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The Simpsons staff produced two spinoff shorts centered around Maggie, the smallest Simpson, titled The Longest Daycare and Playdate With Destiny respectively. There was a gap of eight years between the first and second shorts, and now suddenly we...
May is here, and with that comes the arrival of certain things, not the least of which is tomorrow which is "Star Wars Day". Why? Because it's May The 4th, as in "May The 4th Be With You". Get...
There are a lot of answers people give when asked what brought The Simpsons into decline. "It's simply been on too long" is the most common response, but Bobs Burgers has now gone past the number of seasons where...
On April 14, 1996, exactly 25 years ago, the Simpsons episode "22 Short Films About Springfield" first aired. The episode won instant critical praise including a Cheer from TV Guide (the column didn't acknowledge animation very often), and it...
This coming Sunday's episode of The Simpsons, "Manger Things," marks the 700th half-hour in the series' history, and they're guaranteed to reach at least episode 750 in the future. The plotline is a flashback to six years ago, an...
There are two sentences in the entertainment business that are the least surprising of any. One is "The CW just renewed its entire lineup" and the other is "The Simpsons was just given another season." In this case it's...
The growing discussion about systemic racism in America has opened debate about whether or not it's appropriate to have cartoon characters of color be voiced by white people (it isn't). Currently running cartoons that committed this error in the...
Did you ever hear a joke on a classic Simpsons episode that left you scratching your head? Josh Weinstein, former showrunner of the series in its best years, gets those kinds of questions all the time, and this week...
Over the weekend a weird discovery was made on the Dreamcast-Talk forums. A collector had obtained a Dreamcast dev kit hard drive, which you do in hopes of finding unreleased or early versions of games. That collector struck it...
Remember back in the 2000s, when The Simpsons would never get to run its annual Treehouse of Horror Halloween episodes anywhere near Halloween? Sports broadcasts, usually baseball-related, would take up the back half of October's schedule and make it...