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That Didn’t Take Long: Homer Simpson Is Playing Pokemon Go

That Didn’t Take Long: Homer Simpson Is Playing Pokemon Go

by Peter Paltridgeon July 18, 2016
Given the slow pace at which Simpsons episodes are constructed, compounded with the backlog the show has built over the years, it can sometimes take a year and a half — “or longer” — for a world event or trend to get its own satirical take. I figured we would inevitably see Homer mess with […]
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Now We’ve Seen Everything: Simpsons Episode To Air Live

by Peter Paltridgeon February 17, 2016
Homer was once told “Very few cartoons are broadcast live. It’s a terrible strain on the animators’ wrists.” Those animators must be going to the gym. This spring the longest-running American cartoon series will make history again when the last three minutes of the May 15th episode will be, technically, broadcast live. How is this […]


Homer Simpson Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

by Alex Beanon August 27, 2014
Leave it to “The Simpsons” to be the first to jump on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge bandwagon as Homer first takes the “challenge” by dumping a glass of water on his head only to have it rectified by Bart in a helicopter dumping ice water, Olaf from “Frozen”, some penguins, Santa Claus, some hockey […]

SDCC 2014: Hologram Homer Sued

by Alex Beanon August 15, 2014
A hologram of Homer Simpson that appeared onstage with creator Matt Groening at this year’s Comic Con in San Diego has created a lawsuit opportunity for the company Hologram USA, which claims it owns the technology used to create Hologram Homer and wasn’t contacted for authorization nor paid a licensing fee by Fox to use […]

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Griffins Visit Simpsons In 2014

by Alex Beanon July 19, 2013
Hide the good china because Homer Simpson and his horde will be hosting Peter Griffin and his animated genetic crew in Springfield in a dysfunctional family hoedown as “The Simpsons” meet “Family Guy” in an episode set for next year. In an episode entitled “The Simpsons Guy” the Griffins wind up in Springfield where Homer […]

Homer, Charlie Brown, and Cartman on "Top 100 TV Icons" List

by Ed Liuon November 14, 2007
Viacom’s TV Land and Entertainment Weekly have published their “Top 100 Greatest TV Icons and Legends” list (Numbers 51-100 and Numbers 1-50 at, and the Entertainment Weekly article). Included on the list are South Park‘s Cartman at #84, Peanuts‘ Charlie Brown at #57, and The Simpsons‘ Homer Simpson at #9. Beyond the usual differences […]