Having recently reached its milestone 550th episode and 26 years on air, THE SIMPSONS continues to evolve this time taking us to Burning man
Straight from the Burning Man newsletter comes this amazing tidbit of news: on November 16th, The Simpsons will feature some plot line with Bart where he will be going to an event called “Blazing Guy.” Yes!
The Simpsons go to Burning Man this Sunday, November 16 at 8pm on FOX. The name of the episode is “Blazed and Confused”, and it guest stars Willem Dafoe as a Scarface-like teacher, and art cars Dusty Rhino and El Pulpo Mecanico
Bart faces a tough test at school when he gets a new teacher, Mr. Lassen (guest voice Willem Dafoe), who vows to crush his spirit in the all-new “Blazing Guy” episode of THE SIMPSONS airing Sunday, Nov. 16 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX
Turns out David Silverman, the director of The Simpsons, is a long-time burner and even announced this a while back.
David Silverman (born March 15, 1957) is an American animator best known fordirectingnumerous episodes of the animated TV series The Simpsons, as well as The Simpsons Movie. Silverman was involved with the series from the very beginning, where he animated all of the original short Simpsons cartoons that aired on The Tracey Ullman Show and went on to serve as director of animation for several years…Silverman is largely credited with creating most of the “rules” for drawing The Simpsons. He is frequently called upon to animate difficult or especially important scenes…Silverman is also the director of the The Simpsons Movie, which was released July 27, 2007
The Simpsons will join some other popular comedy shows that have featured Burning Man: