Springfield Googolplex Ep. 4: Planet of the Apes (1968)

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Springfield Googolplex
– The movie podcast for Simpsons fans.

Nate took Adam to Planet of the Apes (the 1968 movie, not the planet), one of the most thoroughly parodied movies on The Simpsons, after Citizen Kane. But will Adam resist its charms, or will Nate finally make a monkey out of him?

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Also in this episode:

  • One of the wildest movies to ever get a G rating from the MPAA

  • A deep dive into Troy McClure’s big musical comeback, arguably the greatest film parody in Simpsons history

  • The long shadow of Rod Serling and the Twilight Zone twist ending

  • An ode to the bang-on musical parodies of Simpsons composer Alf Clausen

Next week, on our spooktacular Halloween episode, Adam “promises” to wake Nate up from A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984).


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