[9] It was revealed in the fourteenth season episode "I'm Spelling as Fast as I Can" that he had relapsed. Copy embed to clipboard. Barney was born on April 20, 1956, His father, Arnie Gumble, was killed in a parade float accident along with Sheldon Skinner, Iggy Wiggum, Etch Westgrin, and Griff McDonald, all of whom had served in Abe Simpson's WWII squad, the Flying Hellfish. Plow King Share to Reddit. At one point, Barney was implied to have been severely injured by a crow mafia led by Homer Simpson when they enveloped him. Ned Flanders would become the next-door neighbor instead. [19] He also utilized his gun once while acting as the Plow King, to shoot out Homer's Mr. [20] Their script became the eleventh season episode "Days of Wine and D'oh'ses", which first aired April 9, 2000. [11] Part of the reason the writers went in that direction, according to Groening, was because of "a sort of unspoken rule about not having drinking on television as a source of comedy. Commentary for ", Groening, Matt; Jean, Al; Silverman, David (2001). This was later changed to brown because it is easier to animate. He also appears in Mob Rules as one of the people Marge can use to protest the sales of the Grand Theft Scratchy video game to minors, although some of his comments implied he was more concerned with using the mob as an outlet for his alcoholism than in the actual intended goal. Being the swinging single that he is, Barney's apartment is decorated in an early 70's style -- replete with cable spool table, Farrah Fawcett poster, and empty pizza-box motif. The car was later found parked illegally in New York City, though Barney had no memory of how it got there.[22]. He attends Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, cleans up his appearance, and attends helicopter-flying lessons. Share to Tumblr. Sort: Relevant Newest # season 4 # episode 4 # drunk # drinking # barney gumble # homer simpson # season 4 # episode 16 # barney gumble … Educational and Fair Rights use only. He is voiced by Dan Castellaneta and first appeared in the series premiere episode "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire". [34], Fictional character from The Simpsons franchise, Castellaneta, Dan; Groening, Matt; Jean, Al; Moore, Rich; Reiss, Mike; Silverman, David (2003). Alias(es) Barney was formerly an A-student back at Springfield High, but lost it all due to his drinking alcohol and is since then seen as a disgrace by his whole family, none of whom drinks. Barney Gumble burp 0 A burp is spontaneous. In 2004, Castellaneta won an Emmy Award for voicing various characters, including Barney. [10] The writers originally wanted the character to be Homer Simpson's sidekick and next-door neighbor, but instead, while still portraying him as Homer's best friend, they decided to make him an alcoholic. Barney drinks so compulsively that Moe had to send his beer tab to NASA for it to be calculated: it ultimately came out as fourteen billion dollars worth of beer (although Moe mistakenly stated it was seventy billion dollars until he realized that that was actually the cost of the Voyager Spacecraft),[11] and has contributed to at least one of his fellow barflies' beer tab (such as when Homer went to Japan). However, he reverted to his old ways when he was presented with a bottle of non-alcoholic champagne. For example, when forced to quit drinking while training to be an astronaut, he almost immediately regained his diction and balance and proved to be an exceptional astronaut candidate. [7] Barney served in the United States Navy Reserve as a submariner on the USS Jebediah, alongside his mother, in "Simpson Tide".[8]. He succeeded and was even nominated to go into space. He was an honor student before Homer offered him a beer, which made him alcoholic, as seen in a flashback. In spite of the years of alcoholism, he still appears to maintain some of his great early potential. Jean liked the story, but felt that it was too similar to a script the writers were already working on, "Duffless", so he turned it down. When he sings, he has a very nice voice. Occupation Brown (season 1, episodes 8 and 10 and seasons 2-present)Blond (season 1, episodes 1, 3-4, 6 and 13) In very early episodes such as There's No Disgrace Like Home he was portrayed as a bully who regularly picked on Homer and would start fights with him. Plow truck's tires.