Unless you’re like the Comic Book Guy, you probably don’t even realize The Simpsons is still on the air. That’s okay we barely remembered either! It’s not that we aren’t fans; when push comes to shove, we’d still say we love The Simpsons. It’s just that but we haven’t watched a new episode in eight years. Did we say "new" episode? Let’s rephrase that. Any episode. When you’ve seen every episode ten times over, from elementary school all the way through college, it’s understandable to take a break.
For those of you who are still watching, though, the new season kicks off on September 28th, and Entertainment Weekly has already confirmed two of the guest voices for the 20th season (20th season! We are old!)
Jodie Foster and Anne Hathaway will enter themselves into the Springfield universe, with Ms. Foster voicing an adult Maggie in a flash-forward episode and Ms. Hathaway taking on the role of a love interest for Bart that he keeps trying to impress. If those descriptions sound familiar, it’s probably because they’ve been Simpsons plots roughly sixteen other times before. (Okay, okay. We’ll cut the show some slack. It’s not like we could come up with original ideas twenty years in a row, either.)
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