Oh, meltdown. It’s one of these annoying buzzwords. We prefer to call it an ‘unrequested fission surplus’.— Burns
OK enough about next year's THoH, here's the scoop on Treehouse of Horror XIX, airing November 2nd.
The opening scene has been leaked on YouTube. It's election day, and Homer tries to vote for Barack Obama. However, the machine is rigged and forces him to cast six votes for John McCain! Just as Homer is complaining - "I only meant one of those votes for McCain!" - the voting machine sucks him in to his death.
Watch the clip here! And hit continue for more details on the THoH episode.
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The Simpsons' 20th Season has only just started but believe it or not, we already have some information about next year's Halloween special!
Treehouse of Horror XX will air November 2009 and Al Jean has revealed that they will do a parody of 28 Days Later. "Krusty makes his hamburger out of mad cows, and it winds up turning everybody into zombies." We even have a promotional picture for the episode, showing how the family will look:
The Simpsons 20th Season kicks off this weekend with Homer getting into yet more trouble. Airing on Sunday, Sex, Pies and Idiot Scrapes (KABF17) starts at the Springfield St. Patrick's Day parade, where Homer causes a brawl and is sent to jail.
In jail he meets some bounty hunters and decides to become one, teaming up with the unlikely ally of Flanders! Meanwhile, Marge unknowingly begins working at an erotic bakery.
The Simpsons won their tenth Emmy for "Outstanding Animated Program (Less Than One Hour)" at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards this weekend.
The nominated episode, "Eternal Moonshine of the Simpson Mind", fended off competition from King of the Hill, Robot Chicken, Spongebob Squarepants and Creature Comforts.
Interestingly, regular nominees Family Guy and South Park were instead listed in the category for more than one hour, for their "Blue Harvest" and "Imaginationland" features respectively.
Entertainment Weekly's Hollywood Insider Blog revealed that Jodie Foster will be giving a voice to Maggie, while Anne Hathaway is going to lend her voice to Bart's object of affection.
The Simpsons Complete Eleventh Season is on its way! After being delayed from December last year due to The Simpsons Movie DVD release, we can now confirm Season 11 will be released on October 7th. As usual, the set will feature commentary on every episode as well as deleted scenes and commercials. Click continue below to see the full list of commentaries.
For the box design, Fox have continued with the 'head' theme from Seasons 6-10, but appear to now be using the standard box shape. They now move into secondary characters with Krusty the Clown:
Jon Stewart, host of The Daily Show, will be voicing himself in an upcoming episode of The Simpsons, along with Dan Rather.
Timed with the release of the movie on DVD, several special Xbox 360 consoles have made their way on to eBay. The official boxes, from a batch of only 100 made, comprise of Homer's face on a yellow background, with The Simpsons Movie logo on the side. The controller is also yellow.
UK shopping giant Woolworths has signed a lucrative deal to promote The Simpsons Movie, due out on DVD Monday.
Matt Groening will redraw the store's puppet sheep and dog ad stars, Wooly and Worth, in Simpsons style.
Store fascia at 200 sites will be changed so the double 'o' in Woolworths is replaced by doughnuts - Homer Simpson's favourite treat.
Five Woolworth stores will be completely 'Simpsonised' by replacing the traditional red frontages with the cartoon's famous yellow, with life-size Homer and Bart Simpsons on hand. The coup is reckoned to be worth £5million to Woolworths.
Fox, which makes The Simpsons, transformed 12 North American 7-Elevens into real-life Kwik-E-Marts in July when The Simpsons Movie was first released.