[20]. In 1986, the Be Sharps won a Grammy Award for Outstanding Soul, Spoken Word, or Barbershop Album of the Year. He became fairly proficient at it, though he admitted he had not yet mastered right turns. Create. For his birthday, Moe gave him a gift certificate for helicopter flying lessons, not expecting Barney to actually use them. Free Barney Gumble Burp cursor, Animated Barney Gumble Burp, Simpsons Barney Gumble Burp by Totally Free Cursors! As he's said more than once, "If Moe's Tavern didn't close, I'd never leave.". Barney was inspired by the cartoon character Barney Rubble from The Flintstones and by several barflies from other television programs. He has a quavering, slightly broken voice and a distinctive loud belch (although he sings completely differently, having a beautiful "Irish tenor" type voice), as well as a characteristic wandering eye. Barney once attempted to kick his alcoholism habit. His romantic life, also semi-occasional, has ranger from Linda Ronstadt and Japanese conceptual artist Kako to Selma Bouvier to the woman in front of the drugstore who's always yelling things. In order to pay off his $14 billion bar tab, Barney would need to pay for ten beers a day, at $2 each, for roughly 1.95 million years. Based on his uniform, it's implied he was working as a security guard at Krustylu Studios during that time. Mr. Black also hired Barney to act like Krusty the Clown for the campers at Kamp Krusty, although Bart was not fooled by his attempt at defaming Krusty (as Barney was poorly disguised as Krusty), and also ends up confirming Bart and the rest of the campers's suspicions that Black just "slapped a clown suit on some wine-o" by answering that he is "Krunchy the Clown," as well as clamoring for Krusty's return (or, as he calls him, "Krunchy"). "[20] However, some of the writing staff was opposed to the episode as they felt Barney sober would not be funny. Barney once had a near-death experience in which he expects to be reunited with \"my loved ones, my dad, and that plant I never watered,\" perhaps implying that he did not get along with his father.As a teenager, Barney had great potential. However, due to the severity of his alcoholism, a taste of non-alcoholic champagne was enough to get him intoxicated again, thus resulting in Homer going to space instead of Barney. Commentary for ", he began dating a Japanese conceptual artist, Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala(Annoyed Grunt)cious, Raging Abe Simpson and His Grumbling Grandson in 'The Curse of the Flying Hellfish, "The 21 Best Movie Alcoholics of All Time", "Simpsons ride features 29 characters, original voices", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Barney_Gumble&oldid=999524173, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Barney's Bowl-A-Rama (ex-owner) helicopter pilot, snowplow driver, astronaut, military service (unknown occupation and branch served in), This page was last edited on 10 January 2021, at 16:59. Barney first appears as one of the contestants in the Duff Ultimate Eating Challenge in the level Around the World in 80 Bites. [4] However, in the episodes "O Brother, Where Bart Thou?" A burp is not romantic. He briefly sobered up and got back behind the controls of his helicopter to rescue his old girlfriend Chloe from a volcanic lava flow. At one point, Barney was on a coffee binge to replace beer, but suffered a relapse and became an alcoholic again. The mental strain of that single night of sobriety sent Barney on a two-month bender with Homer's car, after which Barney remembered nothing except for a guest lecture he gave at Villanova (or maybe it was on a street corner). Barney first appeared in the episode "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire", in which he worked as a department store Santa and gave Homer a tip for winning at the dog track. Barney can be seen in The Simpsons opening credits since 2009, passed out under a pile of leaves (but still holding his beloved bottle of Duff Beer) and being awoken by Bart Simpson skateboarding over his stomach, causing him to let out his trademark belch. [18] The second time was when, due to Mr. Burns' slant drilling operation forcing Moe's Tavern to close due to the toxic fumes, he brought out a gun with the intention of wanting to murder Mr. Burns for this, although he never actually got a chance to use it before Mr. Burns was shot by Maggie. It won the top prize at the Springfield Film Festival. Barney Gumble Quotes If we've learned anything from the Full Monty, it's that in a tough economy ugly people strip for money. [19] Their recordings were intermixed with the cast's, often with a cast member singing the melody and the Dapper Dans providing backup. "[25], Britain's The Guardian said that Barney "should be hailed for making compulsive drinking a source of comedy on US TV, a hitherto impossible dream. Barney was asked to join when the other members heard him singing in a beautiful tenor voice in the restroom of Moe's Tavern, replacing the group's original fourth member, Chief Wiggum, who was kicked out. Barney would kill his own brain for a beer. When he won the grand prize, he vowed to remain clean and sober from that point forward, but quickly backed off his vow when it was announced that the grand prize was a lifetime supply of Duff Beer. The first, Petty Theft Homer, had Homer going to Barney to retrieve Ned Flanders' Cooler, as Homer had earlier stolen it, and was working fast to retrieve it and other belongings in order to avoid the police catching on to him (as Ned reported it to them, unaware that Homer was responsible). Homer eventually fools Barney into traveling to "Forbidding Widows' Peak" to plow through the snow for a $10,000 bill, but is caught in an avalanche. Barney has also appeared in every single season although in season 19 he made only cameo appearances. The second, Office Spaced, had Homer going over to Barney to borrow his Plow King vehicle, as he needed a powerful vehicle to total Mr. Burns' Limo in order to delay Smithers long enough for Homer to arrive at his work station before an inspection was due to occur. They offered their script to showrunner Al Jean. Under their alcohol-ban, he quickly regained his balance and diction and was quite appropriately selected to fly with Buzz Aldrin. [28] "Days of Wine and D'oh'ses" was nominated for a PRISM Award in 2001. His loud belches and desperation for alcohol serve as frequent sources of humor on the show, though Barney sobered up in the Season 11 episode "Days of Wine and D'oh'ses". Barney is also a major character on the show and has been central in a few episodes such as "Mr. Bernard Arnold "Barney" Gumble (born April 20, 1956) is the Springfield town drunk and Homer Simpson's best friend, although to a lesser extent after high school. [10], Before Barney started drinking, he was a very intelligent young man, but while studying for the S.A.T.s Homer offered him one of Abe's beers. He remains friendly and good-natured despite his unfortunate condition. Report. Hair In fact, it occurred often enough that Moe even had to hire people specifically to distract Barney during delivery period at Midnight as a paying job, with a then-unemployed. Number 8 was an experimental song written by Barney Gumble and his girlfriend in the episode Homer's Barbershop Quartet, The song is made with the aim of taking Barbershop music to "strange new places." [11] The writers drew further inspiration from Crazy Guggenheim, a character played by comedian Frank Fontaine on The Jackie Gleason Show. (Surprisingly, this did not cause him to become alcoholic again. However he was also given the key to the city for his heroics as the Plow King, and won a Grammy as tenor singer for Be Sharps, a barbershop quartet comprised of Homer, Apu, Skinner, and Barney. 24 … "[11] The writers also patterned the character after Norm Peterson (George Wendt), a character from the sitcom Cheers. A gag in "Selma's Choice" suggests that Barney is the father of many local babies born through (presumably, paid) donation of semen and the resulting artificial insemination. (Unfortunately, to celebrate the completion of his training and selection as an astronaut, he was given non-alcoholic champagne, which immediately resulted in a relapse. The group realized that they were no longer popular and split up.[6]. # the simpsons # season 6 # barney gumble # othello # a star is burns # spongebob squarepants # spongebob # patrick # burp # spongebobsquarepants # barney stinson Barney Gumble Burp GIF SD GIF HD GIF MP4. They have been friends since high school and it was Homer, on the eve of the all-important SAT test, introduced Barney to his first beer, sparing him the shame of an Ivy League education and the burden of steady employment. Barnard Arnold Gumble[1] is a recurring character in the American animated TV series The Simpsons. [15][16], Barney Gumble is voiced by Dan Castellaneta. He was also born on April 20. Barney once had a near-death experience in which he expects to be reunited with "my loved ones, my dad, and that plant I never watered," perhaps implying that he did not get along with his father. [25] When he suggested that an indicted Marge go to a particular rehab clinic to help her kick her drinking habit, he stated that the clinic had "cured him five times," implying that he has been switching between a current and recovering alcoholic. The animators modified the appearance of the character, straightening his hair, among other things, to indicate his sobriety. He is voiced by Dan Castellaneta and first appeared in the series premiere episode "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire". [14] The writers originally intended for the character to be the owner of Barney's Bowl-A-Rama. In the first segment Hell Toupée, he is seen watching the execution of Snake Jailbird. Search, discover and share your favorite Barney Gumble GIFs. However, a heat wave hit Springfield at that exact moment, driving them both out of business. After giving in to Homer, Barney took his first sip and quickly downed the entire can. For this fundamentally existential lifestyle, Barney owes Homer Simpson thanks. The Simpsons - $pringfield. GIPHY is how you search, share, discover, and create GIFs. Make a Meme Make a GIF Make a Chart Make a Demotivational Flip Through Images. As a teenager, Barney had great potential. Brown (season 1, episodes 8 and 10 and seasons 2-present). It was at the point were once the truck driver saw Barney, he would panic about the delivery. Share the best GIFs now >>> [19], Castellaneta thought of the idea of Barney sobering up early in the series. [1] In "Deep Space Homer", Barney trained to become an astronaut for NASA. Copyright Fox. "Can you imagine this tanked-up loser at the wheel of a whirlybird?" [32] The song "A Boozehound named Barney" from the episode "Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala(Annoyed Grunt)cious" was included on the Go Simpsonic with The Simpsons album. Barney showed his artistic side again when he won top prize at the Springfield Film Festival for his moving documentary about his life as an alcoholic, unfortunately titled "Puke-a-hontas".[4]. Barney's commercial defamed Homer, causing Homer to lose his customers. In several of the episodes of the first season, Barney Gumble's hair was yellow, just like Barney Rubble's hair. Most likely, Moe is aware that Barney will never be able to pay off the tab and is simply accepting whatever he can get. [27] In 2004, Dan Castellaneta won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance for voicing several characters, including Barney, in the episode "Today I Am a Clown". His loud belches and desperation for alcohol serve as frequent sources of humor on the show, though Barney sobered up in the Season 11 episode "Days of Wine and D'oh'ses". Share to Facebook. Barney's father, Arnie Gumble, was a World War II veteran who died in 1979 in a parade float accident. [5], In "Homer's Barbershop Quartet", Barney formed a barbershop quartet with Homer, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, and Seymour Skinner called the Be Sharps. "[24] Author Chris Turner (Planet Simpson) said, "Making [Barney] sober falls into the trap of all the stuff The Simpsons satirizes, all those simple sitcom narratives where everything is wrapped up in half an hour and everyone learns a lesson in the end. Heavyset, slovenly, and unmarried (though occasionally seen with women), he lives in a very untidy and sparsely-furnished apartment. Barney stayed sober for several seasons. His clothes and hair quickly became a mess and he ran out of Homer's house. [12], He is occasionally seen doing some sort of manual labor, such as working for his Uncle Al at Barney's Bowlarama, but has also been the owner of a successful snowplowing business and been employed by NASA as an astronaut. Even later, Barney was attending an AA meeting and went crazy when the coffee ran out. Barney appears in a suit of the character Scratchy to entertain the people waiting in line, but he staggers around drunk and drinks in public, which led to Krusty firing him for drinking on the job. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Barney was inspired by the cartoon char The best GIFs are on GIPHY. Barney was rescued from a tar pit by Bart's pet elephant Stampy in "Bart Gets an Elephant" and he also started a snowplowing business rivaling Homer's in "Mr. As revenge, Homer fooled Barney into plowing a driveway on Widow's Peak, a treacherous mountain just outside Springfield. "[26] Entertainment Weekly placed "Mr. Barney was born on April 20 (which Homer remembers is also Hitler's birthday in "Viva Ned Flanders" and Barney's entry into the Springfield Film Festival in "A Star Is Burns" where Barney states that he is 40 years old). Barney is almost always seen in Moe's Tavern, where he is a regular. [29], Playmates Toys created three Barney Gumble action figures as part of the World of Springfield toy line. And not for want of trying. (After the wind blows his diaper away and he ends up naked) Come back diaper! Castellaneta did not change his voice after the sobering, because "[he thinks Barney's] still got 15 years of booze left in his veins.". [18] Castellaneta has voiced Barney every time he has appeared