Further proof that love is a sham (as if I needed it): in an upcoming Season 27 episode of The Simpsons, Marge and Homer are set to legally separate.
Homer will reportedly leave Marge and the kids for a pharmacist voiced by Lena Dunham, and though many a Internet user has voiced dismay that the sanctity of cartoon marriage is once again being undermined, The Verge points out that the Simpsons have technically been separated for much of the series.
According to The Verge, Homer files for divorce in the Season 8 episode “Millhouse Divided” but remarries Marge at the end of the episode, a marriage that was determined in Season 20’s “Wedding for Disaster” to have been unofficial. In other words, the pair were technically unmarried for 12 seasons.
TV, much like love, is weird. What do you think of the big break-up, gang?
(via Legion of Leia)
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