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Shakespeare in Simpsons Again
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.2218  Monday, 24 November 2003

From:           Richard Burt <
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Date:           Friday, 21 Nov 2003 19:58:14 -0500
Subject:        Shakespeare in Simpsons Again

In a trailer for the episode I saw tonight on CNN, there are references
to Othello and Macbeth, possibly others.

The Regina Monologues - airdate: November 23, 2003

Written by John Swartzwelder

Mr. Burns loses a thousand-dollar bill that is quickly turned into the
main display at the Museum of Modern Bart. After Burns shows up to
reclaim his money, Bart realizes he still earned enough from charging
admission to take the Simpsons to England. When they arrive, Marge begs
Homer to make this an incident-free trip, which he actually succeeds at
until he accidentally runs into the Queen. Now the only thing that will
earn Homer a stay of execution is whether he can uncover the plot to
poison her majesty. (Will likely air as the season premiere, following
the annual Treehouse of Horror episode.)

Guest starring Tony Blair , Ian McKellen, Jane Leeves and J.K. Rowling
as themselves (I'm actually unsure of who Jane Leeves is playing).

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