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The Critic

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The Critic is an American prime time animated series revolving around the life of film critic Jay Sherman.


References to The Critic in The Simpsons[edit]

Picture Season Episode number Episode name Reference
The Critic A Star Is Burns.jpg 6 121 "A Star Is Burns" Marge invites Jay to come to Springfield to help judge the Springfield Film Festival.
The Critic - Hurricane Neddy.png 8 161 "Hurricane Neddy" Jay is seen in a cell at an insane asylum repeating "it stinks" while a doctor is trying to calm him by saying "Yes, Mr. Sherman. Everything stinks."
Criticziff.jpg 15 327 "The Ziff Who Came to Dinner" When Homer takes Artie Ziff to Moe's Tavern, Jay is sitting at the bar along with Professor Lombardo, Aristotle Amadopolis and Llewellyn Sinclair, all of whom (in addition to Jay and Artie) are voiced by Jon Lovitz.
THOHXVII The Critic logo.png 28 600 "Treehouse of Horror XXVII" One of the bad shows mentioned in "600" is The Critic.

References to The Simpsons in The Critic[edit]

Picture Season Episode number Episode name Reference
CriticDialM.jpg 1 3 "Dial M for Mother" Homer and Bart Simpson made a brief appearance in "Dial M for Mother". During an interview with Geraldo Rivera, Jay is asked about talking over the heads of his audience and does just that in his answer. An annoyed family watching changes the channel to The Simpsons, where Homer—after stepping on a rake—exclaims, "D'oh!" and Bart replies, "Ay caramba!" The family's father comments, "Now, this I understand."
2 4 "A Song for Margo" The children at the Oliver Twist preschool are making Simpsons merchandise.
2 5 "From Chunk to Hunk" A Fox network executive calls Jay and asks him to emulate Bart, Homer, Marge, and Maggie.
2 6 "All the Duke's Men" A short melody when JFK kisses Marilyn Monroe was reused from the Simpsons episode "Treehouse of Horror III".
Dukerella.jpg 2 9 "Dukerella" Jay and Alice go to a costume ball dresses up as Homer and Marge to meet Duke, Alice's sister crush.

The Simpsons Voice Actors/Actresses on The Critic[edit]

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