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'The Simpsons' Pays Tribute To Sam Simon In Latest Episode

By Ed Biggs | 18th March 2015

‘The Simpsons’ has remembered its executive producer Sam Simon with a touching tribute on its most recent episode. Simon, who passed away on March 8th following a battle with cancer, was credited variously as a...

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Ricky Gervais Leads Tributes To Late Sam Simon

10th March 2015

Ricky Gervais has led tributes to the late 'Simpsons' co-creator Sam Simon.Sam, who was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2012, passed away aged 59 on Sunday (08.03.15) at his home in Los Angeles.Writing on Twitter,...

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Watch 'The Simpsons' Make Obligatory 'Frozen' Reference During Christmas Special Couch Gag

By Stephanie Chase | 6th December 2014

The 'Simpsons' have let us in on their festive couch gag, ahead of the show's special Christmas themed episode which airs on Fox this Sunday (December 7th). Fans of the series will certainly not be...

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‘The Simpsons’ Take Over Hollywood Bowl To Celebrate 25th Anniversary

By Stephanie Chase | 13th September 2014

‘The Simpsons’ came alive at the Hollywood Bowl on Friday night (September 12th), as the series celebrated its 25th anniversary with live music, cast performances and some very special guests. Creator Matt Groening kicked off...

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Let's All Watch 'The Simpsons' For 12 Days And 12 Nights

By Jack de Aguilar | 21st August 2014

Mecca for Simpsons fans has arrived, no pilgrimage necessary. The utopian moments that is a 25-season marathon kicks off at 10 a.m. ET with the movie sandwiched in-between it all. It’s probably an irresponsible move...

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Simpsons Mania: Fxx To Put Every Episode Online

By Hannah Woodhead | 23rd July 2014

American cable network FXX struck a deal last year to buy the rights to the longest-running primetime animated series, and have now revealed that they plan to put the whole Simpsons archive online in what...

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Jane Fonda And Willem Dafoe Amongst The New Faces (Voices) For Simpsons Season 26

By Jack de Aguilar | 21st July 2014

As The Simpsons enters a remarkable 26th season, Jane Fonda and Willem Dafoe are set to lend their voices to two characters in storylines pivotal to the main characters in the show.Fonda will play grumpy...

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Simpsons Death: It's Krusty The Clown Or Rabbi Hyman Krustofski

By Jack de Aguilar | 21st July 2014

Speaking at a Television Critics Association panel on Sunday, Simpsons show runner Al Jean has all but confirmed the impending death on The Simpsons will see either Bart’s favourite clown, Herschel Shmoikel Pinchas Yerucham Krustofski...

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5 Of The Best Animated Matriarchs (Animatriachs?) Now That Marge Simpson Is The Face Of Mac Make-up

By Charlotte Court | 10th July 2014

Marge Simpson has finally got her moment. After years of living as Springfield’s most dependable blue-haired mom, Homer’s often down-trodden better half has been thrust out into the spotlight as the new face of MAC...

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Is 'The Simpsons'/'Family Guy' Crossover Episode Such A Good Idea?

By Sophie Miskiw | 16th May 2014

Some things are meant to be mixed together, even if it sounds like a shocking idea to begin with. Think peanut butter and jelly, labradors and poodles, chocolate milk and salt…all great combinations that magically...

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After Lowest Rated Episode, 'The Simpsons' Preps Lego Episode [Trailer]

By Michael West | 2nd May 2014

The Simpsons is set to air its full Lego episode on Sunday (May 4, 2014), just a week after Entertainment Weekly reported the last episode of the show was the lowest rated episode in Simpsons...

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The Simpsons Pays Tribute/mocks The Hell Out Of 'Mad Men' Season 7

By Jack de Aguilar | 11th April 2014

The Simpsons has the ability to be incredibly scornful and delightfully playful at the same time, even when dealing with some of the darker aspects of American culture, like institutional racism, corrupt politicians and the...

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Will Fxx's Marathon 552 Simpsons Episode Run Lead To A Certain Record Being Broken?

By Jack de Aguilar | 10th April 2014

To celebrate their recent licencing of The Simpsons, FX is turning TV sets into a continuous stream of the cartoon by playing every single episode back to back. That’s a lot of episodes – 552...

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Ned Flanders' Tribute To Edna Krabappel - The Third And Final Goodbye?

By Jack de Aguilar | 11th March 2014

The death of a character in a show can be difficult to stomach. We’d love to give some examples, but the wrath of an Internet scorned through spoilers is something nobody should have to face....

