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However, “The Simpsons” image is not from a 2002 episode; rather, the screenshot comes from a short video posted to “The Simpsons” Facebook page on 26 May 2017 — after Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia. The “picture” can be seen on a wall leading up to the office of Vice President Mike Pence at the 6 second mark of the following video:
The Rolling Stones to keep on rocking into old age Latest News image: ksassets.timeincuk.net... Grimes Credit: Getty Grimes previews snippet of new song ‘That’s What The Drugs Are For’ in Apple advert image: ksassets.timeincuk.net... Download Festival Credit: REX Police investigate sexual assault at Download Festival image: ksassets.timeincuk.net... Drill group banned from making music without police permission In the 1995 episode ‘Lisa’s Wedding’, set in the future, her fiancee has a poster in her room claiming that The Rolling Stones will still be on tour in 2010 on “The Steel Wheelchair Tour.” The same episode, by the way, sees characters communicate via snazzy electronic watches. Wherever might Apple have got their idea from…
Three-eyed fish In a 1990 episode, Bart catches a mutated, three-eyed fish in the local river – a nod to the pollutant effects of the town’s nuclear power plant. Over 20 years later, in 2011, a real-life fish – and practically a dead-ringer for its cartoon counterpart – was discovered in an Argentinian reservoir located near a nuclear facility.
Tigers fighting back In 1993, they lampooned magicians Siegfried and Roy in a set-piece that saw them mauled by their co-star tiger, only for it to happen for real in 2003. Definitely the most tragic of the Simpsons’ gags-turned-prophecies.
Rigged voting machines Their 2008 gag about rigged voting machines which counted votes for the Republican party even when citizens chose Obama seemed spookily dead-on when several people complained about the exact same problem in the 2012 election.
Giant mutated tomatoes Remember the giant addictive vegetables spawned on the family’s adopted farm in 1999 episode ‘E-I-E-I-(Annoyed Grunt)’ when Homer poisons his crops with tobacco? Yep, that too, has since happened in real life, with giant deformed tomatoes popping up around a nuclear plant in Japan.
Robotic librarians Another highlight from ‘Lisa’s Wedding’, here, as Lisa’s college librarian turns out to be an android (and one who violently bursts into flames, too). There haven’t been any blown circuit board disasters in Chicago yet but, in 2011, it was announced that the city’s new Joe and Rika Mansueto Library would have robotic librarians who’d helpfully retrieve books for you.
originally posted by: BeefNoMeat
a reply to: SeaWorthy
Whoa!! Thanks for that
A future thread, maybe?!