LEGO unveils The Simpsons house and character set
It's not D'oh. It's LEGO! The Simpsons are now -- or as of February 2014 -- available to you for playing in miniature. Don't believe me or that giant picture above? Here are a couple of LEGO employees to explain it all, and show it off, to you, in detail. Click here to see all of the LEGO pieces fo... [Read More]
 
Here's a Peek at the First 'Simpsons' LEGO Set
by Megh Wright LEGO is releasing their first Simpsons-themed product this year, and a photo of the 2,523-piece set called The Simpsons House leaked online yesterday. In addition to an impressively detailed model of 742 Evergreen Terrace that opens and closes, the set includes minifigures of Homer, M... [Read More]
 
‘Simpsons’ Itchy and Scratchy go to pot
Well, this is definitely insane to watch out of context, but Fox’s Animation Domination YouTube channel unveiled a clip from this Sunday’s episode of The Simpsons. It shows a clip of Jamaica’s version of the Krusty the Klown show in which Krusty unveils an ‘Itchy and Scratchy... [Read More]
 
‘Family Guy’ kills off major character, for now
Last night, Family Guy said goodbye to one of its most treasured characters, Brian, the family dog. Brian, voiced by Seth McFarlane, has been a major character on the show since the show began in 1999. Everything seemed to be going normal in last night’s episode called “Life of Brian.&rd... [Read More]
 
Bill Cosby Is Still A Very Funny Fellow
I’d almost forgotten how much I love Bill Cosby. A young child in the ’80s, I spent many hours basking in his TV glow, reveling in the warm sweater feeling […]Author informationJimmy CallawayAuthor at Serial OptimistJimmy Callaway lives in San Diego. He works in a comic book store... [Read More]
 
'Simpsons' Reruns Sold to FXX; Will Be the Show's First Time on Cable
by Bradford Evans The Simpsons has been on the air for 24 years but has never aired reruns on cable. That's about to change as FX's new sister network FXX just purchased the syndication rights to the series, The New York Times reports. FXX, which is owned by 20th Century Fox, now has the rights to t... [Read More]
 
Fox picks up new Seth MacFarlane animated series
With The Cleveland Show cancelled and American Dad moving to TBS in 2014, Fox’s “Animation Domination” was starting to not seem all that dominant, especially for Seth MacFarlane. With Family Guy, in its 11th season, looking to be the  it was beginning to seem a little lonely. ... [Read More]
 
Dana Gould
It’s almost a shame that stand up lent Dana Gould to The Simpsons for seven years. The 49-year-old is a one-of-a-kind comic who masterfully blends impeccable histrionics with equally astute writing to create a truly unique performance. And in his newest special, I Know It’s Wrong, Gould ... [Read More]
 
'The Simpsons' Pays a Touching Tribute to Voice Actress Marcia Wallace
by Bradford Evans Longtime Simpsons voice actress Marcia Wallace, who voiced schoolteacher Mrs. Krabappel on the show, passed away at 70 last weekend, and yesterday night's episode of The Simpsons included a special tribute to her. The episode, which coincidentally was about the death of a Springfie... [Read More]
 
The Simpsons Pay A Lovely Tribute To The Late Marcia Wallace
Oh man, “The Simpsons” paid a lovely tribute to Marcia Wallace in last night’s episode “Four Regrettings and a Funeral” and it was lovely. It started off with Bart simply [...]Author informationDavid DeanPublisher at Serial OptimistDavid is the publisher of Serial Optim... [Read More]