The Simpsons Offer 6:48 of Apple Jokes

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The Simpsons offered some six minutes and 48 seconds of Apple jokes on Sunday's episode, "Mypods and Broomsticks", at least according to a clip from the show posted on YouTube. The iconic cartoon lampooned everything from Apple Stores (Mapple Store), to the Cube (MyCube), to the iPod (MyPod) to Apple CEO Steve Jobs himself (Steve Mobs), plus another score or so of Apple gags too numerous to catalog.

As noted by Gizmodo, The Simpsons has a long history of skewering the tech world, but this episode takes both broad swipes and a finely honed scalpel to the world of Apple, Macs, and iPods.

One of the more subtle of those jokes may have been the Mapple Store employee who defends Steve Jobs by shouting, "Who dares to question the boss we fired 10 years ago and then brought back?" Those steeped in Apple lore may notice that timeline is wrong, but clearly historical accuracy was not the point of this episode.

[Update: YouTube pulled the video in question after our article was published, but Gus noted in the comments below that the entire episode is available on Hulu for free. - Editor]

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gus

Been pulled at YouTube.  See the entire episode at hulu.com:

http://www.hulu.com/watch/46689/the-simpsons-mypods-and-boomsticks#s-p1-so-i0

Bryan Chaffin

Thanks for the note, Gus. Updating the article accordingly.

Bryan
Editor
TMO

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