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Re: The Simpsons

Post by Ben » March 12th, 2021, 11:45 am

Spock...is that you? ;)

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Post by ShyViolet » March 18th, 2021, 5:11 pm

Not sure I buy this explanation.... :roll:

https://nypost.com/2021/03/18/the-simps ... -timeline/

Of course the aging/timeline issue has been talked about for years, but I think Selman’s answer is kinda disingenuous.

(It is kinda funny to think of Grampa now being young enough to have served in Vietnam—maybe he and Skinner were fellow officers! :))
You can’t just have your characters announce how they feel! That makes me feel angry!

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Post by Ben » March 18th, 2021, 5:46 pm

Yes, because they do not age, all the characters are the age they are for that season in that broadcast year. Events would then correspond to that time point.

Or you could just, you know, run all the episodes back to back. Problem solved, since everything would then happen in two weeks' amount of time, including the movie.

Or do two days' worth a month and make it last a year. They still wouldn’t age... D'oh! :shock:

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Re: The Simpsons

Post by ShyViolet » May 3rd, 2021, 9:25 am

First Schwartzwelder interview ever!!!!!!!! :D

https://www.newyorker.com/culture/the-n ... e-simpsons

(If it asks for you to sub, don’t worry, the Guardian and other publications published parts of it.)
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Re: The Simpsons

Post by Daniel » May 3rd, 2021, 3:19 pm

What a treat. It was worth reading just for his views on Frank Grimes alone. Gives that episode a new perspective.

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