is featured in the "Who shot Mr. Burns
" two part saga in the Simpsons
. He's part of Lisa Simpson
's request for a jazz
program when oil is discovered under Springfield Elementary
. Because of Mr. Burns
' slant drilling operation
, the jazz
program is cancelled resulting in his firing. This causes police chief Clancy Wiggum
to declare him a suspect
in the attempted murder
of Mr. Burns.
Tito Puente: "Why wound his body with bullets when I can set his soul afire with a slanderous mambo? Listen, if you will, to my revenge."
Clancy Wiggum: "Wow! Well, I believe you're not guilty. Gee, I hope all our suspects are this entertaining."