Not content with ruining America’s Favorite Family, former Simpsons showrunner Mike Scully returned to television in 2003 with The Pitts, a horrible abortion of a live-action sitcom that lasted four weeks, and all was right with the universe. Now, there are talks of revitalizing that show, only this time as a cartoon, because the Fox Network is in dire need of another cartoon sitcom about a wacky family. [Hollywood Reporter]
I realize I’m guilty of making a bunch of lame OJ Simpson jokes on this site. But come on:
O.J. Simpson in “The Simpsons”? An internet parody of The Simpsons featuring O.J. Simpson has infuriated bosses at 20th Century Fox.
The studio has asked online video site Broadcaster.com to take down three animated clips, titled The OJ Simpsons that re-imagine the series with the ex-American footballer.
The clips also parody the opening scene of The Simpsons, with Simpson being chased by several police cars – just like he was chased live TV in the US, after the pair were found dead in Los Angeles in June 1994.
Hey uh that joke’s about thirteen years too late guys [The Post Chronicle]
Fox-owned IGN steps in to settle the fight nobody cares about anymore, Simpsons vs. Family Guy! I didn’t read any of it, but if you want to look at a bunch of pictures of nerds and read their analyses of the two cartoon shows, then be my guest. [IGN]