The best GIFs are on GIPHY. Seymour Skinner has shown to be a stern and strict principal of Springfield Elementary; at times though he has been clueless and incompetent and overpowered by truant students, apathetic and underpaid teachers and what has been officially classified as "the worst school in the state". Generally though, Skinner is unconcerned with the future of the children and the poor standards of the school, largely because he doubts the students have any future and he rides all of Springfield's promise on Lisa Simpson. The episode What to Expect When Bart's Expecting revealed that Shauna Chalmers is his daughter. Skinner and Chalmers: Best Moments video. It is heavily implied that Skinner's tightfisted, militaristic view of how Springfield Elementary should be run is because of his time in the military as a drill sergeant where his platoon were unruly and uncontrollable buffoons and his tendency to come down hard on truants. Search, discover and share your favorite Gary Chalmers Skinner! There, he was befriended by Sgt. He drives quicker than Skinner to the school. Chalmers has shown a caring side towards Skinner, when he called out for Skinner and when he had a reply that Skinner was okay, he told Skinner to "Never do that again" (scare him). It is, in fact, Superintendent Chalmers, the boss of beleaguered Principal Skinner. Ralph called him Super Nintendo Chalmers, which he makes a confused facial expression at. Now, this scene is pretty famous/viral on the Internet just like when Bart hit Homer with a chair in "A Milhouse Divided" on that same year. Maggie Simpson | Alias Find your thing. He became smitten with Patty Bouvier (although the feeling was hardly mutual) as Patty was forced into the relationship initially and seemed to abuse him a lot, although Skinner was happy to take it. Seymour SkinnerArmin Tamzarian (non-canon)Mutant Skinner (non-canon) Wizard Skinner (non-canon) Big Butt SkinnerThe PenalizerTwo Basket SkinnerPrincipal Skinner Sergeant Skinner Fireman Skinner Dick FiddlerSpankyThe SticklerPrinskipper SkippalPrincipal SuckerPrincipal SinnerPrinnipple SkimpsterPrincipal Stinkface A Green Beret in the Vietnam War, Skinner was said to have been disgraced or betrayed by his country when he returned home and it was heavily implied that he suffered from some degree of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder because of his time in 'Nam. When Sgt. The Sea Captain | He is shown at times to be a social Darwinist: For example, in ". Joe Rhodes. On a few occasions, he says Skinner's name (or in one case, words pronounced similarly to "Skinner" such as "Skimmers") this way when absolutely nothing has gone wrong, implying that he either pronounces Skinner's name this way by habit, or does it on purpose to scare him. Unlike most Simpsons characters, he has a gap between his eyes. Causing all of the teachers to become monstrous cannibals as a result. Born Armin Tamzarian, it emerges that he was a troubled orphan until he was forced into the United States Army during the Vietnam War (although he also had other options such as jail, and apologizing to the woman he stole from and judge he accidentally struck while trying to escape; Skinner stated he would have chosen to apologize instead had he known there was a war going on at the time). Skinner's behavior is often rather spineless and somewhat naive. In Treehouse of Horror XIII's parody of Dr. Moreau, he was turned a baby joey with his mother as a kangaroo. In the second segment of Treehouse of Horror VII, Skinner gives Bart the prize for winning the school science fair. Comic Book Guy | Krusty the Clown | It is also implied that he received a severe injury during the Vietnam War on his posterior to require a metal plate to be installed in it. God | Luckily for them, the Garbage Barge was also heading to Springfield Elementary School, so Skinner reads the newly motivated underachievers The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn the rest of the way, and after returning, cancels the Vice President's Test, and also re-institutes dancing in school. Skinner is normally quite passive and submissive outside of school. The scene has been a popular reference point for fans, who have re-contextualized quotes from the skit making it the frequent subject of crapposting on Facebook and YouTube. # season 4 # episode 20 # principal skinner # superintendent chalmers # 4x20 # episode 5 # season 17 # apu nahasapeemapetilon # superintendent chalmers # 17x05 # season 7 # episode 21 # principal skinner # principal # superintendent chalmers # episode 19 # season 17 # principal skinner # superintendent chalmers # 17x19 # the simpsons # marge simpson # episode 3 # season 18 # 18x03 … Bart also claimed that Skinner likes dog food when preparing something for Principal Skinner, although it is unclear whether he was being serious about this. Occupation GrayBrown (originally) Chalmers originally hails from Utica, New York, but has also mentioned that he comes from Queens, New York, Mexico (in a deleted scene) and then moved to Intercourse, Pennsylvania. Although his intentions are to serve up a roast, but it accidentally gets burned. Rod Flanders | The Old Blue Mayor She Ain't What She Used To Be, A Springfield Summer Christmas for Christmas, Two Cars in Every Garage and Three Eyes on Every Fish, https://simpsons.fandom.com/wiki/Seymour_Skinner?oldid=934910, Skinner's prisoner of war ID number was 24601, which is also Sideshow Bob's prisoner number, a reference to Jean Valjean's prisoner number in. Officer Eddie | In the first segment of Treehouse of Horror VIII, Skinner is one of the people who survived the nuclear explosion but is turned into a horrifying mutant as a result. He was once a fourth grade science teacher. Judge Snyder granted Tamzarian Skinner's "name, and his past, present, future, and mother", and decreed that no one will mention his true identity again "under penalty of torture" (however, Lisa calls him by his true name teasingly when he comments on her decision of calling Snowball V "Snowball II", without consequences), thus everything returned to normal.. » beatmaps » Principal Skinner and Superintendent Chalmers - Steamed Hams Inc. The reason why they make him feel that way is unknown. Chalmers originally hails from Utica, New York, but has also said that he comes from Queens, New York, Mexico (in a deleted scene) and then moved to Intercourse, Pennsylvania. Kent Brockman |  It is revealed that Skinner (AKA Armin Tamzarian) was born in New Orleans. He struggles to control the crumbling school and is constantly engaged in a battle against its inadequate resources, apathetic and bitter teachers, and often rowdy and unenthusiastic students, Bart Simpson being a standout example. Van Houten Family | GIFs. In Treehouse of Horror XX, Skinner was killed by Bart. He attended Ball State University and is a proud owner of a red 1979 Honda Accord (and later, a Camry, which Otto Mann promptly wrecks). In the newer episodes it is confirmed that he wears one. Allison Taylor | none of this character. Principal Seymour Skinner (Harry Shearer) tries to one-up his fellow principals’ jokes, to no avail. Even so, Skinner's square tendencies were also evident in 'Nam which implies he has always been, for want of a better term, "unhip" but became more rattled over his time there as a soldier. Herman Krustofsky | Barney Gumble | Skinner and Chalmers go on a misadventure across the ocean, essentially abandoning the schoolchildren on their beach field trip for several days. In fact when Skinner opened Springfield Elementary he was shown to be much more carefree and there was a pool on the school grounds but following a prank where the water was replaced with worms and he was trapped for two weeks turned him into the stern teacher which everyone knew. Owing to his militaristic manner of running the Elementary school, he also tended to do meticulous inspections early in the school day, such as placing his finger and stroking the top of a locker to inspect for dust, personally inspecting and comparing the school clock with his pocket-watch to ensure it is accurate down to the very second, measuring the distance between a wall and a waste disposal can, and using a tuning fork to test the ring vibration of a school alarm system, which also gave Superintendent Chalmers, who attempted to go to the Teacher's Lounge at the time without being seen by Skinner to make a secret announcement planning Skinner's 20th Anniversary as School Principal, a very hard time sneaking past him undetected to such an extent that he bluntly said that not only did Skinner have "a rod up [his] butt", but that said rod had its own rod up its butt after barely arriving at the Teacher's Lounge undetected.. 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