Comic-Con: Simpsons unveil 600th episode clip featuring Bart as James Bond
...which will be Treehouse of Horror XXVII, airing Oct. 16
We don’t mean to scare you, but The Simpsons will enter severely rarefied air and hit a massive milestone — 600 episodes! — on Oct. 16. The follks running Springfield, however, do mean to scare you with this landmark episode: It’s “Treehouse of Horror XXVII.” At a Saturday afternoon panel at Comic-Con for the forever-running animated show, producers unspooled a clip from the annual Halloween episode that features Bart as James Bond. It’s not exactly chilling, unless you consider multiple Moes in an erotic-kaleidoscope Bond-movie wink to be alarming, which you probably should. The bit — which also pokes fun at Fox shows of the yesteryore (Herman’s Head! The Littlest Groom!) as well as an upcoming one (Seth MacFarlane’s space-set show) — boasts a “theme song” that was sung by Judith Owen, who is married to cast member Harry Shearer.
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