When you have a beloved animated show like The Simpsons that has been credited with predicting the future over and over again, it should come as no surprise that when they finally get around to turning it into a movie, they’ve already covered all the same ground before. The Simpsons Movie Honest Trailer reminds us about all the plot points in the movie that we’ve seen in episodes of The Simpsons, but ultimately admits that it doesn’t stop anyone from wanting to see a sequel. Read More »
For 31 years, actor Harry Shearer has provided the voice of Dr. Julius Hibbert on The Simpsons. But that streak came to an end with this past Sunday’s episode, “DiaryQueen.” As promised last summer, the show’s producers have hired a Black actor to replace Shearer and voice the Black character. Read More »
Dan Harmon is returning to network TV with a new animated comedy series set in mythical ancient Greece. The Rick and Morty creator has set an animated comedy series at FOX, which plans to premiere the yet-untitled series in 2022.
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Nick Offerman teaming up with the creators of Bob’s Burgers for a new animated comedy about a dysfunctional family? 2021 is already looking up thanks to Fox’s stacked slate of animated shows, which will be led in by newcomer The Great North, an adult animated comedy starring Offerman as a single father living in Alaska as he tries to keep a rein on his oddball kids. Watch The Great North clip below.
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Last Man Standing, the Tim Allen sitcom that has somehow been on for eight seasons, is about to crossover with a previous Tim Allen sitcom: Home Improvement. An upcoming episode will have Allen’s Last Man Standing character Mike Baxter meet Home Improvement‘s Tim “The Tool Man” Taylor, and I presume all sorts of shenanigans will happen. In the episode, Allen’s Last Man Standing character hires a repairman, and wouldn’t ya know it? The repairman just happens to be Tim “The Tool Man” Taylor. What are the odds?!
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Not only was there supposed to be a Bob’s Burgers movie on the big screen earlier this year, but there was a musical short film that would have also been released in theaters too. But unfortunately, the coronavirus pandemic ruined all those plans.
Thankfully, the Bob’s Burgers movie is still slated to arrive in theaters, and the silver lining is that the pandemic has given them ample to to really polish the final cut. However, as creator Loren Bouchard and supervising animator Janelle Momary recently discussed, the movie also makes producing the series a little more challenging. Read More »
If you’re a fan of Bob’s Burgers, then you’ll probably be interested in the first look at creator Loren Bouchard‘s new animated The Great North. Coming to FOX early next year, the new family comedy follows Nick Offerman as a single father living in Alaska as he tries to keep his oddball kids close to him. The first teaser trailer has arrived to give us a sneak peek at the series, and it looks like it could be a new hit for FOX. Read More »
About six months ago, Disney+ introduced various collections of The Simpsons episodes with some recurring themes that have appeared over the years. There’s a collection of episodes following the family taking various trips, another collection featuring all of their sports-related antics, and even a collection of episodes that contain the frequently surprising prescient predictions that the show somehow made, such as Disney buying 20th Century Fox and Donald Trump becoming president. However, the one that was frustratingly missing was a collection of all the Halloween-themed Treehouse of Horror episodes. Thankfully, that has changed this month. Read More »
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Even though a good chunk of the items featured in our “Cool Stuff” category is geared towards kids who love action figures, pletny of the toys and collectibles we feature are loved by adults too. But when it comes to the new Toy Story 25th anniversary collection of shoes and gear from Adidas, this is strictly for kids only, unless you have some seriously tiny feet.
In honor of the milestone anniversary of Pixar’s first feature length computer animated movie, a whole set of Toy Story athletic shoes are being released by Adidas, each of them taking design inspiration from one of the main characters in the movie. And for all you longtime Pixar fans, there’s a certain basketball you might want to pick up too. Read More »
Around the same time the producers of The Simpsons decided that they wouldn’t cast white voice actors to play any characters of color on the animated series, Family Guy followed suit when Mike Henry announced that he would step down from voicing Cleveland Brown, a staple recurring who also got his own spin-off series for a few seasons.
Now, after The Simpsons found a new actor to voice Homer’s friend Carl, Family Guy has done the same by announcing a new voice for Cleveland Brown. Voice actor Arif Zahir has landed the role of Cleveland Brown, and if you’re worried that the character won’t sound like he usually does, Zahir cleared up any concerns by giving fans a taste of his performance. Listen to the new Cleveland voice actor below. Read More »