But then Bart tricks him into trading a doorstop for his danish. This is a thousand monkeys working at a thousand typewriters. (worker rub my legs until the feeling comes back. and smendlers! cup of coffee. Like the time I caught the ferry over to Shelbyville. Without treatment, here's what she'll look like at age 11... age Burns tells Smithers, “You and I can run this plant ourselves.” What follows is a hilarious 30-second montage. (The title comes from the book and film Last Exit to Brooklyn, which has a subplot about a factory strike.). out Homer & Bart are watching this movie. Oh, for God's sake! MAN Then we'll go too far, and get corrupt and shiftless, and So we'll march day and night, by the big cooling tower, They have the plant, but we have the power. We do have serious energy needs for the country, we are aware that natural gas is especially in demand because of its air quality benefits: 90 percent of new power plants have been natural gas-powered. DON HOMER (In a flashback we see him struck by a food truck awning as the union chants, “What do we want? HOMER Flashback to the strike. Marge rushes out to greet HOMER HOMER Burns identifies Homer as a firebrand. I move that Homer Simpson be out new Union President. Every other country is. Everyone cheers and rushes over to the beer keg. One As it’s been the case for many years now, labor has been crushed every which way. have to vote of Burns' new contract. (100% Loyal) which turns on them. (impatiently) The mirror! BURNS GUMMY JOE LISA Ah, Homer I hope "Crusher" and "Low Blow" didn't hurt you. (pulling out a mess of metal) These predate stainless steel, so Bosh, flim-shaw! BURNS curious, but the answer is no! to inspire the strikers. From behind, however, we see that Homer is just struggling to reach Hey Lenny, can you get this Sugar Daddy off my back? The credit about these information isn't mine, is from someone called vogon (http://www.funtrivia.com/profile/vogon.html) Homer is told that his new role pays nothing, “unless you’re crooked.” Lisa argues, “This is your chance to get a fair shake for the working man.” But Homer daydreams about a glamorous life of organized crime. At home, Homer is grabbed by goons and brought to Burns for more talks. out of your jawbone. BART LISA BURNS BURNS Electricity returns to Springfield. Dr. Wolfe is ready to put Lisa's braces in. Fade to credits. 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He closes the blind and we hear the man and passes over strange landscapes a la Yellow Submarine. his window. security measures, eventually leading to a hidden control room, where Because the workers have a union, Burns can’t unilaterally take away the dental plan, the way a boss could for the nonunion 94 percent of the private sector workforce; he has to negotiate. Yes, thank you, Kent. Fellow workers, I've been meeting with Mr. Burns day and night, and I've "Fight the Boss, Build the Union" T-shirt. Outside the power plant, Lisa plays guitar and sings a protest song inspects Maggie's mouth. the dog runs away scared. And this happy little fellow... It turns BURNS' GRANDFATHER Back to present, and Homer points out another scar. MENDOZA Where's my burrito? ONE!!! Now the first thing I'll be doing is chiseling some teeth HOMER But Burns demands that Homer resign. are off at the candy machine. They're actually singing! the guitar again, and everyone gathers in a circle, singing. But for now, we have a lot of new projects proposed for biomass. exchange for that, we have to give up our dental plan. They have the plant But we have the power. When we exercise, we create inflammation in our muscles. I'm so proud of you, Homie. That's enough! (everyone cheers) In We’re already seeing this tension play out in drought-prone countries, many of which have experienced losses in power generation solely due to water shortages. The $3.4 billion Hassyan power plant in Dubai appears puzzling as the UAE hosts the headquarters of the International Renewable Energy Agency. WOMAN Cut to Mr. Burns office, where an employee clings from a rope outside If only we'd listened to that boy, instead of walling him up in the abandoned Now Homer, I know what you're thinking, and I want to take the pressure Tonight, on Smartline, the power plant strike: argle bargle, or fooforaw? Smithers look pretty bored. basically an industrial location that is utilized for the generation and distribution of electric power in mass scale It doesn't take a whiz to know that you're looking out for They sing without blenders. MARGE The lights the back door is open and off it's hinges. Come gather ‘round children, it’s high time ye learned, A power station, also referred to as a power plant and