Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, or 20th Century Fox, is a company which broadcasts The Simpsons. It, along with the FOX Network, has been referenced many times in the show. It is a subsidiary company of 21st Century Fox. and is owned by Rupert Murdoch. The Simpsons have taken many swipes at their home network. FOX is part of the MPAA. In 2013, the byline was removed since the 1981 logo.
Episode – "Kamp Krusty" Not exactly implied, but: Bart: I just want the whole world to know that this was a really crappy camp. Can I say crappy on TV? Kent Brockman: Yes, on this network, you can.
Episode – "Krusty Gets Kancelled" When Krusty identifies Luke Perry as being Krusty's "worthless half brother" and Lisa explains that Perry is a big TV star, Krusty scoffs that he is one... on FOX.
Episode – "Mr. Plow" While waiting for his "Mr. Plow" commercial to air on Public Access, Homer comments "It may be on a lousy channel, but the Simpsons are finally on TV!"
Episode – "Marge in Chains" When the Osaka flu hits the Flanders, Ned Flanders flashes back to what he could've done to deserve punishment: watching "Married..... with Children" and actually laughing at it! In the present, Ned says "Oh, the network slogan is true! Watch Fox and be damned for all eternity!"
Episode – "Deep Space Homer" At the end Bart imagines Homer as the Star Child from 2001: A Space Odyssey getting hit with a Fox Network satellite. Also, a NASA employee points out popular personalities on television by using "Married..... with Children's" Peg complaining to Al about sex and Al flushing the toilet.
Episode – "Homer to the Max" The family watches FOX's Mid-Season show lineup, then finds some of the shows terrible.
Episode – "Thirty Minutes Over Tokyo" Homer makes various investments on a computer at the "Java Server". Upon learning that one of his investments was FOX, he quickly undoes his action. Also, during the TCFTV logo in this episode Homer yells "AHH!UNDO! UNDO! OH!"
Episode – "MoneyBART" In the couch gag, the shot zooms out to reveal that sweatshop is contained within a grim version of the 20th Century Fox logo, surrounded by barbed wire, searchlights, and a watchtower!