The Simpsons Episode 15.22 Fraudcast News
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The Simpsons Episode 15.22 Fraudcast News

Episode Premiere
May 23, 2004
Genre
Animation, Comedy
Production Company
FOX, Gracie Films, Film Roman Productions
Official Site
http://www.thesimpsons.com/
Episode Premiere
May 23, 2004
Genre
Animation, Comedy
Period
1989 - now
Production Co
FOX, Gracie Films, Film Roman Productions
Distributor
FOX
Official Site
http://www.thesimpsons.com/
Director
Bob Anderson
Screenwriter
Matt Groening, James L. Brooks
Main Cast
  • Dan Castellaneta as Homer Simpson (voice)
  • Julie Kavner
  • Nancy Cartwright as Bart Simpson (voice)
  • Yeardley Smith
  • Harry Shearer
  • Hank Azaria as Chief Wiggum / Moe Szyslak (voice)
  • Pamela Hayden
  • Tress MacNeille
  • Karl Wiedergott
Additional Cast
  • Karl Wiedergott
  • Harry Shearer

When Mr. Burns is reported dead incorrectly, all of the newspapers and news stations decide to report what they really think of him. In order to end the negative view the public has of him, Mr. Burns buys all of media outlets to brainwash the people of Springfield.

There is one newspaper he did not buy however: The Red Dress Press, put out by Lisa Simpson. When she prints an article about Burns' attempt to manipulate the public's thinking, he goes after Lisa. After Lisa finally gives in to his torturous ways, Homer steps up and starts his own paper with front-page news being how great Lisa is. In the end, Mr. Burns is control of public opinion ends when everyone in Springfield each prints their own newspapers stating their views.