TIME magazine named it the 20th century’s best television series. It has won 31 Primetime Emmy Awards and has a star on the Hollywood walk of fame. Despite intense competition, The Simpson has arguably influenced comedy more than any other show. Here are eight examples of just why it has achieved such iconic status. The stills are from babysimpson.co.uk.
I was watching a forgotten gem of a film, 1942’s Random Harvest, that tells of a couple during World War 2 who must fall in love again after he loses his memory in an accident. The recent release of Hollywood thriller, Before I go to Sleep, about a married woman who cannot remember anything after a serious accident, shows the demand is still there. How will you do in Part 1? And no points for saying you can’t remember any of them 😉
I was lucky enough to spend Christmas in the small town of Bubry. It was so rural, so far away from life in the city. And the skylines were wonderful. I have also added it to Paula’s very cool Black and White Sunday weekly theme. You can check it out and other entries here.
Dr. Kelso: I saw his chart right before I went to the bakery. He’s got malaria.
Elliot: And you were going to tell him this after you had a sticky bun?
Dr. Kelso: Well, in my defence, he’s going to live at least another twelve hours and the bakery closes at five.
Ken Jenkins and Sarah Chalke in the medical comedy Scrubs (2001 – 2010)
They usually mean well, and even more often than not save the day, but these crime-solvers don’t half take us on the scenic route before rescuing the situation. But Hollywood just wouldn’t be the same without the hopelessly funny side of the law. Will you be a master deducer and obtain all six correct answers? As always feel free to volunteer your score and any thoughts on the films themselves.