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The Best.Show.Ever

The Best.Show.Ever

81 DeLorean DMC-12In the midst of the 639 episodes of The Simpsons that have been aired, there was also The Simpsons Movie. While many Simpson-heads look forward to watching an epic marathon of these, let’s take a look back at some of the iconic vehicles that were so lovingly drawn into the legend that is The Simpsons.

DeLorean DMC-12: If you thought the DeLorean DMC-12 was only in Back to the Future, then you missed the 19th episode in the 7th season. Troy McClure, voiced by legendary funnyman Phil Hartman, drove a DeLorean DMC-12. The car injured Police Chief Wiggums and it was used when McClure married Selma.

The Volkswagen Thing

If you were around during the early part of the 1970s, you invariably saw some sort of box-like, weird, jeep-looking sorta, well…thing start to turn up on the streets here and there. When you asked your buddy what the heck it was, you wound up in one of those Abbott and Costello “Who’s on first?” types or conversations.

You: “Hey, did you see that thing?”
Your Buddy: “Yeah, I like those Things.”
You: “What is it?”
Your Buddy: “The Thing.”
You: “Yeah, the thing, what is it?”
Your Buddy: “The Thing.”
You: “Yeah man, that thing, what was it?”