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The Simpsons has been on the air for 27 seasons, and in that time, they've had hundreds of cameos of everything from celebrities to politicians. Now a late night talk show host is appearing as himself on an upcoming episode of the long-running animated comedy.
The Simpsons has been on the air for 27 seasons now, and in that time the long-running Fox comedy has covered a lot of topical ground. Over the weekend, Al Jean took to social media to explain one awesome episode concept that never quite came to fruition.
The Simpson is set to have a big episode this weekend, revolving around the fact that a longtime character is coming out as gay. That character is question is none other than Waylon Smithers and we now know exactly why it is happening.
Of the TV shows that manage to reach pure greatness, however temporary, very few retain that level of quality throughout their entire runs. Here are 13 shows that should have come to a close well before they actually did, although some are very much still on the air.
The past year has seen all of pop culture’s quadrants taking aim at Drake’s monster hit “Hotline Bling,” but the most recent Simpsons episode used the Canadian artist’s “Started From the Bottom” to poke fun at the generally excessive nature of rap videos.
Even the most dedicated of bingewatchers can only devote so much of their lives to watching television, and The Simpsons is one show with too many episodes to mainline. Life is just too short. Luckily for viewers everywhere, one YouTube user has found a way to show 500 episodes of The Simpsons at one time…and in ten minutes. Check it out!
Fox entered the modern arena of live primetime television in a big way with Grease: Livein late January and now, Fox will be going for something even more ambitious with live television: an episode of The Simpsons.
By creating The Simpsons, Matt Groening ushered in not just a TV show, but a cultural icon. And then he created one of the smartest shows ever in Futurama. Now, he has the chance to go three for three.
The death of Alan Rickman has hit film fans everywhere hard, and the announcement of his passing on Thursday morning has led to tributes large and small that have been heartwarming in spite of the heartbreak. In a happy surprise, Fox’s The Simpsons posted a tribute to the actor that connects back to two of his most rewatchable roles.
It’s not often that famous animated characters are used to advertise things that aren’t specifically directed at children, but then not everybody does things as well as Homer Simpson.
When it comes to being timely in its poignancy, The Simpsons is pretty hit or miss, but this past Sunday's episode featured a wonderful little nod to the victims of the Paris terrorist attacks.
As it happens with most popular TV shows,The Simpsons has been at the center of several salary disputes over the years, as the talented cast has tried to secure more money from Fox and the producers. How does James L. Brooks feel about it all?
While The Simpsons may not be as biting with its social commentary as it once was, it’s still a show that sticks to its guns whenever possible. And one of those times happened back in 1994, when one of the most violent episodes of the show was produced.
October means that a new Treehouse of Horror episode of The Simpsons is coming, which is always a cause for celebration, and this year is no different. Check out the gorgeously creepy couch gag from this year’s installment, as animated by Ren & Stimpy creator John Kricfalusi.
After 27 seasons with more on the way, The Simpsons has more or less solidified its monumental impact on American culture. And now we'll get to see just how much power it has in Australia.