The Simpsons

Beyonce Appears On Hip-Hop-Themed ‘Simpsons’ Episode

Christina Lee | January 16, 2017 - 12:38 pm

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Pharrell To Guest Star On ‘The Simpsons’ In February

Bianca Gracie | January 23, 2015 - 6:21 am

Along with taking as many responsibilities that he could fit in his oversized fedora, Pharrell is now adding animated comedy to the roster! The entertainer is making a move to Springfield, as he will guest star on The Simpsons! The cameo, where he plays himself, is set to air on the FOX network show… More »

Lady Gaga Sings A Song To Her Little Monsters On ‘The Simpsons’

Becky Bain | May 21, 2012 - 4:59 pm

Lady Gaga’s voiceover acting debut on The Simpsons aired last night (May 20), and though Lisa remained unimpressed with the pop star throughout most of the episode, we thought Mother Monster did pretty well in animated form. If you have Lady Gaga as your special guest, you obviously need to have her sing, and sing… More »

Lady Gaga Kisses Marge, Gets Yelled At By Lisa On ‘The Simpsons’

Becky Bain | May 18, 2012 - 3:38 pm

Lady Gaga’s episode of The Simpsons on the show’s season finale (airing this Sunday May 20 on Fox) has been previewed and hyped up so much, we feel like we’ve practically seen the whole thing already. Apparently not, as today comes two more sneak peeks at what we can expect during Gaga’s ep: in the… More »

Lady Gaga Rides The Train — Go Behind-The-Scenes Of Her ‘Simpsons’ Episode

Becky Bain | May 16, 2012 - 11:32 am

We hope you’re readying your multiple outfits for any potential viewing parties of Lady Gaga’s episode of The Simpsons, which airs this Sunday May 20 at 8 p.m. on Fox. Entertainment Tonight takes us behind-the-scenes of the Born This Way singer’s episode, showing footage of Gaga recording the episode with the rest of the cast and crew. “Sometimes… More »

Lady Gaga On ‘The Simpsons’: Watch A Preview

Becky Bain | May 9, 2012 - 11:28 am

Money and awards aside, you know you’ve really made it when you a) get parodied by Weird Al Yankovic, and b) appear as yourself on The Simpsons. Last year was “Perform This Way”, and now Lady Gaga can check off the latter marker of success, as the pop star will lend her voice — and most of… More »

Lady Gaga Will Wear As Many Outfits On ‘The Simpsons’ As She Does In Real Life

Becky Bain | May 7, 2012 - 11:40 am

Lady Gaga is headed to Springfield, and she’s not packing light. Entertainment Weekly shares an exclusive pic from the pop star’s debut cameo on The Simpsons, featuring the singer wearing a white-and-seafoam frock seemingly inspired by this tour costume. In case you thought the animated Gaga would have some restraint the real-life Gaga does not possess… More »

Lady Gaga To Guest Star On ‘The Simpsons’

Becky Bain | August 23, 2011 - 6:40 am

Lady Gaga has Little Monsters all over the world – even in Springfield. The “You And I” singer will reportedly guest star on an upcoming episode of The Simpsons for the show’s 23rd season. According to Yeardley Smith (who voices Lisa), “She’s playing herself, and [The Simpsons writers] describe her as the happiest,… More »

Did Usher Rip Off “OMG” From Homer Simpson?

Becky Bain | December 27, 2010 - 1:59 pm

Homer better call Lionel Hutz for some legal advice — morning radio show Y101 Showgram discovered that a made-up Christmas song sung by Homer during the show’s 14th season sounds a lot like Usher’s hit “OMG”. What’s next, Ush sampling the “Mr. Plow” song? Jump below and be the judge. … More »

Katy Perry And Her Boobs Welcome On ‘The Simpsons’

Becky Bain | December 6, 2010 - 10:14 am

As you may recall, Grammy nominee Katy Perry was banished from Sesame Street for putting her assets a little too clearly on display. But not all TV shows (allegedly) meant for a younger audience are as uptight — on last night’s Christmas-themed episode of The Simpsons, the pop star and her cleavage were celebrated in… More »

Katy Perry To Guest Star On ‘The Simpsons’

Becky Bain | September 27, 2010 - 10:27 am

Katy Perry might have been given the axe from Sesame Street, but the mammory-enhanced (and proud of it) pop star isn’t through with puppets just yet. Perry will appear on an upcoming episode of The Simspons in a live-action segment featuring the Simpson clan as puppets. In related news, Katy’s cleavage will get its own… More »

‘Glee’ On ‘The Simpsons’ — Watch A Preview!

Becky Bain | September 21, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Fox is wisely creating some synergy between two of their hit shows—for The Simpsons’ 22nd season premiere, Glee’s Lea Michele, Cory Monteith and Amber Riley voice campers at an arts camp, welcoming Lisa with a rendition of the Beach Boys’ “Good Vibrations.” It’s cute, but if anything Glee-related doesn’t have Sue Sylvester in it, we… More »

‘American Idol’ Judges (And Ryan!) Get Simpsonized

Becky Bain | May 24, 2010 - 1:42 pm

We know you spent most of your Sunday night either crying during or complaining about the Lost finale, but believe or not, there were other things happening on TV. Like the American Idol judges and Ryan Seacrest guest-starring on The Simpsons! Watch a clip below. … More »

Ke$ha’s “Tik Tok” Gets Simpsonized

Becky Bain | May 3, 2010 - 7:42 am

There are enough people on the Internet imitating Ke$ha that it was only a matter of time until The Simpsons would satirize it. Last night, in place of their typical title sequence couch gag, the Simpsons honored both the oft-headdressed pop star’s hit “Tik Tok”, as well as music fans’ penchant for remaking music videos in their own image. Whether you’re… More »

Coldplay’s Chris Martin Gets Simpsonized

Becky Bain | February 1, 2010 - 11:19 am

Is it too early in the new decade to start another list of the Best Pop Star Appearances on The Simpsons? Chris Martin lent his vocal talents to The Simpsons last night, as he led Coldplay through an LOL-inducing private show for Homer and Bart. Take the jump to see the band’s appearance on the show… More »

The Decade’s Top 10 Pop Star Guest Appearances On ‘The Simpsons’

Becky Bain | December 28, 2009 - 1:19 pm

Twenty-one seasons in, The Simpsons continues to shine as a beacon of smart, funny TV. But it is also one of our favorite cultural fun-house mirrors, and we’d be remiss if we didn’t spend a moment looking back on the decade of pop that was through the prism that is America’s best dysfunctional animated family. More »

Competent Drum Work Of Andy Hurley Enlivens Long-Running Television Show

Mike Barthel | January 26, 2009 - 2:30 am

Speaking of spending too much time on the… More »

Fall Out Boy Turns Yellow

Lucas Jensen | January 22, 2009 - 10:30 am

Though I haven’t watched a new episode of The Simpsons in a few years-–a fact that makes me more sorta sad as owner of the first 10 seasons on DVD-–I’m excited to hear that the show is keeping the tradition of guest musicians recording alternate takes of (Oscar nominee) Danny Elfman’s seminal theme song. Joining… More »

Maura | January 25, 2008 - 9:15 am

Kurt Loder is going to be on this Sunday’s episode of The Simpsons–because it’s an “episode about the ’90s”–but what he really wants to do is play a victim on Law & Order: SVU. Dude, at least if you go on Criminal Intent, your character might be able to die with a little more dignity. More »

Liner Notes: Someday, The Strokes Will Return

Brian Raftery | May 24, 2007 - 2:20 am

- The members of the Strokes are taking a year off. Which year? 1978? [NME] – Simon, Garfunkel and their long-running mutual hatred held a reunion last night in D.C. [Billboard] – The soundtrack for The Simpsons Movie features a little bit of hip-hop, a little bit of R&B, and absolutely nothing… More »

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