Wednesday, June 23, 2004

No, I think that makes him the BEST archbishop ever

This is truly awesome. I don't know how The Simpsons manages to get so many huge celebrity guest stars (Tony Blair last year!), but I'm very impressed. I generally think of Christianity as anti-Simpsons (and vice versa), but the Archbishop of Canterbury apparently disagrees, and plans to guest star as himself for the show. My favorite bit of this story:
[The Archbishop] said he notices similarities between himself and Homer. Executive Producer and chief writer Al Jean said he was flattered to number the Archbishop among the show's fans. He said: "We'd love to have him on the show if he doesn't mind Comic Book Guy calling him the 'worst archbishop ever.'

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