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New Recasting: Love in the Time of Scurvy

I know it’s been a really long time since we’ve done a recasting, the ostensible purpose of this blog. That’s because Diana works like a Japanese beaver and rarely has the time. But! In honor of our friend Johnny Grind, … Continue reading

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It’s December 1941 in Casablanca. What time is it in Springfield?

There are a few key relationships that keep The Simpsons on course: Bart & Lisa’s plucky sibling camaraderie, Selma & Patty’s mutual hatred of Homer, and Smithers’ blind love of Mr. Burns. The most central and important to the series … Continue reading

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The most romantic moments in Simpsons history: #1!

Skinner and Mrs. Krabappel dancing in the cafeteria What can we say about this one? Principal Skinner and Ms. Krabappel are two lonely souls who really deserve love. Seeing them find each other is beautiful. And the scene where they lock … Continue reading

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The most romantic moments in Simpsons history: #2!

Homer using his boutonnière to repair Marge’s dress that Artie ripped Young Homer the dumbass and young Marge the studious achiever seemed like an unlikely combination, but his inner sweetness ends up winning her over. This little gesture sums it … Continue reading

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The most romantic moments in Simpsons history: #3!

Marge makes a special cake for Homer Marge knows her husband completely, from blood type and how many hairs on his head, to how sensitive he can be (never giggle at his Sherlock Holmes hat).  When Homer is put in charge of decorating Maggie’s birthday cake–because everyone … Continue reading

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The most romantic moments in Simpsons history: #4!

Homer getting the spa tickets for Marge by test-driving a Bentley We both made a note of this one because it’s so rare that Homer goes out of his way to do something genuinely thoughtful for his wife. Marge didn’t ask … Continue reading

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The most romantic moments in Simpsons history: #5!

Ralph giving a stellar performance as George Washington inspired by his feelings for Lisa This is one of the funniest and sweetest episodes of all time; it’s perfect. Of course Lisa would put a Valentine in Ralph Wiggum’s empty mailbox, but you … Continue reading

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