Guitar Hero spotted in the Simpsons

By Spencer . November 21, 2007 . 11:05am


In this past Sunday’s episode, Bart wanders off into a new comic book store where the owner is seen playing Guitar Hero and Dance Dance Revolution simultaneously. This isn’t the first time the Simpsons touched on video games. Last season the show poked fun at Grand Theft Auto and a much older episode had a Sonic the Hedgehog look-a-like encouraging Bart to steal Bonestorm. However, this might be the first time actual games are shown instead of a parody.

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  • Atlus Shrugged


  • TacoBeaver

    South Park has one 2 and then some guys score 1mil points the CPU tells them:

    U R [email protected]#g$

  • Pichi

    I respect South Park for showing Okami behind the game store counter in a few episodes. ^_^

  • Atlus Shrugged

    Heroin Hero > Guitar Hero

  • They have also shown D2 and Starcraft from what I’ve seen as well in various episodes.

  • moi

    PROTIP : When they give the real product’s name, it’s not called “poking fun at game x”, it’s called “product placement”.

  • Guitar Hero is really popular now, i think sounds like advertising so that more people will know about it.

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