The first episode of The Simpsons’ 28th season (daaaamn!) kicked off with a recreation of Adventure Time’s opening sequence, except it’s filled with Springfield’s citizens. It even has Adventure Time creator Pendleton Ward singing a variant of his show’s tune.
Aside from sleeping at the Springfield nuclear plant, Homer Simpson has had more than a hundred other jobs. Vox averaged his salaries from the past three decades and came up with a depressing conclusion: that Homer reflects the plight of the middle class American.
During the commencement for Tufts University’s class of 2016, actor Hank Azaria decided to conclude his speech with some sage advice, though he did it in the voices of Moe, Apu, Chief Wiggum, and other characters he portrays on The Simpsons.
The Simpsons has both reflected and influenced pop culture for much of its 26+ year run. But did you know the series also managed to predict (or potentially caused the creation of) a number of inventions? Does this mean we can blame them for Farmville? And autocorrect.
The LEGO 71016 Kwik-E-Mart set has all of Apu’s classic products such as Buzz Cola and Krusty O’s. It also comes with Chief Wiggum’s cop car and minifigures of Apu, Homer, Marge, Bart, Snake and Chief Wiggum. Drops this May for $200.
Paul Robertson and Ivan Dixon created this awesome pixelated version of the opening of The Simpsons. While we’ve played several Simpsons video games, this is the one we want to play most – especially that level at the end.