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Of Course The Simpsons Predicted the Disney/Fox Deal

At this point, it shouldn’t be at all surprising that The Simpsons managed to accurately predict a wild bit of IRL news that none of us ever saw coming, but yes: The Simpsons totally called Disney’s acquisition of 21st Century Fox. Read More >>

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Which Supporting Character on The Simpsons Has Spoken the Most Words?

If you include the main cast, it’s fairly obvious who has the most lines: It’s Homer, by hundreds of thousand of words, followed by Marge, Bart, and Lisa all bunched up pretty close together. But what if you just count the words spoken by the supporting cast from season one to twenty six? Which supporting character do you think has spoken the most lines on the show then? Is it Flanders? Moe? Krusty? Read More >>

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10 Inventions That The Simpsons Totally Predicted

The Simpsons has been around for so long (since 1989!) that it’s no surprise that they’ve influenced our culture so much. And though obviously it’s much easier to make a cartoon joke about fake inventions than to actually invent them in the real world (and they’re not always the first TV show to predict them), some of these inventions really were influenced by the fiction of Homer and Marge and Bart and Lisa and the rest of the world of Springfield. Read More >>

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Watch the Movie References Used by The Simpsons Side-By-Side with the Actual Scene (NSFW)

Celia Gomez edited scenes from The Simpsons side-by-side with the movies those scenes are paying homage to and it’s just so much fun. We get to see how the hilarious animators of The Simpsons have repurposed and refashioned those iconic movies to be set in Springfield. Read More >>

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The Next Lego Simpsons Minifigs Include Professor Frink and Willie

On its Twitter account Lego just revealed the lineup for the second series of its Lego Simpsons Minifigures that will be individually available in blind bags once again come May. These include fan favorites like Groundskeeper Willie, Professor Frink, Hans Moleman, and Comic Book Guy. But also extended family like Patty and Selma, and alternative versions of the Simpsons themselves. [Twitter - Lego] Read More >>

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That Family Guy/Simpsons Crossover is Happening in September

They may be two of television's most successful animated shows, but both The Simpsons and Family Guy have yet to cross paths in an official capacity (gag cameos don't count). Well fans of both shows are in luck: a crossover episode is set to air in the US in September. Read More >>

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The New 16 Lego Simpsons Minifigs are Awesome and I Want Them All

Here you have them: The rumoured Lego Simpsons minifigs in all their glory! 16 of them, including Itchy and Scratchy with deadly weapons! Even the Simpsons themselves look better than the ones in the house set, because their eyes are fully open. Read More >>

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The Dramatic Evolution and Other Obscure Facts About The Simpsons

The Simpsons is the longest running sitcom in TV history. Their design, personalities and even their voices have changed dramatically through 25 years on the air. We just didn't notice day after day, just like we forgot about many obscure and interesting factoids. So obscure that, unless you're a truly obsessive Simpsons fan, you won't know them. Read More >>

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The Math of The Simpsons: Pi, Algorithms and Counting On Eight Fingers

You might not have realised it, but The Simpsons is crammed with math. In this video, Simon Singh explains how Pi and algorithms crop up in the show—and why the characters work in a decimal world, despite only having eight fingers. Read More >>

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Did Homer Simpson Solve Fermat’s Last Theorem?

In an episode of The Simpsons called The Wizard of Evergreen Terrace, Homer appears to write a valid solution to Fermat's Last Theorem on a blackboard. But given that the problems still causes mathematicians to scratch their heads, is it real? Read More >>

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What The Simpsons’ Springfield Looks Like in Real Life

At last, Matt Groening has revealed where The Simpsons is actually located: the actual Springfield is in Oregon, a suburb of Eugene near Portland, the city where Groening grew up. We went through the entire city on Google Street View to find out what the most important locations look like in real life. Read More >>

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The Simpsons’ Theme Sung By One Man Is Better Than the Original

I'm a sucker for these multiple-track music videos. This guy is Nick McKaig, and he's extremely good at reproducing songs using just his voice. Here's the proof: the Simpsons' theme sung a capella. Read More >>

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Julian Assange to Appear on The Simpsons

The news just broke that Julian Assange will play himself on the 500th episode of The Simpsons, which is set to air February 19th. Read More >>