'The Simpsons' Predicted Disney Would Purchase Fox
Published Dec 14, 2017Earlier today (December 14), the marketplace of mainstream media got a little bit smaller with news that Disney was buying 20th Century Fox. As with most things, from Tycho album art to Donald Trump's presidency, this mammoth move was predicted by The Simpsons.
On November 8, 1998, in an episode entitled "When You Dish Upon a Star," a sign in front of the 20th Century Fox studios suggested it was a Walt Disney company. See the image above.
Of the gag, longtime Simpsons showrunner Al Jean said, "I predict people will make far too much of this mere coincidence." W
hen is this guy going to admit that his show has serious psychic powers?