Hugh Jackman helps ‘The Simpsons blame Fox News, Facebook, and more for the ‘vanishing middle class: ‘The Simpsons’ is the most popular American series built up by Matt Groening for telecasting on Fox. The series depicts the American middle-class lifestyle through a family including Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie. Recently, An Australian actor Hugh Jackman and Robert Reich (former Labor Secretary) gave their voices for the season finale of ‘The Simpsons’ on Sunday. Hugh Jackman played a caretaker role in the series and used music to show the collapse of the U.S. middle class to Bart Simpson.
Jackman’s character explained, “ I am revealing you will never get a job like your father, you have to face a tough time finding something that will be worse for you”. Robert Reich sang the result that the Americans would face in the future, “The decrease of unions, rampant corporate greed, Wall Street malfeasance and the rise of shortsighted politics all contributed to increased economic inequality, widespread real unemployment, wage stagnation, and a lower standard of living for millions of Americans. The musical numbers of the lines called out the Fox News and Facebook for spreading misinformation and race-baiting. As the host, Tucker Carlson is shown saying that Putin for president, next on Fox News.”\
“Facebook feeds our fright // They convince us things were great / when gas was cheap and men were white, the lyrics of the song can be caught in the series, and on the other hand character in the likeness of Mark Zuckerberg presses a red button which reads “death of democracy.”
The audience and followers love the musical numbers and also celebrated while some of the subject matter is so serious and they felt depressing about the conditions of the Americans. The success of the show is the most wonderful moment for them. As the team considers the success of the show they feel like they are floating in the air. The most lengthy series was started on December 17, 1989, and over on May 22, 2022. The longest American sitcom has influenced the other animated series on the television positively as millions of fans sprinkled their love and support on this amazing American series till its finale. Even though it is the longest animated series then also fans are feeling sad about its finale and they are expecting the team will come back with a new animated series for them.
“The Simpsons” aired Monday to Friday at 8 p.m on the Fox platform.