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Articles Tagged 'The Simpsons'

The Cerne Abbas Giant

Five Alternative Uses For The Cerne Abbas Giant

Cover your eyes, readers of a nervous disposition, for the images you are about to witness are not only graphic, and of a sexual nature, but also, like, really, really old. The Cerne Abbas giant is a historical puzzle, carved into the hillside near the village of Cerne Abbas in Dorset. As you can see, […]

Clive Dunn and Michael Bentine

Greatest ‘Doctor Who’ References in Pop Culture: Spoofs

As you’d expect of any show that has lasted as long as Doctor Who has, there have been no shortage of skits based on Time Lords, Daleks, TARDISes and regenerations over the years. In fact, there’s a fairly comprehensive list here that is far too long to go into in detail. So here are some of […]

Benedict Cumberbatch Is Headed For Springfield

This was surely only a matter of time, but Benedict Cumberbatch is set to appear in a future episode of The Simpsons. This, after his appearance in the next Star Trek movie, and The Hobbit, surely secures his place as the premier British Hollywood player of the moment. However, he was not written in to […]

Ricky Gervais Invades Springfield… Again

The Simpsons is a show which has featured a lot of celebrity cameos over the years. Everyone from Elizatheth Taylor to Sir Paul McCartney has been rendered into yellowvision and introduced to the people of Springfield. But it’s not everyday that a TV cartoon gets to invade, bringing two painted realities together. And yet that’s […]

WATCH: Russell Brand, Ricky Gervais on ‘The Simpsons’

With the 83rd annual Academy Awards just around the corner, Sunday night’s (February 20) episode of The Simpsons played on the 2011 awards season with their hilarious Oscars special, Angry Dad: The Movie. Some of Britain’s finest were also in on the fun. As previously reported, Fox’s long-running animated series saw British funnyman Ricky Gervais […]

Ricky Gervais to Reprise Hosting Duties on ‘The Simpsons’?

Ricky Gervais may have ruffled Hollywood’s feathers (and then some) during his recent Golden Globes hosting gig, but his MC days aren’t over. According to The Metro, the British funnyman will portray an “awards host” in a new episode of The Simpsons entitled “Angry Dad: The Movie.” In the show, Homer and Bart take home […]

Roundup: Sir Paul McCartney Sizes Up to Bully Biker

Don't mess with Sir Paul McCartney. The famed ex-Beatle displayed some comical behavior when scoffing at a hasty cyclist near his office in Central London earlier today. The Sun reports that the 68-year-old Macca mocked the charging biker with a crazy jig for nearly taking him out and a few others, squealing after him: "Ooh […]