(Part Two)". Grandpa's gun was a Smith & Wesson. Wiggum has to have a backward-talking dream just to remember to order a DNA test? The revelation is very cleverly done, in that a main character did it and there’s even a weird motivation to it. In part two, Springfield's police try to find the culprit, with their main suspects being Waylon Smithers and Homer Simpson. (Part 1),” as an episode, is flawless. Wiggum reveals that Simpson DNA was found on Burns' clothing and that Burns mentioned Homer was the one responsible. He was also one of the last people to leave the Town Hall when he noticed that Agnes Skinner was still there, left behind by her son, Seymour. Jimbo, Marge, Otto, Agnes, amd Krusty also have an alibi, for Mr Burns staggers past Jimbo and Marge after he is shot in the town square, while Otto and Agnes are still in the Town Hall mere seconds before he is shot, now too far away to catch up with him. This was because, as the DVD audio commentary for the episodes reveals, no one officially guessed the right answer. Therefore, this proves that Smithers was not the gunman as also suspected by Sideshow Mel as well as going home drunk and shooting Jasper's artificial knee. This makes it impossible to pull a trigger on a gun. With the prime suspect cleared, the police continue to investigate the matter. Who Shot Mr. Burns (Part Three) was a limited-time questline released on March 7, 2018. Wiggum lets Colossus out. “Who Shot Mr. Burns, Part Two” (season 7, episode 1, originally aired 9/17/1995). While contemplating this, he realizes something: Mr. Burns had been shot between 3:00 and 3:30 pm, and the show airs at 3:00 pm so if Smithers had seen the episode, he wouldn't have been able to have also been the one to shoot Burns. It's never explained who did so, as the solution explains this was not the gun used, although it's implied from his declaration of how he missed the gun while stroking it that it had been Abraham Simpson who dug it up. Directed By "Who Shot Mr. Burns? Smithers hangs his head in sorrow when he realizes that instead of shooting a crooked old man who betrayed or crushed everyone he ever came across, he shot an innocent one walking down the street. After being shot, Burns stumbles to the town sundial (already called out by Smithers earlier … I’d argue that it is absolutely the best answer the show could have come up with. Part 1 Episode - 2F16 First Aired - 5/21/1995 While burying a dead … Mr. Burns' collapse on the sundial hinted a clue as his arms were pointing roughly to W or M and S. Initials for the suspect. The publicity, hype and fan attention from the genius cliffhanger of “Who Shot Mr. Burns?” was at fever pitch, but the show’s status as a self-aware comedy meant that pretty much any answer would be a good one. It originally aired on September 17, 1995. And Burns did recognize his attacker, right? There's Waylon Smithers. I guess he’s pretty prominent in “Marge On The Lam” and “Mother Simpson,” but “Who Shot Mr. Burns” sees him at his most straightforward. Looking back, it’s kind of funny to imagine people poring over little clues to try and figure out whodunit, since the answer is a circular bit of irony that maintains the status quo. The Simpsons had a two-part episode event, Who Shot Mr. Burns Part 1 and Part 2, where the viewer was tasked with working out who shot Mr. Burns at the end of Part 1. Superintendent Chalmers can vouch for Skinner's whereabouts as he entered the bathroom at the time of the assault too, just as Skinner realized he had taken his mother's makeup kit instead of his cameo make-up (Skinner is quick to point out anything else Chalmers tells the police "is a filthy lie!"). Tito's plan for revenge is a jazz song. In a cliff-hanger ending for part one, Mr. Burns gets shot by an unidentified assailant. (Part One) For the second part of this episode, see Who Shot Mr. Burns? (Part Two) Summary: In the conclusion of the cliff-hanger which ended season six, everyone learns the identity of Mr. Burns' mysterious assailant. Mr Burns claiming that it was Maggie who shot him. But David Mirkin pitched Maggie Simpson, and the rest is history. No one, however, was ever animated on the show. Marge discovers Grampa's gun box has been dug up in the back yard but the gun has gone missing and immediately questions Grampa with whom is denying any acknowledge of the gun since she took it of him. Smithers has some great dreams. The majority of suspects at the town meeting had guns, and so wouldn't need to use Burns' gun. Is death not a worthy sentence for such behavior? (Part One)" is the twenty-fifth and final episode of Season 6 and the first part of the two-parter "Who Shot Mr. “I got it from Space Invaders in 1977.” “Oh yeah, that was a pretty addictive video game.” “Video game?”, “Homer Simpson, you're under arrest for attempted murder.” “D'oh!” “Yeah, that's what they all say. Guide to the Simpsons episode "Who Shot Mr. Burns? Chalkboard Gag Smithers states that he never misses a program on Comedy Central that airs at 3:00pm on weekdays called Pardon My Zinger. Burns was trying to take candy from Maggie when he got shot. “Who Shot Mr. Burns? I gave you a plate of corn muffins back at 1947 to paint my chicken coop and you never did it! In a dream, Smithers wakes up in his trashed apartment to hear someone taking a shower in his bathroom. With the success of his sun-blocker, he had felt like celebrating. September 17, 1995 Homer seizes this chance and he escapes from the truck, heading for the hospital and finding out he's innocent. I know there's a ton of hints and red herrings in the episodes. It was the main questline of the Who Shot Mr. Burns (Part Three) 2018 Event, progressing through it unlocked all of the event's personal prizes. After Smithers proclaims the events of the previous night were a dream, Burns announces that the year is 1965 and that he and Smithers are undercover detectives on the Hotrod circuit, in some imaginary T.V. This was done to prevent the public from sussing out the real killer. David Mirkin Most were nothing more than brief footage of various characters shooting Burns, but there was also a full-length conclusion animated in which Smithers shot Burns and explained his doing so at Burns' bedside after Homer's wild chase, with the consequence being Smithers' five percent pay cut (despite the fact that Smithers had already been fired by that point and thus shouldn't even be paid anyways). His attempts to steal her lollipop ended with his gun in her hands, and it misfired, or went off accidentally…or maybe she pulled the trigger on purpose. Since the winner did not have the right answer, the commentary reports that the individual was paid a cash prize in lieu of being animated. When Marge leaves the room, Grampa strokes the gun and says he missed it. Who Shot Mr. Burns (Part Four) was a limited-time questline released on March 7, 2018. Mr. Burns, losing strength, tried to find aid, but finding only a useless Jimbo, he gave up and collapsed on the sundial, where he used his last ounce of strength to suck out his gold fillings and swallowed them so as to keep paramedics from stealing them. All the people look at Burns and then at each other, as if hoping that someone else will do the deed — all except one. For example Jimbo Jones is present in the town square, and as everybody looks around suspiciously, he looks nervous. Looking round the room, Burns identifies the culprit as Maggie. Charles Montgomery BurnsWaylon Smithers, Jr.Maggie SimpsonHomer SimpsonClancy Wiggum Part One has a cliffhangerending where Mr. Burns i… However Burns has never met him, whereas he clearly recognized his attacker. During Kent Brockman's news report in Part 2, Otto Mann is the only person seen smiling when Mr. Burns is being loaded into the back of the ambulance. 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