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Episode 1 – Simpsons Roasting on a Romanian Revolution

In 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 Nicolae Ceausescu. If you’d like to… Read More »

The Pilot Episode

WARNING! This was Tom and Garreth’s very first recording together. It was done over Skype and not face to face, so it’s very rough and ready and not very good. If you are just starting to listen to the show, we recommend starting with Episode 1! Welcome to the very first episode of Retrospecticus, a… 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.