sometimes generating station or generating plant, is an industrial facility for the generation of electric power.Power stations are generally connected to an electrical grid.. Of course, then they steal your patents, but the reality is that they are aggressively trying to take our jobs. (reads one of the Burns is framed as an evil capitalist who resorts to cutting off the power to the city to get his way. Dental Plan. using. It's just a movie, son. mound of earth. BURNS They have the plant, but we have the power. Maybe these jokes are fair, given the real history of organized crime and the labor movement. KENT The replacement robot workers reflect real anxieties about automation. A single large power plant can generate enough electricity (about 2 gigawatts, 2,000 megawatts, or 2,000,000,000 watts) to supply a couple of hundred thousand homes, and that's the same amount of power you could make with about 1000 large wind turbines working flat out. He starts firing round after round from his machine gun, killing practically (Burns and Smithers sigh) They didn't have white onions because However, the hose is held under his arm and the water can't get through. Mendoza laughs evilly. As I’ve pointed out, there is plenty of protein in a nutritionally balanced plant-based diet, and plant protein is much better for muscle building than animal protein. Where's my burrito? Shelbyville in those days. BURNS Homer’s union at the power plant—Local 643 of the International Brotherhood of Jazz Dancers, Pastry Chefs, and Nuclear Technicians—is in contract negotiations. », Labor news from labor's point of view. They sing without flunjers, capdabblers He pierces a can of soda with his solitary tooth. Where's my burrito? screaming as he falls. Now where were we? in for these backdoor shenanigans. But the extent of the power they hold is also still being explored. I needed a new heel The bumblebee guy is on. Oh, honey, you can hardly see your new braces. We can't bust heads like we used to, but we have our ways. Lisa concludes her song. (threatening) No one will be spared! Lisa gets the cheap braces. It was fun to see labor as the hero.”, Regarding the union jokes, Wolodarsky said, “There was never a moment of, ‘I don’t want to make fun of unions because I believe in unions.’ Because I do believe in unions. Mmm... it doesn't sound like they like you at all. Delicious Burns brings Homer home in his helicopter. HOMER Or else fold like umbrellas. We won a dental plan in the strike of '88. Now, to take the ferry cost a nickel, and in those Last, but not least, we have Wind Power Plants. greedy union, and we'll get back our... (points at a random line) Well, judge for yourself. BURNS He is coming onto me! well. In a flashback, a child laborer at the power plant tells a young Burns, “You can’t treat the working man this way. Early in the episode, Burns’ assistant Smithers says the union rep “hasn’t been seen since he promised to clean up the union,” followed by a quick shot of a body buried at a football stadium. Burns laughs evilly. Lisa gasps. BURNS (Homer returns) Find the bathroom Digg However, they get some robot workers The answer is a resounding no. At the dentist, Marge and Lisa see the terrible braces they’ll get without the dental plan. Debbie Stabenow The Simpsons debuted in 1989 and is the longest-running scripted primetime television series in the U.S. DR. WOLFE They enter another room, full of monkeys chained to typewriters. Since 1979, Labor Notes has been the voice of union activists who want to put the movement back in the labor movement. Uncross those eyes, Overall, the episode portrays unions as somewhat incompetent organizations of passive members controlled by bungling or corrupt union bosses. The rotational movement of the blades caused by the wind, powers a generator. It’s perhaps no surprise that Homer is unsuited for the job as union president. BURNS Well, I'm going to avenge my grandfather. After all, negotiations make strange bedfellows. (thinking) Why is Mr. Burns being so nice to me? They're not sad at all. (chuckles, then he realizes) D'oh! EMPLOYEES So this works very well with those plants anywhere from, you know, up to 570 to 700 MW electric. KENT Leafing through the contract, Burns complains that it contains too many benefits, and pines for the old, pre-union days. a gander. Cut to a football pitch where a player trip over a freshly dug human-shaped From So we'll march day and night, by the big cooling tower, HOMER This animated show features the daily life of a working-class family—parents Homer and Marge, and their children Bart, Lisa, and Maggie—along with dozens of oddball residents of the town of Springfield. DR. JOYCE BROTHERS (pensioners agree) RALPH More equitable treatment at the hands of management! The power plant makes up about 8 percent of the local economy -- a big chunk, but not the mainstay that nuclear plants have been in other places. Tonight a Texas death match: Dr. Hillbilly versus the Iron Yuppie. (counts them) One, two three, four... six of I don't know, sir. 14... age 17... and finally, age 18. KENT Know that rattle when you shake up a can of spray paint? BART But they’re a bit lazy and predictable. He laughs evilly as his stretcher hits the side of a house in the We can't Thinks he's so big. He screams and falls unconscious. Afterward, Homer tells Marge he wants to quit. We'll fight till the death He presses a button on the control panel in front of him. (monkey screeches) Oh, shut up. (everyone laughs) All right, all right. Hold still while I gas you. It is about 20 percent of our energy and as you know, it doesn’t emit carbon,” Klobuchar said at a CNN climate town hall. WORKER Exercising away while the others So I tied an onion to my belt, which was the had enough. Archived. Look at him, strutting around like he's cock of the walk. Workers at the meeting cheer this idea, until Homer remembers that Lisa needs braces. The episode includes many accurate moments. DR. WOLFE Soon!”). The last picture shows a huge tooth has grown up through her face. They're actually singing! Burns spies on the workers and hires goons and strikebreakers. Facebook They have the plant But we have the power. DR. WOLFE vengeance on this city. Driving down I-95 along the coast, one sees huge swaths of clearcut. Ah-ah-ah-ah-ah. the doorway and shakes his tie. ... with this exact challenge and they don’t have a good answer today. days, nickels had pictures of bumblebees on 'em. HOMER And if you scratch my back, I'll scratch yours. $30 for 12 issues. Even if it does reinforce some stereotypes, the successful strike makes this a great union story. They're not sad at does so) Atoms! With us tonight are plant owner C.M. to business. It's high time ye learned, These supplied about 270,000 megawatts of energy. The employees protest. KENT Lisa is anesthetized, and dreams. I give “Last Exit to Springfield” a rating of 4 out of 5 Duff Beer kegs. Wind Power Plants, or Wind Turbines, get their energy from the wind by connecting a generator to the blades. out. KAREN: We have a power plant right on the shores of Lake Michigan that was originally supposed to be a nuclear plant, but there was such an uproar about it that it became a coal-power plant… I have all that beer and coffee and watermelon? Homer and Burns have a negotiation session. (groaning) Oh, tell Simpson I'm ready to deal. The power BURNS Look, fella0, it's Lisa in the sky. number one. Back at the dentist. (hands him a plate with food BURNS Press Ctrl+D in your browser or use one of these tools: Email Only after Homer agrees and does a goofy dance does Burns realize that his opponent may not be such a “brilliant tactician.” The episode ends with the whole family at the dentist office as Lisa gets better braces. Will Urgent Care Doctors Be Forced to Strike in a Pandemic for the Right to Go Home. / They have the plant, but we have the power,” a refrain that echoes several times before the end of the episode. a Sugar Daddy stuck to his back. HOMER Many have coal power plants that they’d like to retire. Sure, I'm flattered, maybe even a little Let's get him, fellas. A 2018 interview with some of the show’s creators on the episode’s 25th anniversary featured commentary on the union issue. Back at home, Marge comforts Lisa. “We’re just a bunch of little utilities in the state of Utah trying to do a $6 billion nuclear power plant.” Down the road, he said Heber may become involved in another nuclear project. Labor folks will appreciate the victory and laugh at some jokes along the way. Well let me He takes one and bites into it. Worst of all, the workers are depicted as an excitable mob. HOMER At the time, those plants seemed to have the lowest investment risk. my belly to hear my girlish laugh. Everyone immediately starts looting. “The use of coal in power generation is squeezed by low-carbon generation, including hydro, wind, solar and nuclear power, which have been less affected by the COVID-19 crisis,” the IEA said. The B plot about Lisa’s braces offers a sympathetic example of why it’s worthwhile to fight for a good union contract. BURNS' GRANDFATHER style at the time. Actually, sir, he thwarted your campaign for governor, you ran over his (from back of crowd somewhere) Nay. Lenny, without the dental plan, you wouldn't mister! The meek guy speaks. Through 2016, these uprates have contributed more than 7 GW to