Posts Tagged "Homer Simpson"

The Simpsons to go off the grid for 500th episode
by NICK ROSEN on JANUARY 11, 2012 - 2 Comments in EVENTS

Makers respond to growing interest in off-grid lifestyle

We’ve known for a while that the milestone 500th episode of “The Simpsons” would come somewhere early in 2012, but FOX has now nailed down a date for the episode: Sunday, Feb. 19.

The episode is called “At Long Last Leave,” and  scant details have been released by makers Fox.  We only know the episode involves the Simpsons being evicted from Springfield and taking up residence with an off the grid community outside town. When Homer and family try to return home they are treated so badly they come to respect the warm welcome they received from the off-gridders.

Its not the first time Homer and family have toyed with the off-grid life.  (more…)

The Simpsons go off the grid (just)
by NICK ROSEN on APRIL 30, 2010 - 0 Comments in EVENTS

Homer unplugged

Last Sunday’s episode of The Simpsons showed the cartoon family going off the grid after Homer (who, lest we forget,  works in a Nuclear power plant) becomes fed up with high power bills.  With total disloyalty he buys a  wind turbine to power the family home and unplugs from the grid.

Their excitement fades when The Simpsons realize the juice only flows when the wind blows. (more…)


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