In 1936, he received the second Social Security number and disliked President Franklin D. Roosevelt for receiving the first one. Lisa says that she is suspicious about him, but no one believes her. Burns is also, for the most part, unaware of the townspeople's general hatred of him. Occupation [129] At times, he has employed for protecting a force of Wizard of Oz - style monkey guards, a personal paramilitary force, a riot police squad, and a robotic Richard Simmons. He was 100 years old and his career in show business lasted 93 years. Charles Montgomery Burns was born on September 15, 1886. Upon collecting $1,000,000, what happens depends on the version of the game. Charles Montgomery Burns was born to Clifford Burns and Daphne Burns (before the marriage, her maiden name was Daphne Charles (hence Mr. Burns' first name Charles)). Burns Birthday. He had, on three occasions, lost his entire fortune[13][14][15], and at another time slipped to "only" $996 million ($996,036,000), leading to his expulsion from Billionaire Camp. [87] He is weak enough to be pushed over by an ant[88] or a high-five, or pushed down by a sponge scrub on his head (although he was able to eventually get up in the latter case). [12] Despite his proficiency with firearms, Burns is very elderly and physically frail but employs relentless and ruthless tactics to get whatever he wants. After three seasons, it was developed into a half-hour prime time show and made its official debut on Fox in 1989. He is thin to the point of being skeletal, since his spine and ribcage are visible. One of the other locations is his nuclear power plant. In "The Man in the Blue Flannel Pants", he said that he was a passenger on the Titanic. He is a member of P.I.N.G.A.S. However, he soon passes on from getting kissed by Britney Spears, so Mr. Burns is the new owner of the award. He was ejected from the camp, and thrown over a wall into the slack-jawed millionaire's camp. [107] His dentures replace themselves. Homer: Hello, my name is Mr. Burns. [124] He also operated the Burns Germ Warfare Laboratory (which was destroyed by Mona Simpson and a group of protesters). After Bart saved his life with a blood donation (and Smithers pointing it out to him,) … In summer of that year, the plant suffered a meltdown, and almost exploded. God speed Mr. Burns until we meet again! During the closing years of the war, when his platoon was clearing out a German-occupied castle, Burns came across several valuable portraits. a morning star in his limousine, a blunderbuss, dueling pistols, etc). Parental Grandfather/Adoptive father: Wainwright Montgomery BurnsPaternal grandmother: Evelyn GraycombMaternal Grandfather: Jean-Claude CharlesMaternal Grandmother: Ophelia CharlesFather: Clifford Burns Mother: Daphne CharlesSiblings: George Burns, Clifford Burns Jr., Dominique Burns, Archibald Burns, Ernest Burns, Sarah Drew Linscott and 10 moreHalf-Brothers: Cornelius Burns and Zeph BurnsHalf-Sister: Cornelia HernandezGirlfriend: Maxine LombardSon: Larry BurnsNephew: Ironfist BurnsNieces: Pepita HernandezVictoria Burns-Vanderbilt-DuPont-Bush-RockeFeller-Symthe-Pitt-WhitneyAunt: Doreena BurnsCousins: Lyla and Mr. BumbleGrandchildren: UnnamedGreat-Grandfather: Franklin Jefferson Burns[1]Daughter-in-law: UnnamedFourth cousin: Abraham SimpsonEx-Fiancé: Jacqueline Bouvier Mr. Burns appears as the final boss of this game, operating a giant mechanical robot from within that changes form depending on the damage it receives from the Simpson family. January 2: Mr. Burns opened up his new company and dissolved the old one. [126] He once attempted to block out the sun to force Springfield residents to increase their use of electricity produced by the nuclear plant and was subsequently shot by Maggie. In every single road rage or Sunday drive, he tries to hit the player with his car. When Smithers was a baby, his father, Waylon Smithers, Sr., was Burns's assistant until he died of radiation poisoning after saving Springfield from a potential nuclear meltdown, making Burns the closest thing to a father figure for him. The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 22 Quotes (Homer tries to retrieve the angry letter that Bart accidentally put in the mail.) Mr. Burns (birthname C. Mongovernty Burns-Hitler, born 1837 ) is the son of Satan. The Mayo Clinic diagnosed Burns with "Three Stooges Syndrome", where a delicate state of homeostasis is created by the presence in his body of every disease known to man cancel each other out. [37] It is heavily implied that the reason why Mr. Burns was vicious towards his own employees and presumably most of Springfield if not all of humanity is because his employees and possibly everyone else have frequently abused his trust to goof off earlier. He was once involved with a fellow student during his time at Yale University named Mimsy Bancroft, and then later had an affair with her daughter, Lily. Let's take a look. He is often to the point where he seems to straddle the line between life and death. Burns attended the annual Billionaire's Retreat, where he won the Austin Celtics basketball team from