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“Simpsons” Halloween Episode Gets Amazing Treatment

Every year, the creators of “The Simpsons” give us a little treat come Halloween-time: a “Treehouse of Horror” episode which features different spooky segments. They’ve lampooned everything from Poe’s “The Raven” to Harry Potter, and for fans of the show it’s always a fun little break from the norm. Of course, they’ve been showing off their brilliant senses of humor …

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The Simpsons Spoofs Homeland In Season Premiere

The Simpsons is known for spoofing famous films and television shows, and all sorts of other things involved with popular culture. In the show’s most recent episode, the popular animated sitcom decided to do a spoof of Homeland, the hit Showtime series. Homeland also debuted last night with its third season, marking Sunday, September 29 a big day in television …

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Simpson’s Co-Creator Giving Away His Fortune

Sam Simon’s name has been in The Simpson’s credits as executive producer since 1993. It was a savvy business move on his part, which kept the money from the series he created with Matt Groening coming in. His take for doing nothing each year? Ten million dollars. So for 20 years he has made $10 million per year. Simon married …

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In Case You Forgot: The Full McBain Film Is Buried In “Simpsons” Episodes

This isn’t new news, but it is awesome. In case you forgot, the entire Mcbain movie is hidden in little clips over several episodes of “The Simpsons”. The writers of the show love putting in Easter eggs wherever they can, so it wasn’t really a surprise to find out they’d actually written and animated the whole story for their version …

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Watch 130 Episodes of the Simpsons Simultaneously [Video]

Technology can be great. It’s purported to speed up and streamline the stuff we have to do, leaving us with more time to relax and watch our favorite shows. But it also brings us near-instant and almost universal access (if we’re lucky enough to be in a country that still fights censorship) to things we like to spend our free …

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The Itchy & Scratchy Show Compilation Is 48 Minutes Long [Video]

When I was a kid, Mom and Dad tried to ban me from watching The Simpsons because it was often “violent and inappropriate.” (Mom would say: “rude, crude, and socially unacceptable.”) Nonsense, what it was, was brilliant satire. At least until the late nineties. What was violent, however, was The Itchy & Scratchy Show, The Simpsons’ over-the-top show-within-a-show that featured …

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Simpsons iOS Game Pulled For Being Too Popular

On the heels of last weeks banishment of Battlefield 3: Aftershock from the iPhone App Store, EA has now removed The Simpsons: Tapped Out. The thing is they were both removed for very different reasons. Battlefield 3: Aftershock was pulled from the store due to complaints of instability and lack of content, just like the big game. The Simpsons was …

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Simpsons 500th Episode Sets Records, Creates Buzz

Matt Groening’s cartoon creation and The Fox TV series “The Simpsons” has set another record with the running of it’s recent milestone 500th episode on Sunday, February 19th. “The Simpsons” is now one of the longest-running sitcoms in television history, saddling up next to “Gunsmoke,” which holds the record with 635 episodes and closing in on “Lassie,” which was on …

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