"[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. Smithers appears in The Simpsons Arcade Game as the first boss of the final level, as well as one of the main antagonists. [20] Dan Castellaneta occasionally fills in for Shearer at table reads and voices Smithers. 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. Mr. Smithers’s body was discovered sitting in his car near an alley several miles from his home. The first shows Smithers in his normal attire with a picture of Mr. Burns at his feet and was released in 2000 as part of "wave two". ", believing the world was ending, later explaining it to him as "merely a sign of my respect". "[43], Several of the allusions to Smithers's sexuality have turned into battles with the censors. Smithers' relationship with Mr. Burns has long been a running gag on The Simpsons. [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. "Queer eye for yellow guys." [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. In "Last Exit to Springfield," Burns visits his grandfather's atom-smashing operation in 1909, and he appears to be about five or six years old. [40] He also dressed up as a drag queen once. After a prolonged chase (including initially losing his quarry in the mountains before retrieving her via a hot air balloon), Smithers proceeded to fight them in Mr. Burns's office, using various bombs. I created many of your favorite and least favorite characters with the help of the original Simpson writers", "The Simpsons' Smithers to finally come out as gay, producer reveals", "The Simpsons handles Smithers' coming out with surprising subtlety", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Waylon_Smithers&oldid=997559666, Articles with dead external links from December 2017, Articles with permanently dead external links, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Consummate executive and personal assistant to, This page was last edited on 1 January 2021, at 03:31. [7] Up until 2016, he was not openly gay, but most people knew he was homosexual before he came out. [5] After coming out he later dated Julio, although Smithers's continuing feelings for Mr. Burns interfered with their relationship. The sequence shows Burns flying towards him and Smithers looking happy, but originally it went on for a few seconds longer. Smithers is the definition of neutral. [34] The first appearance of yellow Smithers was "There's No Disgrace Like Home", the fourth episode of the first season. Smithers acted as the main antagonist of The Simpsons Arcade Game by Konami, where he abducted Maggie (due to her taking a diamond that he had stolen during a heist at a jewelry store). In this case, you have been assigned to shadow histopathologist Dr. Jonas Riehm as he attempts to identify the cause of death of 42-year-old Will Smithers. To Alex, it was a wonder that each chair he sat in doesn't break under the weight. [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. 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). You know what I'm talking about." [11] He once owned a Yorkshire Terrier named Hercules. Boston Herald; July 27, 2004, pg. [32] At age 1035, Smithers's head is on a robotic dog body and follows Mr. Burns's head everywhere.[33]. 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. ", to which Smithers would reply, "That's Homer Simpson, sir, one of your [drones, organ banks, carbon blobs, etc.] After his death, his corpse was disposed of by being placed down a drainage pipe because Mr. Burns said that cover-ups were all the rage back then. [45], In a 2007 article, Entertainment Weekly named Smithers the 16th-greatest sidekick of all time. 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. 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. Ayres, Chris. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. ", In the second season, the writers started to enjoy writing about Smithers and Burns's relationship, and the writers often pitched episodes with them as the focus, but many never came to fruition. Smithers". Burns. As a result of his firing, Smithers became a "hideous drunken wreck"[30] and when Mr. Burns was shot later, Smithers thought he might have done it while he was drunk. According to Abe Simpson during the briefing for the level, the sailors in question fight neither for country nor for God, solely for love. He is also lactose-intolerant. [16][3] Silverman retconned this error by saying that Smithers had a tan from a recent holiday in the Caribbean. smithers 488 GIFs. Smithers is generally portrayed as a nerd, someone awkward, uptight, and fragile. Despite the eccentric love for his boss, Smithers appears to be one of the few people at the power plant who is seemingly competent at their job (or 2,800 smaller jobs in Smithers' case) as opposed to the lazy, oafish underlings such as Homer Simpson and the senile Mr. Burns, who is often out of touch with the modern times. Smithers was not included among these nine characters, and it caused a mild online controversy. [34] Smithers is voiced by Harry Shearer, who is also the voice of Mr. [55] They have also described Smithers and Mr. Burns as being "TV's most functional dysfunctional couple". Smithers chooses that he needs to be Burns' assistant and eventually gets his job back. Smithers is unlocked at the Executive Lackey Pt. Waylon Joseph Smithers Jr. , usually referred to as just Smithers, is a recurring fictional character in the animated sitcom The Simpsons, voiced by Harry Shearer. [13] 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 a dog. In "Midnight Rx", Burns cancels his employees' prescription medication plan. No charges were pressed in this case, mostly because Jasper already forgot about it. [54], Fictional character from The Simpsons franchise, Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, "Waylon Smithers from The Simpsons was originally black", "Smithers officially came out as gay on 'The Simpsons, "The Smithers question: why do we keep retrofitting progressive narratives in pop culture? [20] The name Waylon, coined by Mike Reiss, was first used in "I Married Marge" and comes from the puppeteer Wayland Flowers.