It was Comic Con week this week meaning it was time for me to pull put my geek glasses and plug into websites, and sometimes LIVE videos, as they unleashed highlights fresh from Comic Con. Yesterday The Simpsons panelled meaning spoilers, surprises and sneak peeks! In the post get a  rundown of what we know and the highlights of Simpsons news at Comic Con 2016 …

The Panel

The panel of people announcing Simpsons news, signing stuff and the Simpsons cast and crew at Comic Con 2016 consisted of:

  • Creator Matt Groening
  • executive producer Al Jean
  • executive producer Matt Selman
  • supervising director Mike B. Anderson
  • Oscar-nominated director of The Simpsons Movie David Silverman
  • Nancy Cartwright, voice of Bart Simpson

So … What did we find out?

Seasom 28 will feature a collection of Guest Stars including:

  • Patton Oswalt
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • Allison Janney
  • The stars of Masters of Sex
  • Matt Leinart
  • Magnus Carlsen

For the 600th episode, Treehouse of Horror XXVVII, these guest stars will feature:

  • Sarah Silverman
  • Drew Carey
  • Kelsey Grammer

And talking of the 600th episode we also know that Frank Grimes and Sideshow Bob will return!
Season 28 plots

  • There will be a Adventure Time crossover! Whoo Hoo
  • The first segment of the THOH XXVVII (Treehouse of Horror 27) will have a “hunger games” inspired theme.
  • There will be another ‘Robot Chicken’ couch gag!
  • One episode will have a Pokémon Go parody theme with Homer and Lisa getting addicted

About the Pokémon Go episode Matt Greoing is “fully confident that it’s still going to be a big thing.” and that the plot features “Homer and Lisa are playing all the time and they’re wasting all the money”.
THOH XXVVII (EPISODE 60) – Episode Poster:

A clip shown at Comic Con was announced by Al Jean, later on Twitter, to be a clip from the 600th episode – Treehouse of Horror XXVVII. Episode will air as part of Season 28 on the 4th of October


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So some really exciting Simpsons news revealed at the Comic Con!
There was an interview with the panel that is currently being edited due to a mistake and it keep loopong at weird places

So what do you think of any of the news announced? Excited for episode 600? Any guest stars excited to see coming? Then tell us below as we love hearing from you 🙂

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