The Simpsons animation series is known all over the world. The truth is that, like it more or less, they have a great ability to deal with the issues that are happening nowadays and also to talk about what will happen in the future since they have been successful in more than One occasion
The best predictions The Simpsons have made
1- The United States wins the gold of Curling
In the season 21 of the series, The Simpsons showed us to the national team of the United States winning the gold medal of Curling. It happened at the 2018 Games.
2- Trump's triumph
In season 11, an unknown Trump so far won the United States elections. Fact that occurred 16 years later.
3- Disney buys FOX
About 20 years ago The Simpsons predicted that Disney would buy the FOX network. This was fulfilled in 2017, when Disney paid about 600 million dollars for the company.
4- Lady Gaga in the Superbowl
In the year 2012, we showed Lady Gaga in the Superbowl show . In 2017, she was the one in charge of making this show.
5- The tiger attack
In 1993, The Simpsons already predicted the tragedy of the brothers Siegfried and Roy with the attack of their white tiger during a show.
6- mutant tomatoes
Season 11 was broadcast in 1999, when they showed some radioactive tomatoes called tobaccos. Fourteen years later, appeared in Japan because of the Fukushima disaster.
7- Problems with the autocorrector
The Simpsons family already knew, in 1995, that we would have to face each other daily with problems with the corrector of our mobiles.
8- The machines of the elections
In 2008 they broadcast an episode in which Homer tried to vote for Obama, but the machine gave its vote to McCain. In the 2012 elections, numerous machines were removed for this problem.
9- God's particle
This formula that we see in the blackboard of Homer, in 1998, was that it predicted the discovery of the Higgs Boson one of the greatest advances of the current science.
10- The theft of the lemon tree
In 1995, The Simpsons woke up with the news that someone had stolen a lemon tree from their beloved city . The same happened in a US city in 2013.
11- The NSA scandal
The Simpsons family movie predicted that the NSA spied on the conversations of all American citizens.
12- The smartwatch
We thought it was crazy to see the fiancé of Lisa talking to her watch in the year 1995. day and the smartwatch are everywhere.
13- The Ebola crisis
In 1997, The Simpsons already feared that ] an Ebola outbreak may occur. In 2014, the population was terrified of this very possibility.
14- Horse meat as secret ingredient
In the college of the Simpsons children, in 1994, make food with a secret ingredient: horse meat. In 2013, it was leaked that many products we ate had this same ingredient.
15- Ringo Star and his fans
In the second Series season joked about the fact that Ringo Star would answer the letters of all their fans, even if it took 20 years. In 2013, Paul McCartney, also of the Beatles, answered the mail of his fans more than 50 years ago.
16- The Greek crisis
Who would think in 2013, when the Simpsons joked about the economic collapse of Greece which would actually happen in 2015.
17- FIFA corruption
Although not directly stated, the researchers of this chapter, they are physically the same as those that have uncovered the corruption of FIFA.
18- Baby translator
In 1992, they invented a supposed device that translated what babies meant. Today there is a mobile application that translates what our baby wants in terms of his crying.
19- The Nobel Prize
Six years before an MIT professor won the Nobel Prize, The Simpsons already predicted it.
20- The robot librarian
In 1995, Lisa's librarian was a robot. Today there are many libraries with robots as assistants.
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