View Poll Results: How would you rate this CROSSOVER SPECTACULAR?

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  • 5/5 The Jean era A Star is Burns!

    28 24.14%
  • 4/5 More crossovers! More I say!

    38 32.76%
  • 3/5 The comic crossover was superior!

    20 17.24%
  • 2/5 Uhh... maybe Simpsorama will be better

    19 16.38%
  • 1/5 Another cheap cartoon crossover

    11 9.48%
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    well FG had scully and appel - which probably helped.

    i think j. stewart burns and jeff westbrook wrote for futurama out of the simpsorama staff. dunno if i should count brian kelley because his one futurama ep was a freelance

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    Watched this again last night. Whereas I didn't know what to think the first time, I found it pretty enjoyable on the second viewing. I got a kick out of Seth's reading of "I think I speak for us all when I say The Simpsons suck!" The only thing is I just found the Lisa/Meg plot too forced and cheesy. I think Homer/Peter and Bart/Stewie were the only pairings that were necessary. Instead of doing the Lisa/Meg plot and the Marge/Lois pairing that barely existed, they should have skipped those obligatory pairings with those characters and done something better, like how they did the three-character grouping of Chris, Brian and Santa's Little Helper.

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    I cant really rate it I both love and hate The Simpsons Guy. I love it because it has the Simpsons and all their shenanigans but I hate it because the griffins are involved
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    I give it a 4/5 and kind made me want to get into the simpsons.


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    Like you, it actually got me started on the Simpsons, so were it not for The Simpsons Guy, I wouldn't be here. Now a 5/5 btw.
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    That's a really scary thought.

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    I had never considered the fact that the crossover would spark interest in The Simpsons from people who were never fans to begin with, but yet were fans of Family Guy.
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    Thing is, I'd always wanted to watch the Simpsons but never acted on it. The Simpsons Guy immediately convinced me that the Simpsons needed to be marathoned.

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    @General Pax so then was it jarring to jump from how the Simpsons were in the crossover to how they were in the earlier seasons? Assuming you started at Season 1 that is.

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    Yeah, it was. It was jarring how much better it was, and I loved it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by General Pax View Post
    Yeah, it was. It was jarring how much better it was, and I loved it.
    What season are you up to now? What's your favourite episode so far?
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    haha I love the idea that somebody grew up on the slim comedy pickings of family guy and is suddenly blown away by classic simpsons
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    I wasn't a fan of Family Guy, I just wanted to watch the crossover since it was so hyped. @Elliot74 I'm up to Season 15, and my favourite episode is a three-way tie between Lisa's Wedding, Lisa's First Word, and Lisa's Sax. I could watch those episodes over and over again and never tire of them.

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    Someone loves Lisa...

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    Quote Originally Posted by General Pax View Post
    I wasn't a fan of Family Guy
    How about nowadays?
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    Well, S13's been pretty decent so far and has even had two gems thus far, so you could say I'm slowly becoming a fan again. Also, Lisa's my favourite character, so it shouldn't be suprising that episodes revolving around her would make up a lot of my favourites.

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    Lame and boring with all the overlong jokes and desperate attempts at meta you'd expect. A few good jokes I guess. 2/5
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    @Amanda Hugandkiss I take it you watched the UK season premiere on BBC Two recently as well, huh?

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    Yup. Waste of my time but oh well, that's where curiosity gets you.

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    Kinda funny how not even Amanda Hugandkiss could resist from seeing this episode.

    It will be interesting to see if the DVD have some more crossover interactions with other Springfieldians they had to cut out in order to fit the running time (usually when an episode is something special, it's much longer on DVD, like with the Star Wars specials and Lois Kills Stewie).

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    Meh, was a good episode, though I don't think a crossover was necessary in the first place. And both shows have referenced each other before so that contradicts a lot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Snowpit View Post
    Kinda funny how not even Amanda Hugandkiss could resist from seeing this episode.

    It will be interesting to see if the DVD have some more crossover interactions with other Springfieldians they had to cut out in order to fit the running time (usually when an episode is something special, it's much longer on DVD, like with the Star Wars specials and Lois Kills Stewie).
    It was on TV and I was tired and needed some mindless crap to wind down with. I wouldn't actively seek it out or whatever.

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    yeah I coulda sworn moose watched it back then but I guess it was just hamm

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    Rewatched this today. When I first viewed it, I had never seen a Family Guy Episode, and I gave it a 10/10. Now that I have watched the first 5 seasons (4 and 5 in last 3 days) of Family Guy, now I feel its nowhere near as good as I first thought. The jokes made from both shows seemed more tired and old, and I don't think it holds up well on repeat viewings. It paled in comparison to the last dozen Family Guy episodes I watched (the last 2 were Stewie and Lois kill each other), but I can't quite be sure why. Either way dropped from A+ to a B, 7/10

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    @bomberswarm2 given that you're currently on Season 6 of the show, that's not a big shock. You'll notice things getting a lot more sterile and mean spirited as you keep going. By the time you hit "The Simpsons Guy" again after having watched the 12 seasons of the show that preceded it, you'll probably understand why you feel the way you do about the crossover happening at this point.

    For the record, I still love this episode, but as someone who had seen every episode of FG before it, it's not like I was jumping into the deep end with no clue of what to expect.

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    Quote Originally Posted by That Don Guy View Post
    The five Simpsons cast members were given "Also Starring" credit, rather than any sort of "Guest" credit. This isn't surprising; I don't think any episode of Family Guy (or American Dad or The Cleveland Show, for that matter) has ever had a credit besides "Also Starring" for anyone who wasn't one of the show's "stars".

    However, they did list the Simpsons cast together, and before the rest of the "also starring" cast, rather than just listing everybody alphabetically like they normally do.
    On the DVD, they changed the credits; while they are still credited as "Also Starring", and in alphabetical order, each one now has his/her own name alone on the screen (the way The Simpsons now does with Pamela Hayden and Tress MacNeille).

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    Just saw a syndicated version of this for the first time on ITV2. It's spilt into two episodes. The following things were cut in part one.

    The entire scene where Homer takes Peter to the police station.
    Brian watching Santa's Little Helper eating in the kitchen.
    Santa's Little Helper running into the hospital where Dr. Nick is performing surgery.

    The first episode ends with "To be continued..." appearing in the blue FG font after fading out from Stewie forcing Nelson to eat his shorts with the music cue extending a little making that bit seem even more sinister than it already did in the non-syndicated version.

    The second episode begins with the same FG font, saying "Previously on Family Guy" before treating us to a recap showing the Griffins car being stolen and Brian pointing out the Springfield sign, the music then switches from dramatic to a rather pleasant little mixture of the Family Guy and Simpsons musical styles that I don't recall being used anywhere in the original airing of the episode. We see Marge thanking the family for not being a band of hippie murders, Lisa getting Meg to yell that she matters, Brian taking Santa's Little Helper off his leash, Nelson punching Bart in the gut followed by the "24 years" joke and finally Nelson taking a dart to the neck. Stewie's "Cowabunga" prompts a smash cut to the FG opening credits. Other than that, there's nothing different about the second half in terms of things being cut.



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