Posts tagged Simpsons

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Students take heart: Even Bart Simpson had to deal with the first day of school. And look how great he turned out!

Simpsons couch gag visits Late Night with David Letterman

How The Simpsons Took on Hollywood And Got Its Audience Back
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In “Steal This Episode,” Homer satiates his jealousy of not yet having seen the latest Radioactive Man Re-Rises by illegally downloading it. That transgression kicks off a serial tirade of piracy until Marge sends a confessional letter to Hollywood (including a check), spurring Homer’s arrest by the FBI (who shut down one of his backyard screenings), followed by escape and immunity offering by the Swedish embassy.
It was unadulterated cultural commentary on piracy, mainlined through Homer’s naïve one-liners (“Illegally download it? Is that legal?”). The most-watched Simpsons episode in three years, it set Reddit ablaze with several threads and hundreds of comments and was praised by critics, who called it a return to form for the show. Shortly after the Google Glass incident, the episode’s prescience was proved yet again in ironic fashion: Fox ordered a man to pay $10.5 million in damages for hosting links to watch The Simpsons.

Read more. [Image: Fox]

How The Simpsons Took on Hollywood And Got Its Audience Back

theatlantic:

In “Steal This Episode,” Homer satiates his jealousy of not yet having seen the latest Radioactive Man Re-Rises by illegally downloading it. That transgression kicks off a serial tirade of piracy until Marge sends a confessional letter to Hollywood (including a check), spurring Homer’s arrest by the FBI (who shut down one of his backyard screenings), followed by escape and immunity offering by the Swedish embassy.

It was unadulterated cultural commentary on piracy, mainlined through Homer’s naïve one-liners (“Illegally download it? Is that legal?”). The most-watched Simpsons episode in three years, it set Reddit ablaze with several threads and hundreds of comments and was praised by critics, who called it a return to form for the show. Shortly after the Google Glass incident, the episode’s prescience was proved yet again in ironic fashion: Fox ordered a man to pay $10.5 million in damages for hosting links to watch The Simpsons.

Read more. [Image: Fox]

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RIP, Mrs. K. You embiggened our hearts.

1992 Simpsons episode predicts their own longevity and demise

“Quality schmality! If I had a TV show, I’d run that sucker into the ground.”

Nobody like Cleatus, Fox’s dancing football robot, even Homer Simpson (by bigtentracker)

That time when Oprah visited the Simpsosn.  The clip was shown only shown once on her show, and never played again, so you won’t find it on any of the DVDs

Behind the Scenes of the Simpsons, part 2 (by simpspin)

Mr. Burns explains the Fiscal Cliff, on behalf of Springfield’s Republicans (by ANIMATIONonFOX)

Homer Simpson Discovers the Dangers Of Electronic Voting.

THE SIMPSONS - Homer Votes 2012 (by ANIMATIONonFOX)