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Fox News Laughs Off 'Simpson' Digs

  • The Wrap, Tuesday, November 30, 2010 11:55 PM
Fox News says it's laughing off two consecutive weeks of "Simpsons" jokes at its expense. Last week's episode of the Fox cartoon featured a Fox News helicopter with the slogan, "Not Racist, But #1 With Racists." This week the chopper's slogan changed to "Unsuitable for Viewers Under 75."

A Fox News insider says the network hasn't complained, adding: At least "The Simpsons" is funny, unlike "Family Guy." "Family Guy" has repeatedly mocked Fox News, including in an episode in which Lois Griffin's character becomes a reporter for the network. Fox News and Fox Entertainment, which broadcasts "The Simpsons" and "Family Guy," are both owned by News Corp.

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