Inside Judd Apatow’s 25-Year-Old ‘Simpsons’ Episode

January 9, 2015 8:19 AM

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Inside Judd Apatow’s 25-Year-Old ‘Simpsons’ Episode

“I got someone to get me all those [first "Simpsons"] scripts,” Apatow recalls. “I studied them and tried to write what I thought would be episode number seven.”

He sent those two spec scripts around as writing samples to what he estimates was 30 different sitcoms and got rejected by all of them. “I didn’t even get a little interest, anywhere,” he says. But Al Jean and Mike Reiss at “The Simpsons” did take note of it and told him they liked it. Now, 25 years...

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