The nature of an animated show means the producers can easily do flashbacks and flash forwards without having to worry about make-up or recasting for the various roles.
Animation also means you can drop Homer Simpson down Springfield Gorge twice and no one will wonder how he isn’t dead.
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Episodes focusing on Marge and Homer’s marriage almost collapsing are old hat by now for longtime Simpsons fans. But as we all know, everyone has to start somewhere.
And this time around, Marge is the problem, not Homer.
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Last week, I mentioned that one of my favorite episodes from season one, “Bart the General,” was written by the prolific John Swartzwelder.
Hey, my other favorite episode from this season, “The Call of the Simpsons”…was also written by John Swartzwelder.
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