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  • Actress Marcia Wallace and actor Bill Daily arrive for TV Land's 35th-anniversary tribute to "The Bob Newhart Show" in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2007. Miss Wallace, who played a receptionist on the show, as well as voicing the role of Edna Krabappel on the animated "The Simpsons," has died at age 70. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Marcia Wallace: Actress who voiced Mrs. Krabappel on 'The Simpsons' dies at 70

    Marcia Wallace, who provided the voice for teacher Edna Krabappel on "The Simpsons," died Friday, just one week shy of her 71st birthday.

  • 'Simpsons' creator: Real Springfield is in Ore.

    One of the best-kept secrets in television history has been revealed, with "The Simpsons" creator Matt Groening pointing to Springfield, Ore., as the inspiration for the animated hometown of Homer and his dysfunctional family.

  • ** FILE ** In this undated publicity photo released by Fox, characters from the animated series, "The Simpsons," from left, Maggie, Marge, Lisa, Homer and Bart, are shown. (AP Photo/Fox)

    'Simpsons' creator: Ore. town inspired Springfield

    The Springfield that exists in the mind of "The Simpsons" creator Matt Groening is a kind of American everything — hick pit stop, rosy-cheeked Rockwellian font of family values, cesspool of corruption, ethnic melting pot, boomtown gone to rust. It's also, according to an interview posted online Tuesday, a real place.

  • 'Simpsons' creator: Ore. town inspired Springfield

    The Springfield that exists in the mind of Matt Groening is a kind of American everything _ hick pit stop, rosy-cheeked Rockwellian font of family values, cesspool of corruption, ethnic melting pot, boomtown gone to rust.

  • 'Simpsons' creator: Real Springfield is in Oregon

    The Springfield that exists in the mind of Matt Groening is a kind of American everything _ hick pit stop, rosy-cheeked Rockwellian font of family values, cesspool of corruption, ethnic melting pot, boomtown gone to rust.

  • 'Simpsons' creator: Real Springfield is in Oregon

    One of the best-kept secrets in television history has been unmasked, with "The Simpsons" creator Matt Groening revealing the Springfield in Oregon is the basis for the hometown of his characters.

  • 'Simpsons' creator: Real Springfield is in Ore.

    One of the best-kept secrets in television history has been revealed, with "The Simpsons" creator Matt Groening pointing to Springfield, Ore., as the inspiration for the animated hometown of Homer and his dysfunctional family.

  • Marge Simpson and Homer Simpson talk to their new neighbor, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, in an episode of "The Simpsons." Mr. Assange lends his voice to the character for the milestone 500th episode of the animated comedy series. His legal situation was not a part of the show. (Associated Press)

    Tuning in to TV

    "The Simpsons" reached its landmark 500th episode Sunday, with an appearance from controversial WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

  • Threat averted: Fox renews 'Simpsons' for 2 years

    Fans of "The Simpsons" can breathe a "d'oh!" of relief: The animated series was renewed Friday for two more seasons.

  • 'Simpsons' actor: Cut my salary to keep show going

    One of the voice actors on "The Simpsons" said Friday that he's willing to cut his salary by 70 percent in exchange for a taste of the production's profits in order to keep the show going beyond this season.

  • 'The Simpsons' is in danger in 23rd year

    In its 23rd year on TV, "The Simpsons" could be on the endangered species list.

  • ** FILE ** In this undated publicity photo released by Fox, characters from the animated series, "The Simpsons," from left, Maggie, Marge, Lisa, Homer and Bart, are shown. (AP Photo/Fox)

    No pink slip for Homer: 'The Simpsons' is renewed

    Raise a can of Duff beer! Fox network says "The Simpsons" will be back next fall for its 23rd season. Fox says that will bring the animated series to a total of 515 episodes. "The Simpsons" is the longest-running comedy in TV history. The network announced the renewal Thursday.

  • 7-Eleven brings in the 'D'oh!' ahead of film

    Ever wanted to try KrustyO's Cereal? Or wondered what Buzz Cola tastes like? Or just wanted to walk into a Kwik-E-Mart?

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