The Rich Texan in a poker game. Alias(es) It is later revealed that he plans to ascend to the position of Pope, so that he can have tax-free access to all of the Vatican gold. In addition, Homer investigates Mr. Burns due to suspecting the latter to be potentially being responsible for mysterious black vans popping up over town and spying on people (Homer in particular), with Mr. Burns citing innocence (although he does admit to having arranged to have Amelia Airhart's plane shot down due to being "too big for her jumpers"), and then proceeding to release the hounds on Homer and also requesting that Smithers fire Homer if he did work at the plant. [84], Mr. Burns strangling Homer in a loving and kindly fashion, Due to his vast wealth, Mr. Burns has access to the best health care anyone in Springfield could ever receive. He keeps diamonds to have them changed into Earth's most precious mineral of the age: coal. His home is also guarded by a large group of flying unicorn-clam creatures (uni-clams). He also was shown to be unaware of more contemporary developments, such as the musicals "Cats" and "The King and I" (where he sarcastically suggested that Smithers try making musicals relating to the common housecat and the King of Siam regarding his learning that Smithers did a musical based on Malibu Stacy). [30] The plant was also legally owned at one point by a canary bird named Canary M. Burns to protect Mr. Burns from responsibility for any wrongdoing by the power plant. As well as being well behind with the times, and referring to obsolete technology as if it was still in use, or dead people as if they were al… Mrs. Burns, you are in our thoughts. He admittingly realizes how good it feels to help and wants to help others as much as possible, but even then his "helping" is still evil. Scientists work to find a cure for 17 stab wounds to the back so that he can be thawed out and cured. In an issue of Simpsons Comics, Smithers states that Mr. Burns is 118 years old. [106] Burns' knees were also sent out to be repaired at a "shop". Burns?". Kent Brockman also credits Burns with having stolen Christmas from 1981 to 1985. His net worth has been stated to be in the billions and in one instance was pegged at exactly $1,800,037,022[12]. He is a brutal dictator owner of a nuclear power plant. [25], At the end of World War II, he was personally hired by President Harry Truman to transport a specially-printed trillion-dollar bill to Europe as the United States' contribution to the reconstruction of the continent. Burns' age provides the writers a character with whom they can express dated humor and references to popular culture before the 1950s. As the United States' richest citizen, Burns was thought to be also the most trustworthy, which turned out to be just a false rumor. [48] In addition, when Homer was revealed to have had mental trauma caused by his accidental discovery of Waylon Smithers, Sr.'s half-decayed corpse in a local watering hole that he was swimming at that got re-exposed during a hypnotist session, Mr. Burns also supplied a videotape explaining how Waylon Smithers, Sr. died to help Homer recover from the trauma (although he also largely did it because they assumed that Mr. Burns had him murdered due to the place where Smithers' body was discovered being connected directly to Mr. Burns' office, with the alternative being facing jail time, and thus wanted to clear his own name as well.). Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. The player also sees him in Level 7, where he provides the player with a map containing all of the nuclear waste barrels he buried all over Springfield (although due to Homer saying "aliens", Mr. Burns initially thought he was going to use them to kill off illegal immigrants until Homer clarified that he meant "tentacle aliens") and can eventually drive his car if the player completes the bonus mission in Level 7. He is currently the head of the Springfield Republican Party and once headed a short-lived religion. [31] At some point during his ownership of the plant, Mr. Burns apparently recruited a Brazilian soccer team to work at the nuclear power plant's reactor core after their plane had crashed in front of his property (an act that was against the laws of the Department of Labor), as well as hiring a duck named Stewart.[32]. Roll Random Map! [41] He also willingly allowed Smithers to take a week off from the Power Plant and presumably his duties as Mr. Burns' primary caregiver to perform in a Malibu Stacy musical he wrote and directed at the Alburquerque Theater in New Mexico, despite his personally thinking that the play would fail due to its subject matter,[42] and earlier also prevented Smithers from drowning himself in a mental breakdown from perceived failure in defending him or doing basic duties and even suggested he take a vacation. Christopher Collins (1989-1990)Harry ShearerNancy Cartwright (Angry Dad)Muneharu Samejima (The Simpsons Arcade Game), Paternal grandmother: Evelyn GraycombMaternal Grandfather: Jean-Claude CharlesMaternal Grandmother: Ophelia CharlesFather: Clifford Burns Mother: Daphne