It's the least they could do apart from offering up a way out of his bleak dystopian future.

The Simpsons has a lot to answer for after predicting many of the things that now stand as fact today, most of all the reality of President Donald Trump.

Last night the show addressed its correct prediction and apologised via Bart's blackboard gag from the opening credits.

It's a start but we'd really like a solution to the problem all the same.