(part of my ongoing Unexpected Literary References series)
In yet another The Simpsons (un)expected literary reference, Stephen King’s novel, Under the Dome is called out for its similarities to the 2007 The Simpsons Movie, both stories incorporating a town-sized dome to seal people off from the outside world. The overt commentary may be a further play on the South Park episode, “The Simpsons Already Did it,” which explores the degree to which The Simpsons has embedded itself into our collective consciousness.
The screenshot below appears in Season 22 : Ep. 6, “The Fool Monty.”
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