The Lego Movie is doing amazing business at the box office, and although Legos have been popular children’s toys forever, they’re having a huge resurgence right now because of the movie’s success. Is this only the beginning of what could be a big resurgence in popular culture? We think so, and the fact that The Simpsons are going Lego is another big sign.
As long as the Simpsons have been around, it’s funny to think they haven’t gotten the LEGO treatment until now. And once you see the finished result, it’s clear the Simpsons were always a natural to be LEGO-ed.
Considering we love The Simpsons here on TGD, we were surprised to realize the show was never available for streaming until now. In fact, as media outlets everywhere are reporting, The Simpsons will be rolling in plenty of D’oh!, because they just closed a huge deal with FXX for streaming syndication.
The talented comedic actress had been a part of two of televisions iconic sitcoms, The Bob NewHart Show and The Simpsons, but it is as the voice of Bart's hapless teacher, Edna, that she will be immortalized. She will be missed by fans and friends worldwide.
If you’re a huge fan of The Simpsons like I am, you’ll probably find it remarkable that it’s lasted as long as it has. I can still remember watching the very first Simpsons special, and I also remember seeing them on The Tracy Ullman show when the characters and the animation were still developing.
Guillermo Del Toro was involved in the making of the Tree House of Horrors XXIV opening sequence for The Simpsons. And boy does it show. This is the best opening sequence in a long, long time, and makes us love Springfield's denizens more than ever. Welcome back, guys!
It’s hard to think of Pacific Rim being the highest grossing film of the year because it didn’t do that well in the States, and it’s still trying to make enough money world-wide to warrant a sequel. However, in one way it is indeed the highest grossing live action movie of the year, as an original movie that’s not based on a previous film, comic book, or video game.
What I've always loved about The Simpsons is how on target they are about everything, including what's going on in pop culture.
What a long, hilarious, brilliant trip it’s been.
Last year, it wasn’t sure if they’d make it to this milestone, but just as Matt Groening had his 58th birthday on February 15, The Simpsons will be hitting their 500th episode on this Sunday, February 19.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is scheduled to make a guest appearance on The Simpsons.
Even this dreadful economy couldn't keep Homer Simpson down.
This is definitely a tense time for fans of The Simpsons, among whose ranks I proudly include myself, and Dexter.
As he continues to try to create a positive image for himself, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg appeared on an episode of The Simpsons in a minute-long cameo.