4 reasons why Homer should have his son build their home’s fence

Homer’s son Bart Simpson is a very rebellious boy. He is after all the mischievous acts and always keeps his family tensed. He doesn’t listen to his father at all. Homer is planning to put a new fence around his house and he decides to call his son to help him. Here are some reasons why it’s a good idea.

Learn a new skill

By helping Homer to build the fence, Bart will be able to learn a new skill. His concentration will be at the work rather than doing something mischievous. This skill will later help him in his life and make him more confident and independent. And with the mess they will make they will need to hire a grab loader as well so Bart will get the joy of watching a cool machinery in action

Responsibility

Life is just fun for Bart. He doesn’t think about his family. He is busy with his naughty stuff. By assigning Bart a particular project, like building a fence, he will learn to be responsible.

Respect

Bart takes his parents for granted. He doesn’t listen to them at all. By seeing his father making the fence he will realize how much hard work he has to do to maintain the family. Bart will learn to respect his father this way.

Sense of achievement

By successfully making a fence with his father, Bart will get a sense of achievement. He gets the same feeling when he does something mischievous, but this time he will feel it for doing something positive. So, he will learn to do good things.

Bart will learn something new that is positive and will help him later in his life. He will learn to be responsible and will start respecting his family.

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5 things you didn’t know about The Simpsons

The Simpsons have shown 500 episodes. This famous TV series has created a wealth of media and merchandising. There has been a movie, various tops, and a theme park ride too! Here are five interesting things you probably didn’t know about The Simpsons.

Matt Groening made his living with newspaper comic strip

Matt Groening used to write a comic strip ‘Life in Hell’. It was how a rabbit looked at the world. This strip caught the attention of production designer Polly Platt and then Groening was asked to do short cartoons for a sketch series.

The series is based on Matt Groening’s family

His father is actually like Homer, his mother like Margaret and the names of his younger sisters were Lisa and Maggie. The character Brat is based on himself and his brother.

Fox wanted to stop the ‘Simpsons’ cartoons

Each episode of the cartoons cost about $15,000 to produce. However, the audiences didn’t give good ratings to the program. So, Fox wanted to stop the cartoon. But Brooks, the co-creator, saw high potential in it and didn’t stop the program.

Homer’s voice is downloaded as GPS voice by many people

Homer has a very distinctive voice. In 2009, Tom Tom hired Castellaneta to record directions for the voice of Homer. It is now one of the most downloaded voices in the world. After the success of this venture, Tom Tom hired Julie Kavner to record the voice of Marge Simpson as well.

A real Simpson home is built in Nevada

Fox and Pepsi built a Simpson house for the winner of a competition. But the winner took the cash prize instead of the house. So, the house has become a tourist place for The Simpsons fans now. It looked just like the house in the TV series till 2001. After that, it was repainted and refurbished to match the neighborhood. People started living in it and now it’s just an ordinary house.

There are so many interesting things about this TV series. I am sure many of you were not aware of the things that are just mentioned. These facts make the series more interesting.

3 reasons why people like The Simpsons

The Simpsons have been an enormously popular and long animated comedy TV series. There are many aspects of the show that make this series so popular. Here are the top five reasons for its popularity.

The in-jokes

The creator of The Simpsons Matt Groening included some jokes in various episodes that show his courage. He said things about some big people and big companies that he was lucky to get out with those. For example, in one of the episodes, Homer said to March, ‘We can’t watch Fox because they own those chemical weapons plants in Syria.” People enjoyed these bold jokes.

The guest stars

Some of the big celebrities have been part of this series as guests. Liz Taylor gave voice to baby Maggie’s first word ‘Daddy’. Michael Jackson gave voice to a fat white character and an insane asylum. Tony Blair and Russell Brand were also guest stars.

The love

The love that is portrayed between Homer and Marge is just awesome. Some of the dialogues they exchanged were so romantic. For example, Homer saying, “Marge, look at me: we’ve been separated for a day, and I’m as dirty as a Frenchmen. In another few hours, I’ll be dead!” We see the life of a long-married couple who are deeply in love with each other.

Of course, the other characters also play a major role in this famous TV series. All these reasons together make this series so popular even today.

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