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What episode of The Simpsons is Smithers black?

What episode of The Simpsons is Smithers black?

Yet in Waylon Smithers’ first appearance, in The Simpsons’ third episode ever, “Homer’s Odyssey”, he was animated with black skin and blue hair as he was giving a tour of the Springfield Nuclear Plant.

Why was Smithers black in the first season of The Simpsons?

David Silverman has claimed that Smithers was always intended to be “Mr Burns’ white sycophant”, 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.

Did Smithers used to be black?

In the third episode of the Simpsons in 1987, Smithers made his first appearance. When viewers first laid eyes on Montgomery Burns’ assistant, he was black. But when he appeared on screen again he was yellow, because of what the show’s creator Matt Groening says was a mistake.

What episode of The Simpsons does Smithers come out?

The episode, titled “Portrait of a Lackey on Fire,” was written by longtime series writer Rob LaZebnik and his son, Johnny LaZebnik, who also wrote Smithers’ coming out episode.

Why is everyone in The Simpsons yellow?

According to Groening, he was shown character designs by an animator who had used yellow ink, to which he responded “this is the answer.” As it turns out, yellow is actually the most eye-catching color, due to the way brighter colors reflect more light and stimulate the eye.

What season does Smithers kiss Burns?

Burns & Smithers Kiss — Season 26 Spoiler | TVLine.

What episode does Smithers kiss Burns?

Lisa the Skeptic
In the episode “Lisa the Skeptic”, when the people of Springfield believe that an apocalypse is upon them, Smithers takes the opportunity to show Mr. Burns how he feels and kisses him.

Why are black Simpsons not yellow?

Matt Groening, the creator of The Simpsons revealed the reason in an interview with a daily portal. He said he did not want to pick the “conventional cartoon colours” for the characters. An animator had come up with the idea of giving them the typical yellow hue and as soon as he saw it, he agreed.

Why do Bart and Lisa not have hair?

He said: “Bart, Lisa and Maggie have no hairlines — there’s no line that separates their skin from their hair points. So the animators chose yellow — it’s kinda skin, kinda hair.” Interesting.

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