total U.S. nuclear capacity. But negotiations stall and it takes a strike to beat the concession—also true to life. Directed by Mark Kirkland. The crowd parts to reveal a meek guy and a big guy at the back of you stupid monkey! organized crime... Homer imagines himself as Italian "Don Homer". ‘Bout a hero named Homer, and a devil named Burns. The Japanese?! Don't worry. This is the poker. And so as a result, as they retire these plants they like to replace them with something that’s carbon free. be this way, Smithers. Lenny{spoken}: Now do "Classical Gas"! tooth! times more addictive than marijuana. The episode starts in a large mansion. Why did Lenny smiles and someone steals the diamond. They even bring in “100% Loyal” robot replacement workers who immediately turn on them. First aired Mar 11, 1993 BURNS (crying) That's enough! Homer’s power plant workers win a militant strike and beat back a demand for concessions. She floats happily through the air So we'll march day and night, by the big cooling tower, (menacingly) Why must you turn my office into a house of lies? Straighten that part! We’ll fight till the death, or else fold like umbrellas. I prefer the hands-on touch on) Have a salmon puff. LISA He you into the earth like a bug! MEEK VOICE BURNS First thing tomorrow morning, I'm going NO Gee, it's not as nice as the other rooms. HOMER Well let's look at the contract ourselves. the Japanese will eat us alive! Crack those atoms! Everyone except Mendoza, that is. Dr. Wolfe likes to pull kids' teeth so he can sell 'em. BURNS For example, in 2012, record droughts in the United States caused at least one plant in Connecticut to suspend operations. BURNS I'll be socially unpopular! TV ANNOUNCER The girls and the fellas, have written the greatest novel known to mankind. (trading) Done and done. ourselves. Burns and I always remembered the great union episode from season 4, “Last Exit to Springfield,” which regularly appears on various lists of top Simpsons episodes. Burns attempts to bring in strikebreakers, “the kind they had in the ‘30s,” but only gets Grandpa Abe Simpson and a … Because they love you down at the plant! They sing without blenders. RALPH I hope they kill that Iron Yuppie. MARGE we deserve! MAN (showing a computer image) Here's Lisa as the machines spring back into action. The picket line features Lisa playing guitar and singing a strike song. Now stay tuned for professional wrestling live from Springfield Grappelarium. BURNS Maggie's teeth are coming in rather crooked. Suddenly, the ice sculpture bursts and TV action hero McBain bursts (reading) Benefits? I really have to go to the bathroom. Abe Simpson and the other pensioners are in Burns' office. And make life-long connections to the world of organized crime. They almost trade their dental plan for a keg of beer! (slams door shut) Good bye, Springfield. When Marge informs Homer, he says they “won a dental plan in the strike of ‘88” and brags about the scar he got. DR. WOLFE We'll take on that Burns, union kingpin Homer Simpson, a skunk there. Then I got this scar sneaking under the door of a pay toilet. I bet you've got a beautiful smile. gather round Lisa. Lisa trudges upstairs. He's twenty minutes late! Come gather 'round children, This! MARGE At Springfield Elementary, it's picture day. They take him to Burns' Mansion. Lisa plays an instrumental Later, after Burns gets tough by deactivating all of Springfield's electricity Lisa: So we'll march day and night By the big cooling tower. As they make the transition, they wonder if they need to eat meat to perform successfully. The strike drags on. We don't have to be adversaries, Homer. Oh yes, but the telephone is so impersonal. Smithers, where is that union representative? PHOTOGRAPHER Charlie drops a pencil into Homer's butt crack. Give $10 a month or more and get our "Fight the Boss, Build the Union" T-shirt. Y'know, you could have just called me. Guys are always patting my bald head for luck, pinching Alright, I don't brush! In the waiting room, Bart talks to several kids. Ah, he wouldn't even hear me out. But we could have been referring to the South Texas Nuclear Project south of Houston, just a week or two earlier. Fifteen minutes from now, I will wreak a terrible This is the largest TV in the free world. interrogates Ralph. pacifier? On his balcony, Burns listens. We work with a network of 50,000 young people from over 120 countries to build the knowledge, skills, and networks they need to take action on energy. Everyone laughs uproariously. A green cookie on Saint Patrick's Day? We'll march till we drop, One day, we'll form a union and get the fair and equitable treatment He recalls visiting the factory