Weezer TV appearance: 05/10/2020 - The Simpsons

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"The Hateful Eight-Year-Olds" (production code ZABF14) is the 21st episode of the 31st season of the FOX animated sitcom The Simpsons. The episode was directed by Jennifer Moeller and written by Joel H. Cohen. It aired on May 10, 2020.


The members of Sailor's Delight (portrayed by, from left to right, Pat, Scott, Rivers, and Brian)

Weezer's appearance in the episode was formally announced on May 7, 2020, with an accompanying clip featuring an animated portrayal of the band performing the "The Simpsons Theme". An accompanying press release confirmed that the episode would feature the premiere of the Van Weezer track "Blue Dream".

In the episode the band voices a fictional band called Sailor's Delight. The songs "Piece of Cake" and "Happy Hour" are performed in part and other Weezer songs are listed on a setlist. A clip of "Blue Dream" is played during a chase sequence. An animated segment of Weezer (drawn as themselves) performing "The Simpsons Theme" precedes the episode's credits.

"The Simpsons Theme"

"The Simpsons Theme"
Cover by Weezer
Length 0:59
Writer(s) Danny Elfman
Producer(s) Suzy Shinn
Status Circulating

See also