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Married to the Blob

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Season 25 Episode
539 "Steal This Episode"
"Married to the Blob"
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This article is about the episode. For other usages, see Married to the Blob (disambiguation).
"Married to the Blob"
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Episode Information
Episode number: 540
Season number: S25 E10
Production code: SABF03
Original airdate: January 12, 2014
Title screen: Maggie, representing the new year (2014), parachutes gently toward the ground, while Grampa, who represents 2013, is carried away by a gust of wind (similar to Season 23 episode, "Politically Inept, with Homer Simpson", with the Grampa as 2011 and Maggie as 2012).
Billboard gag: Lard Lad Donuts - Discreetly Super-Christian
Chalkboard gag: Original viewing: Judas Priest is not "death metal"
International versions: If you haven't broken your Christmas presents yet, you're not trying
Couch gag: "Channel Changer"
Guest star(s): Stan Lee as himself
Harlan Ellison as himself
Maurice LaMarche as Milo
Showrunner(s): Al Jean
Written by: Tim Long
Directed by: Chris Clements

"Married to the Blob" is the tenth episode of season 25 of The Simpsons and the five-hundred and fortieth episode overall. It originally aired on January 12, 2014. The episode was written by Tim Long and directed by Chris Clements. It guest stars Stan Lee as himself, Harlan Ellison as himself and Maurice LaMarche as Milo.


"Homer stands to ruin a blossoming relationship between Comic Book Guy and an attractive young Japanese woman/manga fan named Kumiko and he getting married. Stan Lee swings by Comic Book Guy's store and doles out some advice on comics, romance, and, yes, romance comics."


The couch gag was created by Bill Plympton.[1] The episode's original title was "The Fat and the Furious: Tokyo Drift".[citation needed]


"TMarried to the Blob" was nominated for a 2014 Annie Award for Outstanding Achievement for Writing in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production. However, it lost to Mickey Mouse.[2]

Sound mixers Mark Linden and Tara A. Paul received a nomination for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation in the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for the episode. However it lost to "The Lady with the Lamp" from Nurse Jackie.[3]

International premieres[edit]

Country Date Channel Note
Hispanic America.gif Latin America July 6, 2014[4] Fox Latin America



External links[edit]

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