It’s not uncommon for popular TV shows to have to go to court every once and a while. Shows get sued by disgruntled employees, they get sued for copyright infringement, they get sued for on-set injuries, but I’m not sure I’ve ever heard of a lawsuit that is more ludicrous than the one Fox and The Simpsons is currently having to deal with.
Al Jean has been with The Simpsons for as long as the animated comedy has been around, signing on as one of the show’s first writers in 1989. In the years since, he’s also served as an executive producer and showrunner on the series. The man has experience with the show and recently spoke out to give us the ending he hopes Fox’s animated series will have.
In honor of tonight's "Treehouse of Horror XXV," we thought it would be a fun time to look back and celebrate some of the best movie parodies that The Simpsons has given us over the years with its “Treehouse of Horror” episodes, from The Fly to A Nightmare on Elm Street.
The perfect mash-up special needs a lot of things going in the right direction, and while the Family Guy/Simpsons crossover isn’t a flawless hour of television by any means, it met or surpassed the expectations I had going into it. It’s fun, it’s surprisingly grounded, and it lets us watch the rarity of the Simpson family earning true moral superiority.
The Simpsons invaded the Hollywood Bowl this weekend for a fun night of jokes, music and more. The night was filled with celebrity guest appearances, but Conan O’Brien’s performance of “The Monorail Song” was among the night’s best.
We’re eagerly anticipating Bender and Bart going head to head for the Futurama crossover, and we can’t wait to see the Griffins hit Springfield on Family Guy. But now Matt Groening and his cohorts are pitting the Simpsons against their strangest foes yet: themselves.
Did you think that your days of enjoying The Simpsons in marathon form were over? Guess again. In an effort to make audiences even more aware of the series’ 25th Anniversary spectacular The Simpsons Take the Bowl, FXX will be airing a mini-marathon featuring episodes whose musical numbers will be showcased at the live event.
We are getting close to crunch time for The Simpsons/Family Guy one-hour crossover episode, which is rolling with the title The Simpsons Guy (the animators have even created a new logo for the episode, above). The crossover will premiere on Fox on Sunday, September 28 and to celebrate the big premiere, this week Fox released a slew of photos related to the event episode.
The Ohio State Marching Band kicked off the season this weekend with an excellent rendition of some of the theme songs from all-time favorite TV shows, putting together some awesome patterns in motion that give the audience hints about what TV show they are alluding to.
Later this month, Family Guy starts its 13th Season later this month with a Simpsons crossover episode. And now we all finally answer that age-old question, “What would it look like if Matt Groening and Seth MacFarlane drew each other?”
Animation fans have spent much of the summer buzzing about the upcoming Simpsons and Family Guy mash-up, but it turns out there’s actually another crossover between two beloved franchises brewing: The Simpsons and Futurama.
FXX's planned Simpsons marathon event has officially begun. The 12-day marathon kicked (or kicks, if you're on PST) off at 10:00 a.m. today and will run for 24 hours a day for nearly two weeks. Those tuning in this morning will be treated to the early years of the long-running Fox animated comedy, complete with all of the ay carambas, don't have a cows and eat my shorts'es that fans can handle.
For diehard Simpsons fans, the next 12 days are going to be some of the best that time on Earth has to offer, as FXX begins its massive marathon,To help you figure out the best times of the day to escape your own city and head to Springfield – or at least when to set your DVRs – we’re picking five can’t-miss episodes from each day of the marathon.
The series has often referenced and poked fun at things that were still years away from happening, almost to a disturbing degree. And no, I’m not talking about Stephen King’s Under the Dome. Here are ten of the most weirdly prophetic blackboard gags the show has used since its inception, and the real life events they predated.
O’Brien revealed this wonderful bit of news in an interview with Buzzfeed while discussing the longevity of that story’s impact. He says fans will still bring up “Marge vs. the Monorail” with him, quoting lines that he has long forgotten.