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Old 01-10-2013, 09:19
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This is one time i'm glad Harry Shearer has never won an Emmy for his Simpsons work. Hmm.... though judging by the way Al Jean has worded what he has said, i think sadly it's between
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both would be a big shake up. Perhaps one of them doesn't wanna do it anymore?
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Old 01-10-2013, 11:17
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It could be that Grammer thinks the character has gone as far as it can.
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Old 01-10-2013, 11:24
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Think its more likely to be
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Old 01-10-2013, 13:01
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Old 01-10-2013, 13:16
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So long as the character that gets killed off, does so in circumstances that are not the fault of another (careless) person, nor is the death treated tastelessly and insensitively, the demise of said character should make for compulsive viewing, and be remembered afterwards for all the right reasons.

How Dr. Nick Riviera met his demise in "The Simpsons Movie" is more than laughable - but the way Maude Flanders got killed off in the series (in 2000), thanks to Homer the no-brainer, was beyond appalling, especially the funeral scene. Critics labelled the episode as 'touching'. Eh?

As for the saxophone player 'Bleeding Gums' Murphy (still seen in the extended (old) opening titles, even after his demise), there is no need to criticise his untimely end.

And as for Dr. Marvin Monroe...well, given his appearance years later at a signing of Marge's novel, he might not be dead, after all.
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Old 01-10-2013, 13:32
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So long as the character that gets killed off, does so in circumstances that are not the fault of another (careless) person, nor is the death treated tastelessly and insensitively, the demise of said character should make for compulsive viewing, and be remembered afterwards for all the right reasons.
Alas, given what I've seen of the modern episodes of the show I suspect insensitivity will be likely. The latest episode had 3 lead characters drinking and driving as part of the gag. The scene was not treated as shocking or wrong, just part of the show. The morality of the show seems to have been sucked away
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Old 01-10-2013, 18:00
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Morality? Homer has been choking his son since it first aired
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Old 01-10-2013, 18:07
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Could be Edna.
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Old 01-10-2013, 18:22
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Is it the enda Edna?
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Old 01-10-2013, 18:42
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This is one time i'm glad Harry Shearer has never won an Emmy for his Simpsons work. Hmm.... though judging by the way Al Jean has worded what he has said, i think sadly it's between
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both would be a big shake up. Perhaps one of them doesn't wanna do it anymore?
Perhaps a character is reprised, and gets killed off, within a dream sequence.... say, Troy McClure (voiced by Phil Hartman). Of course, Phil Hartman died, his last role was within Joe Dante's Small Soldiers.
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Old 01-10-2013, 18:43
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The way Maude got killed off was stupid, and showed Homer as an uncaring jerk
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Old 01-10-2013, 19:11
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They killed off the comedy long ago. Probably time this show was cancelled, it had a good run.
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Old 01-10-2013, 19:15
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The way Maude got killed off was stupid, and showed Homer as an uncaring jerk
It was absolutely appalling. Not only was Homer responsible for Maude's death, he then quipped that he'd also parked in an ambulance zone so that she couldn't be resuscitated. In a later episode, he 'helped' Ned sort through Maude's things by secretly feeding all of her belongings through a wood-chipper. It was pretty shocking how much they made him out to be a complete monster rather than the loveable buffoon of the first eight or nine seasons.

That said, I don't think they'd kill off another one of Ned's wives. My money is on Bob.
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Old 01-10-2013, 20:09
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I hated Homer in the Frank Grimes episode too, his idocy went too far there.
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Old 01-10-2013, 20:16
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Dear 'The Simpsons'

Can you kill off Lisa please, she never says or does anything remotely funny and every season she's even more annoying, whiny and self-righteous than the last.

Thanks!
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Old 01-10-2013, 20:23
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If they're going to do that then they may aswell kill of marge as well.

Let it be the Homer & Bart show.
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Old 01-10-2013, 21:40
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Family Guy did it first (going to)

now the Simpsons

confidence?
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Old 01-10-2013, 21:51
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Family Guy did it first (going to)

now the Simpsons

confidence?
Family Guy did what first? Killed off a character?
It's been don'y plenty of times in the past. If you read the thread you will find one of those happened on The Simpsons. Maude, Marvin (I think he reappeared), Moleman?

South Park have done it a couple of times, not including Kenny.
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Old 01-10-2013, 21:52
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Family Guy did it first (going to)

now the Simpsons

confidence?
Characters die in tv shows all the time. Hardly a coincidence.
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Old 01-10-2013, 22:30
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Dear 'The Simpsons'

Can you kill off Lisa please, she never says or does anything remotely funny and every season she's even more annoying, whiny and self-righteous than the last.

Thanks!
Agree sometimes she is so annoying
Bleeding Gums Murphy's death was fairly touching, at least Lisa got to say goodbye to him
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Old 01-10-2013, 22:33
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Probably Sideshow Bob, he even has his own theme music.

Would be cool if they brought back all the dead characters as ghosts in a Halloween episode.
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Old 01-10-2013, 22:36
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Dear 'The Simpsons'

Can you kill off Lisa please, she never says or does anything remotely funny and every season she's even more annoying, whiny and self-righteous than the last.

Thanks!
NO!!!!! No, No, No, No!!!!! Lisa is my fav character, even though i dont watch the latest series i'd be devastated none the less if she were to die!

Me personally i dont really think killing someone off is a big deal! Because of the strange reason to keep everyone at the same age over the past 24 years, no character has had a decent character progression so i wont think killing of a character will make a difference!
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Old 01-10-2013, 22:57
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I don't know if this person is still alive as it is but could it be

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Old 01-10-2013, 23:13
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NOOOOO
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Old 02-10-2013, 00:27
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NO!!!!! No, No, No, No!!!!! Lisa is my fav character
THIS! Lisa is my favorite. Not everyone gets her, but she can be so cute and so funny. There's an episode that I can never find a clip off on youtube where she asks Bart if he likes her new boots, It's so adorable!
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