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WDTCF- Bart the General

It’s interesting, that after more than 5 years of this game, more than a hundred and fifty updates (163 so far), and loads and loads of  characters introduced, that we are just now getting to a character skin that was paramount to the introduction of a couple of key characters.

For this character skin, we have to go back, waaaaaaaaaaaay back to a time when The Simpsons were still struggling to find consistency in both animation and voice-overs.  The animation was jumpy and a bit crude, and the voices, while sounding kinda like the characters we have come to love, really didn’t feel “real” yet.  Homer, Burns, even Marge, felt more like people “reading lines,” than the fluid, “real people” feel we know now.

This episode is also from an era where the writers pretty much stuck to one storyline, and took the time to develop the characters more fully.  Bart and Lisa are still working out their differences, Otto is really just a stoner in a bus, and we get to know a handful of what are now regular characters, for the first time.

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Hey Addicts, Caption This!

Sometimes TSTO gives us humorous little moments when we capture our characters doing rather strange things.  These posts are all about those strange and funny moments! Twice a week we’ll be posting a Caption This! moment where we want you, the Addicts readers, to put on your writing caps and come up with what you think is happening in the screenshot. Post your captions in the comments below. We can’t wait to see how creative and funny you guys can be!

Hey Addicts… Caption This!
(This week’s Caption This image was submitted by Addicts reader Julia M)
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If you’ve got an image you’d like to submit for a “Caption this!” post, email it to us at TSTOAddictsblog@gmail.com or post it on the Addicts Flickr page, you never know when yours might be next!