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Talking Simpsons

Join your friends Bob Mackey and Henry Gilbert for a chronological and cromulent exploration of the greatest show ever made! Each week we're joined by funny guests to tackle a different episode of The Simpsons, breaking down every 22 minutes of animated entertainment into an embiggening discussion about Our Favorite Family. Support us directly at https://Patreon.com/TalkingSimpsons
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Now displaying: December, 2020

Welcome to Bob and Henry's chronological exploration of every Simpsons episode ever! Subscribe now, or get even more at Patreon.com/TalkingSimpsons!

Dec 31, 2020

Carolyn Omine has been working on The Simpsons since season 10, and has been working on the series for the last 20 years! We chat with her about moments like Stupid Sexy Flanders, Monkey Knife Fights, working as the only woman in the writers' room at the time, and even her work on the final seasons of Full House! We learned a ton from one of the nicest Simpsons producers we've ever chatted with, so listen now!And if you enjoy this, be sure to check out our MANY previous interviews all on Patreon.com/TalkingSimpsons!!!

Dec 30, 2020

We reach the end of season 11 (and 2020), so we're joined by the returning Matt McMuscles -- check out his YouTube channel and his Patreon! This extended parody of a lost-to-time VH1 series worked great 20 years ago, and allow us to explain the many references lost to time. Listen along to find out if those roses are hiding ready-to-sting bees in this week's podcast!

Support this podcast and get dozens of bonus episodes by visiting Patreon.com/TalkingSimpsons and becoming a patron! Check out our new shirts on TeePublic! And please follow the new official Twitter, @TalkSimpsonsPod!

Dec 23, 2020

Gamespot Reviews Editor Kallie Plagge returns for the most harrowing week in Marge's life. After a failed wedding, Becky moves in and Marge is certain she's a usurper. Were all the scary dramas of the '90s right in terrifying Marge of a young au pair? Or is Marge just certifiable? Find out in this week's exciting podcast!!

Support this podcast and get dozens of bonus episodes by visiting Patreon.com/TalkingSimpsons and becoming a patron! Check out our new shirts on TeePublic! And please follow the new official Twitter, @TalkSimpsonsPod!

Dec 16, 2020

This week we're joined by fantastic artist and friend Nina Matsumoto, for a very special occasion worthy of breaking our chronological format! Back in November 2019, we all attended a Simpsons table read for this very episode of season 32, and now that it's finally aired a year later we're ready to reflect on it and see how it compares to the original script! Listen along for this Skinner and Chalmers adventure!

Support this podcast and get dozens of bonus episodes by visiting Patreon.com/TalkingSimpsons and becoming a patron! Check out our new shirts on TeePublic! And please follow the new official Twitter, @TalkSimpsonsPod!

Dec 12, 2020

No, you're not seeing things—as a special holiday bonus for all of our pals on the Talking Simpsons free feed, we're giving away a free sample of our Talking Futurama miniseries in the form of an interview with one of the show's writers. If you enjoy this and want to hear all of Talking Futurama—along with too many other things to mention here—head on over to patreon.com/talkingsimpsons and sign up today. Thanks!

Good news, everyone! For our first ever Talking Futurama interview, we're talking to the great Eric Rogers, who acted as assistant to the writers for the first two production seasons, wrote of the "Terror at 500 Feet" segment of Anthology of Interest I, and returned for the Comedy Central reboot of Futurama as a regular writer of episodes. Listen in as we talk to Eric about his journey into the world of TV writing, what it was like to be on the Futurama staff from the very beginning, the difficulties of working with Fox, and more! And if you enjoyed this interview, please let Eric know—he's @EricRogersHere on Twitter.

Dec 9, 2020

We made it out of November and we have tons to talk about on our monthly community podcast! We react to some of The Simpsons' newest episodes, we announce what podcasts are coming your way in December, we chat about what we've been up to the last few weeks, AND we react to some of the best Patreon comments from the last month! So listen now before we bring out the rapping granny!

Support this podcast and get dozens of bonus episodes by visiting Patreon.com/TalkingSimpsons and becoming a patron! Check out our new shirts on TeePublic! And please follow the new official Twitter, @TalkSimpsonsPod!

Dec 3, 2020

Bill Kopp is the co-creator of Eek! The Cat and The Terrible Thunderlizards, creator of The Shnookums and Meat Funny Cartoon Show and Mad Jack The Pirate, AND he was one of the first animators on The Simpsons way back in 1987! We chatted with Bill recently about his career, covering a lot of the early days of The Simpsons shorts, some of our favorite Eek! memories, his creation of the Press Your Luck Whammies, and so much more. And if you enjoy this, be sure to check out our MANY previous interviews all on Patreon.com/TalkingSimpsons!!!

Dec 2, 2020

This week we're joined by Gary Butterfield from the Duckfeed.tv podcasts, all for a discussion as simple as "tapa-tapa-tapa!" We discuss season 11's big Lisa episode as she learns dancing isn't as easy as it looks in the movies, while Bart goes camping in the mall. So turn on your self-tapping shoes, because you'll enjoy this podcast ever so much!!

Support this podcast and get dozens of bonus episodes by visiting Patreon.com/TalkingSimpsons and becoming a patron! Check out our new shirts on TeePublic! And please follow the new official Twitter, @TalkSimpsonsPod!

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