[2][21][3]. However, the fat is actually a disguise. 24 Simpsons Stars Reveal Themselves", TV Guide,. [14] For all his sycophantic devotion to Mr. Burns, Smithers has been willing to challenge him on some occasions. 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… He first appeared in "Homer's Odyssey", although his voice could be heard in the series premiere "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire". Mr. Smithers made his debut in The Simpsons in season 1’s third episode, “Homer’s Odyssey”, though he can be heard over a speaker in the series first episode, “Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire”. After that, he then tasks Homer with finding the vinyl record "Yes, We Have No Bananas" (according to Smithers, Burns needs it to bolo the exercise every morning, specifically to ensure his muscles don't fall off the bone). For example, in Smithers' fantasy of a naked Mr. Burns popping out of a birthday cake in "Rosebud", the censors had not wanted Mr. Burns to be naked. [14] Smithers has the largest collection of Malibu Stacy dolls in the world, and is the president of the Malibu Stacy fan club. [46] They have also described Smithers and Mr. Burns as being "TV's most functional dysfunctional couple". Monty Can't Buy Me Love Smithers, presumably under Mr. Burns' command, broke into a jewelry store to steal a diamond. With this Smithers Mask, licensed from The Simpsons, you get to be part of one of the most iconic duos in the world of animated comedies! Smithers finally comes out to Mr Burns after 27 years in the closet in Simpsons storyline inspired by a show writer's gay son. "[33], In September 2015, it was confirmed by Jean that Smithers would come out to Mr. Burns in a season 27 episode. 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). Homer then proceeds to aid him in finding various items for Burns. In "Homer the Smithers", Mr. Burns orders Smithers to take a vacation and Homer Simpson is hired as a temporary replacement. ", in which Smithers was prominently featured, the series' 25th-best episode. 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. During the Bill Oakley/Josh Weinstein era, they still tried to keep his sexuality difficult to pigeon-hole. [27], Burns himself has been involved with several women, much to Smithers's frustration, such as Marge Simpson's mother, Jacqueline Bouvier, Marge herself, and Gloria. The first time, he was to oversee an inspection at Sector 7G, Homer's workplace, for a worker evaluation. Voiced by '"[26] 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, but Smithers was not included. 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. Thanks for asking! from sector 7G." This drove him into a nightmare of alcohol abuse and Comedy Central viewing. 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!"). [56] Star News Online named "Smithers's fey way" as one of the four hundred reasons why they loved The Simpsons. 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". You're quite good at turning me on". 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. Harry Shearer was born in 1943 in Los Angeles, California. When Homer loses his temper and punches Mr. Burns in the face, Mr. Burns learns to become self-reliant and this results in Smithers being fired. [45], In 2004, Simpsons producers announced that one of the characters was going to come out of the closet. He was a member of the West Street M. E. church and a regular attendant in all the services, being in attendance at the prayer meeting last evening. Smithers decides that he needs to be Mr. Burns' assistant and eventually gets his job back. [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]. Burns? [8] Smithers is shown to have a passionate and deep love for Mr. Burns, and his sexual orientation has been characterized by the writers of the show as "Burns-sexual". Celebrate the life of Edward Smithers, leave a kind word or memory and get funeral service information care of Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home. [10] Smithers has been shown to be somewhat dependent on his relationship with Burns. Calling hours will be held from 10:00AM to 12:00PM on Friday, September 18, 2020, at Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg. In ". [35] A writer for British progressive magazine the New Statesman felt that the episode was a retcon, making a serious story about the character's homosexuality instead of the previous jokes and innuendo that became the target of homophobia. [31] At age 50, he thawed out Mr. Burns and had his seventeen stab wounds to the back cured. 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. Gray/tanBlue (originally) Smithers collects Malibu Stacy dolls, was implied to be a frequent attendee of the StacyCon at San Diego, writes a newsletter about the doll,[10] and was the author of a Malibu Stacy stage musical that played in New Mexico; he played Stacy's boyfriend. Smithers is Mr. Burns' deeply devoted personal assistant, executive, and self-proclaimed best friend. He first appeared in "Homer's Odyssey", although his voice could be heard in the series premiere "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire". Smithers renowned market reports provide exclusive market forecasts, critical industry analyses, and more across a wide range of industries. "[30], Several of the allusions to Smithers' sexuality have turned into battles with the network censors. "Flash! [4] Matt Groening, in an interview with TMZ, said that this was a mistake but the producers didn't have enough money to correct it. "[18][3] 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's in his early forties, is unmarried, and currently resides in Springfield. The Toronto Star: February 20, 2005, pg. 