Freitag Abend“ was Schwuchteliges“ vorhabe. Homer begs for his help regarding the "frightening, odd, godless fascinating stuff" that is occurring in town, but Smithers declines as he has to do errands for Mr. Burns, even though those errands were occurring the same time as a brunch date with someone (Smithers implies that this was typical). [14] For all his sycophantic devotion to Mr. Burns, Smithers has been willing to challenge him on some occasions. His father, Waylon Smithers, Sr., worked for Burns until he died of radiation poisoning after saving Springfield from a potential nuclear meltdown when Smithers was a baby. As such, he also implies that he is a regular attendee at the annual StacyCon at San Diego in Airport Hilton with his statement of "Hello, Malibu Stacy Fans. [38] In his first visual appearance in "Homer's Odyssey", Smithers was mistakenly animated with the wrong color and was made African American by Gyorgi Peluce, the color stylist. "Homer sexual mystery as Simpsons character outed.". Boston Herald; July 27, 2004, pg. Smithers was originally black with blue hair, as seen in. First appearance He initially tried to be an employee-friendly boss, but after overhearing a conversation between Lenny, Carl and Homer while meeting at Moe's Tavern that revealed that they were abusing his employee-friendly nature to in essence goof off, he became a worse CEO than Mr. Burns (even going as far as to release wolverines in the house instead of hounds). Power Plant Employee (Simpson and Delilah), Power Plant Employee (Life on the Fast Lane), Springfield Nuclear Power Plant softball team, https://simpsons.fandom.com/wiki/Waylon_Smithers,_Jr. [17], He was once, however, made the CEO of the Nuclear Power Plant in Burns' stead when Mr. Burns was arrested for stealing paintings from an art museum, a position that is arguably better than vice president, although he hints that he didn't want the job. [41] There were also issues with "the lump in his bed", which the animators had been drawn as his knee, but the censors had misinterpreted. Harry ShearerHiroshi Iuchi (The Simpsons Arcade Game), Mother: Mrs. SmithersEx-wife: UnnamedGrandmother: Unnamed (deceased)[1]Cousin: Mr. Smitters Ex-girlfriend: Selma BouvierEx-boyfriend: JohnEx-boyfriend: Julio. Er ist homosexuell, in einer Zukunftsvision spritzt er sich allerdings stündlich ein Mittel, durch das er total verrückt nach Frauen ist. There have often been strong hints about Smithers's true feelings for his boss, with one of the earliest references being in the season one episode "The Telltale Head". Smithers was once married to a woman, but it fell apart when she wanted to have sex with him, and also referred to Mr. Burns as "awful". [59], In 2003, a series of figures exclusive to Electronics Boutique was released, and a set of one Mr. Burns figure and two different Smithers toys based on the episode "Rosebud" were included. [46] Speculation on who it would be was printed in newspapers throughout the United States and Canada (even claiming Smithers's "sexual orientation was about the worst-kept secret in Springfield,")[47] as well as in Australia,[48] New Zealand,[49] Ireland, (the Irish Independent called Smithers "too obvious" a choice)[50] and the United Kingdom. Springfield Nuclear Power Plant employees, Two Cars in Every Garage and Three Eyes on Every Fish, $pringfield (Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Legalized Gambling), Scenes from the Class Struggle in Springfield, Raging Abe Simpson and His Grumbling Grandson in "The Curse of the Flying Hellfish", Marge vs. Singles, Seniors, Childless Couples and Teens and Gays, The Old Blue Mayor She Ain't What She Used To Be. [40] He also dressed up as a drag queen once. He was the main suspect in the subsequent shooting of Mr. Burns, but he was cleared due to it becoming clear that, as he had been watching Pardon My Zinger at the time of the shooting, he couldn't have been the one who done it. I'll be seeing you at StacyCon '94 at San Diego Airport Hilton. Smithers appears in The Simpsons Arcade Game as the first boss of the final level, as well as one of the main antagonists. Sie ist die am längsten laufende US-Zeichentrick- und Primetimeserie. Dieser ist sichtlich über diese Aussage geschockt und fühlt sich ertappt. In "Future-Drama", Bart comes across Smithers and a blonde woman at Burns' mansion. Smithers is Mr. Burns' devoted executive assistant. [52] PlanetOut hosted an online poll in the weeks prior to the episode to determine based on "cartoon gaydar" who was gay on the Simpsons, with 97% of the respondents choosing Smithers. Wiggum later alluded to this incident when Smithers was unable to wear a hat despite one of the old laws mandating that he wear a hat during the day time, citing that if he didn't arrest him for "that night in the park", he certainly wouldn't have arrested him for what was implied to be a misdemeanor by comparison.[20]. [24] When Smithers powers up his computer, the screensaver is clearly a de facto nude Mr. Burns saying "Hello Smithers. When Mr. Burns convinced Sideshow Bob to run for mayor, it was Smithers who revealed to Bart and Lisa a clue that would lead them to the truth about Bob's not-so-honest victory in the mayoral election, hinting that his reasons were due to Sideshow Bob planning on enacting policies that were oppressive to his orientation. [11] He once owned a Yorkshire Terrier named Hercules. He definitely doesn't agree with Burns' actions. It was revealed in a flashback that he was married to a woman once, but the two split up when Mr. Burns cam… He attended Lisa Simpson's wedding with him. Smithers is a non-premium character released on January 11, 2013, along with the Level 25 update. [35] Smithers's sexual orientation has often come into question, with some fans claiming he is a "Burns-sexual" and only attracted to his boss, while others maintain that he is obviously gay. So hast du deine Lieblings-Communitys immer dabei und verpasst nie wieder etwas. [54], In a 2007 article, Entertainment Weekly named Smithers the sixteenth greatest sidekick of all time. He later appears as the bonus level character for the final level, "Flaming Tires." Nutzung von Community-Inhalten gemäß. In ". In a 2006 study conducted by the "Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation", it was determined that nine of the 679 lead and supporting characters on scripted broadcast television were gay or lesbian. In some scenes, Smithers and Burns would watch Homer over a security camera Burns will ask, "Who is that man? Waylon Smithers, Jr. ist ein Mitarbeiter im Kernkraftwerk von Springfield. "[10], It was implied once that something laid eggs in Smithers's brain and was considered serious enough of a medical issue that Mr. Burns, who had himself been discharged from the Mayo Clinic with a clean bill of health (relatively speaking) apologized to Smithers about his news, with Smithers himself stating that, since he considered the mere fact that even one egg was laid in his brain was "too many," he would "prefer not knowing" how many eggs were in his brain.