Fun Fact: Lisa Simpson’s Super Bowl Accuracy

In a Simpsons episode, Lisa Simpson uses her intelligence to accurately predict football games. She correctly predicted the real Super Bowl and they redubbed her lines in reruns and Lisa kept correctly choosing the victor.

Video Game History : The Simpsons Skateboarding (PS2)

While The Simpsons have featured some creative games, they also imitated others. The Simpsons Skateboarding for PS2 was an obvious rival to the Tony Hawk series. While Tony Hawk’s games have dropped in popularity in recent years, back in 2002 they were far from ignored. The game featured a similar set-up to Tony Hawk’s Pro…

Video Game History: The Simpsons Wrestling (PS1)

While the early 90’s had plenty of games based on The Simpsons, I really think The Simpsons Wrestling in 2001 was the start of the modern era of their video games. While the older games featured mainly Bart, The Simpsons Wrestling featured most of the well-known characters. The late 90’s and early 2000s were also…

Fun Fact: When Barbara Bush Apologized To The Simpsons Cartoon

When The Simpsons made their rise to fame in the early 1990’s, then-First Lady Barbara Bush commented publicly saying “It was the dumbest thing I had ever seen, but it’s a family thing, and I guess it’s clean.” on the matter. Show-writers responded by sending her a letter “written” by Marge Simpson. Barbara Bush responded…

Fun Fact: The Springfield That The Simpsons Is Based On

In the TV series, The Simpsons, their hometown of Springfield is located in an unknown state and the show’s writers have given contradictory “clues” of where its located in America. While the fictional one is based on many things, Matt Groening says it’s officially named after the Springfield in his home-state of Oregon.