Monthly Archives: April 2018

Episode 1 – Simpsons Roasting on a Romanian Revolution

https://media.blubrry.com/retrospecticus/p/dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/qpgggf9ain0bqq6/ep001.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn the first proper episode of Retrospecticus, we take a look at “Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire”, the first full episode of The Simpsons and the only one to be broadcast in the 1980’s. For the modern history, we tell the story of the Romanian Revolution that overthrew… Read More »

The Pilot Episode

https://media.blubrry.com/retrospecticus/p/dl.dropbox.com/s/vyz7b2nv8fv46wm/pilot.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWelcome to the very first episode of Retrospecticus, a Simpsons history podcast! In this pilot episode, your hosts Tom and Garreth give a taster of what to expect from the upcoming series. Garreth tells the story of how the Simpsons came into existence via the Tracey Ullman show, and… Read More »

Welcome to Retrospecticus

Hello there! Welcome to the home of Retrospecticus, a Simpsons History podcast. In each episode, your hosts Tom and Garreth will reminisce over an episode of the Simpsons, before going over an important historical event that occurs on or around the time of the show’s original air date.