Time Traveling Trouble is the ninth Episode of the twenty-third season of the American Animated Sitcom The Simpsons. It originally aired on the Fox Network in the United States on December 11, 2011. The Episode guest stars Albert Brooks as Dr. Muller, Neil Patrick Harris as Ivan, Bob Hope as Puschov, Kelsey Grammer as Sideshow Bob, Joe Mantegna as Fat Tony, Matthew Broderick as Tintin, Robin Williams as Captain Haddock, Jim Carrey as Professor Calculus, Eric Idle and Terry Jones as Thompson and Thomson, Marty Feldman as Dr. Sarcophagus, Harvey Korman as Zloty, Alec Baldwin as Franklin Swartzwelder, Michael Jeter as Jeff Goldreyer, Charles Grodin as Pierre Carlin, Fred Newman as Snowy, Paul Reubens as Mayor of New York, Chris Rock as Leo Shubert, Phil Hartman as Lionel Hutz, John Candy as Rastapopolous, Michael McKean as Allan, Christopher Guest as Tom, Matt Groening, James L. Brooks and Sam Simon as Officers and Jeff Bridges as Fierstein.
The Episode has recieved extremely positive reception from Television Critics and Audiences and has been praised for its Madcap Humor and for its positive portrayel of Jews. During the original broadcast, "Time Traveling Trouble" was watched by more than 40 million people.
The Episode, titled "Time Traveling Trouble" was written by J. Stewart Burns, Bill Canterbury and John Swartzwelder, directed by Rob Oliver and guest animated by Jim Henson, Frank Oz, D.B. Sweeney, Kent Butterworth, Eric Goldberg and Sam Simon.
"Time Traveling Trouble" originally aired on the Fox Network in the United States on December 11, 2011. The Episode was watched by more than 40 million people during this broadcast and in the demographic for adults aged 18---49, it recieved a rare 10.0 Nielsen Rating and a fifty percent share. This was an increase from the previews episode, "The Ten-Per-Cent Solution, which recieved a 4.0 rating. "Time Traveling Trouble" became the most-watched broadcast in Fox's Animation Domination linup for the night in terms of total viewers. It also the first highest-rated broadcast among adults aged 18---49.
At the 64th Emmy Awards in 2012, "Time Traveling Trouble" won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program (for programming Less Than One Hour)