The series' setting of Springfield occasionally incorporates modern technology, but for the most part, the internet, smartphones, and social media might as well not exist, if they're not at the center of that week's plot line.
But this extends to some of the show's characters, who play around with stereotypes that fewer viewers were sensitive to back in the 1990s.
Groundskeeper Willie: (Drives up in tractor with Willy painted on it and does a wheelie) Get ready forsome big Willie style!
Krusty the Clown: (Drives up and hops out) Hey-Hey! Apu Nahasapeemapetilon: (Drives in on two side wheels) Driving this car is more dangerousthan the night shift at the Kwik-E-Mart. Barney Gumble: (The truck has a bunch of snow in the back and Homer isstanding behind the truck) Whoa, its my turn to drive already??! Moe Szyslak: (Drives up and trunk opens and a Panda appears) Vamoose.
Back in 2000, in an episode called Bart to the Future, he gets a vision of the future in which America has been crippled financially under a Trump presidency and is relying on bail-outs from China and Europe.
Things are a lot harder for them when they can’t have Homer acting crazy all the time.
Jean then jumps in and talks about how this is a bit of a departure because Homer realizes that Bart has feelings.
has always been chockablock with fake flicks–and not just the ones that faded star Troy Mc Clure constantly rattled off.
The creators of The Simpsons have acknowledged their bold - and as it turns out accurate - prediction from sixteen years ago that Donald Trump would make it all the way to the White House.