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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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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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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 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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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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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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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: 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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Simpsons Actor Sues: Hank Azaria To Sue Over Character Rights

By Jack de Aguilar | 19th November 2012

Hank Azaria, who provides the voices for a host of characters on "The Simpsons," including Moe Szyslak and Chief Wiggum, is suing over the rights to one of his characters, reports The Wrap.The dispute finds...

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Mr Burns Is Latest Advocate For Mitt Romney

By Lorna Greville  | 3rd November 2012

Neither Mr Burns, nor the Simpsons, have been particularly politically vocal over the past 20-odd-years, but it seems nuclear power plant owner and all round creepy-guy Mr Burns has found someone worth backing: Mitt "Meat"...

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Release The Hounds! The Simpsons' Mr Burns Endorses Mitt Romney

By Michael West | 2nd November 2012

Obama has Clooney, Longoria and Pitt. Romney has, uh, Mr Burns! Yep, the owner of Springfield's nuclear power plant and living embodiment of corporate capitalism has come out in support of the Republican ahead of...

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