For a long time, I was one of these fans. So what was it supposed to do? And what is it trying to do now? One way of finding out is to watch the show right through — to take it as a totality, and to see what occurs to you as you do so. Over the last month, this is what I did. And I discovered something else, too: the show really hates Lisa Simpson. But before we get to Lisa: where did it all go wrong? So what happened? The denizens of Springfield — very much including the Simpson family — were never meant to be characters in any traditional dramatic sense.
Your account is not active. We have sent an email to the address you provided with an activation link. Check your inbox, and click on the link to activate your account. Having run for almost 30 years and counting! As with all popular cartoons, however, a number of fans will argue that things can get stale around the middle of their duration, and The Simpsons are absolutely no exception to this rule. Some say that around seasons , the show lost its way and became a parody of itself. Yet this is only an opinion held by some fans, and we'd like to give a shoutout to Simpsons fan blog, FY Springfield , for upholding the idea that the show didn't lose its way over seasons , Simpsons jokes merely changed comic direction. In the list below, the good people from FY Springfield have compiled a list of the best jokes delivered by our beloved famous characters from later series, proving that one of the world's best-loved sitcoms remains as funny as ever! Now, scroll down below, check the funniest jokes that we came across and tell us which of The Simpsons characters was the funniest! More info: FY Springfield.
It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on November 24, It was written by Tim Long and directed by Mark Kirkland. Lisa befriends a new student named Isabel Gutierrez. She is thrilled until Isabel reveals that she is a Republican and to make matters worse, when Lisa asks her if she is a Lincoln or a Reagan Republican or even a George H. Bush Republican, Isabel says no. The two girls end up running against each other for class president, and the Springfield Republican Party tells Isabel they are thrilled with her decision and want to offer their services, as she is the kind of Latina voter the GOP will need in the future. However, Isabel tells them to butt out, because she is not going to be "owned" by them. The GOP decides to use some dirty tricks anyway, and Lisa is angry with Isabel when she thinks her classmate supported the actions, but respects her when she learns the local GOP people are just acting like jerks. In a class debate, Lisa tells the assembled students that if believing that those with a lot should help those with nothing makes her a liberal, then yes, she is a liberal and proud of it. At the final debate, the two walk away from their podia and Isabel says they want to set aside politics and would be happy for whichever of them wins, Lisa goes to say the same, and is cut off by Superintendent Chalmers, saying they are out of time.
Isabel Gutierrez is a second grade student at Springfield Elementary School. Lisa met Isabel in the school's library and they instantly became friends. They did a report together only for Lisa to find that she was a Republican, whilst Lisa is a Democrat. The difference in political beliefs threatens their friendship - especially when they go head to head for the position of second grade class president. They both decide to put their political beliefs behind them and stay friends.