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Simpsons World: The Ultimate Episode Guide, published in 2010, is a book which combines The Simpsons: A Complete Guide to Our Favorite Family, The Simpsons Forever! A Complete Guide to Our Favorite Family Continued, The Simpsons Beyond Forever! A Complete Guide to Our Favorite Family... Still Continued, and The Simpsons: One Step Beyond Forever. It added updates covering seasons 15 through 20, and expanded all the episodes to at least two pages - episodes with more than one story, such as Treehouse of Horror, have four pages. There are also appendices listing all the songs, every time Homer says "D'oh!" or "Mmm...", all the Itchy and Scratchy Show episodes (including the ones without titlecards), and the differences between the various title sequences. There's also a full listing of couch gags and the writing seen outside the church. The episode pages include the chalkboard gags. It's recommended retail price is £95 in the UK.
Simpsons World: The Ultimate Episode Guide is the biggest Simpsons episode guide, and is 1,200 pages.
The book was released in the UK on September, 30th 2010, and in the USA on 26 October 2010.
It is available to order on Amazon.
On harpercollins.com, it says:
Look what you get in this cromulent compendium!
Comprehensive episode synopses for 20 seasons of Simpsons, including 128 new gut-busting episodes never before covered! Stuff you may have missed! More screen shots than ever before! Over four hundred character profiles! Every chalkboard phrase Bart has ever written! Nifty new art throughout! Quotes and quips from all your favorite characters! Two or more jam-packed pages devoted to every episode!
As well as:
- Every couch gag
- A complete filmography of "Itchy & Scratchy"
- Every "D'oh" or "Mmm..." Homer has ever uttered
- Every song ever sung by the citizens of Springfield
- Every marquee message from the First Church of Springfield
- A tribute to star of stage, screen, infomercials, and filmstrips, Troy McClure
- The largest collection of Krusty the Clown merchandise outside of Bart's bedroom
- A complete list of celebrity guest stars
And much, much more . . .
Packaged in the ultimate wraparound slipcase and weighing in at a hefty 8.8 pounds, Simpsons World The Ultimate Episode Guide is meant for reading, not throwing!"