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The Simpsons “Them, Robot” Season 23 Episode 17

The Simpsons  "Them, Robot" Season 23 Episode 17 airs Sunday March 18 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Episode Synopsis:  Bart’s science fair project , a mechanical baby seal, outshines Lisa’s brainy asteroid model and becomes a popular pet among the retirement home  patrons. Meanwhile, Homer gets a new and eager assistant Roz (guest voice Lynch), but when he quickly  loses his job  to her and discovers her evil past, he and Flanders team up to reveal her true dark colors in the "Replaceable You" episode of THE SIMPSONS airing Sunday, March 18 (7:00-7:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Read More... //www.tvequals.com/2012/03/18/the-simpsons-them-robot-season-23-episode-17/  

'The Simpsons': Scratch your itch with every Itchy & Scratchy cartoon

If this isn't the coolest little present for fans of "The Simpsons," then nothing is. Some enterprising young fan of the long-running animated series cobbled together every single episode of the "The Itchy & Scratchy Show" shorts. It's more than 48 minutes of exploding, chopping and general destruction of Scratchy.The segment first began while "The Simpsons" was airing during "The Tracey Ullman Show." It has since gone on to become periodic feature on the series offering episode titles like "100-Yard Gash," "Foster Pussycat! Kill! Kill!" and "Reservoir Cats." It's even been incorporated into story lines like when Marge tried to get it thrown off the air.Here's the video. Enjoy...... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/03/the-simpsons-scratch-your-itch-with-every-itchy-scratchy-cartoon.html

The Simpsons “How I Wet Your Mother” Season 23 Episode 16

The Simpsons  "Exit Through the Kwik-E-Mart" Season 23 Episode 15 airs Sunday March 4 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Episode Synopsis:  Karma gets the best of Homer after he gets his friends in trouble, and as a result, his bedwetting problem worsens. The family goes on a mission  to infiltrate his dreams to search for clues in his subconscious to determine the source of his problem. Read More... //www.tvequals.com/2012/03/11/the-simpsons-how-i-wet-your-mother-season-23-episode-16/  

'The Simpsons' 'Game of Thrones' opening blows our pop culture minds

Tonight's episode of "The Simpsons" has the best couch opener in the history of the show. Yes, we are huge "Game of Thrones" fans over here, so it's no surprise that we think so. Watch it and we're sure you'll agree.In the intro, all the buildings in Springfield rise like they do in the "Game of Thrones" intro, complete with the theme music. Springfield as Westeros. Actually, we'd love to see an entire show with that theme. Although Bart and Lisa as Jaime and Cersei ... maybe not.Check out the intro below and let us know what you think. And while you're at it, click here to check out the brand new trailer set to Florence and the Machine's "Seven Devils." How many days until April 1st?... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/03/the-simpsons-game-of-thrones-opening-blows-our-pop-culture-minds.html

The Simpsons “Exit Through the Kwik-E-Mart” Season 23 Episode 15

The Simpsons  "Exit Through the Kwik-E-Mart" Season 23 Episode 15 airs Sunday March 4 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Episode Synopsis:  In order to get back at his dad, Bart goes undercover as a graffiti street artist and plasters Homer’s unflattering image all over Springfield. But one night, Bart and Milhouse get caught in the act by established street artists Shepard Fairey, Ron English, Kenny Scharf and Robbie Conal (guest voicing as themselves), and to Bart’s surprise, they invite him to exhibit his satirical artwork in his very own gallery show. Read More... //www.tvequals.com/2012/03/04/the-simpsons-exit-through-the-kwik-e-mart-season-23-episode-15/  

TV ratings: CBS wins night, 'Once Upon a Time' brings strong numbers

Fast national ratings for Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012CBS posted another solid Sunday evening, bolstered by premiere of the new cycle of "The Amazing Race" and the always strong performances of "The Good Wife" and "CSI: Miami." ABC's "Once Upon a Time" posted impressive numbers, easily winning the 18-49 demo with a 3.0.  And the much-hyped 500th episode of "The Simpsons" got a nice little bump, pulling in 5.8 million total viewers.CBS led the evening in total viewership, averaging 10.5 million and a 6.5 rating/10 share in households. ABC (7.3 million, 4.3/7) finished second. NBC came in third with 6.3 million viewers and a 3.7/6, while FOX (4.1 million, 2.3/4) brought up the rear.CBS just barely won the 18-49 demographic with a 2.2 rating. ABC and NBC tied at 2.1 and FOX trailed at 1.9.... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/02/tv-ratings-cbs-wins-night-once-upon-a-time-brings-strong-numbers.html

The Simpsons Get Exiled From Springfield in Their 500th Episode

Has Springfield finally had enough of the Simpsons clan? On the long-running animated series' 500th episode (titled "At Long Last Leave," airing Sunday at 8/7c on Fox), Homer and family discover that they weren't invited to a secret town meeting. "The point is to kick them out of town for all the crap they've pulled over the last 500 episodes," says Simpsons executive producer Al Jean . "We explore their emotions as they find out that everyone hates them." //www.tvguide.com/News/Simpsons-500-Episode-1043493.aspx?rss=breakingnews

The Simpsons “At Long Last Leave” With Julien Assange

The Simpsons  "At Long Last  Leave" Season 23 Episode 14  airs Sunday February 19 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Episode Synopsis:  The Simpsons are evicted from Springfield and join an off-the-grid  community outside of town. But when Homer and Marge try to sneak back into Springfield, they are welcomed with hostility from their former friends and neighbors and begin to appreciate their new and more accepting home in the milestone 500th episode of THE SIMPSONS, "At Long Last Leave," airing Sunday, Feb. 19 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Read More... //www.tvequals.com/2012/02/19/the-simpsons-at-long-last-leave-with-julien-assange/  

'The Simpsons': A soundtrack to our laughter

With "The Simpsons" 500th episode airing on Sunday (Feb. 19), the show will be celebrated for its wit, pop culture references and overall comedy. But one thing that's often overlooked about the series is the quality of its musical numbers.The show has written countless tunes, or in other cases, taken famous songs and re-written them for the show. These ditties range from a melancholy Apu singing about how he misses the Kwik-E-Mart to a send up of "The Music Man" as the whole town looks for a mass transit system.Here's a list of some of our favorites and why we adore them so much:"Baby On Board" - Homer, Apu, Principal Skinner and Barney rocked the music charts as the barbershop quartet, "The Be Sharps." Their story, in many ways, parallels that of The Beatles on their rise to super-stardom and subsequent break up. The episode even featured George Harrison as himself. But it was their... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/02/the-simpsons-a-soundtrack-to-our-laughter.html

'The Simpsons': Homer's IQ, Emmy wins and the rest of the numbers

As "The Simpsons" readies for its 500th episode on Sunday (Feb. 19), it seems like a good time to look back on the longest-running comedy in TV history. Here are some interesting factoids about the franchise, its character and the people involved. Some of the numbers are staggering. Some others, like Homer's IQ, perhaps a bit less so.3 - Highest chart position of the album "The Simpsons Sing the Blues." The album was also certified double platinum.9 - Number of comic book series that have been printed based on the TV series18 - Letters in Apu's Nahasapeemapetilon last name27 - Prime time Emmy Awards 55 - Homer's IQ104 - Age of Mr. Burns159 - Lisa's IQ1992 - Year in which President George H.W. Bush says, "We're going to strengthen the American family to make them more like the Waltons and less like the Simpsons" 2001 - Year in which "D'oh!" was added to the Oxford... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/02/the-simpsons-homers-iq-emmy-wins-and-the-rest-of-the-numbers.html