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Whiskey Business

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Season 24 Episode
526 "Pulpit Friction"
"Whiskey Business"
"The Fabulous Faker Boy" 528
"Whiskey Business"
Whiskey Business Promo 1.jpg
Episode Information
Episode number: 527
Season number: S24 E19
Production code: RABF13
Original airdate: May 5, 2013
Title screen: Professor Frink flies by on a jet pack.
Couch gag: The Simpsons are carved into a block of ice by three men. Grampa Simpson comes in and turns on the heat. The ice sculpture melts.
Guest star(s): Sonny Rollins as himself
Ron Taylor as Bleeding Gums Murphy (archive voice clip)
Kevin Michael Richardson as Cop with a secret
Tony Bennett as "Capital City" singer
Showrunner(s): Al Jean
Written by: Valentina L. Garza
Directed by: Matthew Nastuk

"Whiskey Business" is the nineteenth episode of season 24 of The Simpsons and the five-hundred and twenty-seventh episode overall. It originally aired on May 5, 2013. The episode was written by Valentina L. Garza and directed by Matthew Nastuk. It guest stars Sonny Rollins as himself, Kevin Michael Richardson as Cop with a secret and Tony Bennett as "Capital City" singer. It also guest stars Ron Taylor as Bleeding Gums Murphy via archive audio.


"Sonny Rollins appears as a hologram to Lisa when she takes exception to a "Tupac-at-Coachella"-style hologram of blues icon Bleeding Gums Murphy and starts a letter writing campaign to stop this holographic exploitation. Grampa injures himself while babysitting Bart, and quickly discovers he prefers being cared for by his grandson than the staff at the nursing home and Moe finds a new lease on life when rich venture capitalists take an interest in his homemade bourbon after Marge and Homer help him."

Promotional images[edit]

International airdates[edit]

Country Date Channel Note
Hispanic America.gif Latin America August 4, 2013 Fox Latin America
800px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg.png United Kingdom February 17, 2014; 9:30pm Sky1 Gathered under 404,000 viewers
Spain flag.png Spain January 17, 2015 Antena 3

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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 The 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