Category Archives: TV

The Simpsons & Coping with Loss: Tovar, Cohen, Castro and More in November 2016

2016 has been a rough year for losses in the entertainment industry, and culture at large. November has been a particularly terrible month, it seems that nearly everyone in Springfield has been touched by the passing of some significant cultural figure. … Continue reading

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Flimtoberfest! (week 2)

Days 1-7 here! Day 8: We’re dreading the upcoming Presidential debate. Talk about a real-life halloween nightmare. How can you celebrate your love for The Simpsons, AND let the world know you’re terrified for the future? Hmmm… and… There ya … Continue reading

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“Does Marge Have Friends?” A Poem by Raphael Bob-Waksberg

As you know if you read this post, in addition to The Simpsons, we at Flim Springfield also love Bojack Horseman. So I’m very glad that today I stumbled over this small masterpiece by Bojack Horseman creator and showrunner, Raphael Bob-Waksberg. It’s … Continue reading

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Joke Origins: Poochie, The Whatizit? and the ’96 Olympics

In advance of the 2016 Summer Olympics, Atlanta Magazine published a deep and delightful oral history of The Whatizit?. If you don’t remember the Whatizit?, also known as Izzy, don’t worry. There are gloomier memories from Atlanta’s Summer Games besides its star-farting, … Continue reading

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“Stole, made up, what’s the difference?” Bojack Horseman and The Simpsons

Kidding! The minds behind Flim Springfield have been enjoying the hell out of Netflix original cartoon Bojack Horseman. Its unique blend of heart-wrenching drama and adult humor plus its unflinching look at life with depression have made it a favorite in … Continue reading

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Daredevil: Hell’s Kitchen’s Answer to the Question No One Asked!

[Updated for season two at end of post] We’re back! After a long delay FLIM Springfield returns! Over the past couple months Diana and I had to put our hobbies aside so that we could attend to some important personal … Continue reading

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Harry Shearer Returns, I think we know how this went…

Pre-San Diego Comic-Con news . . . And Entertainment weekly said to Harry . . . And Harry replied, And things went pretty much back to normal for the network and cast . . . and the fans . . . … Continue reading

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