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Simpsons Joke Origins: Radioactive Man defeats Jesse Owens

In Season 8’s “The Canine Mutiny,” Bart attempts to use “Santos L. Halper’s” credit card to purchase a pricy Radioactive Man hardcover collection at the Android’s Dungeon. Comic Book Guy points out that the collection contains a story in which … 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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