“The Simpsons” paid tribute to Marcia Wallace on Sunday evening, eight years after her loss of life.
In 2013, Wallace abruptly died. On the time, it was determined that her character, Edna Krabappel (Bart’s instructor and Ned Flanders’ second spouse), would additionally die.
In line with Selection, govt producer Al Jean has been bothered that they couldn’t give Wallace a correct farewell.
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On Sunday’s episode, titled “Dairy Queen”, the present used voice bits from earlier episodes as Bart finds Enda’s diary and realizes how a lot she believed in him.
“Sadly, it was very stunning passing,” Jean mentioned of Wallace’s loss of life. “I didn’t know she was that sick till very near when it occurred. So we by no means acquired the possibility to provide kind of a correct goodbye to her within the present, and this can be a small try to do this. And, you realize, she was so beloved by all people that labored on ‘The Simpsons’, that we simply kind of needed to provide her one final second on the present in her reminiscence. It’s simply that, it’s nothing extra, however, we thought she was one of the best.”
Enda’s loss of life has been talked about on the present, however Jean mentioned they made the selection to not give a reason behind loss of life.
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“I don’t assume that folks today wish to essentially understand how a personality handed away,” he mentioned. “However we reveal just a little bit extra about [Mrs. Krabappel] after which just a little bit extra about her life and the way the character was feeling when she handed.”
Sunday’s episode used two traces that Jean mentioned he knew followers would acknowledge. “This will probably be her final look,” he added. “We simply needed to kind of ship the character off correctly, in a approach that I feel isn’t making an attempt to be exploitive.”