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Swartzwelder, John

Overview
Works: 72 works in 109 publications in 2 languages and 1,366 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Animated television programs  Television comedies  Television programs  Fiction  Humorous stories  Juvenile works  Western stories  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Producer
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about John Swartzwelder
 
Most widely held works by John Swartzwelder
The Simpsons ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The entire second season of the animated television show, The Simpsons
The Simpsons ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete third season of the animated television sit-com of the satiric adventures of a working class family, the Simpsons. The father Homer works with pride in a nuclear power plant run with more regard for profit than safety. His wife Marge is a kind of supermom, while their eldest son Bart is an underachiever and proud of it
The Simpsons movie by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lisa convinces the locals to clean up the polluted Lake Springfield after a crowd of fans sink the Green Day concert stage. Meanwhile, Homer saves a pig from being killed in Krusty Burger and adopts it, calling the animal Spider Pig. After two days, Spider Pig fills up a silo with its excrement and not knowing what else to do, Homer dumps the silo in the lake, polluting it. The angry population forces the Simpsons to move to Alaska. Meanwhile, the president is induced by his adviser from the EPA to put a dome over Springfield to hold in the population and destroy the city. When Marge sees the news on television, she tells Homer that they must return to Springfield to save their town and friends, but Homer is not convinced that the people of Springfield deserve their support
The Simpsons ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In "There's no disgrace like home," Homer decides that his family is the worst family in town, so he hocks the TV and carts the brood off to Dr. Marvin Monroe for family therapy. Dr. Monroe has never failed to help a troubled family-- but he's never met one quite like the Simpsons. In "Life on the fast lane," Homer forgets Marge's birthday, and gives her a last-minute present of a bowling ball. That's how Marge meets Jacques, a ten-pin Casanova who decides to teach Marge the joys of bowling-- and life's other pleasures
The Simpsons ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and French and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bart's taking more than his share of lumps at school, thanks to a schoolyard bully. When Homer's fatherly advice only leads to more lumps, Bart turns to a different role model, General George C. Patton, and declares war! Next, Lisa has such a bad case of the blues that she doesn't even care about dodgeball. Will Bart have to be (aye carumba!) nice to his sister? Can Homer explain the meaning of life? Or will Lisa have to find her own answers to the existential dilemmas of the 2nd grade?
The Simpsons ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the season in which Albert Brooks played laidback supervillain Hank Scorpio. And Bart did battle with his not-quite-as-evil twin Hugo. And Lisa deeloped a sweet crush on Nelson Muntz. And Milhouse's strangely similar-looking parents got divorced. And Homer ate a Guatemalan insanity pepper and encountered a wise hallucinoginic coyote, voiced by Johnny Cash. And Marge had a pretzel-selling scheme. And Bart toured a gay steel mill. And Shary Bobbins floated away with her bumbershoot, only to be shewed up by a passing airliner. And we sain hello and goodbye to Poochie, in "The itchy & Scratchy & Poochie Show."
Simpsons ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Here are some of the best, or at least most disturbing, episodes ever, including ones in which Bart and Homer end up in a leper colony, Apu and Manjula have octuplets, Moe gets a facelift, Homer annoys Mel Gibson, Maude Flanders gets killed, Bart goes bersek and plows through Springfield in a tank, Lisa grows up to be president, and Homer is abducted by evil horse-jockey trolls
The time machine did it by John Swartzwelder( Book )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The best of the Simpsons ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the first work, Bart catches a three-eyed fish and Springfield's nuclear power plant is threatened with closure. Homer's boss, Mr. Burns, decides to run for Governor and a key campaign tactic is dinner with the Simpsons. Lisa frets that they're being used, but Homer staunchly supports his boss-- after all, what's so terrible about a three-eyed fish. Next, on Thanksgiving, Lisa's centerpiece for the family table goes up in smoke in the family fireplace thanks to Bart-- who refuses to say he's sorry. But, before the day is over, Bart learns something about apologies, Homer and Marge learn that, maybe, they're not such bad parents, and the Simpsons get "one more crack at togetherness."
The Simpsons ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Simpsons' dog's feelings are hurt and he runs away, to be trained as a killer by Mr. Burns; Homer becomes the manager of a beautiful country singer; Sideshow Bob wants to marry Marge's sister Selma; after a visit by Spinal Tap, driver Otto loses his license and moves in with the Simpsons; Milhouse falls in love with a beautiful new girl and Bart is jealous; sterile Homer is placated by an award presented by Joe Frazier, while Homer's half-brother has an invention that allows babies to talk to adults
The Simpsons ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Homer's shirt turns pink in the laundry and he's sent to a mental institution; Lisa wins an essay contest and the family goes to Washington D.C.; Ned Flanders opens an ill-fated shop selling left-handed merchandise; Bart becomes a Goodfella under Springfield mob boss Fat Tony; Homer saves the nuclear plant from a meltdown but doesn't feel he's earned the plaudits; Krusty the Clown reveals he is estranged from his rabbi father
The best of the Simpsons ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bart decides on a career in "death defiance" and starts wowing everyone with his amazing skateboard feats. Soon he's seeking newer and bigger challenges, so he plans to leap over Springfield Gorge. Next, Marge launches a campaign against senseless violence on television and changes the content of Springfield's cartoon fare. This leads to things Marge never anticipated, ultimately leading her to conclude that "One person can make a difference. But most of the time they probably shouldn't."
The Simpsons ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bart uses his birthday microphone to trick people; Lisa has an incredible knack for picking football winners; Marge goes away, leaving Maggie with Homer, who almost immediately loses her; Bart gets back at his teacher by pretending to be her dream date; Homer runs the company softball team; and when Lisa learns she'll never be a great saxophone player and Bart learns he'd be a great cop, Lisa takes to playing pranks at school and Bart, a new hall monitor, must take care of the problem
The Simpsons ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three terror themed shorts; Homer buys Lisa a pony to make up for letting her down at a school concert; Homer helps Bart build a soapbox derby racer; Moe doesn't credit Homer for his successful new cocktail and Homer takes revenge; Burns sells the plant to Germans; and a flashback of Homer and Marge's early wedded life, from their wedding to Bart's birth
Treehouse of horror ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features several episodes of the annual Halloween special
The exploding detective by John Swartzwelder( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
How I conquered your planet by John Swartzwelder( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Double wonderful by John Swartzwelder( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dead men scare me stupid by John Swartzwelder( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Earth vs. everybody by John Swartzwelder( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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