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RIP Marge (Simpson) Groening


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#1 OFFLINE   trdrjeff

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 11:58 AM

Interesting...did not know about all the real family tie ins.

 

 

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#2 OFFLINE   Laxguy

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 01:47 PM

Interesting...did not know about all the real family tie ins.

 

Nor I. A nice obit, and thanks for posting it. 


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#3 OFFLINE   Stuart Sweet

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 02:22 PM

I always think it's cool when you can pay homage to your family with your work.


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#4 OFFLINE   fluffybear

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 04:27 PM

Nor I. A nice obit, and thanks for posting it. 

 

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#5 OFFLINE   Stewart Vernon

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 06:18 PM

Yeah...  I pretty much knew from a while back how most of the characters were family names...  In theory, "Bart" is Matt... but I guess he changed the name to protect the innocent :)


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Posted 09 May 2013 - 09:49 AM

Yeah...  I pretty much knew from a while back how most of the characters were family names...  In theory, "Bart" is Matt... but I guess he changed the name to protect the innocent :)


There are also several characters that are named after streets in Portland, Oregon -- Flanders, Kearny, Lovejoy, Quimby, Burns(ide) -- so the show is honoring both Matt Groening's family and his hometown.
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