Smithers Will Come Out on The Simpsons

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THE SIMPSONS: Mr. Burns recalls a a romance with a beautiful Parisian woman in the all-new "Four Regrettings and a Funeral" episode of THE SIMPSONS airing Sunday, Nov. 3 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. THE SIMPSONS ™ and © 2013 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Smithers. Photo: FOX

In an interview with TVLine, Simpsons showrunner Al Jean reveals that the show’s 27th season will be a big one for Waylon Smithers, Boo-urns?

In another interview with THR, Jean also states that he thinks it’s possible that The Simpsons, which was just renewed through season 28, could end after its 30th season. “I wouldn’t be stunned if we stopped at 28 but my bet is on at least 30,” he said. Of course, “at least 30” could mean anything, so fans’ dreams of 60 seasons and a movie remain undimmed.