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Dark Knight Court

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Season 24 Episode
523 "Black-Eyed, Please"
"Dark Knight Court"
"What Animated Women Want" 525
"Dark Knight Court"
Dark Knight Court promo 3.jpg
Episode Information
Episode number: 524
Season number: S24 E16
Production code: RABF10
Original airdate: March 17, 2013
Title screen: The Leprechaun and the Easter Bunny have a fight in midair.
Billboard gag: Herman's Antiques (And Guns)
Chalkboard gag: Jesus's last words were not "TGIF"
Couch gag: Easter eggs painted to resemble Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie are on the couch. Homer comes along and sits on the couch and squashes all four eggs.
Guest star(s): Janet Reno as herself
Maggy Reno Hurchalla as Janet Reno
Showrunner: Al Jean
Written by: Billy Kimball
Ian Maxtone-Graham
Directed by: Mark Kirkland

"Dark Knight Court" is the sixteenth episode of season 24 of The Simpsons and the five-hundred and twenty-fourth episode overall. It originally aired on March 17, 2013. The episode was written by Billy Kimball and Ian Maxtone-Graham and directed by Mark Kirkland. It guest stars Janet Reno and Maggy Reno Hurchalla as Janet Reno.


"Bart is falsely accused of pulling an Easter prank on the school marching band (stuffing rotten eggs in the brass section's horns), and Lisa must step in as his attorney to defend her brother. Meanwhile, Mr. Burns attempts to fulfill his lifelong dream of becoming a superhero, Fruit Bat Man."


"Dark Knight Court" was nominated for a 2013 Annie Award for Outstanding Achievement, Writing in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production. However, it lost to Futurama.[1]

International airdates[edit]

Country Date Channel Note
Hispanic America.gif Latin America July 7, 2013 Fox Latin America
800px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg.png United Kingdom November 24, 2013; 6pm Sky1 Gathered 836,000 viewers
Spain flag.png Spain January 7, 2015 Antena 3

Promotional images[edit]


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