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Gorgeous Grampa

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Season 24 Episode
521 "Hardly Kirk-ing"
"Gorgeous Grampa"
"Black-Eyed, Please" 523
For the costume in The Simpsons: Tapped Out, see Abraham Simpson#Gorgeous Grampa.
Gorgeous Grampa
Gorgeous Grampa promo 2.jpg
Episode Information
Episode Number: 522
Production Code: RABF06
Original Airdate: March 3, 2013
Couch Gag: Homer Shake (only in the original airing)
Written By: Matt Selman
Directed By: Chuck Sheetz

"Gorgeous Grampa" is the fourteenth episode of Season 24. It originally aired on March 3, 2013.


"Homer’s obsession with the TV show “Storage Battles” leads the family to discover Grampa’s past identity as “Glamorous Godfrey,” the most feared, villainous man in pro-wrestling history. What’s more amazing, he was once revered by a young Montgomery Burns, who now convinces Grampa to get back in the ring. But when Bart starts to adopt some of his grandfather’s former cheating ways, Grampa must reconcile with his past before it’s too late.[1]"


The episode was directed by Chuck Sheetz and written Matt Selman.


This episode gathered 4.76 million viewers on its original airing, up 150,000 viewers from the previous episode, "Hardly Kirk-ing".[2]

International airdates[edit]

Country Date Channel Note
Hispanic America.gif Latin America June 23, 2013 Fox Latin America
800px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg.png United Kingdom November 17, 2013; 6pm Sky1 Gathered 723,000 viewers
Spain flag.png Spain January 5, 2015 Antena 3



Season 24 Episodes
Moonshine River Treehouse of Horror XXIII Adventures in Baby-Getting Gone Abie Gone Penny-Wiseguys A Tree Grows in Springfield The Day the Earth Stood Cool To Cur, with Love Homer Goes to Prep School A Test Before Trying Changing of the Guardian Love Is a Many-Splintered Thing Hardly Kirk-ing Gorgeous Grampa Black-Eyed, Please Dark Knight Court What Animated Women Want Pulpit Friction Whiskey Business The Fabulous Faker Boy The Saga of Carl Dangers on a Train