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Nancy Cartwright Pays Tribute To Late The Simpsons Castmate

29th October 2013

The Simpsons regular Nancy Cartwright has paid tribute to longtime castmate Marcia Wallace, who died on Friday (25Oct13).The actress, who voiced Bart Simpson's teacher Mrs. Krabappel on the hit show, had been battling poor health...

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Marcia Wallace, Simpsons Voice Actress Of Edna Krabappel, Dies Aged 70

By Lauren James | 28th October 2013

Marcia Wallace, the talented actress and comedienne, has sadly passed away aged 70 from as as yet unknown cause. Many will be more familiar with her most famous character, the laconic, singleton, chain-smoking teacher, Edna...

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The Things They Say: 3901210

10th October 2013

"I recorded an episode of The Simpsons, and that was such an incredible life dream for me that I had kind of lost sight of. For a couple of decades, I've been ape-s**t about that...

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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 Renewed For A Record 26th Season Confirms Fox

By Nick Hill | 5th October 2013

The Simpsons have been renewed for a record setting 26th season announced the Fox Broadcast Network.The network described the animated series that stars a dysfunctional family as "one of the greatest sitcoms of our time".Fox...

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Guillermo Del Toro Directs 'The Simpsons' Opening Sequence, For Halloween

By Michael West | 4th October 2013

Pans Labyrinth director Guillermo Del Toro has directed The Simpsons opening sequence for Sunday's Treehouse of Horror episode. The Mexican director has reportedly made over 100 references to classic horror movies in the sequence, including...

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A Week In News: Breaking Bad Finale, Marc Jacobs Leaving Louis, And Tom Clancy Dies

By Michael West | 2nd October 2013

Respect the Chemistry: After five seasons, Breaking Bad came to its explosive conclusion on Sunday, finishing Walter White's journey from "Mr Chips to Scarface." Check out which episodes our writers chose as their favorite.Leaving Vuitton:...

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Which Simpsons Character Will Be Killed Off? Bookmakers On Red Alert

By Michael West | 2nd October 2013

Over 10 million people tuned in to watch the finale of Breaking Bad on Sunday (September 29, 2013). 83 million people tuned in to discover who shot J.R, while 19.8 million simply couldn't wait to...

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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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The Simpsons Kills Off Main Character For Season 25

By Nick Hill | 1st October 2013

The Simpsons have been entertaining the masses for a whopping 24 seasons and in that time the only major character to be killed off was Maude Flanders 14 years ago, but it has been announced...

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The Simpsons Season 25: Someone's Going To Die - Will Scratchy Finally Kill Itchy?

By Jack de Aguilar | 1st October 2013

The Simpsons is both a kids’ show, and an adult show. For the young ones, the brightly animated characters and slapstick comedy ensure belly laughs keep rolling through, and for the older generation, the humor...

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The Simpsons Bosses To Kill Off Major Character

1st October 2013

A major character in hit U.S. animated comedy The Simpsons is to be killed off to mark the show's 25th year.The cartoon, which launched in 1989, began its 25th season on Sunday (29Sep13) and producers...

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The Simpsons Top Cartoon Series Poll

25th September 2013

The Simpsons have topped a new list of the best cartoon series of all time.The Tv family has beaten out The Flintstones and Looney Tunes to grab the number one spot on Tv Guide Magazine's...

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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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The Simpsons Co-creator Offers Up Fortune To Charity As He Battles Cancer

26th July 2013

Sam Simon, the man who co-created The Simpsons, is giving away his vast fortune to animal rights and poverty groups as he battles terminal cancer.The 58 year old, who came up with the concept for...

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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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Family Guy Is Heading To Springfield

19th July 2013

The cast of Family Guy will come face-to-face with animated rivals The Simpsons in a special crossover episode next year (14).The highly-anticipated link will take place on Family Guy, with Seth MCFarlane's dysfunctional Griffin family...

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Eddie Redmayne To Play Stephen Hawking In New Biopic

By Michael West | 13th June 2013

Les Misérables star, Eddie Redmayne is set to play Stephen Hawking in a new biopic Theory of Everything directed by James Marsh, according Deadline.com Redmayne is currently filming Jupiter Ascending starring alongside Mila Kunis and...

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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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The Simpsons Theme Park To Open In Florida

24th May 2013

The Simpsons are heading to Florida as bosses at Universal Studios Orlando prepare to open a theme-park version of the dysfunctional family's hometown of Springfield.Fans of the longrunning animated series will be able to visit...

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Simpsons Does Downton Abbey – Simpton Abbey

By Jack de Aguilar | 16th May 2013

You know a British import has really hit America when it’s parodied on The Simpsons. That’s what’s happened with posh period drama Downton Abbey, which got a serious dose of Groening yellow.In this spoof, 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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Harry Shearer's Radio Show Taken Off Air

16th April 2013

The Simpsons star Harry Shearer has expressed his disappointment after his comedy show was dropped from a California radio station following 30 years on the air.The funnyman has been hosting Le Show on Santa Monica's...

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The Simpsons Tribute Breaking Bad

By Victoria Pavlova | 14th April 2013

The Simpsons are doing Breaking Bad once again in this week’s episode. The Fox series is paying tribute or poking fun – take your pick – of the AMC drama, now in its final season....

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The Simpsons Take On Breaking Bad For Hilarious Couch Gag Opening Number

By Joe Wilde | 12th April 2013

This Sunday's episode of the Simpsons will feature one of the more inspired couch gag/opening sequences to usher in the show, with AMC's Breaking Bad being given the yellow treatment in a way that spins...

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The Simpsons Co-creator Sam Simon Battling Cancer

20th March 2013

The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon is undergoing chemotherapy after he was diagnosed with cancer.The 57-year-old writer and producer, who devised the hugely popular cartoon with Matt Groening and James L. Brooks, was told by doctors...

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The Simpsons: The Longest Daycare: Better Than Ice Age Continental Drift?

By Jack de Aguilar | 1st February 2013

The Simpsons short film, The Longest Daycare, was shown prior to screenings of Ice Age: Continental Drift, on July 13, 2012, in the United States. But with so many positive reviews, many are saying the...

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