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Al Jean

  1. tribeca film festival
    The Simpsons Creators and Stars Reveal Their Dream Guest Stars at TribecaHarry Shearer also offered an idea for a Simpsons spinoff series.
  2. animated series
    Al Jean’s Five Favorite Episodes of The CriticThe co-creator chooses standout episodes of the show 25 years later.
  3. tv
    The Simpsons Showrunner Responds to Critics of the Show, AgainThis time on Twitter, the place where things only get more civil.
  4. bad ideas
    Ted Cruz Really Did Not Nail This Simpsons Analogy About Gun ControlIf only the senator from Texas had thought this one through a little bit more.
  5. ‘The Simpsons’ to Air Very First Hour-Long Episode It’s hard to imagine there’s anything The Simpsons hasn’t done in its 27 seasons on air, but believe it or not, there’s another first coming: […]
  6. the simpsons live
    Homer Simpson Will Appear Live on The SimpsonsReal live “D’oh!”
  7. binge on tv not candy
    Simpsons, Buffy Writers on Halloween EpisodesPlus: How to avoid sitcom trick-or-treat monotony, according to folks from Home Improvement, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and Parks and Rec.
  8. Al Jean Says ‘The Simpsons’ Is Probably Ending After Season 30The 27th season of The Simpsons premiered on Fox last night, and according to showrunner Al Jean, there’s a fairly good chance the show won’t […]
  9. the cosmic ballet goes on
    Simpsons Showrunner Al Jean Remembers Leonard NimoyHe had some of the show’s best cameos.
  10. Al Jean Says There’s a 50/50 Chance of Another ‘Simpsons’ MovieIt’s been seven and a half years since The Simpsons Movie, but it turns out that a recent Simpsons episode was initially developed as a […]
  11. Al Jean Calls the ‘Simpsons’ Season Premiere Character Death ‘Over-Hyped’The Simpsons aired its 26th season premiere last night, and after nearly a year of anticipation around which character would be killed off, the […]
  12. streaming week
    3 Simpsons Showrunners Reflect on New Fans and the ‘Classic Era’ Myth“We have people whose entry point is episode 300, and then they get tired of it in episode 450.”
  13. ‘Simpsons’ Executive Producer Al Jean Teases Season 26 and the Show’s […]With the hit FXX Simpsons marathon and live Hollywood Bowl event now complete, the next source of Simpsons anticipation will be which character […]
  14. A Chat with the Cast and Crew of ‘The Simpsons’The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  15. Fox Is Reairing Marcia Wallace’s Emmy-Winning ‘Simpsons’ Episode as a […]Fox and The Simpsons are making some programming changes Sunday to honor the life of Marcia Wallace, a voice actor on the series since Season 1 […]
  16. r.i.p.
    The Simpsons Will Retire Mrs. KrabappelAfter the tragic passing of Marcia Wallace.
  17. ‘The Simpsons’ Will Kill Off Another Character This Season; Who Will it Be?The Simpsons premiered its 25th season on Sunday night, but the show hasn’t completely settled in its ways. In a recent phone conference, […]
  18. Al Jean on ‘Family Guy’-Style Cutaways Being ‘Not as Fresh’ AnymoreCo.Create has a cool interview with long-time Simpsons writer and showrunner Al Jean about the process of writing an episode of the legendary […]
  19. Watch Conan’s ‘Simpsons’ Writers Roundtable Right Now Conan O’Brien gathered a bunch of glory era Simpsons writers together to talk about their experiences working on the show for his web talk […]
  20. Al Jean Remembers the Time Roger Ebert Guest Starred on ‘The Critic’Longtime Simpsons writer/producer Al Jean reminisced to Vulture about working with the legendary movie critic Roger Ebert when he guest starred […]
  21. tribute
    Remembering Roger Ebert’s Cameo on The CriticIt didn’t stink.
  22. we get letters
    Homer Simpson Sent Vulture an E-mail About Our Sitcom SmackdownHe’s got his eyes on The Wire.
  23. Judd Apatow’s ‘Simpsons’ Script from 1990 Is Being Made NowThe spec episode of The Simpsons that comedy kingpin Judd Apatow wrote 22 years ago is finally getting made next season, Apatow announced in a […]
  24. Simpsons Executive Producer Talks About Banksy’s Couch GagLongtime Simpsons Executive Producer Al Jean on last night’s Banksy couch gag: “We were thrilled. It was funny, I watched Mad Men last night […]
  25. the early-evening news
    Ladies and Gentlemen, Your National TreasuresPlus Don Cheadle, The Simpsons, and Tron!