CharlesSiblings: George Burns, Clifford Burns Jr., Dominique Burns, Archibald Burns, Ernest Burns, Sarah Drew Linscott and 10 moreHalf-Brothers: Cornelius Burns and Zeph BurnsHalf-Sister: Cornelia HernandezGirlfriend: Maxine LombardSon: Larry BurnsNephew: Ironfist BurnsNieces: Pepita HernandezVictoria Burns-Vanderbilt-DuPont-Bush-RockeFeller-Symthe-Pitt-WhitneyAunt: Doreena BurnsCousins: Lyla and Mr. BumbleGrandchildren: UnnamedGreat-Grandfather: Franklin Jefferson Burns[1]Daughter-in-law: UnnamedFourth cousin: Abraham SimpsonEx-Fiancé: Jacqueline Bouvier. All the latest gaming news, game reviews and trailers. The balances of the accounts (with the exception of fixed assets and uncollectible) were transferred over from the old business. The balances of the accounts (with the exception of fixed assets and uncollectible) were transferred over from the old business. [144] He once had an affair with Countess von Zeppelin, as he slept with her one time. Although he was seemingly born poor, he was raised in luxury by his grandfather (he later reveals to Bart that he grew up in a wealthy family), who molded him into the heartless man that he is today. Also, in the second mission, the player needs to dodge him. Mr. Burns’ age changed again in “Fraudcast News”, where he claimed to have been 89 “for a while now”, and as the episode aired in 2004, that would place his year of birth as 1915. His financial skills have come in handy for certain occasions where he loses his fortune, as when he lost his money due to bad investments (which was because of his outdated input), he was able to rebuild his wealth and empire by recycling, thanks to Lisa Simpson's help (he even offered her ten percent of his profits, but she declined).[64]. Excellent. With Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith. Mr. Burns took this as being invincible, although the doctor who told him this implied that the slightest breeze could kill him. Adrienne is very into films and she enjoys a bit of everything: from superhero films, to heartbreaking dramas, to low-budget horror films. Hair Due to his unnaturally long life, Burns has numerous physical ailments and health problems, or more accurately, he has every physical ailment and health problem, including several discovered in him. Burns, and Mr. Burns, is the overall main antagonist of The Simpsons and a supporting antagonist in The Simpsons Movie. [18], In or before 1919, Burns wrote a book, called The Rungs of Ruthlessness[19]. In season 2’s episode “Simpson and Delilah”, it’s explicitly said that Mr. Burns is 81 years old, but in later episodes like “ Who Shot Mr. Burns (Part One)”, “Homer the Smithers”, and “A Hunka Hunka Burns In Love”, he was mentioned to be 104 years old. Mr. Burns uses archaic phrases and antiquated expressions that have either changed meanings or fallen out of common usage in American English, including score (meaning 20), post-haste (quickly),[49] petroleum distillate (gasoline),[50] gay (jolly, which also caused Smithers quite a scare due to the latter initially thinking he asked if he was going to do a homosexual activity during the weekend),[51] dean (principal), velocitator and deceleratrix (a car's accelerator and brake),[52] jumping box and picto-tube (television), Automated Telemachineomeratron(Automated Teller Machine/ATM), Sufferagette (Feminist), [53] auto-gyro (helicopter),[54] and the New York Nine (New York Yankees). Smithers Sr. chose to sacrifice himself to save the plant, along with his son and town. [24], A member of Springfield's Flying Hellfish battalion, he saw action in the Ardennes during the Battle of the Bulge, serving under Sergeant Abraham Simpson II. Mr. Burns buys out the Springfield Transit System and turns them into nuclear buses. [118] It was once suggested that he did so again. He once broke all his bones after falling from his office window and being crushed by his stuffed polar bear during a fight between Smithers and Homer. [83] While trying to chat up Gloria Jailbird, Burns offers to play the clavichord and show stereopticon images of the Crimean War. When Homer goes to his office, Mr. Burns mistakes him for the ghost of his former partner. "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire" Writer George Meyer lifted Burns' "Excellent!" [95] On another occasion, he indicated in an off-hand manner that he only has a single lung. [55] His use of "ahoy-hoy" when answering the telephone follows the suggestion of its inventor, Alexander Graham Bell, who felt "ahoy" should be the initial greeting instead of "Hello". Mr. Burns' investment portfolio includes long-defunct shares in "Confederated Slave Holdings, Trans-atlantic Zeppelin, Amalgamated Spats, Congreve's Inflammable Powders, U.S. Hay", and an "up-and-coming Baltimore Opera Hat Company". Eventually, he agrees, but it is comically revealed that Mr. Burns can only go to Dog Heaven when he dies. Matt Groening got Burns' middle name from a Montgomery Ward department store in Portland, Oregon's Northwest Industrial district, and his surname from Burnside Street, the main thoroughfare in Portland. His organs have