in the series, with the exception of the episode "Homer's Barbershop Quartet", in which some of Barney's singing is provided by a member of The Dapper Dans, who recorded lines for all four members of the Be Sharps. The only exception is in the. cali7. In addition, when someone forces him to be sober from alcohol, he sometimes becomes murderous and deranged, which happened on at least two occasions. Barney Gumble. He was also relatively sober and piloting his helicopter again when helping Homer take celebrity photographs. Hard liquor, sterno, cough syrup, turpentine, he's tried them all. Once, in a fit of desperation, he drank some non-alcoholic champagne, with near-fatal consequences. Matt Groening noted: "Barney was taking the standard sitcom sidekick and just making him as pathetic as possible. [23] IGN ranked Barney fifth on their list of the "Top 25 Simpsons Peripheral Characters" in 2006, stating that, "he's been a dependable source of humor through his many drunken asides, burps included...Occasionally he's sobered up...But let's face it, for comedy's sake, The Simpsons is better off with a drunken Barney mouthing off at Moe's. Plow business to have his own snow removal service, calling himself the Plow King and buying a snow removal truck much bigger than Homer's. Share to iMessage. [24], Homer encouraged Barney to drink a beer when he played Ulysses S. Grant in a reenactment of the Battle of Springfield. This new skill helped Homer rescue Bart and Lisa from a forest fire, although he initially panicked and almost ended up reverting to alcoholism in a desperate attempt at tackling his panic until Homer selflessly downed a significant amount of beer specifically to avoid Barney reverting back to his alcoholism, resulting in Homer becoming extremely inebriated in the process. and "Miracle on Evergreen Terrace" it is shown that Barney still drives his Plow King truck. With Tenor, maker of GIF Keyboard, add popular The Simpsons Barney Burp animated GIFs to your conversations. Sort: Relevant Newest # we tv # bfv # braxton family values # burp # trina we tv # bfv # braxton family values # burp # trina # marge simpson # lisa simpson # episode 4 # season 16 # barney gumble His father, Arnie Gumble, was killed in a parade float accident along with Sheldon Skinner, Iggy Wiggum, Etch Westgrin, and Griff McDonald, all of whom had served in Abe Simpson's WWII squad, the Flying Hellfish. Barnard Arnold Gumble is a recurring character in the American animated TV series The Simpsons. [12], In some early first season episodes, Barney had yellow hair. Discover & share this Marge Simpson GIF with everyone you know. With Tenor, maker of GIF Keyboard, add popular Simpsons Barney Burp animated GIFs to your conversations. Hi, ma! "We've been looking for a project to do together for a while," he explained. So, of course, we went right for it. He is a recurring character in The Simpsons and a minor character in The Simpsons Movie. [21] The episode was directed by Neil Affleck, who said that he had "a vested interest in getting Barney sober. Barney is the town drunk of Springfield and Homer Simpson's best friend. When he was nominated alongside Homer to join NASA, Barney quit drinking to undergo the rigorous training. Barney was born on April 20. A style guaranteed to keep Barney a swinging single forever. Castellaneta altered his voice for the character by no longer slurring. To which a voice from the sky replies "Oh, no?" Commentary for ", Groening, Matt; Silverman, David (2005). [5] Barney is seen driving his plow as the Plow King again in several occasions. D&D Beyond Burp… Plow", was released in January 2003. Castellaneta thought of the idea of Barney sobering up early in the series. Barney made a documentary film about his life as an alcoholic, titled Pukahontas. Share the best GIFs now >>> "[11], After a long discussion about how the episode should end, the writers decided that they did not want Barney to return to being drunk at the end of the episode. [17] Early on in the show, Castellaneta discovered that it was not easy for him to do Barney's trademark belch every time a script called for it, so he identified his best belch and told the producers to make that the standard. He's drunk beer out of ashtrays, sucked beer our of bar rags, licked windows made of beer bottles, and, realizing a dream come true, drunk straight from the tap until his heart stopped. 