Harry Shearer on The Simpsons, Twenty Years Later

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20 years ago, The Simpsons stepped out of the Tracy Ullman show and into their own half-hour timeslot on the then-fledgling FOX network. 450 episodes later, they’re still going strong. We talk this morning with one of the show’s long time voice actors, Harry Shearer, who hosts public radio’s Le Show when he’s not providing the voice of Mr. Burns, Smithers, Ned Flanders, Rev. Lovejoy, Kent Brockman, Dr. Hibbert, Lenny, Principal Skinner, Otto, Rainier Wolfcastle…

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