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The 10 Best ‘What If?’ TV Episodes

Disney’s upcoming show What If? looks at what would happen if popular Marvel stories came with a twist. Like, what if Spider-Man had joined the Fantastic Four, or Peggy Carter was Captain America? The show, based on a comic book series, is now part of a long trend of TV shows making their own alternate reality, or “what if,” episodes. We’re going to take a look at some of the best. Read More >>

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The Simpsons Are Getting the Lego BrickHeadz Treatment

In a tweet shared on the official Lego Twitter account yesterday, the company revealed two new BrickHeadz: Krusty the Clown and Homer Simpson. Read More >>

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Ever See a Guy Say Goodbye to a Shoe? Not If He Was Wearing These New Simpsons Shoes

In the classic Simpsons episode “You Only Move Twice,” after hurling his moccasins out the front door, Hank Scorpio asks Homer if he’s ever seen a guy say goodbye to a shoe. The throwaway joke has sparked countless discussions online about why it’s actually funny, but there’s no debating that Scorpio would have never tossed his shoes in the first place, were he wearing these new Simpsons-themed kicks from Ubiq. Read More >>

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Definitively, The Best, Worst And Most Controversial Simpsons Episodes

There are adults alive today who have only lived in a world when The Simpsons has been bad. To be clear, peak Simpsons is probably the greatest TV show ever created - and is unparalleled in terms of quality and consistency. Read More >>

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There are a Lot of Reasons That So Many Cartoon Characters are Yellow

Why are so many iconic animated characters yellow? The answer lies in random personal choices, scientific and marketing theory, as well as the colour of the sky. Read More >>

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Autocar Wants Your Ideas To Fix The UK Car Industry

Applications have just opened for this year's Autocar Courland Next Generation Award, which asks people aged 17 to 25 to come up with ideas and innovations to improve the UK's car industry. Read More >>

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Glasgow Uni Offers Chance to Study the Teachings of Homer (Simpson)

Some cartoon people are about to be used to give students an easy grounding in the art of philosophy, with a course titled "D’oh! The Simpsons Introduce Philosophy" ready to launch this January. Read More >>

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Which Supporting Character on The Simpsons Has Spoken the Most Words?

If you include the main cast, it’s fairly obvious who has the most lines: It’s Homer, by hundreds of thousand of words, followed by Marge, Bart, and Lisa all bunched up pretty close together. But what if you just count the words spoken by the supporting cast from season one to twenty six? Which supporting character do you think has spoken the most lines on the show then? Is it Flanders? Moe? Krusty? Read More >>

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After Almost Three Decades, The Simpsons is Finally Doing an Hour Long Episode

After 27 seasons and almost 600 episodes, you’d think The Simpsons had done everything. But in its upcoming 28th season, the iconic animated show is doing something for the first time ever: an episode that’s a full hour long. Read More >>

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How the Best Rides at Universal Studios Work

Universal Studios is a bizarre theme park that welcomes over seven million people a year. Lately, the big draw is a sprawling replica of Harry Potter’s world, though it’s long been famous for making tourists feel like they’re characters in one of Universal’s many hit movies. The technology involved in these spectacles, however, has remained a mystery—until now. Read More >>

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Trying to Watch 500 Episodes of The Simpsons in VR is Creepy and Wrong

Don’t ask why, but somebody’s created a 360-degree VR video that lets you watch forces 500 episodes of The Simpsons into your eyeballs. It’s frankly horrible to watch because you can’t ever tell what’s going on, but it’s almost worth it for the theme alone. Even when it’s synchronised, the familiar tune sounds ethereal, as if you’ve been trapped inside a cartoon vortex where good is converted into evil. Read More >>

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This Amazing Simpsons Search Engine Matches the Perfect Screencap to a Quote

There’s a still — and a matching quote — from The Simpsons to fit pretty much every occasion in human history. Finding the perfect one, however, just got incredibly easy with the public release of Frinkiac, which trawls through millions of images to match whatever Simpsons quote you put in. Read More >>

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Homer Simpson Would be Tickled Pink by This Doughnut-Shaped Pool Table

Designer Cléon Daniel made a name for himself a while ago when images of his unorthodox banana-shaped pool table appeared online. And as a follow-up to that creation, he’s just finished a new table that puts another unique twist on billiards inspired by Homer Simpson’s favourite food. Read More >>

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Harry Shearer Returns to The Simpsons After All

Good news everyone! (Umm, wrong show). It seems that Mr Burns, Smithers, Lenny, Flanders, Apu, Reverend Lovejoy and a tonne of other characters won't by awkwardly beamed up to return to their home planet after all as voice actor Harry Shearer has signed back on to continue voicing the characters. Read More >>

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Save Yourself a Bit of Cash With a Mini Lego Simpsons House

Instead of shelling out £180 for Lego’s magnificent model of the Simpsons houseCésar Soares used his mastery of the brick to build his own version of the animated family’s home—just on a much, much smaller scale. Read More >>