Tuesday, April 10, 2012


Matt Groening comes clean:

One of the best-kept secrets in television history has been revealed, with "The Simpsons" creator Matt Groening pointing to Springfield, Ore., as the inspiration for the animated hometown of Homer and his dysfunctional family.

Groening told Smithsonian magazine, published online Tuesday, that he was inspired by the television show "Father Knows Best," which took place in a place called Springfield. Springfield, Ore., is 100 miles south of Groening's hometown of Portland ...

Was this really a mysterious unknown? I thought the dark secret was revealed a while ago.


Telegram Graham said...

Not News Worthy.
Not Blog Worthy.
Not Re-Blog Worthy.
Please Stop.

Christopher M. Sobieniak said...

I thought "Springfield" was meant to represent America in general, so it could take place anywhere on the map.

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