The website Government Attic obtained a list of indecency complaints the FCC has received from viewers about The Simpsons from 2010 to 2013, after requesting it via the Freedom of Information Act. There's also a report (pdf) on South Park complaints too. (via Gawker)
My favorite Simpsons complaint is one that simply reads, "I Don't Think So, Mr. Simpson, Because I Would Make 20th Century Fox Film Corporation Take This Evil show Off The Air Only To Get Small Wonder Back Onto The Channel Every Sunday Night." The lengthy document contains tons more weird complaints from weird people, and we've collected the best ones (mostly [...]
This week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin show it's all about Classic Simpsons trivia. The two hosts of Simpsons Trivia Night at Berry Park In Brooklyn, Dan Ozzi and Dan Mulhall, put together a quiz for the podcast, and three contestants try to see who can answer the most questions.
“I'm so used to watching Simpsons episodes by myself in my pajama pants, but to watch with litterally 100-200 people where everyone knows every beat. People are laughing before the jokes come up, and yelling, but it's not done in a unfun way.”
“Whenever there is a musical number in an episode everyone sings along, and it [...]
When The Simpsons debuted 25 years ago as a series of shorts on The Tracey Ullman Show, it was hard to expect that it would become one of the most successful and longest-running franchises in movie and TV history. While The Simpsons spun off from (and quickly eclipsed) The Tracey Ullman Show, it seems a little odd that, given the show’s rampant popularity, we have yet to see a spin-off from The Simpsons, itself. The show has occasionally mocked the concept of TV spin-offs – most notably in the Troy McClure-hosted “Simpsons Spin-Off Showcase” – but that doesn’t mean Fox and the Simpsons creative team haven’t attempted to use [...]