Sam Simon, Simpsons Co-Creator Terminally Ill

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  1. mattCR

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    I always enjoyed Sam Simon's calls into the Howard Stern Show. Especially the one where Howard had on Jennifer Tilly (his ex-wife) as a guest. Sam said Tilly told him his idea for a "cartoon" TV show was horrible and would never make it. Meanwhile she was still getting residuals from it. He actually mentioned his condition on the show several months ago and said the outlook wasn't good. Sad to hear it sounds like it's only a matter of time.
     
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    IIRC, it was Simon's influence that made Lisa something other than a female version of Bart. Without him, I wonder whether the show would have lasted as long as it has.

    This is very sad news.
     
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    RIP Sam Simon...
     
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    Yeh. It's amazing that he was able to live about 2 years with only months to live.


    Rest in peace.
     

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