The City of New York vs. Homer Simpson
- Michael Dees ( sings " New York, New York" )
- Joan Kenley as a telephone voice
- Homer Simpson: Norbert Gastell (German )
- Marge Simpson: Elisabeth Volkmann (German )
- Bart Simpson: Sandra Schwittau (German )
- Lisa Simpson: Sabine Bohlmann (German )
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Homer and New York ( Original title:. The City of New York vs. Homer Simpson) is the first episode of the ninth season of the American animated television series The Simpsons. For the song You're Checkin ' In this episode Alf Clausen and Ken Keeler won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation and an Annie Award for Outstanding Music in a Animated Television Production. Since this episode is a direct reference to the two towers of the World Trade Center, was recommended by FOX after the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001, they no longer broadcast.
Once again all arrive at Moe's Tavern to spend the evening, Barney is chosen as a driver, nothing Alcohol must drink this evening and must all go with Homer's car home. When he has done this, he promises Homer, tomorrow return him the car again.
Two months later, Barney 's but still not reappeared. Suddenly, however, he crosses but again completely drunk before Moe's Tavern on and supposedly knows not where Homer's car is. Shortly after Homer receives a letter which says his car was parked illegally traffic in New York and he had to go away it from there. Homer arises because of a previous visit to New York, although initially against his family who wants to go there, but there finally after.
When she arrived in New York, visit Marge and the kids the sights of the city, while Homer discovers that his car between towers of the World Trade Center was parked. Since the latter is provided with a wheel clamp, Homer has a hotline call is about informed him that he would have to wait 9-17 clock on his car on a police officer.
While waiting, Homer gets hungry and buys at a booth without food. After he then drank some canned crab juice from the same state, he felt the feeling of having to go to a toilet. When he finally can not suppress the feeling that he is running fast to a toilet on the upper floor of a tower of the World Trade Center. Once there, however, this is out of service and he runs to the toilet in the other tower. When he gets rid of there then, he sees from above, as a policeman stands on his car and sticking another speeding ticket on his car.
When Homer arrives back at his car, he noticed that it gets dark and he decides to go away despite the wheel clamp. He starts to run, so he destroyed the wheel well of the car. With it, he finally goes to a construction site and triggers a local jackhammer the wheel clamp from his car, but demolished by additional parts of his car, such as the discs.
Finally, he gathers his family by car, and ramps home with her. When Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie good memories remain in this short vacation while Homer's hatred of New York remains.
When Homer is seen in New York for the first time, he is pelted by Woody Allen, which leans out the window of a house, with garbage. In addition, a beard holds after the Simpsons enter the bus in New York, three Jews who walk along a street, for the last three Beatles ( only in the German version). Later in the episode Bart visited the building of Mad magazine and sees, among other things Alfred E. Neumann and Dave Berg. Also, playing in a Broadway musical, which look at Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, Liza Minnelli and Robert Downey Jr.. The song You're Checkin ' In from said musical won 1998 Primetime Emmy Award and an Annie Award.
The first broadcast of The City of New York vs.. Homer Simpson finished the Nielsen ratings for the week of September 15 to 21 in 1997 with a rating of 10.7 on the 18th place of all U.S. television broadcasts, which is about 10.5 million TV households corresponded. She had thus the highest rating of all shipments on Fox this week and surpassed the animated series King of the Hill.
For the song You're Checkin ' In this episode Alf Clausen and Ken Keeler won the 1998 Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation and an Annie Award for Outstanding Music in a Animated Television Production.