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9/11 and Trump Presidency Not The Only Accurate Simpsons Predictions

The Simpsons has become an archive of prophecies for the Holy Internet- and for good reason

By now, The Simpsons has become an archive of prophecies for the Holy Internet- and for good reason. Apart from the more popular 9/11 and Trump presidency Simpsons predictions, here is a list of some of the lesser known ones made in the american animated sitcom with freakish accuracy as always:

1) Three eyed fish

Prediction:

In the 1990 Season 9 Episode 2, Bart catches a three-eyed fish named Blinky in the river by the Springfield nuclear power plant.

Fulfillment:

In 2011, fishermen discovered a three-eyed fish in a reservoir in Argentina which also happened to be near a nuclear power plant.

2) The God Particle

Prediction:

In 1998 in Season 10, Episode 2, Homer was seen standing in front of a blackboard with an equation which when worked out gives a mass that is only a bit larger than the nano-mass of a Higgs boson, or the “God Particle”.

Fulfillment:

The discovery of the elusive “God particle” was only announced in 2012. The particle would become proof of an invisible energy field that fills the vacuum of space.

3) Siegfried and Roy tiger attack

Prediction:

The Simpsons proved its prediction accuracy yet again in 1993’s Season 5, Episode 10 in which one of magicians from Siegfried & Roy is viciously mauled by a trained white tiger while performing at a casino.

 

Fulfillment:

Unfortunately In 2003, Roy of Siegfried and Roy was dragged off stage by his neck by their tiger. (He was in critical condition after the attack, but survived.)

4) Faulty voting machines

Prediction:

In 2008’s Season 20, Episode 4, Homer is seen to be trying to vote for Barak Obama in the US general election only to have his vote changed by a faulty machine.

Fulfillment:

In the 2012 US election, a voting machine in Pennsylvania had to be removed because it changed people’s votes for Barak Obama to ones for the Republican Mitt Romney.

5) Disney owns Fox

Prediction:

In 1998’s Season 10, Episode 5, 20th Century Fox was shown as “a Division of Walt Disney Co.”

Fulfillment:

In 2017, Disney was deep in talks to acquire much of the Fox empire, including the film and TV studio.

6) The construction of The Shard

Prediction:

In 1995’s Season 6, Episode 19, a skyscraper was placed behind Tower Bridge in London.

Fulfillment:

Construction of a very similar building called The Shard started in 2009 in the same location.

7) Autocorrect Prediction

In the 1994 Season 6, Episode 8, Dolph uses an Apple Newton (a personal digital assistant) to write “Beat Up Martin,” which then automatically changes to “Eat Up Martha.” It has been reported that Apple employees actually referred to this episode while creating autocorrect.

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Fulfillment:

About a decade later, Apple announced autocorrect.

8) FIFA World Cup scandal

Prediction:

In 2014’s Season 25, Episode 16, Homer becomes a World Cup referee and takes a bribe from gangsters to rig the World Cup and allow Brazil to win. However, he has a change of heart during the game and Germany ends up winning.

Fulfillment:

In 2015, multiple FIFA officials including 2 FIFA presidents were charged with corruption. That same year Germany won the cup.

9) The censorship of Michelangelo’s David

Prediction:

In 1990’s Season 2, Episode 9, Springfieldians protested against the nudity of Michelangelo’s statue of David when it was being exhibited in the local museum.

Fulfillment:

In July 2016, Russian campaigners voted on whether or not to clothe a copy of the Renaissance statue that had been set up in central St Petersburg.

10) This side-by-side comparison of the 2012 electoral map in The Simpsons with the 2016 US electoral map

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