When I first saw this particular episode, I thought the writers were riffing on Jessica McClure, who as a baby fell down a well and became a media sensation until her rescue.
Then years later I learned the real inspiration was a dark Billy Wilder comedy starring Kirk Douglas called Ace in the Hole. That’s actually a pretty good movie, and a lesser-known film from Wilder. But that’s not important right now.
Continue reading Simpsons Did It!: “Radio Bart”
Yay! Season three! I haven’t lost my sanity yet!
And look, another celebrity who may be both the biggest one yet and who had a pseudonym listed in the closing credits, despite being very obviously identified.
Continue reading Simpsons Did It!: “Stark Raving Dad”
Why does Homer hate Ned Flanders so much?
The world may never know.
Continue reading Simpsons Did It!: “Dead Putters Society”
Ah, baseball. America’s pastime, where a ticket gives the holder the right to make a complete ass of himself in a public venue.
Well, maybe not so much unless your name is Homer Simpson.
Continue reading Simpsons Did It!: “Dancin’ Homer”
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.
Continue reading Simpsons Did It!: “Bart Gets An F”
What? ANOTHER Bart episode? No wonder Lisa feels so depressed.
Continue reading Simpsons Did It!: “The Telltale Head”
Although the city claims this was done as publicity for the upcoming JoeCon, we all know the truth. Springfield has given in to COBRA. Local news reporter Kent Brockman has stated he, for one, welcomes his new evil overlords.
You know how much we love 8-Bit anything here at Gabbing Geek, but wait till you see what Paul Robertson and Ivan Dixon did with this little gem! Video after the break.
Continue reading #WackyWednesday: 8 Bit Simpsons Intro Will Digitally Rock Your Springfield