The 18 Most Underrated Episodes Of The Simpsons

“The Simpsons” took over the world in 1989 and never looked back, with Matt Groening and company creating season after season of amazing television filled with unforgettable jokes, brilliant characters, and a non-stop bevy of fantastic guest stars. The show kept going, and going — and it’s still going, with the 34th season set to […]

The Design Of Futurama’s Hypnotoad Was A Subtle Nod To The Simpsons

In the 2001 “Futurama” episode “The Day the Earth Stood Stupid,” Leela (Katey Sagal) has chosen to enter her beloved pet Nibbler into an intergalactic pet show. Fry (Billy West) comments that the animals at such shows are well-trained and difficult to beat. Leela points out that the dogs aren’t an issue, but one really has to […]

The Simpsons to Explore ‘Awesome Origin Story’ of… Comic Book Guy?

RELATED STORIES Comic Book Guy could soon be vying for a new title: Best. Dad. Ever. That’s right, folks. After 32 seasons, The Simpsons is finally looking to expand CBG’s family tree in Sunday’s episode, which airs at a special time (Fox, 9/8c). “The Dad-Feelings Limited” finds Comic Book Guy and his wife Kumiko debating […]

The Simpsons Video: Voting Is a Nightmare for Homer in Timely ‘Treehouse of Horror’ Sneak Peek

RELATED STORIES The Simpsons‘ annual “Treehouse of Horror” episodes do their best to scare us every year… and what could be scarier than the upcoming election? In a sneak peek at Sunday’s episode (Fox, 8/7c), Marge nags Homer to get down to the polls and vote — at least “if you care about the three […]

TVLine Items: Peaky Blinders Premiere, Olivia Colman on Simpsons and More

Peaky Blinders Season 5 will make its Netflix debut on Friday, Oct. 4, after it first premieres on BBC One, on Sunday, Aug. 25. The upcoming episodes find “the world thrown into turmoil by the financial crash of 1929,” per the official synopsis. “When Tommy Shelby MP (played by Cillian Murphy) is approached by a […]

The Simpsons Pits Futurama Ship Against The Orville in 'Treehouse of Horror XXIX' — Watch Sneak Peek

The residents of Springfield are overtaken by evil alien body snatchers in Sunday’s “Treehouse of Horror XXIX” episode of The Simpsons (Fox, 8/7c), but we’re here to discuss a far more dire confrontation. As you’ll see in TVLine’s exclusive clip from the episode, this particular segment features two very familiar space ships — Futurama‘s Planet […]

‘The Simpsons’ Showrunner Al Jean Addresses Apu Controversy and Series Milestones [Interview]

The Simpsons is about to his another landmark. This season will be the animated show’s 30th. Last season saw The Simpsons pass Gunsmoke’s record for the most number of episodes produced. But much of the focus on The Simpsons recently has been on something else. Last year, a Simpsons controversy heated up. Hari Kondabolu’s documentary […]

The Simpsons Movie SEQUEL ‘is finally in development’ PLUS Family Guy live action ‘hybrid’

Speculation has run wild for the last decade about whether or not the residents of Springfield would return to cinema, and now it’s looking increasingly likely that they will. According to the Wall Street Journal, a new film is “in development”, meaning it’s in the very early stages of production – and it’s not yet […]

The Simpsons Boss Responds to Apu Firestorm, Vows to Find 'Right' Answer

The Simpsons‘ showrunner has weighed in on the controversy swirling around one of the Fox cartoon’s most beloved characters. Following this week’s episode, which addressed those calling the show’s portrayal of Indian Kwik-E-Mart owner Apu racially insensitive, executive producer Al Jean took to Twitter on Friday to thank everyone who reacted to the episode, “pro […]

Why Did Simpsons Even Go 'There'? Is Black Lightning Super in Bed? Where Can We Buy a Beebo? And More TV Qs!

We’ve got questions, and you’ve (maybe) got answers! With another week of TV gone by, we’re lobbing queries left and right about shows including The Simpsons, New Girl, The Flash and Designated Survivor! 1 | Has Once Upon a Time Season 7 said the word “beignets” more than all of TV in the past 90 […]