Which, within the film, arguably works as a metaphor for the liberating energy of artwork and filmmaking – however it additionally calls to thoughts the tip of the “Itchy & Scratchy Land” episode, the place the Simpson household discovers that digital camera flashes are the killer robots’ solely weak spot.
After all, at this level, claiming that The Simpsons predicted cultural occasions is each trite and typically wildly inaccurate. However now that it’s occurred thrice, it doesn’t appear out of the realm of chance that these story selections are a part of an intentional homage on Peele’s half. In any case, his motion pictures are mainly Scorching Pockets packed filled with gooey hidden meanings and pop-culture references – it is a filmmaker who secretly dressed as Jack Torrance whereas selling Us. So actually, sneaking in (and elevating) outdated Simpsons story beats wouldn’t be too misplaced.
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