'The Simpsons' Bite Harder on the Hand That Feeds Them

Last week, the Internet was abuzz over a brief visual joke on "The Simpsons" poking fun at another division of their corporate parent, Fox:


This week, they went back to the same well for another joke, albeit this time in a slightly less-inflammatory manner:


While I was a somewhat obsessive Simpsons fan for a stretch, the emergence of these screencaps are probably the most I've thought about the show since their feature film was released—so maybe the publicity is worth any Murdochian blowback that comes from it.

[photos from Dave Itzkoff's Twitter feed]