The episode was praised by critics for its storyline and satire of surveillance and conformity, while Lisa's subplot was criticized. Meanwhile, Lisa is bullied at school for being a blonde. (Redirected from To Surveil With Love) " To Surveil with Love " is the 20th episode of The Simpsons 21st Season. Lisa is invited to join the school debate team, but soon discovers that she faces prejudice from the brunette supremacist judges because she has blonde hair. It also featured a new sequence with Kesha's single "Tik Tok" as the theme song, replacing the whole opening sequence as part of "Fox Rocks Week" for which Fox shows were encouraged to incorporate music into programming. The episode was written by Michael Nobori and directed by Lance Kramer. The TV Critic.org - The Simpsons, Season 21, Episode 20: To Surveil With Love . [4] In an interview about the show, Izzard stated "I'd love to be in it, but they never asked me, and I don't want to push it. It premiered on the Fox network in the United States on May 2, 2010 as the 461st episode 14 KB (1,851 words) - 08:54, 17 December 2016 100 Greatest (TV series) (redirect from 100 Greatest Sporting Moments) 10 of 26 people found this review helpful. [8] Also, Comic Book Guy says he is not jolly because San Diego Comic-Con International might be moving to Anaheim. The Fight Before Christmas 9. In "To Surveil With Love," Springfield found themselves the victims of what they believed to be a terrorist attack. Bart was riding his skateboard and ran into the Simpson's back yard, finding a blind spot, where everyone can do something illegal. Ned Flanders has lived next door to The Simpsons for so long that he’s often been the star of many episodes. [8] The plutonium that is put in Homer's bag is stated to be powerful enough to create 17 Incredible Hulks and one Spider-Man. I laughed frequently throughout, I thought both of the major storylines mostly made sense and concluded well, and I enjoyed some of the ways the episode turned satire on its ear. The Simpsons Season 21 Episode 20: To Surveil With Love Summary: A bomb squad mistakenly blows up Homer's unattended gym bag, releasing radiation into the city and authorities react by suspending civil liberties. She hears Bart make comments against blondes even though Bart himself is blonde. How Munched is That Birdie in the Window? To Surveil, with Love [7] The gay bar features Sesame Street-like characters. Season 21, Episode 20 TV-PG CC HD CC SD. Search for "To Surveil, with Love" on Amazon.com, Title: The episode's title is a reference to the classic film To Sir, with Love (1967), starring Sidney Poitier. She deliberately presents a weak argument at the next debate meeting in favor of school uniforms and conformity. "[12], Ariel Ponywhether of FireFox News gave the episode an A, remarked that "the episode is one of the better outings of the season" and concluded "There were some very slight characterization flaws, which detract slightly from the grade, as does the well-written but underdeveloped Lisa subplot. Bart discovers that the family's backyard contains a blind spot that none of the cameras can see, and he and Homer soon begin charging people to do whatever they want there. "The Simpsons" To Surveil, with Love (TV Episode 2010) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. "To Surveil with Love" is the twentieth episode of The Simpsons' twenty-first season. Over the years, we’ve learned there’s a lot more to Ned Flanders than his devout Christian ways. "[13], 21st episode of the twenty-first season of, "News, recaps, reviews, photos, clips and more – MSN TV", "Eddie Izzard joins the Simpsons – as the Queen! 8. 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