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Marcia Wallace, voice of The Simpsons’ Mrs. Krabappel, passes away at the age of 70

Marcia Wallace, voice of The Simpsons’ Mrs. Krabappel, passes away at the age of 70

By | October 29, 2013 at 11:51 am | No comments

We are sad to report that Emmy Award-winning actress Marcia Wallace passed away this weekend. Wallace is best known for her role on the 1970s sitcom The Bob Newhart Show and, more recently, her voice as crude elementary school teacher Edna Krabappel on The Simpsons. Wallace...

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The Simpsons snag Guillermo del Toro for ‘Treehouse of Horrors’ couch gag (Video)

The Simpsons snag Guillermo del Toro for ‘Treehouse of Horrors’ couch gag (Video)

By | October 3, 2013 at 6:26 pm | No comments

Every year fans of The Simpsons wait in great anticipation for the "Treehouse of Horrors" episode in honor of Halloween. Just a few hours ago, Fox released the opening to this year's offering-- XXIV if you're keeping count. The couch gag this year was created by Guillermo del...

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Which character on The Simpsons will die? (Poll)

Which character on The Simpsons will die? (Poll)

By | October 2, 2013 at 2:21 pm | One comment

Simpsons fans are on notice: one of their beloved characters will be killed off. Executive producer Al Jean told The Hollywood Reporter that a character will pass away in either this season or in next year's season 26. "We are doing this story for the same reason we do all...

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Soon you will own Lego versions of The Simpsons, so you’re welcome

Soon you will own Lego versions of The Simpsons, so you’re welcome

By | August 6, 2013 at 6:16 pm | No comments

Seeing as The Simpsons have been transformed into everything from plush dolls to board games to books to a collectible Christmas village set to video games to lunch boxes to pillow shams (yes, pillow shams) to energy drinks to their own amusement park, it should come as no...

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The Simpsons may be headed to cable

The Simpsons may be headed to cable

By | July 30, 2013 at 4:04 pm | No comments

While new episodes of The Simpsons -- the longest running scripted show in television history -- will obviously still air on Fox, Twentieth Television is working on a deal to syndicate the show on cable networks. The Simpsons could find life on the likes of FX (or it’s...

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Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon dying of cancer, will give away his fortune to charity

Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon dying of cancer, will give away his fortune to charity

By | July 26, 2013 at 1:48 pm | One comment

After being diagnosed with terminal colon cancer five months ago, Sam Simon, co-creator and current executive producer of The Simpsons decided to give all of his Simpsons earnings to charity. On the May 16 episode of WTF with Marc Maron (clip below), he shared that his doctor...

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The Simpsons will welcome Comedy Central show Futurama for a crossover episode

The Simpsons will welcome Comedy Central show Futurama for a crossover episode

By | July 24, 2013 at 12:26 pm | One comment

The Simpsons are one busy family. Not only will they be making a visit to the Griffin household in a Family Guy appearance, but they will also be the host of the Futurama crew in an episode crossover. At The Simpsons Comic-Con panel this past weekend, showrunner Al Jean revealed...

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Universal Studios opens Simpsons theme park, complete with Moe’s Tavern, Krusty Burger and more! (Videos)

Universal Studios opens Simpsons theme park, complete with Moe’s Tavern, Krusty Burger and more! (Videos)

By | June 5, 2013 at 12:00 pm | No comments

Universal Studios in Orlando, Fl has just debuted an all-encompassing Simpsons-themed portion of its park, wherein visitors can walk the streets of Springfield. “For the first time ever – anywhere – fans will be able to walk down Fast Food Boulevard and visit the places...

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Conan O’Brien reunites The Simpsons writers for an 80-minute chat (Video)

Conan O’Brien reunites The Simpsons writers for an 80-minute chat (Video)

By | April 15, 2013 at 5:23 pm | No comments

The Simpsons writers reunion interview with Conan O’Brien we told you about last week has arrived! It’s part of his ongoing Web series Serious Jibber-Jabber, wherein Coco spends quality time with some of the most important names in comedy. In this edition, Simpsons scribes...

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