Simpsons Did It!: “Black Widower”

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Selma Bouvier does not want to die alone.  We got a sense of that when Principal Skinner was courting her more hostile sister Patty, but Selma makes plenty of bad romantic decisions entirely on her own.

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Simpsons Did It!: “Bart The Murderer”

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Most every one in Springfield believes Bart Simpson will grow up bad.

But somehow, Bart manages to join the mafia before his eleventh birthday.

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Simpsons Did It!: “Bart Gets An F”

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Season two has started in the rewatch.  See an uptick in the animation if not necessarily an uptick in the quality of the stories.

Not that they’re bad.  Just that they will get much, much better.

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Simpsons Did It!: “Krusty Gets Busted”

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Bart Simpson has made many enemies.  Nelson Muntz.  Principal Skinner.  Homer.

But c’mon, the most diabolical is Sideshow Bob.

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Simpsons Did It!: “The Telltale Head”

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What?  ANOTHER Bart episode?  No wonder Lisa feels so depressed.

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Background Geek of the Week: He’s A Writer, Not an Anesthesiologist

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He isn’t James Brook, but James Brooks wouldn’t be James Brooks without him.  He has been with the Simpsons since the beginning; producing nearly 500 episodes.  This Geek has been nominated for Best Picture Oscar for producing As Good As It Gets.  Despite all this, he is best known as a karaoke singing anesthesiologist voiced by Dan Castellaneta.  Who is this geek who has done so much in the shadows? Continue reading Background Geek of the Week: He’s A Writer, Not an Anesthesiologist