Krusty the Clown

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Krusty the Clown

Cartoon character in the animated television series The Simpsons add

Category: Movies & TV (401)

Launched in 1992.

Countries: United States (71%), Canada (14%), (14%)

Main connections: Dan Castellaneta, Matt Groening, James L. Brooks

Linked to: Jewish Museum, Republican Party, MTV, NPR




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In 1992, Acclaim Entertainment released the video game "Krusty's Fun House" for PC and home consoles add something


In 1992, Matt Groening and James L. Brooks began planning a live-action spinoff from "The Simpsons" that revolved around Krusty and would star Dan Castellaneta. wrote a pilot script where Krusty moved to Los Angeles and got his own talk show add something


Matt Groening - In 1994, Groening and other "Simpsons" producers pitched a live-action spin-off about Krusty the Clown , but were unsuccessful in getting it off the ground


The first, which shows Krusty in his normal clown attire with several Krusty products, was released in 2000 as part of "wave one" add something


Several Krusty themed play sets were released, including a Krusty-Lu Studios and Krusty Burger playset, both released in 2001 add something


The second, released in 2002 as part of "wave nine", is called "busted Krusty" and shows him in a prison and without his clown makeup, as he was seen in "Krusty Gets Busted" add something


In 2003, Krusty was included in a special history of Jewish entertainers exhibit at the Jewish Museum in New York City add something


The third was released in 2003 as part of "wave thirteen" and was called "Tuxedo Krusty" add something


In 2004, Dan Castellaneta won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance in "Today I Am a Clown", an episode that heavily features Krusty add something


In 2007, "Vanity Fair" named "Krusty Gets Kancelled" as the ninth best episode of "The Simpsons" add something


In July 2007, convenience store chain 7-Eleven converted eleven of its stores in the United States and one in Canada into Kwik-E-Marts to celebrate the release of "The Simpsons Movie" add something


In The Simpsons Ride, a simulator ride opened at Universal Studios Florida and Universal Studios Hollywood in May 2008, Krusty builds and opens a cartoon theme park called Krustyland add something


Krusty appears as a playable character in the toys-to-life video game "Lego Dimensions", released via a "Fun Pack" packaged with a Clown Bike accessory in November 2015 add something