Sunday’s episode of Fox’s “The Simpsons”
will surpass the classic Western “Gunsmoke” as the longest-running prime-time scripted series, with 636 episodes.
Ramon Padilla and Karl Gelles
At least once during every football season, you may watch a Detroit Lions or Big Ten game on Fox, accidentally watch commercial and hear someone in the room say: “wait, ‘The Simpsons’ are still on?”
Well yes, the hallmark Fox show is in the middle of its 30th season, the most for an American sitcom or an prime time TV series.
And they still have a zinger every once in a while.
In Sunday night’s show, Moe, the socially creepy bartender, was almost about to marry a Russian woman in a ceremony conducted by a Russian priest. But of course, Moe couldn’t go through with it.
Which is a good thing, especially since both the priest and the woman weren’t Russian.
The priest was actually from Brooklyn. And the woman?
Sounds like there’s at least one Wolverines fan in the writing room.
And while this border “war” between the states will likely never die down, the culmination of this rivalry will continue on Nov. 24 in Columbus, when Michigan football plays Ohio State, likely for a spot in the Big Ten title game.
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