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10 Inventions ThatThe SimpsonsTotally Predicted

The Simpsons have been around for so long (since 1989!) that its no surprise that theyve influenced our culture so much. And though obviously its much easier to make a cartoon joke about fake inventions than to actually invent them in the real world (and theyre not always the first TV show to predict them), some of these inventions really were influenced by the fiction of Homer and Marge and Bart and Lisa and the rest of the world of Springfield.   Read More... //

'The Simpsons': Here's your first look at the live episode

Homer will interact with fans in real time during a three-minute segment on the May 15 episode...   Read More... //

The Story Behind the Lost Prince Simpsons Episode

Producers Al Jean and David Mirkin recall the episode they tried to get made with the musician.   Read More... //

'The Simpsons': See the Voices Behind Your Favorite Characters

See the real people behind your favorite animated characters...   Read More... //

'Simpsons' boss shares pages from never-made Prince episode

Back in the early 90s, there was going to be an epic joining of two colors: Purple and yellow. Yes, The Simpsons wrote a script for a season 4 or 5 episode that featured Prince, though it never saw the light of day. According to DVD commentary, the episode involved the return of...    Read More... //

'The Simpsons' get Disneyfied in new couch gag

Disney animator Eric Goldberg whose credits include Aladdin , Pocahontas , Hercules , and Frozen is this weeks big draw on The Simpsons . Goldberg has crafted the a couch gag for Sundays episodethat imagines the Simpson familyin some earlyDisney...   Read More... //

The Simpsons Sneak Peek: Homer Joins Ned on a Mystical (Musical?) Journey

Homer Simpson and Ned Flanders hiking through the Grand Canyon together? I dont think its too much of a spoiler to say that things are about to get really, really weird. TVLine has an exclusive sneak peek of Sundays The Simpsons (Fox, 8/7c) in which Homer recalls joining the Flanders clan even the late, [] //

The Simpsons to Out Smithers in Tribute to Episode Writers Son

On Sundays episode of The Simpsons, Smithers finally comes out of the closet, and Rob LaZebnik, the episodes writer, said that he was inspired by his own gay son. In an interview with the New York Post , LaZebnik explained that the episode was not only inspired by his 21-year-old son Johnnys coming out but also demonstration of his fatherly love. I am a Midwestern guy, so I dont tend to wear my emotions on my sleeve, but I thought, What better way to tell my son I love him than to write a cartoon about it?' said LaZebnik.   Read More... //

Simpsons Smithers gay reveal was inspired by the writers son

When Waylon Smithers Jr. finally comes out Sunday night after 27 years in the closet on The Simpsons, he wont be the only one celebrating. Longtime show writer Rob LaZebnik tells The Post he penned the episode in support of his own 21-year-old son, Johnny, who is gay. I am a Midwestern guy, so I...   Read More... //

The Simpsons Writer Explains His "President Trump" Prediction

  Despite a large number of people becoming stunned at Donald Trump 's rise to GOP frontrunner, one small group of people predicted a Trump presidency more than 15 years ago: writers on The Simpsons . The Hollywood Reporter spoke with the head writer of the eerily dead-on episode, "Bart to The Future,"   Read More... //