Trump Canard

Bart to the Future is the seventeenth episode of the eleventh season of the American animated television sitcom The Simpsons. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on March 19, 2000. In the episode, after their picnic in the park is cut short due to a mosquito infestation, the Simpsons stop by at an Indian casino. There, Bart is prevented from entering because of his age. He manages to sneak in but is caught by the guards and sent to the casino manager’s office. This Native American manager shows Bart a vision of his future as a washed-up, wannabe rock musician living with Ralph Wiggum, while Lisa has become the President of the United States and tries to get the country out of financial trouble. “Bart to the Future” was the second episode of The Simpsonsafter “Lisa’s Wedding” to be set in the future.

The episode was directed by Michael Marcantel and written by Dan Greaney, who wanted to explore what Bart’s life would end up like. Several designs were made by the animators for future Bart, but Greaney did not think they matched the personality of the character and had to give clearer instructions on how he wanted him to look. Reception of “Bart to the Future” by critics has been generally mixed to negative. In 2003, it was named the worst episode of the series by Entertainment Weekly writers who felt the “looking-into-the-future premise” was carried out better in “Lisa’s Wedding.”[1] Around 8.77 million American homes tuned in to watch the episode during its original airing. In 2008, it was released on DVD along with the rest of the episodes of the eleventh season.

Trump Canard

Images from the ‘The Simpsons’ showing Donald Trump running for President are from 2015, not 2000.

The Simpsons PREDICTED a Donald Trump presidency… and it didn’t end well: Time travel episode from 2000 featured ‘broke’ nation reliant on aid from CHINA

  • Episode called Bart to the Future includes vision of the U.S. in 2030
  • Lisa Simpsons has just been elected president – to succeed Trump
  • Nation’s financial ruin due to Trump policies is revealed
  • In contrast to his 2016 rhetoric, U.S. is shown taking handouts from China
  • Lisa has to institute massive tax hikes in order to dig America out of its hole
  • Simpsons has ‘predicted’ world events before, including Ebola, the discovery of the Higgs-Boson particle and the Arab Spring 

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