Tag Archives: The Simpsons

Cruz Tells CPAC: Dems Are The Party Of Lisa Simpson

The Hill reports: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) compared the Democrats to know-it-all cartoon character Lisa Simpson in a Thursday appearance at the Conservative Political Action Conference. “The Democrats are the party of Lisa Simpson and Republicans are happily the party of Homer, Bart, Maggie and Marge,” Cruz said, referring to the other Simpson family member on long-running cartoon show “The ...

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The Simpsons Trolls Trump On Puerto Rico [VIDEO]

Rolling Stone reports: The Simpsons‘ resident bartender Moe helped step up relief efforts for Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria with a video that both raised money and trolled Donald Trump. In the minute-long video, Moe personally addressed San Juan mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz, who clashed with Trump in the aftermath of the devastating hurricane. Moe also subtly mocked Trump, who ...

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Simpsons Producer Reveals Turning Down Trump

The Wrap reports: He may have won the White House, but Donald Trump apparently lost out on another coveted honor: voicing a character on “The Simpsons.” During the animated show’s San Diego Comic-Con panel on Saturday, a fan asked if the long-running Fox series has ever turned down a celebrity’s request to join the Springfield fray. After pausing for a ...

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Comey Visits Trump On The Simpsons [VIDEO]

Rolling Stone recaps: Donald Trump attempts to make a deal with former FBI director James Comey and is visited by Richard Nixon’s ghost in The Simpsons’ latest biting look into the Trump White House. The “125 Days” short opens with scandal surrounding the administration, as Trump’s closest advisors – Steve Bannon, Jared Kushner and Kellyanne Conway – all hang from ...

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The Simpsons Riff On Trump’s First 100 Days [VIDEO]

Entertainment Weekly recaps: President Donald J. Trump is wrapping up his first 100 days in office, and while he will undoubtedly take a victory lap, The Simpsons would like to offer up more of a slap. Sean Spicer has quit/hanged himself, Kellyanne Conway is refusing to replace him as press secretary, Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner are choking each other, ...

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The Simpsons Riffs On Trump/Putin [VIDEO]

The Huffington Post recaps: “The Simpsons” takes aim at GOP nominee Donald Trump’s reportedly cozy relationship with Russian president Vladimir Putin in a new web short. Homer Simpson is about to vote for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton at the polls when he becomes suspicious of a Red Sox fan in front of him in line. “Good businessman, never sleeps. Doesn’t ...

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The Simpsons Rip Into Donald Trump [VIDEO]

Rolling Stone recaps: The Simpsons interrupted their summer vacation by posting a two-minute campaign ad that asks Springfield residents whether they would rather have Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump in the White House during a national crisis. While The Simpsons don’t flatly state “I’m With Her,” they’re extremely critical of Clinton’s opponent: Trump is shown in a luxurious bedroom, up ...

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Homer Simpson Endorses Bernie Sanders [VIDEO]

Via Newsweek: For the first time ever, after some 26 years on the air, The Simpsons hit a new milestone for an animated series by going live on Sunday night. For three minutes, Homer Simpson—voiced by Dan Castellaneta—fielded phone calls from fans during both the East and West Coast broadcasts and offered his opinion on the U.S. presidential candidates. Well, ...

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Longtime Writer For The Simpsons: I Finally Outed Waylon Smithers As A Show Of Love For My Gay Son

After 27 seasons, Waylon Smithers finally comes out of the closet on Sunday’s episode of the The Simpsons. As it turns out, there’s a great inside story too. Eric Hegedus reports at the New York Post: 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 ...

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Mr. Smithers To Finally Come Out

The world has known Mr. Smithers is gay for more than a quarter-century, but he’s finally going to formally come out this season. Executive producer Al Jean: “In Springfield now, most people know he’s gay, but obviously Burns doesn’t. We deal with that in two episodes. We actually do a lot with Smithers this year; he gets fed up with ...

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Homer Meets Donald Trump’s Hair

“I can’t believe this was once on his ass.”

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Simpsons Game Joins Pride Parade

The Simpsons game Tapped Out has launched a pride month update in which players can spend their winnings (issued in donuts, naturally) to buy rainbow flags, a pride billboard, and even the famous gay steel mill. “We work hard, we play hard.” Donuts are also available for purchase with real money, of course. Learn more at the link. (Tipped by ...

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After 26 Seasons Actor Harry Shearer Says Bye-Diddly-Bye To The Simpsons

No-diddly-no! Via CNN: Harry Shearer, the voice of iconic “Simpsons” characters like Mr. Burns, is walking away from a $14 million offer and is saying farewell to the show. “As the Simpsons continues its 27th and 28th seasons, Harry Shearer will not be within the show,” showrunner Al Jean said in an email message to CNNMoney. Besides the evil Mr. ...

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The Couch Gag Before Christmas

Tomacco!

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Goodfellas Actor Sues The Simpsons

Actor Frank Sivero, best known for playing a mobster in Goodfellas, is suing The Simpsons for $250M over a character he claims is based on him. Mr. Sivero, who evidently wants it to be known that he is not a clown and not here to amuse you, has filed a lawsuit against Fox and the creators of “The Simpsons,” saying ...

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LA Gay Men’s Chorus – Spider-Pig

Friday night The Simpsons celebrated its 25th anniversary with a concert of the show’s most famous musical numbers at the Hollywood Bowl. The Los Angeles Gay Men’s Chorus performed Spider-Pig from The Simpsons Movie and the Emmy-nominated We Do (The Stonecutters’ Song) from the classic 1995 episode, Homer The Great.

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Groundskeeper Willie For Yes Scotland

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Homer Simpson Does The Ice Bucket

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Fox Teases Simpsons/Family Guy Episode

Via Mediaite: At Comic-Con International in San Diego, Calif., Fox debuted a five-minute sneak peek of the combo episode of Family Guy and The Simpsons, set to air September 28. The preview shows leading males Homer Simpson and Peter Griffin bonding over donuts and fighting over their favorite beers, while Stewie Griffin and Bart Simpson engage in hijinks. Subtle jabs ...

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Last Night On The Simpsons

The Hollywood Reporter recaps: The Simpsons paid tribute to Marcia Wallace, the voice of teacher Mrs. Krabappel who died Oct. 25, in the show’s opening Sunday night. “We’ll really miss you Mrs. K.,” Bart Simpson wrote on the chalkboard in the credits sequence ahead of Sunday night’s new episode, “Four Regrettings and a Funeral.” Wallace voiced teacher Edna Krabappel on ...

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