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In an interview with BBC, Matt Groening told them They're yellow because when it was time to pick the colour for the cartoon I didn't want the conventional cartoon colours. An animator came up with the Simpsons' yellow and as soon as she showed it to me I said: 'This is the answer!' because when you're flicking through channels with your remote ...


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A simple copy/paste of the title of this topic to Google reveals: To finish, Matt took questions from his hugely appreciative audience. ... One audience member asked why the Simpsons are yellow. 'Yellow wasn't my choice. You initially work in black and white, and one of the animators suggested that we colour them yellow, and it looked ...


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This is not an answer or solution, but it's too long for a comment and it might help in finding an answer to this. Sorry if this was inappropriate to post as an answer. The Simpsons have been known to hide lots of mathematical references in their show (also see The Simpsons and their Mathematical Secrets by Simon Singh, who incidentally also wrote a book ...


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I believe you're thinking of the Simpson's "Wonder Years" spoof. Here's a clip: link The episode is called Three men and a comic book:link



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