A Fake ‘Simpsons’ Word Has Embiggened the Real Dictionary
As often as The Simpsons predicts reality, America’s favorite family can sometimes make their own. Such is the case with a perfectly cromulent new addition to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, dating all the way back to a 1996 Simpsons episode.
A ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Movie Is Happening in 2020
We may never get another Simpsons Movie, but Bob’s Burgers is anything but sloppy seconds. The fan-favorite FOX animated series is officially taking the Belchers to the big screen, as Bob’s Burgers has ordered up a theatrical movie for 2020.
Homer Shreds ‘South Park’ in ‘Simpsons’ New ‘Robot Chicken’ Couch Gag
We’ve seen The Simpsons and Robot Chicken team up for a couch gag once before, but never to take aim at South Park, or the California Raisins for that matter. And yet, both end up facing Homer’s wrath in a new couch gag from Sunday’s latest, featuring Robot Chicken co-creator Se…
‘The Simpsons’ Predicted Donald Trump Presidency 16 Years Ago
Official polls be damned -- it turns out we should all pay closer attention to 'The Simpsons.'
‘The Simpsons’ Renewed for Seasons 29 + 30, Will Likely Continue Well Into Infinity
By the end of Season 30, 'The Simpsons' will have produced more episodes than any scripted TV series ever.
‘The Simpsons’ Does ‘Making a Murderer’ With Itchy and Scratchy
Now that The Simpsons firmly has 600 episodes under its belt, here’s to another 300 hours of pop-culture parody. To start, Itchy & Scratchy get a Making a Murderer makeover, as The Simpsons takes aim at Netflix’s breakout documentary series.
‘The Simpsons’ Returning Homer’s Greatest Enemy for 600th Episode
Season 28 is shaping up to be a big one for The Simpsons; not solely for the series’ first hour-long special, or even the 600th episode, but also some of the familiar faces popping up. To wit, the joint Treehouse of Horror and 600th episode will feature the return of one of Homer’s gre…
‘The Simpsons’ Sets One-Hour Episode for First Time Ever
The Simpsons still has a few surprises left in its old age, and after going live this past season, Springfield will chart a new frontier: the full hour! After 28 years, America’s favorite family will run a full hour-long episode for the very first time, with special guest Taraji P. Henson and…
‘Simpsons’ Boss Shares Script Pages of Unmade Prince Episode
The Simpsons has visited just about every nook and cranny of pop culture in its near-30 years, though a long-abandoned episode concept saw the late Prince putting in a particularly meta appearance. Now, Simpsons boss Al Jean shares the tribute episode that might have been, as well what caused the re…
‘Simpsons’ Writer Recalls 2000 ‘President Trump’ Joke as ‘Vision of America Going Insane’
The Simpsons obliquely anticipating future events has become a common phenomenon, though never quite so regrettably as a 2000 episode that referenced “President Trump” in our future. Now, writer Dan Greaney looks back on the unfortunate premonition, noting the line was intended to envi…
‘The Simpsons’ Will Air a ‘Live’ Homer Segment in May
Twenty-seven seasons in, The Simpsons still needs to stay topical, an especially difficult feat given the animation process’ long lead time. Well, consider The Simpsons more relevant than ever, up to the moment even, as May will see the long-running FOX staple experimenting with a live segmen…
‘The Simpsons’ Episode from 2013 Pays Tribute to Both Alan Rickman and David Bowie
It wouldn't be the first time that 'The Simpsons' eerily referenced the future.
Netflix Snags ‘Simpsons’ Creator Matt Groening’s Next Animated Series
Despite failing to outlive its progenitor, Futurama joined the ranks of Matt Groening’s iconic animated works to follow The Simpsons, and Netflix may have given both another sibling. Reports confirm Groening is readying a new animated series for Netflix, though the concept remains under lock …
Smithers Will Finally Come Out to Mr. Burns in ‘The Simpsons’ Season 27
Having survived its latest challenge to eternal status quo by way of Sunday’s Girls-y premiere, The Simpsons seem poised for fewer head-turning changes this fall. That is, until Waylon Smithers finally, and officially comes out of the closet to all, while an even bigger surprise may lie ahead…