The Simpsons

‘The Simpsons’ Lena Dunham Appearance Will Feature All the ‘Girls’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 16, 2015 @ 10:25 AM
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A ways back we learned that everyone’s favorite “voice of a generation” Lena Dunham would lend said voice to a new one by guesting on The Simpsons, but true to life, Hannah’s best Girls are coming with. Joining Dunham for the spot will be her HBO co-stars, Allison Williams, Zosia Mamet and Jemima Kirke.

‘The Simpsons’ Casts ‘Game of Thrones’ Star Carice van Houten

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 9, 2015 @ 8:03 PM
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We’ve seen The Simpsons take on Game of Thrones before, but the May 3 outing of Season 26 really will prove dark and full of terrors. Carice van Houten, the Red Priestess Melisandre herself, will give voice to the long-running animated series, and the actress’ very name may give away her role.

Sam Simon, Co-Creator of ‘The Simpsons,’ Dead at Age 59

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 9, 2015 @ 2:42 PM
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It’s another sad day for The Simpsons and the world at large, as series executive producer Al Jean confirmed news that co-creator Sam Simon passed away on Sunday, at the age of 59, in Los Angeles. The Emmy-winning Simon had also written for such TV legends as Taxi and Cheers, battling a cancer diagnosis since 2012.

‘The Simpsons’ Original 4:3 Aspect Ratio Restored on Simpsons World App

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 13, 2015 @ 3:49 PM
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FXX’s epic Simpsons marathon of all 522 episodes took a lengthy chunk out of all our lives, but fans soon noticed the landmark binge taking something else: whole sections of the screen to accommodate older 4:3 episodes into an “improved” widescreen format. Now, we old men need no longer yell at clouds, as The Simpsons will return to their original 4:3 glory on FXX’s Simpsons World app.

‘The Simpsons’ Just Aired an Episode That Was Almost ‘The Simpsons Movie 2’

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by Matt Singer January 16, 2015 @ 1:30 PM
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‘The Simpsons’ is old. It’s been airing on Fox since 1989; 26 seasons of Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie and counting. For point of reference, for something to have been in its 26th season on the air in 1989, it would have had to debut in 1963, the year President Kennedy was assassinated. The show’s longevity is just insane.

‘The Simpsons’ Taps Lena Dunham as Homer’s New ‘Girl’ for Season 27

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 9, 2015 @ 3:06 PM
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We’ll see quite a bit of Lena Dunham this coming weekend by the ‘Girls’ season 4 premiere, but only hear her when ‘The Simpsons’ returns for its 27th season. The erstwhile Hannah Horvath will officially lend her voice to the FOX animated family’s fall premiere, but what surprising relationship might her character have to Homer?

‘The Simpsons’ Get ‘Frozen’ and More in Christmas Couch Gag

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 4, 2014 @ 11:25 PM
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Were ‘The Simpsons’ to plop down for a Christmas couch gag, you’d better believe we’ll get a ‘Frozen’ reference and never let it go. Watch FOX’s favorite animated family tackle Elsa, Olaf and the rest, as well as a smorgasbord of Christmas parodies from ‘Seinfeld’ to ‘Chronicles of Narnia’ and back!

Watch 'Futurama' Cross Over with 'The Simpsons' in Official "Simpsorama" Couch Gag!

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 6, 2014 @ 2:57 PM
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Say what you will about 'The Simpsons' recent crossover efforts with 'Family Guy,' we're actively excited to bring the 31st century back when the cast of 'Futurama' arrives for this Sunday's coming "Simpsorama" crossover. Watch Homer get his first taste of Hedonism-bot with the newly-released couch gag from 'The Simpsons'-'Futurama' crossover!

'The Simpsons' Parody 'Archer,' 'Adventure Time,' 'Despicable Me' and More in Treehouse of Horror Gag

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 20, 2014 @ 9:25 AM
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By now we've seen 'The Simpsons' tackling a number of pop-culture funhouse mirrors of themselves, from the recent 'Family Guy' crossover to last season's LEGO installment, and this year's "Treehouse of Horror" is no different. Watch Homer, Marge, Lisa, Bart and Maggie meet not only their Tracey Ullman counterparts, but countless more parodying anime, 'Adventure Time,' 'Archer' and more from last night's Halloween special!

'The Simpsons' Premiere: Watch the Trippy Don Hertzfeldt Couch Gag, Plus Big Character Death Explained

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 29, 2014 @ 9:49 AM
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And lo, 'The Simpsons' has begun its 26th season on a bittersweet, if ultimately uplifting note, as a memorable character greeted the grim reaper after many years in the background. Last night's season premiere "Clown in the Dumps" also brought with it the longrunning FOX animation staple's most unusual couch gag yet, as created by artist Don Hertzfeldt, so check both out with the latest from last night's premiere!