You’re probably a fan of this 1989 American animated sitcom by Matt Groening, or at least interested in all the things transpiring and happening around the globe. Now if you remember Episode 225 from May 9, 1999 they digitally featured Stephen Hawking performing a rap song called “A Brief History of Rhyme” which is a play on his famous book. There, he is seen to be sporting a chain around his neck with Albert Einstein’s formula. It does seem like a mere tribute but only until you realize that Einstein was born in 1879 on the same day of Hawking’s death…
(photos and other visuals used c/o The Simpsons)
Of course, if there’s a spider, a web is ought to be made, hence this not so obvious prediction. Still, we can’t deny the fact that there were so many times The Simpsons undeniably predicted the future, and here’s a list to prove it:
This is the first of many more to come – we’re happy to say that this was created and made possible by the team effort of our interns. You guys better watch out for the next things to come.
Written & Conceptualized by: Gia Marcos & Miguel Mosuela
Illustrations by: Brian Villanueva, Joshua Tiu, & Jule Ervin De Guzman