Springfield was rebuilt in a different place and everyone moved to the new city and abandoned the old one In the show’s 500th episode, Season 23’s “At Long Last Leave,” the Springfield townspeople held a secret meeting to kick the Simpsons out of the city because their constant antics have bankrupted Springfield.The Simpsons go to live in an unincorporated community called “The Outlands” that’s run-down and has no laws.I’m sure there’s another supernatural metaphor I could use. At some point, The Simpsons went off the air and was replaced by its evil twin, Zombie Simpsons.
Inspired by last night's Simpsons, in which widower Ned Flanders finally gets some action--and with a hot movie star, no less: As a heterosexual male with not nearly enough of a clue about what attracts women to men (and way too many of my brain cells devoted to The Simpsons or sex, not necessarily in that order), I was wondering how realistic this was.
Is Ned the kind of guy a movie star would fall for? If not, which Simpsons character would you go out with?
I started wondering if I could pinpoint the exact moment that the change occurred. Personally, I think The Simpsons died on February 13, 2000, with the death of Maude Flanders.
If I could find one episode that killed the show, what would it be? “Alone Again, Natura-Diddily” isn’t the worst episode ever, but it had the longest lasting negative effect on the series.
This episode also gives us a glimpse at Ned and Edna Krabappel in bed together (see below), a song “Hey Diddly, Hell Diddly” and the line “I’m insisting on a fisting!
” A timely episode due to the rash of school bullying incidents in real life, Springfield passes an anti-bullying law and Homer gets sent to a sensitivity course.
he's very sweet, never has a bad word to say about anyone, and he always knows what to say (even if it's not what you want to hear, it comes from the heart.) Annoying, yes, but my annoyance is my own problem, not his. Kermit is, however, not a 'nice' guy (the type who finishes last) : he has a spine and stands up for what he thinks.
The Simpsons hasn't as yet (that I've seen, but I don't have cable so I'm limited to what's shown in syndication) explored this part of Ned's character.
It is the third, and most likely final, goodbye The Simpsons creators have made for Krabappel.
Shortly after Wallace's death Bart's ever-changing message on the chalkboard read, "We'll really miss you Mrs K", and the eagle-eyed might have spotted an angel version of Krapabbel in the opening credits of The Simpsons Christmas episode.
We knew that Flanders could succumb to violent instincts as a few other episodes on this list show.