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    The curse of The Simpsons

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    Re: The curse of The Simpsons

    I love The Simpsons and I had never realized how many of them were dead now. I like the section of the site that you can email them your guess of your will be next and If you're right you can win a t shirt.


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    Re: The curse of The Simpsons

    Wait.... Wasn't Ken Griffey Jr. on The Simpsons? This might be bigger than the Madden curse.
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    Re: The curse of The Simpsons

    Quote Originally Posted by Degenerate39 View Post
    Wait.... Wasn't Ken Griffey Jr. on The Simpsons?
    Yep. Hopefully he stays away from the tonic that causes giganticism.

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    They have discussed these things on The Simpsons DVD commentaries, both for people who actually provided their voices or jokes they've made about people that either aired or they changed before airing. They chalked it up to bad luck and a tendency for getting older actors.
    "Since I've been with the Reds in 1989, we've never had a farm system this loaded," Bowden said. "If we were the New York Yankees and had unlimited dollars, we could have traded for Colon, (Jeff) Weaver, Rolen, (Cliff) Floyd, (Kenny) Rogers and Finley and gotten them all -- and still held onto our top five prospects. That's an amazing statement."

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    Re: The curse of The Simpsons

    Quote Originally Posted by Screwball View Post
    Yep. Hopefully he stays away from the tonic that causes giganticism.
    As much as I love watching Griffey on my favorite show, I almost wish it was Bonds they had in his place whose head grew. The irony years later would have been too much for this universe to exist, I suppose.
    "Since I've been with the Reds in 1989, we've never had a farm system this loaded," Bowden said. "If we were the New York Yankees and had unlimited dollars, we could have traded for Colon, (Jeff) Weaver, Rolen, (Cliff) Floyd, (Kenny) Rogers and Finley and gotten them all -- and still held onto our top five prospects. That's an amazing statement."

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    Re: The curse of The Simpsons

    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Servo View Post
    They have discussed these things on The Simpsons DVD commentaries, both for people who actually provided their voices or jokes they've made about people that either aired or they changed before airing. They chalked it up to bad luck and a tendency for getting older actors.
    There would also be the fact the show has been around for such a remarkably long time, and almost weekly has a guest star.

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    Re: The curse of The Simpsons

    Quote Originally Posted by Screwball View Post
    Yep. Hopefully he stays away from the tonic that causes giganticism.
    "It's like a party in my mouth and everyone is invited." hahaha

    Classic.

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    Re: The curse of The Simpsons

    Quote Originally Posted by MrCinatit View Post
    There would also be the fact the show has been around for such a remarkably long time, and almost weekly has a guest star.
    this is what I was thinking... "The Simpsons already did it!"
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    Meh, it's just more of a coincidence than anything. The show has been on for almost 20 years, plus many of the people who guest starred on there were already old, or fairly old, to begin with, before they died.
    Last edited by GoGoWhiteSox; 03-01-2008 at 10:21 PM.

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    Re: The curse of The Simpsons

    Seeing that Paul and Ringo were also on the Simpsons, can a Beatle's reunion be too far behind?

    Paul had some sort of heart surgery this past fall.
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    Re: The curse of The Simpsons

    You guys that are arguing about the legitimacy of this site--you do know it's intended to be tongue-in-cheek (a mere 12 years later!), don't you?
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    Re: The curse of The Simpsons

    Quote Originally Posted by tixe View Post
    You guys that are arguing about the legitimacy of this site--you do know it's intended to be tongue-in-cheek (a mere 12 years later!), don't you?
    You mean there really isn't a "curse of the Simpsons"?
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    Re: The curse of The Simpsons

    I think they're missing out by limiting this to dead people. They should include guest stars such as Darryl Strawberry, Winona Ryder, and others who have, though still alive, fallen into a downward spiral that rivals the Mystery Hole.
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    Re: The curse of The Simpsons

    I never realized so many members of the cast of The Wizard of Oz had died -- Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Margaret Hamilton, the munchkins, all gone...

    I'm surprised more people don't talk about that film being cursed. And I think there is a curse surrounding Citizen Kane as well. All kinds of death there, too.
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