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#627 Post by swo17 » Fri Nov 04, 2016 2:00 pm

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#631 Post by Robin Davies » Wed Dec 14, 2016 2:30 pm

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Why is Marge's outline so smooth?

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#632 Post by dustybooks » Wed Dec 14, 2016 2:42 pm

I know what Marian Keane would say about that tattoo.

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#633 Post by mfunk9786 » Wed Dec 14, 2016 2:53 pm

Robin Davies wrote:Why is Marge's outline so smooth?
That was my first thought too. Pretty crummy drawing, especially for something permanent

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#634 Post by mfunk9786 » Tue Jan 10, 2017 11:35 am

Bottleneck Gallery is selling some pretty cool Simpsons prints at noon EST today.

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#637 Post by mfunk9786 » Mon Jul 24, 2017 10:55 am

Considering they're going to sell maybe 500 copies of these unreleased seasons, I'm not sure anyone should be holding their breath about myriad formats. All of the episodes are airing nonstop on FX, and they're all streaming on FXNOW - if you for some reason wanted to see a Season 18 episode, DVD isn't the only way to do so anymore and hasn't been for a while. That's surely going to negatively impact an already uphill battle to move copies.

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#638 Post by swo17 » Mon Jul 24, 2017 10:58 am

OK, but I would totally rebuy the first 11 seasons or whatever if they put them out on Blu-ray.

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#639 Post by mfunk9786 » Mon Jul 24, 2017 11:00 am

Oh god, so would I (provided they were in their original 1.33:1). Though I shudder to think how much they'd artificially brighten and smooth everything.

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#640 Post by Big Ben » Mon Jul 24, 2017 11:38 am

Given my discussion in another thread about the Batman Animated series and how much work it would take to put it on Blu-Ray I imagine the first eleven seasons wouldn't be easy to do. I'm sure the demand is there. But you know, effort.

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#641 Post by swo17 » Mon Jul 24, 2017 11:41 am

The Simpsons' current writing staff wrote:Eff...ort?

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#642 Post by Big Ben » Mon Jul 24, 2017 11:46 am

swo17 wrote:
The Simpsons' current writing staff wrote:Eff...ort?
My first exposure to the show was well past it's good spot. I'm fairly certain there's a reason I have always greatly preferred Futurama.

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#643 Post by mfunk9786 » Mon Jul 24, 2017 12:05 pm

Big Ben wrote:
swo17 wrote:
The Simpsons' current writing staff wrote:Eff...ort?
My first exposure to the show was well past it's good spot. I'm fairly certain there's a reason I have always greatly preferred Futurama.
I know better than to recommend that you catch up on the 2nd through 8th season........

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#645 Post by hearthesilence » Mon Jul 24, 2017 12:19 pm

mfunk9786 wrote:I know better than to recommend that you catch up on the 2nd through 8th season........
The show really went off a cliff after season 8 (save for the season 9 premiere in NYC). I can't remember where I stopped, but I haven't watched any new episodes in well over a decade. I actually like Season 1 too, the show's roots in mining the struggles of a working class family (à la Roseanne) were never clearer or stronger than that first season.

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#646 Post by mfunk9786 » Mon Jul 24, 2017 12:23 pm

hearthesilence wrote:
mfunk9786 wrote:I know better than to recommend that you catch up on the 2nd through 8th season........
The show really went off a cliff after season 8 (save for the season 9 premiere in NYC).
Ha - that might be my vote for most overrated Simpsons episode ever, and certainly low on my list among Season 9. But you're right, that's absolutely where the quality dip is.

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#647 Post by swo17 » Mon Jul 24, 2017 12:29 pm

Yes, that's when Mike Scully took over the show (4 episodes into Season 9, actually), save for a few episodes where old showrunners made brief returns (David Mirkin for "The Joy of Sect," Oakley & Weinstein for "Lisa the Simpson"). This is all well documented.

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#648 Post by colinr0380 » Mon Jul 24, 2017 1:10 pm

I was a bit concerned about the lack of confirmation of Blu-ray too, but hopefully it will come out on that format. It would be strange if it were just DVD only.
mfunk9786 wrote:Oh god, so would I (provided they were in their original 1.33:1). Though I shudder to think how much they'd artificially brighten and smooth everything.
The older Simpsons episodes included on previous Simpsons sets were in the correct aspect ratio, so I'm hopeful that this Season 18 set will have a couple of the older episodes on it too, probably Fat Tony themed ones to go with the planned packaging theme. I'll try to keep this post updated with what comes to light!

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#649 Post by dx23 » Mon Jul 24, 2017 1:12 pm

mfunk9786 wrote:Considering they're going to sell maybe 500 copies of these unreleased seasons, I'm not sure anyone should be holding their breath about myriad formats. All of the episodes are airing nonstop on FX, and they're all streaming on FXNOW - if you for some reason wanted to see a Season 18 episode, DVD isn't the only way to do so anymore and hasn't been for a while. That's surely going to negatively impact an already uphill battle to move copies.
I still believe that there's customers out there, especially for The Simpsons, who would go out and buy these in physical form. Many of us don't want to held a the whims of FX or our local satellite or cable provider to enjoy this show. It was until recently that the FX app allowed my satellite provider, Dish Network, with full access to their content. I also would like to hear commentary and see extras on these episodes. I know that it isn't their golden age, but the show is usually more enjoyable than anything put by the major networks.

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#650 Post by hearthesilence » Mon Jul 24, 2017 2:02 pm

mfunk9786 wrote:Ha - that might be my vote for most overrated Simpsons episode ever, and certainly low on my list among Season 9. But you're right, that's absolutely where the quality dip is.
Man, I don't think it's one of the great episodes, but I thought it was pretty solid when I first saw it. I can see how it's overrated - I learned to appreciate it more after moving to NYC, and I'm sure the locals have probably championed it for esoteric reasons.

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