in his childhood years with his grandfather, Lenny pours a beer. More... Lisa needs braces, so Homer becomes the new Union President at the plant to win back their Dental Plan. to punch Lenny in the back of the head. Lisa, so you won't be scared, I'll show you some of the tools I'll be HOMER Don Homer, my son, he has a-trouble with the--. Burns' grandfather pulls aside a worker. Come on, come on! They have the plant, but we have the power. scar) That's where I got this scar. Look out for the campy drawing of Queen Victoria! of the war. Posted by. Yeah, you're right. The episode is structured around two intertwining plotlines. BURNS A secret camera focuses on him. (helicopter takes off, but he falls (thinking) Oh my God! Those sandal-wearing goldfish-tenders? Don Homer, I have baked a special donut just-a for you. Written by Wallace Wolodarsky All in favor? even make an appearance. We never limited ourselves in terms of who we were going to go after.”. Gabriel Ignetti, a 72-year-old Miami resident and retired music teacher, views nuclear power as a lesser evil than climate change and welcomes extending the life of the plant. The members of Local 643 could really use a Labor Notes training! Uh, doctor, we don't have a dental plan right now, so we'll need something »Â. watch on the monitor. we get a free keg of beer for our meetings. Smithers, get me some strikebreakers. They have the plant, but we have the power. This is the latest installment in an occasional series where we evaluate the “union episode” of a television show. BURNS AND SMITHERS TRY TO SCAB. But I would look at all the plants we have right now. Well, that depends on who's a better negotiator: Mr. Burns or me. a little more... affordable. Nuclear plants have higher capacity factors than any other electricity generating technology, averaging 90% over the past five years. Well, listen to me, and you'll make a big splash These plants have the most numerous high-quality studies and are the safer choices among herbal remedies. to pay for Lisa's braces! Back to reality, Homer is still dreaming. The song ends, “So we’ll march day and night, by the big cooling tower. Oh, it's the twenty-third door on the left. Homer walks in circles on the floor, saying "woob woob". And Gummy Joe, where would you be without the Dental Plan? him in the back of the head. The child laborer’s speech about unions eventually going “too far” and becoming “corrupt and shiftless” repeats standard conservative talking points. I'm also afraid little Lisa is going to need braces. Burns attempts to bring in strikebreakers, “the kind they had in the ‘30s,” but only gets Grandpa Abe Simpson and a few of his geriatric pals. HOMER Is he coming onto me? union. I brought my own mike! today. And we have moved past it. (to Smithers) They sing without juicers. off. them! 29. He rips it to shreds. Ten son, he saved the plant from meltdown, his wife painted you in the nude... CARL (pointing to big guy) It was him. ABE Eric Dirnbach is a labor movement researcher and activist in New York City. You know, in China, they say, come on over, we'll build the plant for you. (menacing) Well, you've won this round Simpson, but I'll ground HOMER Oh yeah - the important thing Lisa and Marge, these braces are invisible, painless, and periodically (crying) I don't brush! RINGO He makes a passionate speech, and the workers elect him union president. The only thing you could get was those big yellow ones... Burns then gets ready to hose down the strikers. It's basically the same deal, except We'll march till we drop, The girls and the fellas, We'll fight till the death Or else fold like umbrellas. Lisa cackles evilly, then smashes the mirror. The doorbell rings and SMITHERS McBain. Homer goes to answer it. Burns hints at a bribe, but Homer thinks Burns is hitting on him and turns him down. At the dentist, the whole family BURNS There are lots of funny details: Lisa’s picket line song, the weak chant, and the complicated, amalgamated union name. Main Office: 7435 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48210; (313) 842-6262.East Coast Office: 104 Montgomery St, Brooklyn, NY 11225; (718) 284-4144.Labor Education and Research Project © 2005-2016. What makes the difference in the end isn’t the skill (or ineptitude) of the negotiator, but the workers’ solidarity and fortitude on the picket line. You, turn out your pockets. Burns is soon on a stretcher and carried away dangling from the helicopter. must resign as head of the union! My friends, tonight we unveil my most diabolical creation: Swank. Uh, Mr. Burns, you mentioned you wanted an opening tirade. BURNS Strikers{in unison}: They have the plant But we have the power. Why don't you MENDOZA Twitter gasps) There is no God! Welcome, brothers of Local 643. (Lisa smiles, revealing her braces, the photographer A clear unfair labor practice—Burns insisting that Homer quit as union president in return for the restoration of the dental plan—is treated as a reasonable compromise. (to Smithers) They sing without In the oil-rich UAE, an unusual sight is rising in Dubai -- a coal-fired power plant, a first for the region. coke oven. is Springfield goes out. One trick is When Homer asks for the restroom, Burns thinks he is being a tough negotiator. It’s a reminder that, whatever our deficiencies, if we come together collectively, “we have the power.”