Genre Smash! – CLASSIC SIMPSONS NIGHT

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Date: May 20, 2014

Hi! We’re the Writers Guild Foundation. You may remember our next GENRE SMASH! guests from such classic SIMPSONS episodes as “Last Exit to Springfield” and “A Streetcar Named Marge.”

That’s right: We’re having a CLASSIC SIMPSONS NIGHT! If you’re a Simpsons fan, lots of your favorite episodes of the show probably come from those amazing early seasons of the show. So we’re having a night to celebrate the writers of those episodes!

Here’s who’ll be joining us:

  • Al Jean (“Moaning Lisa,” “The Way We Was”)
  • Jay Kogen & Wallace Wolodarsky (“Bart the Daredevil,” “Like Father, Like Clown”)
  • Jeff Martin (“Lisa’s First Word,” “Homer’s Barbershop Quartet”)
  • Mike Reiss (“The Telltale Head,” “Supercalifragilisticexpiali-Annoyed-Grunt-cious”)
  • John Vitti (“Mr. Plow,” “Cape Feare”)

They’re responsible for developing characters like, oh, let’s just make a quick list:

  • Mr. Burns
  • Waylon Smithers
  • Krusty the Clown
  • Sideshow Bob
  • Moe Szyslak
  • Chief Wiggum
  • Mrs. Krabappel
  • Nelson Muntz

…and, you know, a whole bunch of others. So buy tickets now!

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