‘The Simpsons’ Predicted That ‘GoT’ Season 8 Twist Years Ago

‘The Simpsons’ Predicted That ‘GoT’ Season 8 Twist Years Ago

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The Simpsons has a real eerie habit of predicting the future. The show’s biggest prediction to come true was Trump’s election. The latest revolves around Game of Thrones’ most recent episode, “The Bells,” which was, let’s just say, an incendiary move. I would provide an obligatory spoiler warning, but The Simpsons already spoiled the events of GoT’s final season back in 2017. Metro pointed out that the show’s GoT parody episode, “The Serfsons,” predicted Daenerys Targaryen’s descent into madness with extreme precision. The Simpsons watch in amusement as a fire breathing dragon lays waste to the medieval version of Springfield …

New Book Reveals Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About ‘The Simpsons’

New Book Reveals Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About ‘The Simpsons’

It’s the longest-running scripted, prime-time television series in America with over 600 episodes aired across twenty-eight years. What started out as an idea that piggy-backed off of a comic strip from creator Matt Groening is now a cultural icon. The Simpsons has become more than just a show: it’s a household name.   Mike Reiss has been involved since the beginning. He signed on as a writer even though most producers for the show didn’t expect it to last longer than a few weeks. Now, along with co-author Matthew Klickstein, he has written Springfield Confidential, a memoir that gives fans an account …

A Word Invented by ‘The Simpsons’ Added to US Dictionary 22 Years Later

A Word Invented by ‘The Simpsons’ Added to US Dictionary 22 Years Later

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‘Embiggen,’ a word which debuted on an episode of cartoon The Simpsons in 1996, has been officially added to the US Dictionary. Isn’t that nice.    In a sweep of 850 new words, Merriam-Webster has announced that ’embiggen’ has been added to the dictionary. The word, though first appearing in The Simpsons, has been made popular by the show Ms. Marvel, and means to “make bigger or more expansive.” Ms. Marvel has the power to ’embiggen’ herself.   The motto of the town in which the Simpson family reside, Springfield, is “A noble spirit embiggens the smallest man.”     A …