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August 26, 2014 at 6:01 AM

12 Days of Simpsons, Day 6: Mr. Burns’ guide to business

Charles Montgomery “Monty” Burns is really, really old and really, really rich. And he doesn’t ever remember Homer Simpson’s name, even though Homer has been working at Burns’ nuclear plant since 1989, FCOL. Burns went to Yale. He has a devoted minion. He travels in his own railcar. He has hounds (and loves to say…

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August 25, 2014 at 6:00 AM

12 Days of Simpsons, Day 5: Best of Grandpa

Welcome to Day 5 of our celebration of “The Simpsons,” Matt Groening’s famous family. Our party celebrates the FXX channel’s marathon broadcast (going on now!) of all 552 episodes of the animated comedy. Today we honor Abe Simpson, the turnip-headed elder of the family, who drifts in and out of real time in hilarious…

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August 24, 2014 at 6:00 AM

12 Days of Simpsons, Day 4: Hail, Marge

Welcome to our celebration of “The Simpsons,” Matt Groening’s famous family. Our party celebrates the FXX channel’s broadcast (going on now!) of all 552 episodes of the animated comedy so far. Since moms are awesome, today’s post celebrates Marge Simpson, the blue-haired matriarch of the Springfield clan. Did you know Marge is real? As in,…

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August 23, 2014 at 6:00 AM

12 Days of Simpsons, Day 3: Couch gags

Welcome to our celebration of “The Simpsons,” Matt Groening’s famous family. Our party celebrates the FXX channel’s broadcast (going on now!) of all 552 episodes of the animated comedy so far. You can’t talk about “The Simpsons” without talking about the couch gags. By that we mean the scenes at the end of each opening…

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August 22, 2014 at 12:01 PM

12 Days of Simpsons, Day 2: Birth of Bart

Welcome to Day 2 of our celebration of “The Simpsons,” Matt Groening’s famous family. Our party in turn celebrates the FXX channel’s marathon broadcast (going on now!) of all 552 episodes of the animated comedy. Any “Simpsons” newbies out there? You may think Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie just sprung up, all shiny…

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August 21, 2014 at 3:07 PM

Join us for The 12 Days of Simpsons

Why are you reading this? The 12-day, 552-episode FXX marathon of “The Simpsons” is going on! (Full schedule here.) If you weren’t lucky enough to arrange vacation (D’oh!) around this Vital Television Event, we hope you have your DVR set. In honor of this VTE — which truly does include every episode, from No. 1,…

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