Springfield Googolplex Ep. 7: So It’s Come to This: A Googolplex Retrospective

ThatShelf.com presents:
Springfield Googolplex
– The movie podcast for Simpsons fans.

Adam and Nate look back on the journey so far through the wonderful world of Simpsons movie parodies. They compare the first batch of movies they watched together, and sum up what they’ve learned about film, parody, and The Simpsons.

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Also in this episode:

  • What movies and directors are referenced most on The Simpsons? (The answer may surprise you.)

  • Exploring the full smorgasbord reference types: cinematography, background gags, music, and mashups

  • What the Simpsons chooses to parody, what it doesn’t, and why

  • What the hell is the difference between parody, homage, pastiche, and reference anyways?

  • The Simpsons Movie Database, which collects, categorizes, and quantifies every movie reference in the first 13 seasons of The Simpsons


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