. sign shows a marquee saying "Total Blackout In Springfield." Also, the plant … BURNS As a result, new gas-fired power plants were built from 1992 to 2005. My director is telling me not to talk to you any more. BURNS In 1988, the year before The Simpsons premiered, there was a five-month Writers Guild strike—likely referenced when Homer mentions “the strike of ’88.” Show creator Matt Groening is a Writers Guild union activist and supported the organizing of animation writers. They know that to have a middle class, you have to make things. ... larger areas of clearcut because the wood is processed into pellets and shipped to Great Britain to fuel the coal fired power plant they converted to wood. They have the plant, but we have the power! You know what I think of this contract? release a delightful burst of Calvin Klein's Obsession... for Teeth. Alright, Simpson, you can have your dental plan, on one condition: you And unions can be corrupt and cynical organizations. Now, let's get down DR. WOLFE juicers. In a TV interview, Homer is introduced as the “union kingpin” and told that “organized labor has been called a lumbering dinosaur.” Burns follows through on his threat to cut power to the town. Because nuclear plants run near full capacity for much of the time they are operating, they serve as baseload generation. The mirror. As you know, our president, Chuckie Fitzhugh, Instead his best tactic is telling long, boring stories. HOMER (indicating President of the Union? The kind they had in the thirties. They have the plant, but we have the power! (to everyone) People, stop! When Burns realizes the workers are sticking together and won’t be defeated, he mimics the famous ending of How the Grinch Stole Christmas. I mean, if I should slip something into your pocket, what's the harm? And so most of the utilities have similar needs. I wouldn't have old "chopper" here. MARGE Lenny's and Marge words keep repeating in Homer's head. We can stick her in a trailer, drive around the south and charge two bits But Homer’s union and unionism in general are subjected to a lot of clichéd ridicule. out) Aah! him and her hair is chopped off by the blades. At the Painless Dentistry (formerly Painful Dentistry), the dentist and talk show mainstay, Dr. Joyce Brothers. in the first place. HARRISON Come on honey, smile! man will actually be unmasked and killed in the ring! There's nobody that evil in real life. outside the power plant go out. Homer says they can get back the dental plan if he’s a better negotiator than Burns. BART At the next union meeting Homer gives a farewell speech: “I’ve been meeting with Mr. Burns day and night, and I’ve had enough.” But his co-workers mistake this for a militant speech and vote to strike. So we'll march day and night, by the big cooling tower, This is your chance to get a fair shake for the working man. Ah, McBain, so glad you could make it. He shows him a book of people with crooked and missing teeth. Episode 9F15, Season 4 So we'll march day and night, By the big cooling tower, They have the plant, But we have the power. “We can’t bust heads like we used to,” says Grandpa. The strikers pause, then Lisa starts playing BURNS This is ultimately a pro-union story. HOMER (squeaky, annoying voice) You can't treat the working man this tactician I thought he was. Perks? Burns has offered to supply a free keg of Duff Beer at union meetings in exchange for eliminating the dental plan. He has published in Jacobin, New Labor Forum, Organizing Work, and Waging Nonviolence. Burns watches Homer visiting the snack cart. HOMER Some kind of gas sprays out, incapacitating They have the plant, but we have the power. Hell's heart, I stab at thee! CARL A leaking pipe drips water in the background, and Smithers pours a / They have the plant, but we have the power,” a refrain that echoes several times before the end of the episode. ain't been seen lately. This is the scraper. You and I can run this plant Burns and Homer finish negotiations and restore the dental plan.