In honor of the 20th anniversary of The Simpsons, TV Guide is releasing 5 collectible covers of their mag each with a different coverphoto of Simpson patriarch Homer J. Simpson. Here is one of his collectible covers:
In celebration of “The Simpsons” 20th anniversary, TV GUIDE MAGAZINE has issued five collectible covers hitting newsstands Thursday, December 3 and on sale for two weeks. Each of the five issues features a unique Homer Simpson illustration on the cover, along with three additional full-page illustrations on the inside pages, for a total of 20 Homers – representing an unforgettable Homer moment from each of the past 20 seasons.
The five collectible TV GUIDE MAGAZINE cover illustrations featuring Homer Simpsons are:
01. I Am Furious Yellow (from Season 13, aired April 28th 2002)
02. Colonel Homer (from Season 3, aired March 26th, 1992)
03. King-Size Homer (from Season 7, aired November 5th, 1995)
04. Mr. Plow (from Season 4, aired November 19th, 1992)
05. Homer The Great (from Season 6, aired January 8th, 1995)
TV GUIDE MAGAZINE editors’ picks of the Top 20 episodes include:
#1: “Homer’s Phobia” (original airdate 2/16/97)
Plot: Homer (Dan Castellaneta) gay-panics when he realized his new friend, John (John Waters) “prefers the company of men.”
#10: “Homer The Great” (original airdate 1/8/95)
Plot: Homer is revealed to be the Chosen One, a foretold savior of his lodge’s order.
At #20: “Lisa V. Malibu Stacy (original airdate 2/17/94)
Plot: Lisa (Yeardley Smith) is crushed when the new Malibu Stacy is a bubblehead who says things like “Don’t ask me, I’m just a girl!”
Man … there are so many amazing eps of The Simpsons, I’d be hard-pressed to be able to compile a list of my faves … which is why I’m very curious to see what the editors of TV Guide come up with. The various Homer Simpsons featured on these collectible covers to bring to mind many of my fave eps. After the jump, check out the other 4 covers of TV Guide which all feature Homer … More »