The Simpsons

Comic-Con 2016: ‘Prison Break,’ Final ‘Bones’ and More San Diego-Bound

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 20, 2016 @ 2:45 PM
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Oh boy, it’s that time again! Comic-Con 2016 stands at a mere thirty days away, and FOX has opened up the floodgates as the first major TV haven to announce its SDCC plans. Prepare for a major Prison Break reunion, along with new debuts for The Exorcist, a send-off for Bones and more!

‘Simpsons’ Boss Shares Script Pages of Unmade Prince Episode

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 24, 2016 @ 4:42 PM
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The Simpsons has visited just about every nook and cranny of pop culture in its near-30 years, though a long-abandoned episode concept saw the late Prince putting in a particularly meta appearance. Now, Simpsons boss Al Jean shares the tribute episode that might have been, as well what caused the revered artist to decline.

‘The Simpsons’ Get Disney-Fied Couch Gag from Animator Eric Goldberg

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 22, 2016 @ 10:30 AM
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It’s been some time since we’ve had a noteworthy Simpsons couch gag, and like all animated greats, there’s room to borrow from the classics. If ever you wondered what Homer, Marge, Bart, Maggie and Lisa might have looked like as Disney cartoons, check out the latest gag from a revered Disney animator.

‘Simpsons’ Writer Recalls 2000 ‘President Trump’ Joke as ‘Vision of America Going Insane’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 16, 2016 @ 10:30 PM
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The Simpsons obliquely anticipating future events has become a common phenomenon, though never quite so regrettably as a 2000 episode that referenced “President Trump” in our future. Now, writer Dan Greaney looks back on the unfortunate premonition, noting the line was intended to envision an America that “went as bad as it possibly could.”

Netflix Snags ‘Simpsons’ Creator Matt Groening’s Next Animated Series

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 15, 2016 @ 5:54 PM
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Despite failing to outlive its progenitor, Futurama joined the ranks of Matt Groening’s iconic animated works to follow The Simpsons, and Netflix may have given both another sibling. Reports confirm Groening is readying a new animated series for Netflix, though the concept remains under lock and key.

FOX Moves ‘Sleepy Hollow’ and ‘Brooklyn,’ Sets ‘Idol,’ ‘Lucifer’ and More 2016 Premieres

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 10, 2015 @ 2:42 PM
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Broadcast TV has seen some muted ups and downs in the 2015-2016 season, though no official cancellations have taken place. Still, change is all around for FOX in 2016, banishing Sleepy Hollow to Fridays, while slotting in premieres for DC’s Lucifer, New Girl, and American Idol’s final bow.

Watch Sideshow Bob Repeatedly Murder Bart for ‘The Simpsons’ Halloween

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 21, 2015 @ 6:21 PM
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However many years The Simpsons endures into our future, its Season 27 Treehouse of Horror will try something the series has never (okay, rarely) attempted: the actual murder of Bart Simpson. See Sideshow Bob finally murder his arch-nemesis (repeatedly) in a new clip from Sunday’s latest!