70's Tv Theme Songs. This comment, coupled with a humiliating videotape of Barney's actions while inebriated, gave Barney the drive he needed. [2] Little is known about his mother, except that she lives in Norway[3] and that she served in the United States Navy, including duty on a submarine. Share the best GIFs now >>> First appearance This talent was discovered by the Be Sharps when Barney was in the bathroom. [11] Castellaneta commented, "He's still a goofy man-child...he's still got 15 years of booze left in his veins. Homer ends up saving Barney, they become friends again and team up, only to find the snow melting (after Homer comments "When two best friends team up, not even God himself can stop them." Sex Barney attended Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, became sober, and took the helicopter lessons. Plow", "Homer's Barbershop Quartet", and "Days of Wine and D'oh'ses". Barney once made a movie about his struggle with alcoholism and submitted it to the Springfield Film Festival. While Barney doesn't have an actual role in level 2, he has a brief cameo in Moe's Tavern where he is drinking beer when Bart visits the location. Add a photo to this gallery. Barney is 40 years old and his first name was revealed to be Bernard, although he also appears to be in the same high school class as Homer in flashbacks. Come back! Being a frequent customer at Moe's (to the point of sleeping there) Barney considers Moe to be his second best friend; however, he is often abused by Moe and Arnie Gumble in the process, mainly due to Moe's personality. Barney burps money.I own no rights to this clip. Barney was inspired by Barney Rubble, Fred Flintstone's best friend and next-door neighbor from the animated series The Flintstones. Barney agreed, though it's implied that his main reason for agreeing was due to being drunk at the time or at least drugged, as he referred to Homer as a "sexy leprechaun" and begged to not have a dart gun pointed at him. s. Barney Gumble Burp … Barney later reappears in Level 5, and specifically has a role in the mission Getting Down with the Clown. Back to The Simpsons - Barney Gumble. Recognizing the character for his appearance in The Simpsons Movie, Filmcritic called him "the most awesomely funny town drunk in pop culture". The friends resolved their differences and agreed to work together. They offered their script to show runner Al Jean. Plow" sixth on their list of the best 25 Simpsons episodes in 2003. He took away all Homer's customers and earned the key to Springfield (which was taken away from Homer). Download "Barney Gumble's trademark belch" Sound: Download Sound. Barney is the town drunk of Springfield and Homer Simpson's best friend. [30] The first one, released in August 2000, depicts Barney in his usual appearance. The first time was when Mr. Burns diverted all the beer from Springfield and then issued a manhunt on TV to force Homer to give back Bobo, to which Barney was at the door with a gun warning Homer to do as Mr. Burns said, although he ended up accidentally shooting and presumably killing a woman who was crossing Evergreen Terrace after Homer slammed the door in his face, and it is implied that he was arrested for this action shortly thereafter. Based on comments made between the two, Homer supplied the cooler as a birthday present to Barney, and the latter had proceeded to use it as a toilet before being forced to give it back to Flanders. )[3], Later on, with Homer, he was a member of The Be Sharps barbershop quartet, in which his stellar Irish singing voice was discovered. [27], During Trappuccino, he was one of the barflies who ran into the church, and was in the massive angry mob set out to kill Homer with the rest of the townspeople. Later in the production of that season, the producers had it changed to brown, because they thought that his hair looked like his skin;[13] in addition, during an artistic convention of the show, Groening stated that he wanted only the Simpsons to have yellow hair. Status "Mr. Le rot de Barney Gumble / Barney Gumble's burp (Simpsons). Barney, drinking with friends Lenny, Carl, Sam and Larry. Unwilling to lose one of his most crucial customers to his tavern, Moe figured out a way to channel Barney's tendency for addiction into a dependency on the caffeine in espressos. In the episode "$pringfield", he claims that he studied dance for several years, including modern and tap. Sweet, beautiful drunk talk. In Season 1, Barney had blond hair. Two episodes give different reasons for his alcoholism. So, of course, we went right for it. Castellaneta and Lacusta waited several years and offered their script, which they updated, to then-show runner Mike Scully, who liked it and had them make a few changes. [20] Barney was still seen at Moe's Tavern, but only drinking lattes. Dan Castellaneta Shelby Grimm (singing)[2]. 171 GIFs.

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