"Part of me feels like I need to go around to every single Indian person in this country and personally apologize," says the Emmy-winning actor, whose iconic show has grappled with the issue of "spoken blackface."
Harry Shearer, who has voiced Dr. Julius Hibbert in The Simpsons since the show's inception, is to stop voicing the chuckling physician.
The Simpsons paid tribute to the late Marcia Wallace in last night's episode of the long-running series, giving her the send off she deserved.
The long-running animated hit was also credited with having foreseen the inauguration of Vice President Kamala Harris.
The soothsayer qualities of 'The Simpsons' were in action again at the inauguration of Joe Biden.
“Treehouse of Horror XXXI” opens with an election parody that’s not for the faint of heart.
'The Simpsons' announced earlier this year that non-white characters would no longer be voiced by white actors.
The Simpson’s star says she feels “disrespected” for being compared to the Democratic vice presidential candidate.
Harry Shearer, the voice of Mr Burns on The Simpsons, has said that actors should be able to play 'someone who they are not', and not necessarily characters of their own ethnicity.
With stars like Tina Fey, Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon apologizing and shows like "Community," "The Golden Girls" and "Scrubs" deleting episodes featuring blackface, Hollywood is finally beginning to reckon with one of its most insidious comedic tropes.
In a week of shows announcing that white actors would no longer voice Black characters, the long-running animated series has made its own casting change.
The famous documentary filmmaker said he has 'found a voice the audience understands and likes' over his illustrious career.
Matt Groening’s animated sitcom was produced and broadcast in a 4:3 aspect ratio until the end of 2009.
Famously, Paul McCartney and his late wife Linda appeared in the Simpsons episode Lisa The Vegetarian in 1995.
When Disney+ launched in North America thirty seasons of The Simpsons were available to watch on day one.
The show created superheroes, known as the Vindicators, who battle the villain Chinos in a storyline very similar to "Infinity War."
Josh Weinstein remembers one particular joke involving Mr Burns as his proudest moment in six years working on 'The Simpsons'.
The actor didn't realise the character had come to be regarded as racist and went on to educate himself.
The writers of 'The Simpsons' have proved to be rather prescient, predicting the future many times during the show's 20+ year lifespan.