Looking at you, Farming Simulator
. The Simpsons
caught on to these as early as 1998.
Horse meat in beef
What if there was horse meat in our beef the whole time
!? The Simpsons
showed it six years before the IRL event.
Star Wars VII and Alvin and the Chipmunks 3
As if nailing the fact that VII was a giant apology wasn't enough, The Simpsons also knew what movie would open alongside it in this episode from 2009.
"Ice to see you"
McBain, the Simpsons' Schwarzenegger/Willis parody, used the same bad ice puns that Schwarzenegger does in the 1997 Batman and Robin, only McBain did it 4 years earlier.
Siegfried and Roy tiger mauling
In 2003, Roy of Siegfried and Roy was famously attacked on stage by his white tiger, Mantecore. The Simpsons predicted this ten years before it happened.
A 1999 Simpsons episode featured tomatoes that were mutated by radiation. This actually happened in 2011 after the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
"Malfunctioning" voting booths
2008's Halloween special episode of the Simpsons predicted 2012's voting scandal in which electronic voting machines switched votes:
Hopefully this one doesn't come true. "Bart to the Future" predicts that Donald Trump would become president (right before Lisa Simpson).
Maybe this game wasn't such an original idea after all.
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