'The Simpsons' Producer Talks the Impact of Character's Death in Season Premiere

September 29, 2014 3:49 AM

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After all the teases and speculations, the character who's killed off on "" season 26 premiere was finally revealed on Sunday night, September 28. Showrunner Al Jean previously warned fans not to expect the death of an "iconic" character, but the story's indeed still emotional.

In the season opener, Krusty bid farewell to his father, Rabbi Hyman Krustofski. "I had suggested that we do an episode where Krusty's father passes away and the last word he says to Krusty is, 'eh.' I thought it would be funny and sad to deal with that being the last thing your father says to you,"...

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