the creator matt groening says the series is about halfway through it’s life-span, so that means another seventeen years at least; whew, the boy will be relieved/elated at this piece of news..
simpson trivia: most of the names in the series (streets, places, etc.) come from groenings childhood in seattle..and are still there…
he thought up the idea in the fifteen minutes before a meeting with fox executives..
my only tenuous connection with the simpsons is that the daughter went to the same college as groening; (it’s not much i know, but it’s all i’ve got, oh, and a simpsons chess set…um..)
check out this snippet from an upcoming show..
sung to the tune of “wouldn’t it be loverly?”, from my fair lady.
the singer: groundsman willie
“wouldn’t it be adequate?”
matching socks for both my feet
dining on untainted meat
a toilet that still has a seat
oh, wouldn’t it be adequate?