This does not bode well, not one bit. We all know by now that if you put a colour before the word 'wedding', shit is going to go DOWN. There has been much talk of an important character in The SImpsons dying in the upcoming season 26 premiere, but who exactly, is anybody's guess. Apparently though, it will be as shocking as anything viewers may have seen in Game of Thrones. Come on though, what are they going to do? Kill Homer? Wait, will they kill Homer?!
Executive producers Al Jean and Matt Selman spoke to TVLine recently about the impending death, with Jean saying; "This is going to be a bigger deal than *********** (ahem, she said the name but we won't) dying on Game of Thrones - the Yellow Wedding!” Going on to say “The character that dies is portrayed by an actor who won an Emmy for playing that character. People who reported on it then reported we were killing an ‘iconic’ character; I’d like to say it’s a great character, but I never used the word ‘iconic.’ It’s a terrific character and it [happens in] our premiere this coming year.”
Although, have no fear, as we learned from Family Guy, and indeed Dallas all those years ago, dead does not always mean gone forever in TV land, and the character may still reappear from time to time. Selman added; “What we told the performer is, ‘This does not mean the end of your participation in The Simpsons."
Well that's good to know, but still, who the hell will it be?!