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SD Comic-Con 2017: Panel Highlights

Comic-Con 2017

The Simpsons has just finished their panel at the San Diego Comic-Con 2017 and here are the highlights, courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter.

The panel started with Matt Groening, turning the discussion to President Donald Trump, showing the “Donald Trump’s First 100 Days In Office” video.

He continues talking about how 21st Century Fox asking to taking it easy on Fox News after a joke that dubbed them “not racist, but No. 1 with racists.”

Matt adds “Then Bill O’Reilly called us pinheads and look what happened,” just before asking the crowd to chant a new take on the “Lock her up” chant used in reference to Hillary Clinton by the conservaties.

Matt Selman continues commenting on their take on Trump’s actions: “Our show holds up a Springfield mirror to society so that never fails to inspire us.”

Al Jean afterwards reveals they’ll do a Bob’s Burgers couch gag in Season 29, saying “Now you have no reason to turn your TV off between them and us anymore.”

Additionally, Groening revealed that artist Bill Plympton will be doing a second couch gag for the series.

They next revealed guest stars for the season, including Shaquille O’Neal, Martin Short, Kelsey Grammer as Sideshow Bob and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, whose character Al Jean teased “has a very inappropriate relationship with one of the Simpsons.”

David Silverman is working on an episode where the family travels to New Orleans for JazzFest, and Al Jean talked about an episode set in Lisa’s future “You see where she might wind up and she might end up with a woman,” and an episode where they’ll re-imagine Stephen King’s It but with Krusty.

The team was asked about Bartman and Matt Groening joked “We didn’t realize superheroes were so popular,” before saying “One day he’ll come back.”

Bart Simpson also appeared live, doing a Q&A with the crowd, answering his favorite curse word (“boosum”) and the City of San Diego’s recent less (“Screw the Chargers, am I right?”), just before Nancy Cartwright appeared and joined the crew.

Al Jean revealed the show will be back on DVD, starting with Season 18 on December 5th, including commentaries, extras and deleted scenes, revealing Season 18’s dvd cover, with a shot of Fat Tony, and just after the voice actor, Joe Mantegna, joined the panel.

Matt Groening gave away some gifts for the fans that asked questions, just before showing a preview of the Treehouse of Horror XXVIII segment “The Exor-Sis”, which closed the panel.

SD Comic-Con 2017: ‘The Simpsons’ panel!

The panel has started! Here’s the live report of the panel:
(Time is local San Diego time)

Season 18 DVD to be released on December 5!!!!

11:58 – Al Jean announces a “big surprise” for the panel.

12:05 – The panel starts with a screening of the video “Donald Trump’s First 100 Days In Office”

12:09 – Live animation again! Only that this time Bart is donig a live Q&A!

12:15 – The Simpsons will be released on DVD again!

Source

12:23 – Al Jean confirms that commentaries for Seasons 18-20 have been recorded and the S20 ones will soon be available on Simpsonsworld.com!

12:26 – “How did you react to Homer being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame?” “They must’ve lowered their standards.”

Note: Nancy Cartwright (voice of Bart) and Joe Mantegna (voice of Fat Tony) are also panelists this year.

12:32 – “I’d tear the arms off that guy.” ???? @nancycartwright on who would win in a fight between Bart and Stewie! #SDCC2017 #TheSimpsons

12:37 – A future episode could show a timeline where Lisa is married to a woman.

12:39 – Chants against Trump (“Lock Him Up”) are heard in the room!

12:43 – There will be a Futurama announcement at the end of the month!

12:43 – Lucky fans at #SDCC2017 panel are viewing an EXCLUSIVE first look at this year’s Treehouse of Horror! (Spoiler: Maggie gets possessed) The segment is called “The Exor-Sis”.

12:45 – And the panel is over for this year!
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Stay tuned for more because in some minutes we’ll do a post with the panel highlights!

Season 29 News: A new Special Guest announced, plus a joke change?

A new guest star for Season 29 has been revealed as Nikolaj Coster-Waldau joins the list, in the episode “The Serfsons“!

Matt Selman in an interview with EntertainmentWeekly said about the episode as “a love letter to the fantasy genre of books and movies and TV shows.”

Regarding the character played by Nikolaj, Matt hints: “He plays a character not unlike Jamie. He has a surprising and sexy connection to one of the main characters.”

Matt says also regarding Game of Thrones and characters and actors appearances on the show: “We would love to have all of them — hopefully we don’t wait too long before they’re all killed. They’re all terrific. Peter Dinklage has an amazing voice. We’re just nerds who want to meet our nerd heroes.”

