Starting “The Man In the Blue Flannel Pants”

We spotted PABF01 “The Man In the Blue Flannel Pants” and scored NABF22 “The Book Job” yesterday, November 4, 2011. These two episodes will add big-name guest stars to the list of actors who have dropped by Springfield. Andy Garcia in “The Book Job” and John Slattery in “The Man In the Blue Flannel Pants”.Andy GarciaJohn Slattery

PABF01 “The Man In the Blue Flannel Pants” is scheduled to air on Sunday, November 27, 2011 (Thanksgiving Sunday) and will be the 7th episode of Season 23, #493 on the road to #500. This episode is what I call “music lite” because it is much more dialogue-driven and the music adds emotional shading here and there. D’oh! There’s more to read…

The Start of Season 2 – Changes

BlinkyThe first music spotting session for THE SIMPSONS season #2 was on September 20, 1990. I showed up at FOX as usual and was greeted by a big surprise. I was informed that Richard Gibbs was no longer the composer for the show and that the search for a replacement was underway. In the meantime, Arthur B. Rubinstein was called in to score the first two episodes of the new season and I was told that, if all went well, Arthur would be offered the job as permanent composer. D’oh! There’s more to read…