‘The Simpsons’ Predicted Disney Would Buy Fox

CBS | 14 Dec 2017
(CNN Money) — “The Simpsons” totally predicted that Disney would take over Fox — almost 20 years ago.
An episode called “When You Dish Upon A Star,” which first aired on November 8, 1998, depicted a sign on the front of a building that read “20th Century Fox, a Division of Walt Disney Co.”
The episode from the long-running Fox cartoon focuses on an unlikely relationship between Homer Simpson, Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger. The sign appears toward the end, as Ron Howard successfully pitches a movie about “a killer-robot-driving-instructor that travels back in time for some reason” and “a talking pie,” and receives bags of money for the project.
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