“The Simpsons” correctly predicted the U.S. would win an Olympic gold medal in curling.
“The Simpsons” again proved it can look into the future.
A “Simpsons” episode from 2010 showed the united states beat Sweden to win the Olympic gold medal in curling. Just like the episode, the U. S Men’s Olympic Curling Team won a gold medal on Saturday after defeating Sweden 10-7 in the Pyeongchang Games. The victory is the second curling medal ever for the United States.
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The episode, entitled “Boy Meets Curl,” which was broadcast on Feb. 14, 2010, followed the main character, Homer Simpson, and his wife, Margin forming a curling team that went on to win gold. Sweden went home with silver, as in South Korea.
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“Simpsons” writer Rob LaZebnik, who is credited with the creation of the episode, tweeted his congratulations to the winning team and playfully stated, the men were the second team to beat Sweden in curling at the Olympics, Entertainment Weekly reported.
“Congratulations to the USA Curling 2018 on their gold! Not the first time that the U.S. beat Sweden, though. Marge and Homer did eight years ago,” LaZebnik tweeted.
Congratulations to @USACurling2018 on their gold! Not the first time that the U.S. beat Sweden, though. Marge and Homer did eight years ago.https://t.co/HLAHXDBhgh
— Rob LaZebnik (@Rlazebnik) February 24, 2018
Al Jean, an executive producer and writer on the long-lasting comedy, also called the ability to make the right predictions.
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“Congratulations to US Men’s gold medal curling team! Good predictions come true!” Jean tweeted.
.@TheSimpsons Congratulations to us men’s gold medal curling team! Good predictions come true! pic.twitter.com/GhbngpzMUv
— Al Jean (@AlJean) February 24, 2018
“The Simpsons” are also credited with predicting the outcomes of Donald Trump winning the presidency of the FIFA scandal and Lady Gaga’s performance at the Super Bowl, the Deadline reported.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.