John Swartzwelder wrote 59 episodes between 1990 and 2003, including "He only moves twice," which parodies the James Bond movies, and "Homer the Great," featuring the ancient secret society known as the "Stonemasons."
The writer of 'The Simpsons', John Swartzwelder, who is credited with creating some of the most popular episodes of the animated series, gave his first interview last Sunday since leaving the hit show, created by Matt Groening for Fox, 18 years ago.
Swartzwelder, who wrote 59 episodes between 1990 and 2003 - including 'He only moves twice', which parodies the James Bond films and 'Homer the Great', featuring the ancient secret society known as the 'Stonemasons' - He explained to The New Yorker that when he started working on 'The Simpsons', the executives allowed him and his colleagues to write their own way. "All we had to do was please ourselves," he said. "It's a very dangerous way to ... Continue Reading »