Ohio State to be featured on episode of ‘The Simpsons’ this Sunday

  • Max Filby
  • Staff Writer
9:15 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 Local News
A scene form this Sunday’s episode of “The Simpsons” posted on Twitter by the account Ohio State Alumni.

Ohio State University will be featured in an upcoming episode of the TV show “The Simpsons.”

The episode, which will air at 8 p.m. on Sunday, will show a character visiting Ohio State’s campus in Columbus, according to a statement from FOX, the network “The Simpsons” airs on.

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Ohio State’s official alumni Twitter account tweeted out the news on Halloween with a photo.

“We got a tip that Ohio State will make a special appearance on the new episode of The Simpsons this Sunday at 8 p.m. EST/PST!” Ohio State Alumni’s account tweeted.

The episode, “Grampy Can Ya Hear Me” features the character of Grandpa who gets a hearing aid and hears what everyone has been saying about him.

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The episode will also show the character Mr. Skinner finding out that his mother kept secret that his college application to be the conductor of the Ohio State marching band was accepted, not denied as he previously thought, according to FOX.

The Simpsons is TV’s longest running comedy, having first appeared as a short on “The Tracey Ullman Show,” in 1987 according to TV Guide. It became a standalone TV show in 1989.

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