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300th Episode of 'The Simpsons'

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300th Episode of 'The Simpsons'

300th Episode of 'The Simpsons'

300th Episode of 'The Simpsons'

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The Simpsons are about to unleash their 300th episode. Guest host Melinda Penkava talks about what's made it one of the sharpest TV comedies ever. "Don't have a cow, man."

Guests:

Al Jean
*Executive Producer/Head Writer of The Simpsons
*Harvard Graduate
*Served as Vice President of Harvard Lampoon

Matt McAllister
*Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Virginia Tech, specializing in Pop Culture and Commercial Media *Wrote the Simpsons entry in The Museum of television Encyclopedia

Mark Pinsky
*Author of The Gospel According to the Simpsons
*Religion reporter for The Orlando Sentinel