This only came to my attention yesterday, and—as I'm a Simpsons fan and something of a sports enthusiast—I figured that if I hadn't seen it, most people likely hadn't. In 1995, the Simpsons did what has to be the best promo for the NFL on Fox—for any pre-game show—ever. It's not quite vintage, untethered Simpsons; the user that uploaded the clip to YouTube speculates that it's been allowed to remain when other clips from the show are promptly DMCA-ed because FoxSports holds the copyright, and if that's true, they may have had final word on the promo's content as well. (It may also explain why this segment hasn't appeared on a Simpsons DVD collection.) We learned about the type of edits that can come into play when athletes guest star in cartoons in our look at "Homer at the Bat."
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