A dialogue from Marge has remained silent until now.
The Simpsons are still on the air after more than 30 years since its premiere in 1989
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Although it has long since lost that more rogue and transgressive touch, The Simpsons was for years a benchmark in the comedy genre for its witty jokes and the classic scathing criticism to the American way of life and the western society of the time. Even today those jokes are still valid, if not ask this company from Murcia, although as we will see in this story today, one of those jokes has remained silent for over 31 years.
Is about a line of dialogue from Marge which was never heard in the series, although it was originally planned. Thanks to the work of a fan we have been able to decipher what Marge responds to Homer in this iconic episode from the early years of the Matt Groening series.
A joke from The Simpsons that remained silent
You have to go back to episode 21 of the third season of The Simpsons, called “The Otto Show”, a chapter in which the school bus driver, Otto, ends up living with The Simpsons after a heavy metal concert that Bart manages to go to. after convincing Marge with the help of Homer. At this point in the beginning of the chapter, Homer convinces Marge by saying that he went to a lot of concerts when he was young and had never had a problem, and that’s when Marge’s response is hoarse by Homer’s incipient deafness, which just hear a buzz.
Well it turns out that that response from Marge was actually written and recordedalthough in the final audio mix it cannot be heard, but a fan with knowledge of Adobe Audition was able to rescue part of that original audio.
— Ewzzy Rayburn (@ewzzy) April 19, 2023
In this way, isolating part of the timbre of Marge’s voice by removing the rest of the ambient sound, we can identify that she responds: “well, that’s fine, but make sure they don’t pick up any of the band’s attitude towards women, liquor, religion, politics…really anything.” Although Homer can’t hear it.
As I was saying, there was a time when The Simpsons had criticism for anything, like for Heavy music and conservatism of American society in this regard. with his season 34 near the end, we’ll see how much more can the series give of itself and if those responsible will one day dare to do some kind of spinoffor a video game like The Simpsons: Hit & Run.
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