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.
America was now discovered in 1942 by… [consults paper] “Some Guy.” And our country isn’t called America anymore. It’s Boehnerland.
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]
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]
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]
…in addition to the usual ~20 other episodes that season. Also, Superbad screenwriters Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen will write one. [Empire]
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]
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]