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'Simpsons' Short Has a Shot at an Oscar

The Wrap reports that The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced its list of contenders for its Animated Short Oscar, and amongst the 10 films is "Maggie Simpson in 'The Longest Daycare,'" a 3D animated Simpsons short that was shown prior to screenings of Ice Age 4 this summer. The four-and-a-half minute short was written by Simpsons masterminds Matt Groening, James L. Brooks, Al Jean, David Mirkin, Joel H. Cohen, and Michael Price, directed by David Silverman, and involves Maggie in conflict with her nemesis, unibrowed baby Gerald, at a daycare. This is a chance for Oscar redemption for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons Movie was shut out of the Best Animated Feature category in 2008, [...]

Maggie Simpson Provides a Reason to Go See 'Ice Age: Continental Drift'

Ray Romano and the gang are coming back this summer for their fourth(!!!!) round of frozen fun. Before you throw your (ro)manos in the air in disgust, know that The Simpsons' team might make the experience at least somewhat redeemable. As the clip above suggests, Maggie Simpson will be starring in a short film entitled The Longest Daycare that will play before Ice Age 4: Older and Colder. The movie premieres on July 13; I don't think anyone would complain if it just played 3-D version of this famous Simpsons scene: