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In a new interview with, Simpsons show runner Al Jean explains the 'delays' in releasing the complete season DVD sets stating that "the current show is the priority. The DVDs can always come out". He reiterates that the releases will always be sporatic as commentaries and features must be done around the cast and crew's busy schedule. The season 4 set is due sometime next year. Thanks to Simpsons Channel for the link.

Law Talkin' Guy Tray Variation

Member semaj nala has discovered a variation in the placement of the sponge businesscard of the Lionel Hutz action figure. The earlier version of the tray had the card placed lower in the tray.

Be-Sharp Barney Arrives

Be-Sharp Barney has begun to ship to collectors today. If you are looking to catch up on your Be-Sharps collection, don't forget that you can still send away for the previous figures (Homer, Apu, and Skinner) by mailing in the needed UPCs/POPs with the appropriate forms available on the Playmates site. For more info on this promotion, see our Be-Sharp FAQ.

A Very Kwik-E Christmas

The latest issue in the Simpsons Christmas Express collection has begun to arrive on doorsteps. It features the "North Pole Kwik-E-Mart" where Ralph, Sherri, and Terri purchase squishees. More info on the set and ordering info can be found on Thanks to member shasteve for the pics.

According to Diamond Comics' weekly shipping list, the following Simpsons items shipped this week to comic stores and other retailers who ordered them... read more

Eye On eBay: Diecast Cars Released

UPDATE: Member kevinjsfbay spotted them at a Target store.

They haven't be seen in stores yet, but the Simpsons Diecast Cars have shown up on eBay. eBay seller 'thecubster' has all four cars (Homer's car, Marge's car, Wiggum's Police Cruiser, and Springfield School Bus) up with MOC images.

Season 3 DVD Released Today

Today is the official release date of the Season 3 DVD, after 54 weeks of waiting since the second set. This set should prove to be worth that wait, with commentaries on every episode and a wealth of extras. You can discuss/review the DVD with your fellow fans in our forums. We have also compiled a listing of some reviews/giveaways for the DVD for your reading: ... read more

Free Hat With 'Hit And Run' on EBGames

Need a new hat? Well now when you preorder the upcoming Simpsons "Hit And Run" game from you'll receive a free, exclusive Simpsons hat. This game (a Grand Theft Auto style game set in Springfield) is due out on 9/16 for the PS2, X-Box, and Gamecube systems. Thanks to SCS member simpsycho for the heads up.

Simpsons voice actor Harry Shearer and director David Silverman will be signing Season 3 DVD sets next Tuesday at the Virgin Megastore in Los Angeles. The location is:... read more

Add 'The Collector' To Your Collection

Sideshow Toys' The Collector mini-bust is now up for pre-order at their site. This bust is a 1,000 piece exclusive to the Sideshow Toy website (the other busts should be in comic and hobby shops soon). It is priced at $40 and is set to ship in November/December. Thanks to SCS member cheesesnack for the heads up.

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