The Simpsons agree to vote for Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in the forthcoming election in a new video clip released by 20th Century Fox.
The standalone clip, entitled 3am, has been made public via YouTube.
Donald Trump is seen with a copy of a book called Great Speeches by A. Hitler in the video.
When Homer Simpson signals that he might vote for Donald Trump, Marge says: “If that’s your vote, I question whether I can ever be with you again.”
He replies: “And that’s how I became a Democrat.”
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are set to face each other in the presidential election, which takes place on November 8.
Marge and Homer Simpson’ discussion comes about when Marge says that she “can’t make love until I’ve decided who to vote for”.
The narrator then poses the question: “It’s 3am and the phone is ringing in the White House – who do you want to answer that call?”
The question is a reference to Hillary Clinton’s political campaign of 2008, which ran an ad featuring a ringing phone at 3am, asking Americans who they wanted leading their country during a time of crisis.
Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are then seen responding to such a phone call.
Donald Trump responds by saying: “Not now, I’m on Twitter.”
The Republican then orders an aide to: “Put my name on the Lincoln memorial, disband NATO… and make me some scrambled eggs on gold plates.”
Former President Bill Clinton is seen initially answering the phone with: “The situation room? I’ll be right there.”
Bill Clinton’s face then falls as he hands the phone to Hillary, saying: “Oh, it’s for you.”
Hillary Clinton replies: “Yes, from now on, it’s always for me.”
World’s second-biggest toymaker LEGO has confirmed that it will produce a construction set based on the hit TV animation, The Simpsons.
The new kit will include figures of the main characters including Homer, Bart, Marge and Ned Flanders.
LEGO struck the deal with the show’s owners, Twentieth Century Fox.
Fox is scheduled to air an episode of The Simpsons featuring the cast in Lego form in May, in the US.
LEGO will produce a construction set based on hit TV animation The Simpsons
“We know our fans will love the challenge of building the Simpsons’ family home in great detail and the ability to collect quintessential characters in Lego minifigure form,” Jill Wilfert, from the LEGO Group said in a statement.
The Simpsons, a satirical parody of family life, has been running for 25 years making it the longest running scripted TV show in the US.
LEGO new set will go on sale in the US in February priced at $199.99. The company plans to launch a separate line of 16 Simpsons mini figures in May.
Homer and his family travel to Middle-Earth in search of the Comfy Couch in this Hobbit spoof, the latest couch from the episode Four Regrettings and a Funeral.
Four Springfielders are prompted to try to right past regrets following the funeral of a beloved neighbor. Homer regrets selling his Apple stock to buy a bowling ball, Marge worries she caused Bart’s rebellious streak, Mr. Burns reminisces about a romance he gave up with a beautiful Parisian woman.
The Simpsons travel to Middle-Earth in search of the Comfy Couch
Kent Brockman admits he was too afraid to leave local news and follow his former partner, Rachel Maddow (guest voicing as herself), to cable news in the all-new The Simpson’s Four Regrettings and a Funeral episode airing Sunday, November 3, at 8 PM ET/PT on FOX.
The Simpsons’ executive producer Al Jean revealed during a recent conference call that the writers are “working on a script where a character will pass away”.
“We are doing this story for the same reason we do all others – we think it has a good emotional through line,” Al Jean told The Hollywood Reporter on Tuesday, keeping under wraps whether the character would be killed off or pass away.
“The story will be produced this year though it may air in season 26.”
The Simpsons executive producer revealed a major character will be killed off
Al Jean hinted that “the actor playing the character won an Emmy” for the role, stopping short of revealing which of the beloved animated gang would not survive.
He told The Hollywood Reporter that the episode would happen sometime in mid- to late-2014.
In its 25 seasons, The Simpsons has killed off seven characters – Homer’s Las Vegas wife, Amber (season 16) and Ned’s wife Maude Flanders (season 11) among them.
Pressed for details, Al Jean would not comment beyond the Emmy clue when asked if the death would lead into a “Who Shot Mr. Burns?”-type story, only noting that he hoped the stunt would get “Breaking Bad-type numbers”.
The Simpsons will meet Family Guy for a crossover episode, Fox announced Thursday.
The two highly popular animated comedies are scheduled to meet in autumn of 2014 in a mash-up which will surely have fans jumping for joy.
The episode will take place in The Simpsons’ hometown of Springfield, where Family Guy‘s Griffin family will show up for what will surely be hilarious interaction.
The mash-up has been dubbed The Simpsons Guy and will surely be a win for Fox, which is the home of both shows.
The Simpsons will meet Family Guy for a crossover episode
According to Fox, when the Griffin family arrives in Springfield during a road trip, they “get along famously” with the Simpsons.
Homer Simpson “welcomes his new <<albino>> friends with open arms”, the episode synopsis explains.
When the famous cartoon families meet, of course Homer Simpson and Peter Griffin will go head to head over which beer is better – Duff or Pawtucket.
Family matriarchs Marge Simpson and Lois Griffin are apparently set to become pals, whilst Stewie and Bart will bond over their mutual love for pranks.
Fox gave comments on behalf of their characters, with Peter Griffin saying: “Fox hasn’t spent this much money since they took Simon Cowell tight T-shirt shopping,” and Homer Simpson adding: “Finally I can get my hands on this guy!”
The Simpsons, created by Matt Groening, and Family Guy, created by Seth MacFarlane, have never had an official crossover episode.
Seth MacFarlane has appeared in an episode of The Simpsons, and Dan Castellaneta of The Simpsons made an appearance on Family Guy, but that has been the extent of it to date.
The Simpsons has been running for 24 seasons now, while Family Guy is in its 11th season.
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