Fans were pleased to see the show honor the late actress in such a touching way.paid tribute to Marcia Wallace, the voice of teacher Mrs. premiere, Fox re-aired a classic episode of the show, "The Ned-liest Catch," that featured Wallace.The cast did eventually agree to the cut after tense negotiations, though the salary reduction was not as steep as the studio originally proposed.The season 26 finale of “The Simpsons” will air Sunday on Fox. – Maxtone-Graham denies that it was supposed to be his name in giant letters, says he originally wrote it as Reardon.UPDATED: “The Simpsons” has lost one of its most recognizable voices. Burns, Ned Flanders and Principal Skinner, is leaving Fox’s animated series after 26 seasons. “This because I wanted what we’ve always had: the freedom to do other work,” he wrote.Brooks made a public appeal to keep negotiations going on Twitter on Thursday. The show has survived contract issues before, although without losing its cast members.In 2011, 20th Century Fox Television looked to cut costs of the aging show by dealing a hefty pay cut to the voice cast.
What’s most interesting here is that they actually do acknowledge that Flanders starting to date people might have been premature, that Rod and Todd were too much of a bummer to do much with, and that death is awfully difficult to handle on a show like this.Excellent: Voice actor Harry Shearer is returning to The Simpsons months after announcing his departure from the animated comedy.Shearer – who lends his voice to a host of characters including Mr. PHOTOS: Hollywood's Notable Deaths of 2013 Ahead of the 8 p.m. K.," Bart Simpson wrote on the chalkboard in the credits sequence ahead of Sunday night's new episode, "Four Regrettings and a Funeral." Wallace voiced teacher Edna Krabappel on Fox's long-running animated hit.The two began dating in this episode, and later married.