Today, Simpsons-quoterati brought some disturbing news to our attention: August 1, 2010 is the day that Lisa Simpson would have gotten married -- if she hadn't jilted her foppish groom at the altar because he wouldn't wear Homer's piggy cufflinks (well, that and the fact that he wanted to steal her away to England and never return).
Last night, the Simpsons turned their opening sequence over to an animated sort-of-parody-sort-of-straight-interpretation of Ke$ha's hit single "Tik Tok," complete with couch gag. I may be a longtime fan of the show and apologist for its mostly-maligned later years (meaning the last four or five), but I can't really defend this.
The rake scene in "Cape Feare"
In marking the 20th anniversary of The Simpsons (which Fox marked last night with a documentary retrospective special assembled by Morgan Spurlock and featuring glowing testimonials from the beneficiaries of the show's trailblazing like Mike Judge, Trey Parker, and Seth MacFarlane), I could do a few different things.
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