How Close Was The Simpsons To Figuring Out the Mass of the Higgs Boson?

Given the time it happened and, you know, that he's a cartoon, the answer is that Homer Simpson did come pretty close to figuring out the mass of the Higgs Boson before scientists did. » 3/06/15 1:36am 3/06/15 1:36am

New Simpsons Fan Theory Is Intriguing, Really Depressing

If you talk to dedicated Simpsons fans, many will agree that the show peaked in the the mid-'90s, when the plots grew increasingly outlandish and fantastic. Others will pin the show's drop in quality to a point earlier in the decade, when it began to abandon its humanistic, grounded outlook for more joke-centric… » 2/17/15 2:31am 2/17/15 2:31am

This Pixel Art Couch Gag Puts The Simpsons In A Videogame Nightmare

Simpsons couch gags have practically become an art form unto themselves, and artists Paul Robertson and Ivan Dixon decided to do their own fan animation in pixel art. It starts out as a pretty straight, if clever, adaptation of the classic Simpsons intro, then turns decidedly bizarre. » 2/02/15 10:40am 2/02/15 10:40am

Maggie Simpson Is Now a Published Science Researcher

In another entry in the list of fake papers submitted to predatory journals, engineer Alex Smolyanitsky sent in some randomly generated text written by a pair of Simpsons characters — and Kim Jon Fun — and it was accepted by two of them » 12/09/14 11:00pm 12/09/14 11:00pm

The Simpsons Begrudgingly Makes A Frozen Couch Gag

The Simpsons rolled out a big holiday intro sequence this week, and as it's now legally required for every media entity showcasing snow, they were forced to make a Frozen reference. The whole thing is adorable. » 12/05/14 7:12am 12/05/14 7:12am

The Simpsons' A Clockwork Orange Parody Is A Brilliant Piece Of TV

Each year, The Simpsons tickles our funny bones with a trio of horror-themed tales, and this year's Treehouse of Horror delivered one of our favorite Halloween segments yet: "A Clockwork Yellow," which starts as a parody of A Clockwork Orange and gradually becomes a Stanley Kubrick free-for-all. » 10/20/14 11:30am 10/20/14 11:30am

Last Night's Posthuman Simpsons Couch Gag Was The Weirdest One Yet

The Simpsons' couch gags have turned into a showcase for different directors and animators who often turn the opening credits into spectacular short films. We're particularly in love with the sublime strangeness of last night's couch gag, which imagines the animated family some 8,000 years in the future. » 9/29/14 1:20pm 9/29/14 1:20pm

Best Songs And Surprise Cameos From The Astounding Simpsons Live Show

This weekend, the massive Hollywood Bowl was taken over by The Simpsons. And even though we didn't get to attend, we can still live vicariously through the amazing video that's leaked out. So here's our roundup of the best medleys, ballads, and powerhouse performances by surprise guests like Conan O'Brien — who sang… » 9/15/14 10:55am 9/15/14 10:55am

Bender Will Be A Bart-Killing Terminator In Futurama/Simpsons Crossover

Futurama may be over, but its characters have at least one more TV story to tell. In the first image from the Futurama/Simpsons crossover episode, we see Bender as a time-traveling Terminator, sent back to kill Bart before the boy can cause a horrible catastrophe. » 9/05/14 9:40am 9/05/14 9:40am

The Simpsons' Springfield Made Entirely Out Of Legos!

Lego artist Matt De Lanoy has re-created The Simpsons' city of Springfield entirely out of Legos! And the attention to detail is sensational. Behold Town Hall, the Power Plant, the Blocko store, Moe's, the Church, Krusty Burger and the Kwik-E-Mart. » 8/13/14 3:40pm 8/13/14 3:40pm

A Simpsons And Futurama Crossover Will Air This November

Lots of good Simpsons news came tumbling out of the TCAs this weekend, including details about a Futurama and Simpsons crossover episode, new guest cameos and clues as to which Simpsons character will die this season. » 7/21/14 7:20am 7/21/14 7:20am

Bart Is Kaneda In The Perfect Akira/Simpsons Couch Gag

Sadly, this isn't from an official Simpsons title sequence, because now we really want to watch an animated Bart bike through Neo-Springfield. » 6/24/14 4:00pm 6/24/14 4:00pm

Last year, we told you about Bartkira, a project to remake Ōtomo Katsuhiro's manga Akira using characters from The Simpsons. Part of the project is now available as a limited edition book from Floating World Comics featuring 80 pages from 19 of the artists. » 5/13/14 3:55pm 5/13/14 3:55pm

Last Night's LEGO Simpsons Episode Was Filled With Philip K. Dick Puns

All the best stuff in last night's LEGO episode of The Simpsons was lurking in the background. Behind the story of Homer and Lisa are lots of little jokes about brick sizes and reality-distorting science fiction. » 5/05/14 11:36am 5/05/14 11:36am

The Funniest Star Wars Tributes This Side Of The Galaxy

Tonight, The Big Bang Theory celebrates Star Wars Day with a Star Wars-themed episode. But can it begin to measure up to the wealth of funny Star Wars tributes in television, movies, and comics? » 5/01/14 1:07pm 5/01/14 1:07pm

First Footage From The Simpsons All-Lego Episode

It looks good! Everything is really awesome in the first-ever clip from all Lego-ized Simpsons episode (wait a few minutes into the video; the clip is at the end). » 4/24/14 9:50am 4/24/14 9:50am

New Pink Panther Film Will Put That Cartoon Panther In The Real World

The last Pink Panther movies featured Steve Martin playing the perfectly incompetent Inspector Jacques Clouseau, to perfectly awful reviews. But now, MGM has announced a new Pink Panther movie, which ditches the Inspector in favor of the literal Pink Panther himself, who appeared in previous movies' opening credits. » 3/31/14 7:00pm 3/31/14 7:00pm

The Cast Of Twin Peaks Drawn In The Style Of The Simpsons

What if Matt Groening had set his show in Twin Peaks instead of Springfield? Adrien Noterdaem gives this other set of TV oddballs The Simpsons' trademark overbites and yellow pallor. » 3/28/14 8:00pm 3/28/14 8:00pm

Triplets of Belleville director does a French-themed Simpsons couch gag

C'est magnifique! Sylvain Chomet, director of The Illusionist and Triplets of Belleville, animates the couch gag for this Sunday's episode of The Simpsons. Naturally, it's both beautifully animated and hilarious, poking fun at both the characters and French stereotypes. » 3/06/14 1:31pm 3/06/14 1:31pm

Watch The Simpsons' astounding tribute to Hayao Miyazaki

Astounding animator and world builder Hayao Miyazaki is getting a full tribute on an upcoming Simpson's episode which you can preview, right here right now. » 1/09/14 2:52pm 1/09/14 2:52pm