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Bad News for Homer, Marge This Season

They legally separate in 'The Simpsons' premiere, Al Jean reveals

(Newser) - More dire news from the upcoming season of The Simpsons: Homer and Marge's marriage is in trouble. "In the premiere, it’s discovered after all the years Homer has narcolepsy and it’s an incredible strain on the marriage," executive producer Al Jean reveals in a new... More »

'Marge Simpson' Inspiration Dead at 94

Margaret Ruth Groening, Matt's mom, was married to real-life Homer

(Newser) - You might recognize some names in the obituary published yesterday for Margaret Ruth Groening, who died last month at age 94: She was married to Homer and had two daughters named Lisa and Maggie ... plus a son named Matt, of Simpsons fame. Yes, Margaret Groening was the inspiration for Marge... More »

After 20 Years, The Simpsons Is Irrelevant

But the show has influenced much of modern TV, says author

(Newser) - Today marks the 20th anniversary of The Simpsons, a show that has influenced everything from modern TV to the president’s speechwriter—but is now barely relevant. “There will never be another show or entertainment program as wide-reaching as The Simpsons,” says John Ortved, author of The Simpsons:... More »

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