“The Simpsons” characters travel to Cincinnati

On the November 29th episode of “The Simpsons,” Principal Skinner and Superintendent Chalmers took a road trip to Cincinnati for an education convention and some Skyline. The producers chose the iconic Clifton location and everything was accurate — except the large bowls of chili.


"Oh my God, those bowls are HUGE!" Executive Producer Matt Selman said in a recent phone interview. Selman, a self-proclaimed “chili dog connoisseur,” has never been to Cincinnati but did have some Skyline shipped to the staff, and while it wasn’t entirely well-received, he enjoyed it and hopes to visit the Clifton location one day.


Selman also incorporated another one of his local favorites into the episode — theme music from “WKRP.”

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