Those of you who live outside LA may not know this, but this weekend, The Simpsons take over the legendary outdoor venue, the Hollywood Bowl.
Synopsis for â€œThe Simpsons Take the Bowl!â€: Hosted by Hank Azaria, the event will showcase classic Simpsons clips synchronized with live accompaniment by the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, with performances by special guests including Nancy Cartwright and Yeardley Smith and behind-the-scenes anecdotes from creator Matt Groening. Additional special guest appearances by Beverly Dâ€™Angelo, Jon Lovitz, â€œWeird Alâ€ Yankovic, and more.
Programming Alert: In celebration of this weekend long party, FXX is going to marathon all the episodes featuring music that willÂ be showcased at this special event that also includes a big fireworks finale. It all happens tonight. Here’s the rundown:
8:00 pm – â€œMarge vs. The Monorailâ€ (Season 4) – An unscrupulous profiteer sells the people of Springfield on a defective monorail system, with Homer as the conductor. Â Song highlighted at Bowl event: â€œMonorail Song.â€
8:30 pm – â€œHomerâ€™s Barbershop Quartetâ€ (Season 5) – Homer recounts his phenomenal rise to superstardom as a member of the barbershop quartet, The Be Sharps. Song: â€œBaby on Board.â€
9:00 pm – â€œHomer the Greatâ€ (Season 6) – Homerâ€™s popularity skyrockets when he is chosen as the leader of a secret organization. Song: â€œWe Do â€“ The Stonecutters Song.â€
9:30 pm â€“ â€œTwo Dozen and One Greyhoundsâ€ (Season 6) – Bart and Lisa attempt to rescue 25 greyhound puppies from Mr. Burns, who wants to use their hides for a new tuxedo. Song: â€œSee My Vest.â€
10:00 pm – â€œWho Shot Mr. Burns? Part 2â€ (Season 7) – Lisa aids police with the investigation of the Burns shooting. Song: â€œSeÃ±or Burns.â€
10:30 pm – â€œA Fish Called Selmaâ€ (Season 7) – Troy McClure stages a Hollywood comeback when he begins dating Selma. Songs: Â â€œDr. Zaiusâ€ and â€œChimpan A to Chimpan Z.â€
11:00 pm – â€œBart After Darkâ€ (Season 8) – While Marge is out of town, Homer allows Bart to work at a burlesque house. Song: â€œWe Put the Spring in Springfield.â€
11:30 pm – â€œSimpsoncalifragilisticexpiala(Annoyed Grunt)ciousâ€ (Season 8) – The Simpsons hire a Mary Poppins-like nanny when Marge becomes overwhelmed by the demands of being a housewife. Song: â€œMinimum Wage Nanny.â€
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