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Asked whether he regretted how the show handled the backlash, Groening said: “At a certain point it doesn’t matter what you say. You’re going to be attacked by by whoever, you know? “We’re not going out of our way to comfort bigots. On the other hand, if you do any kind of gesture and people […]

The Simpsons has announced that veteran voice actor Kevin Michael Richardson will be taking over as the voice of Dr Hibbert, replacing Harry Shearer after 30 years in the role. Shearer will continue to voice his other characters, including Ned Flanders, Principal Skinner and Mr. Burns, according to Deadline. Fox confirmed that last night’s Diary […]

The creators of The Simpsons have paid tribute to late Edna Krabappel actor Marcia Wallace by using her old lines. In yesterday’s (February 21) episode Diary Queen – the show’s 696th episode – producers repurposed two of Wallace’s lines spoken for her character, Springfield Elementary School teacher Mrs Krabappel. The move came seven years after […]

The Simpsons writer Marc Wilmore has passed away aged 57 after battling coronavirus and other health conditions. Wilmore, whose other credits include F Is For Family and In Living Color, penned around a dozen episodes of the long-running animated sitcom over the years. The writer’s brother, comedian Larry Wilmore, confirmed the news of his death […]

The Simpsons fans have been reacting to a terrifying tribute to the iconic show on tonight’s (November 7) episode of Strictly Come Dancing. On the latest edition of the long-running BBC show, contestant Max George of boy band The Wanted and his partner, professional dancer Dianne Buswell, dressed up as Marge and Homer Simpson. Their […]

Legendary composer Danny Elfman has shared his first new solo music in 36 years – you can listen to his new single below. ‘Happy’, which was originally written to perform at Coachella 2020, is “an absurd anti-pop song, designed to begin as a very simple pop tune that degrades into something more subversive,” explained Elfman. […]

Vans have launched a Christmas-themed range of Simpsons footwear – check out the images below. READ MORE: 50 things you didn’t know about The Simpsons Back in August, the iconic skate brand announced its ‘Simpsons x Vans’ collection of shoes, clothing and accessories, which boasted “depictions and references that diehard fans will appreciate”. Viewers are now able […]

Some of the most iconic locations from The Simpsons have been given a Wes Anderson-style makeover. As part of a new project from HomeAdvisor, the likes of the Simpsons’ living room, Moe’s Tavern and the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant have been redrawn in the aesthetic of the acclaimed filmmaker. The project is aimed to “inspire […]

On Oct. 25, 1990, The Simpsons unleashed its first “Treehouse of Horror” episode, launching a Halloween television tradition. When formulating their concept, show creator Matt Groening and showrunner Al Jean took inspiration from EC Comics. The comic book brand – known as the creators of Tales From the Crypt – was popular in the ‘50s thanks […]

The Simpsons’ upcoming ‘Treehouse Of Horror XXXI’ episode has been delayed until November. The ‘Treehouse Of Horror’ specials began in 1990, when The Simpsons was on its second season. This year marks the 30th horror-themed special. The new episode of the long-running show was due to air tonight (October 18), but a tweet from the […]