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Fxx Wins First Ever Cable Deal For 'The Simpsons' In Huge Off-network Deal

By Joe Wilde | 17th November 2013

Life continues to be sweet for The Simpsons as it approaches its 26th season, as it has become the most expensive program to be sold to a cable service in an unspecified, multi-million dollar deal....

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'The Simpsons' 26th Season Confirmed, Time For A 'Futurama' Crossover?

By Lauren James | 7th October 2013

A 26th season of the ever-popular cartoon series, The Simpsons, has been confirmed by Fox, as reported by Sky News. What has become America's longest running television show ever will now continue "with no end...

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'The Simpsons' Will Kill Off A Major Character Next Season, But Who?

By Joe Wilde | 2nd October 2013

The Simpsons is still going strong after more than a quarter of a century, but with the threat of it growing stale (again) becoming an ever-likely possibility as the show enters season 26, the writers...

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Want Old Simpsons Episodes? That'll Be A Billion Bucks, Please

By Jack de Aguilar | 30th July 2013

As probably the most recognizable TV show of all time, let alone cartoon, we all know that The Simpsons is a marketable asset. Bart’s ‘Eat My Shorts’ and Homer’s ‘Doh!’ are known the world...

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Sam Simon, Co-creator Of The Simpsons, Continues To Donate Millions To Charity

By Elinor Cosgrave | 30th July 2013

Sam Simon, the co-creator of The Simpsons, continues to donate millions of dollars to charity. Simon was diagnosed with terminal colon cancer earlier on this year. He has decided to see the profits of his...

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Sam Simon, Terminally Ill 'Simpsons' Co-creator, Donating Entire Fortune To Charity Before Death

By Lauren James | 29th July 2013

He has spent years helping to bring laughter to millions, and now the co-creator of The Simpsons, Sam Simon's actions will benefit others once again. The 58 year-old writer-producer is battling colon cancer which he...

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Clash Of The Cartoons: Simpsons And Family Guy's Crossover Episode

By Jack de Aguilar | 19th July 2013

Two of the biggest cartoon franchise will meet for the first time as The Simpsons and Family Guy crossover finally becomes a thing. The residents of Springfield have been around for a long time –...

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The Sopranos Named Best Written Tv Show Ever: Do You Agree?

By Michael West | 3rd June 2013

Last night (2nd June), the Writers Guild of America (the WGA) unveiled its list of the 101 best written television shows in history voted for by members, who are split into east (WGAE) and western...

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Matt Groening's Mother And Marge Simpson Inspiration Dies

By Contributor | 8th May 2013

Matt Groening’s mother Margaret – the inspiration behind the popular cartoon character Marge Simpson in The Simpsons – has passed away aged 94, with the obituary revealing a whole pile of links to Groening’s family...

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Inspiration For Marge Simpson Dies

7th May 2013

The Simpsons creator Matt Groening is mourning the death of his mother, who inspired him to create his cartoon family matriarch Marge Simpson.Margaret Groening passed away in her sleep on 22 April (13) in her...

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Marge Simpson Dies! Woman Behind Infamous Simpsons Character Passes Away

By Jack de Aguilar | 7th May 2013

Margaret Groening – the mother of Simpsons creator Matt Groening and inspiration behind Marge Simpson – has passed away aged 94 in Portland, Oregon. Check out some of Marge’s best moments below.“Groening, Margaret Ruth 94...

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Futurama Exec On Show Cancellation: "I Keep A Suitcase By My Office Door"

By Hayley Avron | 23rd April 2013

Futurama’s executive producer David X Cohen has revealed that he wasn’t surprised to learn that the show is being axed from Comedy Central. He told Entertainment Weekly “I felt like we were already in the...

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Fans Of The Planet Express Ship Look Away Now – Futurama Finally Cancelled

By Jack de Aguilar | 22nd April 2013

It’s been a space-traversing ride, but it looks as if The Planet Express will be making last delivery quite soon. Yes that’s right, for the second time, Futurama has been cancelled. It happened once before,...

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Matt Groening's 'Futurama' Cancelled For The Second Time

By Contributor | 22nd April 2013

Depressing news for fans of Futurama with the news that the show has been cancelled – again! We’re pretty sure you all remember the crushing disappointment that occurred when the Matt Groening-drawn animated comedy was...

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Matt Groening Ends Cartoon Strip

22nd June 2012

The Simpsons creator Matt Groening has pulled the plug on his syndicated U.S. cartoon strip Life in Hell after 32 years.The cartoonist's regular spot helped him secure a TV slot for The Simpsons, but he...

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The Things They Say 24930

13th April 2012

"They misinterpreted something I've heard him say for at least 10 or 20 year. He was inspired by growing up in Portland, but it's really an every town. It's really funny. Matt grew up in...

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