Simpsons Predicted Richard Branson’s Trip To Space Long Ago

Simpsons Predicted Richard Bransons Trip To Space

As Deadline laid out a scene from the show’s 25th season reveals Branson admiring a painting while floating in space. The clip comes from the 15th episode of the season, which is called The War of Art. In it, an art forger speaks to Lisa about how much joy his work has given others, starting off with a montage of art in various places. One of them is an image of Branson floating in a spacecraft while looking at a painting.

The clip from 2004 went viral in the wake of Branson’s spaceflight, but many — which include at least one person associated with the show — pointed out that it wasn’t a predict on as much as a reference once Virgin’s space efforts were made public with Virgin Galactic that same year.

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