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“Stole, made up, what’s the difference?” Bojack Horseman and The Simpsons, Part 3

It’s that time again! That time when J and I binge-watch the new season of Bojack Horseman and make note of the Simpsons references that we, as people who live and breathe Simpsons references, can’t help but catch. If you’re … Continue reading

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Simpsons Joke Origins: Linda Ronstadt’s Plow King Jingle

In one of my favorite episodes, Season 4’s Mr. Plow, Barney teams up with Linda Ronstadt to record a jingle advertising his snowplow business, Plow King (and slamming his best friend Homer’s rival business, Mr. Plow). Those seat-moisteners at FOX … Continue reading

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Simpsons Joke Origins: Gee, Your Lip Looks Hairless

In the Simpsons’ Season 2 episode “Principal Charming,” Marge’s sister Patty is seen getting ready to go on her first date in 25 years by applying a chemical depilatory product called “Gee, Your Lip Looks Hairless.” That’s funny in itself, … Continue reading

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“Stole, made up, what’s the difference?” Bojack Horseman and The Simpsons, Part 2

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Simpsons Joke Origins: Superstar Celebrity Microphone

The episode Radio Bart centers around Bart being given a toy microphone for his birthday, and the pranks he uses it for. These start innocently enough with him tricking Homer into believing an alien invasion is happening, or ordering the Flanders … Continue reading

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Non-Giving Up Future Robot Guy 2: Judgment Day

Movies are self-contained environments. Everything you need to know for the story in a film to work should be revealed over the course of its running time. The Terminator, made in 1984, is a pretty simple sci-fi story: Bad guy … 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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