The Italian Bob

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"The Italian Bob"
The Simpsons episode
Episode no.Season 17
Episode 8
Directed byMark Kirkland
Written byJohn Frink
Production codeHABF02
Original air dateDecember 11, 2005 (2005-12-11)
Guest appearance(s)

Kelsey Grammer as Sideshow Bob[1]
Maria Grazia Cucinotta as Francessa Terwilliger (Sideshow Bob's wife)[2]

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"The Italian Bob" is the 8th episode of The Simpsons' 17th season. It was first broadcast on the Fox network on December 11, 2005.[3] The episode was written by John Frink.[1] Mark Kirkland is the director of the episode.[1] The episode is about the Simpson family going to Italy. They learn that Sideshow Bob is the mayor of a town in Italy.[4]

Kelsey Grammer guest stars as Sideshow Bob.[1] Maria Grazia Cucinotta guest stars as Bob's wife, Francesca Terwilliger.[2] About 10.39 million people watched the episode when it was first broadcast[5] Grammer was given an Emmy Award in 2006 for being the voice actor of Sideshow Bob in the episode.[6] John Frink got a Writers Guild of America Award for writing the episode.[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 The A.V. Club (June 20, 2018). "The Simpsons vacation episodes, ranked". Retrieved March 13, 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Luck, Richard (December 16, 2019). "The Simpson's greatest European excursions". The New European. Retrieved March 13, 2021.
  3. Hugar, John (November 19, 2014). "Every Sideshow Bob Episode Of 'The Simpsons,' Ranked". Uproxx. Retrieved March 13, 2021.
  4. Elle, Vanessa (October 15, 2019). "10 Real Locations Around The World The Simpsons Visited". The Travel. Retrieved March 13, 2021.
  5. unknown (September 12, 2005). "Ratings: The Italian Bob". Posted by Adam. Simpsons Channel. Archived from the original on September 11, 2012. Retrieved March 13, 2021.
  6. Heritage, Stuart (July 21, 2014). "Krusty the Clown: the greatest Simpsons character ever?". The Guardian. Retrieved March 13, 2021.
  7. McNary, Dave (February 11, 2007). "'Departed' shines at WGA kudos". Variety. Retrieved March 13, 2021.

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