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]
‘The Simpsons’ pays subtle tribute to Marcia Wallace
Yesterday was the first episode of The Simpsons to air since Marcia Wallace‘s passing last weekend. And while FOX had already announced that they would be paying tribute to the voice of Edna Krabappel by airing her Emmy-winning episode “Bart The Lover,” prior to the 8pm episode, th... [Read More]
‘The Simpsons’ to pay tribute to Marcia Wallace this Sunday
With the World Series over, FOX can get back to airing their regularly scheduled programming this Sunday. Yet this Sunday is anything but regular, as it will be the first new episode of The Simpsons to air since the passing of Marcia Wallace, who left us last week. Wallace voiced Bart’s fourth... [Read More]
Fox Is Reairing Marcia Wallace's Emmy-Winning 'Simpsons' Episode as a Tribute to Her This Sunday
by Bradford Evans Fox and The Simpsons are making some programming changes Sunday to honor the life of Marcia Wallace, a voice actor on the series since Season 1 who passed away at the age of 70 last week. The show will be reairing a classic episode of the show, Season 3's "Bart the Lover," at 7:30 ... [Read More]
Marcia Wallace, Voice of Mrs. Krabappel on 'The Simpsons', Has Died
by Elise Czajkowski Actress Marcia Wallace, who voiced Springfield Elementary School teacher Edna Krabappel on The Simpsons, passed away over the weekend at age 70. Wallace appeared in more than 100 episodes of the series as Bart Simpson's teacher (and in recent years, Ned Flanders's wife), and... [Read More]
‘Simpsons’ voice Marcia Wallace dies at 70
For 24 years, Marcia Wallace has been the voice of cynical, world-weary 4th grade teacher Edna Krabappel on The Simpsons. Before that, she achieved fame as Carol Kester, the secretary on The Bob Newhart Show. Yesterday, she died at the age of 70. “I was tremendously sa... [Read More]
18 Things You'd Be Surprised Happened on 'The Simpsons' If You Stopped Watching in 2003
by Bradford Evans There's a widely-held belief among internet snobs that The Simpsons took a dip in quality in the late '90s/early '00s and has yet to fully recover. Nevertheless, TV's longest-running scripted show continues to roll along and to pull in a sizable audience every week as its land... [Read More]
Here Are a Bunch of FCC Complaints About 'The Simpsons'
by Bradford Evans 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 Si... [Read More]
The 'Simpsons' Episode That Kills Off a Character Won't Air Until Fall 2014
by Bradford Evans Last week, we reported that the writers of The Simpsons are planning to kill off another character on the show, but some more details have come in. It looks like the episode won't be airing until fall of 2014, when it it is tentatively slated to serve as the show's Season 26 premie... [Read More]
Judd Apatow, Seth Rogen, Paul Rudd, and Leslie Mann Are Guesting on the Same 'Simpsons' Episode
by Bradford Evans Pretty much the entire Apatow gang is heading to Springfield. Writer/director Judd Apatow and his frequent actors Seth Rogen, Paul Rudd, and Leslie Mann all lent their voices to an upcoming episode of The Simpsons, EW reports. The episode, called "Steal This Episode," airs in Janua... [Read More]