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Groening Goes Medieval

Disenchantment – I took a while in watching this still relatively new Netflix series created by Matt Groening, but I’m caught up as of last night. It’s an animated comic medieval fantasy, and as such the jokes focus largely on … Continue reading

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There was a Simpsons tie-in book released in 1991 called The Simpsons Uncensored Family Album, credited to Matt Groening, although I don’t know how much of it he actually wrote. As with most of these tie-ins, the information is pretty … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Crossover of Tomorrow!

When I did a post a few days ago on a Disney Afternoon crossover that involved characters who presumably don’t exist in the same continuity, I had forgotten that a Simpsons/Futurama crossover was being aired on Sunday. The Simpsons has … Continue reading

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Start Digging Some Nerd Holes

I came across this page that discusses how The Simpsons, at least in its earlier glory days, was such a successful mix of comedy everyone could appreciate and references that only nerds would get. One sentence that particularly stood out … Continue reading

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Bad News, Nobody

Throughout its run, Futurama has had several of what could be considered series finalés. “The Devil’s Hands Are Idle Playthings” was the end of the original run on Fox. Into the Wild Green Yonder marked the last of the direct-to-video … Continue reading

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Trash Planet

WALL-E – The first time I can recall hearing of this movie was on a Simpsons DVD commentary, when supervising director Jim Reardon mentioned he was working on a film of that name, and Matt Groening replied, “Wally Gator?” Apparently … Continue reading

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Crisis in Infinite Springfields

The Simpsons has just recently ended its twenty-fourth season, and I feel like I’m one of the few people who still watches every new episode. Someone else must be watching it, though, or they wouldn’t keep renewing it. While it … Continue reading

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