A summary of news: February 2015

This is the summary of all The Simpsons news from February, in case you missed anything.

Episode news

Springfield gets a new town anthem

On February 8th, “Walking Big & Tall” aired. The episode, written by Michael Price and directed by Chris Clements, guest starred Pharrell Williams as himself and Kevin Michael Richardson as Albert. Springfield learns that the town anthem they had used for 30 years was bought from a salesman and lots of other towns used it. So, Bart and Lisa help write a new town anthem. Meanwhile, Homer becomes proud of being fat.

See also: “Walking Big & Tall” promotional images released!, Pharrell Williams to guest star and Pharrell invites 2.8m

Marge and Moe get new jobs

My Fare Lady” aired on February 15th. Rich Sommer and Christopher Lloyd guest starred in an episode written by Marc Wilmore and directed by Michael Polcino. In the episode, Marge becomes a driver for a transportation app service to earn money. Meanwhile, Moe’s Tavern is destroyed by Homer when he watches over it for Moe and Moe becomes a janitor at the Nuclear Power Plant.

The episode also had a special couch gag by Australian animators Paul Robertson and Ivan Dixon. The couch gag was created and released onto YouTube by them and was found by the producers who liked it and added it to the episode.

See also: “My Fare Lady” information released, “My Fare Lady” promotional images released and Simpsons wins Fox’s night – with second-least watched episode ever

Tapped Out news

The Stonecutters return

The Stonecutters made a return on the 5th February. This update was just a resale of items from the previous Stonecutters event. This update had no new content at all and was a resale of most of the old Stonecutters stuff.

See also: Who is EA’s cheap(-ish) replacement for a Valentine’s event? They are, they are!

Jiminy Jillikers! Valentine’s Day was later than usual!

A week after the Stonecutters event, Valentine’s Day came around. The last two years, this was a major event. However, this update was a small update with very little new content. This was because something new and big was coming…

See also: Homer’s running late for Valentine’s…and so is EA!

Help, Sky Finger! Criminals have overrun Springfield!

February 18th brought a new event… Superheroes! This event, scheduled to end on March 23rd, added 3 new character collections; Superheroes, Vigilantes and Criminals. The update is split into four parts, called issues, and there is a comic book theme to the music, text, text bubbles and other parts. For full details, read our article.

See also: Homer’s leading the charge in an all-new Tapped Out event!

Comic news

Simpsons Illustrated #15 was released

Simpsons Illustrated #15 was released on February 4th. The description of the comic is:

“The Simpson family embarks on a globetrotting adventure that not only takes them around the world but, literally, into orbit around the Earth with everybody’s favorite, eternally optimistic, moonraking megalomaniac, Hank Scorpio! And when Bart finds himself living the dream after landing a gig as the new Radioactive Man comic book writer, Comic Book Guy finds himself living his worst nightmare. Then, Lisa applies her deductive skills to discovering the identity of her anonymous valentine.”

See also: Simpsons Illustrated #15 now available!

Simpsons Comics #218 was released

Simpsons Comics #218 was released on February 18th.

Comic Book Guy falls asleep during a Sci-Fi DVD marathon and dreams up three thrilling astronomical adventures. First, Bart is recruited by a battle school, where he and a ragtag crew of cadets are trained to fight an alien war. Then, Lisa finds herself set adrift in space when the satellite she is tethered too is destroyed by Krusty-themed space junk. Finally, no one is safe when Homer and yet another ragtag band of misfits become Protectors of the Planets.

See also: Simpsons Comics #218 now available!

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