If you missed out on the historic twenty-third season of TV’s The Simpsons, have no fear! This handy recap will get you up to speed in no time.
PARDON MY ZINGER
Simpsons Dork Blows It For Humanity
Well, class, the history of our country has been changed again, to correspond with Bart’s answers on yesterday’s test.
America was now discovered in 1942 by… [consults paper] “Some Guy.” And our country isn’t called America anymore. It’s Boehnerland.
The Simpsons Goes Green
Al Gore would be proud: so far, Season 21 is the most environmentally-friendly season of The Simpsons yet. What makes this season so green? Each episode is made from a recycled plotline from an earlier episode:
Homer the Whopper: Radioactive Man but with Homer instead of Milhouse
Bart Gets A ‘Z’: Sweet Seymour Skinner’s Baadasssss Song but with Mrs. Krabappel instead of Principal Skinner
The Great Wife Hope: The Homer They Fall but with Marge instead of Homer
Congratulations on reducing your carbon footprint, Simpsons writers! [Simpsons Archive]
David Mirkin Wants To Kill Homer, Do Kate Winslet
In an interview with Digital Spy, producer David Mirkin stated “next year, there’ll be no Homer,” “all other animated shows ever are crap,” and that he “would love to do Kate!” [Digital Spy]
Celebrity Sought For Simpsons Appearance
Simpsons producers are supposedly hoping to get U.S. celebrity Barack Obama to lend his voice to an upcoming episode. According to a script obtained by rubbercat.net/simpsons, the episode involves Ralph Wiggum competing in the Special Olympics. [Simpsons Channel]
Superbad Writers To Pen Episode Next Season
…in addition to the usual ~20 other episodes that season. Also, Superbad screenwriters Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen will write one. [Empire]
Groening Makes Good On Threat, Axes Minnie Driver
Lisa Simpson is the Top 7th Geek Girl of All Time
Hey girls, it’s okay to a geek! Just look at the many upstanding role models such as Ada Byron, Marie Curie, and…. a fictional character?!? [CNET]
Alan Moore To Guest Star
Comics legend Alan Moore will be playing the role of the hitherto unseen “Uncle Gareth,” a creepy uncle who will take Bart aside during a family reunion to show him some disturbing x-rated drawings of Wendy from Peter Pan, Dorothy from Wizard of Oz, and Alice from Alice in Wonderland. [Northants News]