While some aging TV shows add characters to stay fresh, The Simpsons built an entire episode mocking that sham (”The Itchy & Scratchy & Poochie Show”). Even welcome newcomers aren’t spared: Frank Grimes is killed off in his first episode. EXTRAS The Simpsons: The Complete Eighth Season offers a standard collection of sketches, deleted scenes, and commentaries. On one, showrunner Josh Weinstein gushes about the Man in Black, who voiced a coyote, ”We made Johnny Cash make gnawing-a-guy’s-leg sounds.”
The Simpsons: The Complete Eighth Season While some aging TV shows add characters to stay fresh, The Simpsons built an entire episode mocking that sham (''The Itchy & Scratchy & ...The Simpsons: The Complete Eighth SeasonAnimation, ComedyUnrated While some aging TV shows add characters to stay fresh, The Simpsons built an entire episode mocking that sham (''The Itchy & Scratchy & ...2006-08-11Hank AzariaHarry ShearerHank Azaria, Harry Shearer
Genre: Animation, Comedy; Starring: Nancy Cartwright, Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer; Status: In Season; MPAA Rating: Unrated
Posted August 11 2006 — 12:00 AM EDT
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