Season 29 premieres on October 1st.

Source: EntertainmentWeekly


On further note, a scene for an episode of Season 29 was going to have Sideshow Mel say that they want a female Doctor Who, with the crowd agreeing and chanting with him.

The scene would have appeared in the episode “Homer Is Where the Art Isn’t“.

(*Note: Show 5 means XABF05)

The joke is likely going to be changed in the episode though, as on July 16, 2017, Jodie Whittaker was announced to be the Thirteenth Doctor.

Stay tuned for more new information!

Don’t forget to visit our page on Season 29, as we always try to keep it up-to-date!

Season 29 News: New details on Haw-Haw Land have been released!

After revealing that Ed Sheeran will join the cast for Season 29 in the episode Haw-Haw Land, new informations for the episode, and Ed’s role, have been revealed!

In an interview wih EW, it has been announced that Ed will play the role of the musician Brendan.

Al Jean said: “He keeps alternating [between], ‘You’re not that great, but you could be fantastic,’ and she keeps falling for him because of his talent”. Nelson is also trying to impress Lisa with his singing and Al Jean is asked how is Nelson’s voice: “Well, you’ll hear. He sings ‘Save the Last Dance for Me’ with new lyrics, and he kind of bullies those notes.”

Milhouse is not fond of this connection with Lisa, Al Jean says: “When Lisa meets Brendan, Milhouse comes in and he goes, ‘I’ve brought three kinds of waters — cold, warm, and lukewarm’. Lisa goes, ‘I’m not thirsty anymore,’ and ‘Milhouse goes, ‘Dammit!’ That’s the effect he has on somebody else…. The girls love him but he’s difficult.”

Producer Mike Scully brought Sheeran to the show, having heard he was interested in appearing in it, Al Jean explains: “We had a perfect part for him. So we said, ‘Oh, great, we’ll have him do this!’ And we recorded him over the phone from England.”

EW also adds that the episode is scheduled to air in late fall.

Stay tuned for more new informations!

Don’t forget to visit our page on Season 29, as we always try to keep it up-to-date!

Season 29 News: A new guest star has been revealed!

A new guest star for Season 29 has been revealed as Andy Daly joins the list!

Stay tuned for more new informations!

Don’t forget to visit our page on Season 29, as we always try to keep it up-to-date!

Season 29 News: Shaquille O’Neal to Guest Star in Season 29


Former basketball player Shaquille O’Neal is to guest star in an a season 29 episode of The Simpsons.

The episode, which will air sometime in late 2017 or early 2018, will see Homer go to Shaq to ask him for help. O’Neal has also appeared as an unvoiced character in season 22‘s “Love Is a Many-Strangled Thing“.

Season 29 is set to air in Fall 2017 and will also see Rachel Bloom and Norman Lear guest starring.

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Season 28 News: Homer and Marge try to improve their marriage in May

Information about the plot and a Guest Star for the episode “Moho House“, which will air on May 7th, 2017; has been released by FOX. The episode will be the 21st episode of Season 28.

In the episode …
“Homer and Marge attempt to work on their marriage, not knowing that Mr. Burns and Nigel have a bet on whether Nigel can break them apart. With the successful, albeit unconventional, help of Moe, the couple gets back their mojo.”

Guest stars
This episode will guest star Michael York as Nigel.

For further information…
If you want to read the original listing from FOX, visit this page.

If you want to know further info about the episode, check our Wiki article on it. We’re always keeping it up-to-date.

If you want to know more about Season 28, visit our page for it in our Wiki!

Stay tuned for more!

Season 28 News: Mr. Burns Opens His Own University in April!

Information about the plot for the episode “The Caper Chase“, which will air on April 2, 2017; has been released by FOX. The episode will be the 19th episode of Season 28.

In the episode …
Disappointed in Yale, Mr. Burns decides to start his own for-profit university and Homer is hired as a professor.

Guest stars
This episode will guest star Jason Alexander (“Seinfeld”) as Verlander, Neil deGrasse Tyson (“Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey”) as himself, Ken Jennings (“Jeopardy”) as himself, Screenplay Guru Robert McKee as himself and Financial Expert Suze Orman as herself.

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For further information…
If you want to read the original listing from FOX, visit this page.

If you want to know further info about the episode, check our Wiki article on it. We’re always keeping it up-to-date.

If you want to know more about Season 28, visit our page for it in our Wiki!

Stay tuned for more!