Simpsons Writer Hopes Episode ‘Predicting’ Havoc at Biden Inauguration Won’t Come True


The animated sitcom is famous for making accurate predictions. From Greece’s default and the NSA’s mass surveillance programme to the outbreak of Ebola and the purchase of 20th Century Fox by Disney – the show has managed to make correct forecasts about almost every sphere of life.

One of the writers of The Simpsons, Al Jean, says he doesn’t want a “prediction” in one of the latest episodes of the sitcom about Joe Biden’s upcoming inauguration to materialise.

Taking to Twitter, he posted a screenshot from the episode Treehouse of Horror XXXI, showing Homer Simpson sitting on the roof of his house while Springfield lies in ruins, with the caption reading: “January 20th, 2021”.

​20 January is the day Biden is set be inaugurated as the 46th president of the United States.

The development comes a week after Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol. Reports say that violent protests may occur in all 50 states in the days leading up to the inauguration. BuzzFeed reported that Trump supporters were planning to gather in Washington, DC a day before the event.

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