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. In season 2’s episode “Simpson and Delilah”, it’s explicitly said that Mr. Burns is 81 years old, but in later episodes like “Who Shot Mr. Burns (Part One)”, “Homer the Smithers”, and “A Hunka Hunka Burns In Love”, he was mentioned to be 104 years old. Smithers was colorized in his first appearance as black with blue hair. He eventually gave up on the position willingly after Burns was released by Lenny, Carl and Homer. [34] The episode, "The Burns Cage", was broadcast the following April and saw Smithers unsuccessfully try to move on from Burns. He later appears as the bonus level character for the final level, "Flaming Tires." Burns accompanies Homer to Canada in his airplane in order to get Smithers's medicine before he passes on. Some of Homer and Bart's dialogue indicated that one of the sailors was in fact Smithers' grandpa. [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. 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. [12], Smithers' official job at the power plant appears to be that of executive assistant, which he says is "actually about 2,800 smaller jobs"[11] responsible for monitoring employee attendance, and is often a disciplinarian and has won dozens of employee of the month awards. [17] Smithers' 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 gay. (Part One) where Burns says he'll block out the son, or in Flaming Moe where Burns says Smithers means nothing to him. He is also seen during game play where he acts as the driver for Burns' limo. 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. Unlike his implied grandson, however, it is heavily implied that these Smithers sailors were not homosexual, as Bart when interacting with them will sometimes yell "Your grandson's lifestyle will sicken you." 1 Physical appearance 2 Personality 3 History 3.1 Early life 3.2 Scooby-Doo: The Movie 4 Appearances 5 In other languages Smithers is a middle-aged male, and has dark gray hair, but bald on top. [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. [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. He was a painter by occupation and very industrious in his work. Save 10% on the purchase of any report before 31 Jan, 2021. The censors had issues with the "lump in his bed."[40]. Father: Waylon Smithers, Sr. (deceased)Mother: Mrs. SmithersEx-wife: UnnamedGrandmother: Unnamed (deceased)[1]Cousin: Mr. Smitters Ex-boyfriend: JohnEx-boyfriend: Julio 2 Quest, once you place down the Burns’ Manor building, you will unlock “Smithers.”. [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? 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. The Old Man and The 'C' Student On Mr. Burns' boat, Smithers draws a nude picture of Mr. Burns (Burns is fully clothed), much like in Titanic. The second-in-command and most competent minion of Mr. Burns, Smithers is fanatically devoted to his master (fortunately for Burns, who is so physically feeble and out of touch with the modern age he depends on Smithers to do everything for him), which is eventually revealed to be due to him being in love with him. Mr. Smithers was quite well known in this city. [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. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery. Smithers dreams about Mr. Burns in "Marge Gets a Job." This little chatterbox will let you know when he is in need of some more TLC or attention. SMITHTOWN, NY — Mr. Smithers, a 10-year-old domestic shorthair, was named the Smithtown Animal Shelter Pet of the Week. He is arrested for trying to obtain opium for Mr. Burns while in Morocco. 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. According to Sergeant Abe Simpson, the Smithers sailors that act as the crew for the U.S.S. He is the consummate executive and personal assistant of Springfield Nuclear Power Plant's owner Mr. Burns, and is usually treated unfairly. [48] In a 2003 article, Entertainment Weekly named the two-part episode "Who Shot Mr. A tribute to all of the times The Simpsons teased Smithers' homosexuality. He is also a minor character in The Simpsons Movie. Smithers is quite fat, and often wears a Hawaiian-style shirt covered in flowers. Voiced by Harry Shearer. 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. 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. A surprising amount of information can be gleaned about an individual just from one’s tissues. There was debate among the writers about his orientation. "Homer sexual mystery as Simpsons character outed.". Status He attended Lisa Simpson's wedding with him. 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). from sector 7G. However, upon Homer learning they were actually pizza vans and Burns had absolutely nothing to do with the vans at all, Smithers was ordered by Burns to release the hounds on him, and presumably fire him in the event Homer had been one of his employees. [24] When Smithers powers up his computer, the screensaver is clearly a de facto nude Mr. Burns saying "Hello Smithers. [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. Waylon Joseph Smithers, Jr. (better known as "Mr. Smithers" or simply "Smithers") (born December 25, 1954) is a recurring character on The Simpsons. So today, I'm going to show you the best of Mr. Burns! The sequence shows Burns flying towards him and Smithers looking happy, but originally it went on for a few seconds longer. SMITHTOWN, NY — Mr. Smithers, a 10-year-old domestic shorthair, was named the Smithtown Animal Shelter Pet of the Week. However, he did, in a drunken stupor, shoot Jasper in his wooden leg while trying to rush home to watch his favorite TV show. David Silverman has claimed that Smithers was always intended to be "Mr Burns' white sycophant",[23] and the staff thought it "would be a bad idea to have a black subservient character" and so switched him to his intended color for his next episode. [4] Eventually, he became Burns' personal assistant. [18], Smithers has the largest collection of Malibu Stacy dolls in the World and is the president of the Malibu Stacy fan club. Waylon Smithers, Jr. is a gay character from The Simpsons. Perigard, Mark. 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. 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