grown immensely weak over the years: his heart is black and desiccated, it barely beats or does not beat at all, and is shrunken to the size of a cherry. After being defeated, Mr. Burns is knocked out unconscious and Maggie then places her pacifier into Mr. Burns' mouth. “How to live to be 100--or more: the ultimate diet, sex, and exercise book”, Plume He then weakly steals the candy back and regains his health. He is also a skilled business acquirer[63]. He also tends to be extremely selfish and does not even seem to realize or even care about his selfish actions. [47] He also organized a team-building exercise upon witnessing first hand his employees failing to clear the power plant during a fire drill within fifteen minutes (especially when the optimal clearance time was forty-five seconds), and was genuinely disgusted with his employees' actions beforehand (in particular, Homer blocking the fire escape with a bench). In his cabinet, he has a secret safe that is hidden underneath a painting that looks almost alike. Animator David Silverman based Burns' appearance on Fox founder Barry Diller, and modeled his body on a praying mantis. Despite this, he has outlived many of Springfield’s residents. [99] Both his legs have a crease in them, down the entire length. Mr. Burns decided that he needed to invest more money into the business in order to get operational. Mr. Burns decided that he needed to invest more money into the business in order to get operational. He modeled the voice on Lionel Barrymore and Ronald Reagan. He is also shown to hate the lawyers he hires in large part because of the latter party's unethical practices, and only has them available under necessity. Drawing further inspiration from oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller, David Rockefeller, and fictional character Henry Potter from It's a Wonderful Life, Groening made Burns the "embodiment of corporate greed". His residence also contains a closet full of clothes made from many different types of animals, such as a vest made from a gorilla's chest and loafers made from gophers. Burns is also unconcerned for their safety and well-being (the plant, for example, is rife with obvious safety violations). [100] Even the mere act of forceful spitting in shock was enough to drain him of his body liquids to such an extent that he appeared severely wrinkled, thus requiring Smithers to spray him with moisturizer to instantly rejuvenate his face. He also implies in this level that he had murdered Merriweather, his old business partner and had been haunted by him, since he's initially mistaken Homer for his ghost and lets slip his murder of him and causing him to express awkwardness when learning Homer is not his ghost. He is also a member of the "Excludes Club", the Springfield Golf and Country Club, and the National Rifle Association. Bart Simpson is 10 years-old. He also calls Smithers and says "Smithers, come here, I want you", a take on what are reputedly the first words spoken by Alexander Graham Bell on his telephone ("Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you.").[56]. [153] In 70,000,000, he dies and goes to Dog Heaven, which was caused by offering to give the church back to Reverend Lovejoy in exchange for admittance into Heaven. [105] Though Burns needs double O-negative blood, he stated (in the song) that he took blood from sheep. On the Simpson family tree, Mr. Burns is a distant relative of the Simpsons by marriage. Unlike most enemy characters, Smithers and Mr. Burns are not unlockable. He also bore a grudge against Daphne Burns for having an extramarital affair with President William Howard Taft, which was apparently strong for him to attempt to murder his mother by "pulling the plug", not expecting her to live for five more decades. [125] Burns has used his power and wealth to blackmail and bribe various members of Springfield, including Mayor Quimby, as well as safety inspectors. There are many possible occurrences that helped Burns gain his wealth. [94] A chunk of Burns' brain once fell out through his ear. [162] Burns' wine cellar also has trophy heads of a dodo, a saber-toothed cat, and a Tyrannosaurus Rex. However, he also had redeemable traits despite his status as pure evil; He was good friends with Simon Woosterfield, and gave Bart advice on what was going on in his family (although at that time, he had mistaken Bart for Simon due to the two switching places),[40] and he also once supplied his workers, as part of Employee Appreciation Day, a trip to the drag racing track, although this largely backfired when Lenny Leonard, while drunk, inadvertently terrorized Mr. Burns when trying to thank him for the great evening. Since then, The Simpsons has become the longest-running American scripted primetime TV series, and has also expanded to other media, most notably comic books and film. ", Mr. Burns is later cryogenically frozen at the age of 119. WandaVision: Wonder Man Easter Egg Hints Nathan Fillion Could Appear In The MCU, The Simpsons: How Old Is Mr. Burns? She very often forgets things, even important things, such as in Mr. Elderman