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Watch ‘The Simpsons’ Kick Pharrell Out Of Springfield

While many of you were busy watching and tweeting about The Grammys, some of us were perfectly content watching America’s favorite animated family in their regularly scheduled time slot. Yes, The Simpsons aired last night as well, and the latest episode featured an appearance from one of music’s biggest stars. When presented with the alarming […]

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Latest ‘Simpsons’ Couch Gag Pokes Fun At ‘Frozen’

The world’s favorite animated family have finally poked a bit of fun at the biggest animated film of the year. This Sunday, The Simpsons will head into fall break with a holiday themed episode that will no doubt find the family celebrating Christmas and making light of pop culture. Before the show begins, however, the […]

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The Simpsons’ Halloween Tribute To Stanley Kubrick Is Perfect

A number of people on our staff may be closer to 30 than 20 these days, but that has not prevented us from maintaining a strong dedication to The Simpsons. Their adventures have kept us entertained our entire lives in a very literal sense, and this week they won us over once again by paying […]

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Watch The Simpsons Pay Homage to Cat Stevens

So far there have been 26 seasons of The Simpsons, and they never fail to come up with a clever “couch gag” in every episode — one of the many reasons why they’re still running strong. There have been art deco takes, spoofs on “The Harlem Shake” and Breaking Bad, and directorial debuts from Banksy and Don Hertzfeld. […]

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The ‘Triplets Of Belleville’ Creator Made A Couch Gag For ‘The Simpsons’

Triplets Of Belleville creator Sylvain Chomet has become the latest Hollywood notable to create a unique variation of The Simpsons ‘couch gag’ opening sequence. If you have ever seen a full episode of The Simpsons, or even the first 60 seconds of any episode across the series’ twenty-five year run, then you have seen at […]

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‘The Simpsons’ Hilariously Apologize For Labeling Judas Priest ‘Death Metal’

The Simpsons made the dreams of rock fans worldwide come true earlier this month when the animated sitcom featured a cartoon version of 80s metal icons Judas Priest performing in the fictional town of Springfield. Within minutes of the band’s appearance however, people began to complain and poke fun at the long-running show for having […]

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‘The Simpsons’ Pay Tribute To Studio Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki

The world of anime is certainly not for everyone, but for those who appreciate this often underrated art form 2013 was a wild year. Studio Ghibli, which is pretty much the Disney of the anime world, said goodbye to filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki following the release of his wonderful (and gorgeous) final feature, The Wind Rises. […]

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Watch: Judas Priest Parody Themselves On ‘The Simpsons’

Rob Halford and the rest of Judas Priest made a brief appearance on the long-running FOX animated series The Simpsons last night (January 5). The episode, titled Steal This Episode, dealt with Homer learning the consequences of illegal downloading after opening a backyard movie theater in Springfield cleverly named ‘Cinema Pirate-diso.’ When the proverbial shit […]

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First Look: Judas Priest To Appear On ‘The Simpsons’ This Week

The town of Springfield has welcomed many famous faces over the years, and this Sunday they’ll add another iconic rock group to the list as metal greats Judas Priest make their debut on the long-running animated show. Yes, that’s right, Rob Halford and the gang are heading to Springfield for a one-scene-only performance that will […]

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Drop Everything And Watch Guillermo del Toro’s Opening Sequence for ‘The Simpsons’ Halloween Special

This is without a doubt the coolest thing you will see today. Following up on a story we brought you in September, Fox has released director Guillermo del Toro‘s ‘couch gag’ sequence for The Simpsons‘ upcoming halloween special, Treehouse of Horror XXIV. The clip features a horror-themed parody of the entire opening sequence to the […]

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Guillermo Del Toro Creates Couch Gag For ‘Treehouse Of Horror XXIV’

This is more than likely the last bit of small screen news we’ll have for the day, but it’s exciting stuff nonetheless. Following a summer that found him endlessly promoting the release of Pacific Rim, director Guillermo Del Toro has been announced as a contributor to the upcoming Simpsons Halloween special, Treehouse Of Horror XXIV. […]

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The Simpsons, Family Guy Plan Crossover Episode

We don’t usually cover television, but this feels like the sharks have jumped the shark. Well-past-its-prime cartoon, The Simpsons, and shouldn’t-have-returned-for-more-than-one-season animated show, Family Guy, have announced their unofficial jumping-the-shark moment on ran-out-of-ideas FOX Network, according to Entertainment Weekly. Their press release took a childish, totally unaware tone, with “Peter Griffin” saying “FOX hasn’t spent […]