Tag: The Simpsons

Entertainment Talk

How should TV shows reference their pop-culture peers?

To its credit, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia has not exactly tried to reinvent that which cannot be ...
Hollywood and Hockey

The Flyers and Homer Simpson: Treehouse of Horror and beyond

In their athletic afterlife, the 1975-76 Philadelphia Flyers served two minutes in the box. The jury box, that ...
The Very Best Of

10 best Troy McClure films and TV appearances

Did Troy McClure, along with other Phil Hartman characters, make a crucial difference in The Simpsons’ peak years? ...
The Very Best Of

10 best Bart Simpson-Principal Skinner rivalry moments

Starting at the end of next month, Bart Simpson will round out his third decade in fourth grade. ...
Hollywood and Hockey

When two prides of Brantford collided

The late Phil Hartman was years ahead of Wayne Gretzky in many places. Both beloved Brantfordians moved to ...
The Very Best Of

10 best X-Files parodies, homages and cultural references

This month is the eye of a milestone vortex for The X-Files. It is coming off 20 and ...
The Very Best Of

Danny Elfman’s most successful compositions

Composition connoisseur Danny Elfman has a unifying power over TV and film consumers. Whether they notice it or ...
The Very Best Of

Best post-Cheers careers for the main cast

Former Cheers centerpiece Ted Danson told it point blank to Seth Meyers in October 2016. “I hope this ...
Puck Goes Pop

Building the Springfield Gougers with active NHL veterans

Two years later, the missed opportunity by the AHL’s Western Massachusetts franchise still boggles the mind. In 2016 Springfield was ...
Entertainment Talk

How Bob’s Burgers can stay fresh longer than The Simpsons ...

This author winced for one or two seconds while watching this year’s Easter episode of Bob’s Burgers. Linda ...