In an interview with Inverse, Michael Price says that one episode is meant to be sort of non-canon, or at least more self-contained than usual. It’s about binge-watching, and the citizens of Springfield getting hooked on crime shows. It’s very much inspired by Fargo and crime documentaries on Netflix.
Al Jean on a Comic-Con video conference call said that something extremely comic book related is coming.
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