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Quote of the Day

“Bart, we’ve been going about this all wrong. What’s the one thing rabbis prize above everything else?” – Lisa Simpson
“Those stupid hats?” – Bart Simpson
“No, Bart, knowledge. . . . We’re gonna hit him where it hurts, right in the Judaica.” – Lisa Simpson


Quote of the Day

“Let’s see, I want a nice sandwich, but the Joey Bishop, too fatty. The Jackie Mason, I don’t know, sauerkraut makes me gassy. The Bruce Willis? I don’t even like his work. What is this: Krusty the Klown?” – Rabbi Hyman Krustofsky
“That’s ham, sausage, and bacon with a smidge of mayo.” – Waitress
“What?” – Rabbi Hyman Krustofsky
“On white bread.” – Waitress


Quote of the Day

“Do you know that my son Herschel was first in his Yeshiva class? As a matter of fact, he was voted the most likely to hear God.” – Rabbi Hyman Krustofsky
“Oh, go on, Hyman, you’re exaggerating again, you’re so proud of your son.” – Other Rabbi
“A rabbi would never exaggerate! A rabbi composes, he creates thoughts, he tells stories that may never have happened, but he does not exaggerate!” – Rabbi Hyman Krustofsky


Quote of the Day

“Could you direct me to President Francois Mitterand’s table?” – Krusty the Klown
“You think you’re funny?” – Waitress
“Fifty million Frenchmen can’t be wrong!” – Krusty the Klown

Completely screwed this up yesterday. Sorry.


Quote of the Day


“Our first caller is from Shelbyville Heights.” – KBBL DJ
“Yes, hi, with all the suffering and injustice in the world, do you ever wonder if God really exists?” – Caller
“No.” – Reverend Lovejoy
“Not for a second.” – Monsignor Kenneth Daly
Not at all.” – Rabbi Hymen Krustovsky
“Great.  Good conversation there.” – KBBL DJ


Quote of the Day

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“Don’t worry, Lis.  I got a plan that can’t fail. . . . Yiddle, my man, you’re a genius.” – Bart Simpson
“I love my work.” – Yiddle


Zombie Simpsons Renewed For Forty-Four More Episodes

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♫”If this old clown was found dead in his bed tomorrow/
I’d be in heaven, still doing this show!”♫ – Krusty the Klown

This here blog has been live on the internet for six years and change.  In that time we’ve seen four renewal announcements, including last night’s.  Here are the details:

– two more full production runs of 22 episodes each

– will take the show through Season 28 and give it the first seven episodes of a Season 29(!)

– new guaranteed episode total of 625(!!)

– the next time to look for a renewal announcement will be October-ish of 2016

– the next deadline for a renewal announcement will be May-ish of 2017

Having read through a whole bunch of news reports on this, /Film easily wins the prize for best lead:

In TV years, The Simpsons is already the equivalent of the Grail Knight from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, and the series isn’t giving up its post any time soon.

They also took the time to say what everyone’s thinking:

And, let’s face it, you probably only watch the new episodes when Fox breaks out a splashy couch gag by a high-profile artist (yep, welovethose) or when the show makes a big change by killing off a character or featuring a surprising gimmick or guest star. But after more than twenty years, the roster of guests with the power to surprise is pretty small.

The Simpsons is in an unusual position in that the current episodes seem more like reminders for prior seasons and merchandise than the other way around.

As for the next renewal announcement, has it covered.


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