where she forgets she's at a funeral and steals one of the wreaths. At that point, all ten of his older siblings had died under "suspicious circumstances", leaving him as the heir to the family fortune. Part One Written by Bill Oakley & Josh Weinstein Directed by Jeffrey Lynch ===== Production code: 2F16 Original airdate in N.A. 1. : 21-May-95 Capsule revision H, 22-Feb-97 We have so many great memories with … Larry Eggert. Young Burns in the 1890s with his teddy bear, Bobo. When the logging facility is destroyed, Mr. Burns has Smithers' phone in some goons to rough up Al Gore to make himself feel better. The paintings were later handed back to a German whose relatives owned them. Mr. Burns embodies a number of stereotypes about Corporate America, as he has an unquenchable desire to increase his own wealth and power. He has been referred to as "Springfield's Oldest Resident" with a Social Security number of 000-00-0002 (cursing Franklin Roosevelt for having 0001). Burns' version of A Bar at the Folies-Bergere. Because Burns has billions of dollars, he is incredibly greedy as well as incredibly stingy, the latter trait being best demonstrated by his often releasing his attack dogs, the hounds, on those requesting charity. Burns. [143] Though when he tells Homer about Gertrude, he says that he was her fiance, but he implies that they were married, as he says he missed their wedding, their honeymoon, and their divorce due to working so hard. Burns C. Montgomery Burns Señor BurnsChip Incognito Oatmeal Skip (by Darryl Strawberry) His ATM password, which is the same as his age, is four digits long (although it is possible the first and/or second digits are 0). He joined the Hamburg Volunteer Fire Department in March 2010. Again in Season 3, in "Radio Bart," the Simpson family celebrates his 10th birthday. Cat Hell) that Mr. Burns is running around, pretending to be a dog, hoping to "rise up the alpha dog ladder! The show's creator, Matt Groening, principally based Burns on Fredrik Olsen, a reclusive Norwegian shipping magnate and the owner of Timex. In his office, he keeps a team of ten high-priced lawyers, a scale model of Springfield,[111] a special microbe-resistant chamber,[112] a two-seat escape pod, and the "League of Evil" - a sinister cabal whose members are long deceased, but whose skeletons remain. As a child, Burns lived happily in a northern state with his natural parents Clifford and Daphne Burns as the second-youngest of 12 children, the youngest being George Burns, and his teddy bear Bobo. David Burns is an officer in the British army and Rivers ’s most traumatized patient in Craiglockhart. [101] Burns was once persuaded into giving Ralph Wiggum a piece of candy, but after he does, his skull collapses and he nearly dies. Burns lived a life of privilege and would amuse himself by injuring hapless immigrant laborers; it appears that Wainwright was directly responsible for turning Charles Montgomery from a pleasant child into a cold-hearted man, much like himself. Mr. Burns appears in The Simpsons: Bart & the Beanstalk as two characters. He has at least one 30+-year-old dog named Crippler, who specialized in attacking hippies, but is now so old he has trouble walking. In Season 2, the writers started to enjoy writing about Smithers and Burns' relationship, and they often pitched episodes with them as the focus, but many never came to fruition. In "Them, Robot", when Homer and Mr. Burns think they are about to die, Homer asks Burns what his real age is. As a child, Burns was so jubilant and amiable that his parents called him "Happy".[17]. Paco Stemple was the son of Gaylord Stemple and Trixie Simpson. [72], Burns commonly refers to deceased persons as if they were alive, including Al Jolson,[73] Tallulah Bankhead, Louise Brooks,[74] Honus Wagner, Cap Anson, and Mordecai "Three Finger" Brown. She and Bart find Mr. Burns' secret lair, which can be accessed by a staircase that has a lever which doubles as a fun slide, and Bart (while fleeing from a horde of vampires) says, "I know I really shouldn't, but when am I gonna be here again?" Burns has been shown in 19th century images looking as old as he does now, and he claims to have survived 12 economic recessions, eight panics, and five years of McKinleynomics. He continually fails to remember who Homer is, despite the two having interacted extensively throughout the series. [21], After Germany invaded Poland in 1939, Burns joined the SS. Mr. Burns appears as a boss, but cannot be fought directly. Mr. Burns is seen telling Homer where Plopper went. Although normally not that bad a person he is obscenely loyal to Mr. Burns (to the point it is heavily implied he is gay) - although it is worth noting that Smithers is often the subject of abuse rather than malice on his own part: he is shown to have a jealous streak and can be rude and even physically viole… The Old Blue Mayor She Ain't What She Used To Be, Bart and Lisa and Marge and Homer and Maggie (to a lesser extent) vs. Thanksgiving, Simpsons World: The Ultimate Episode Guide, Seasons 1-20, C. 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