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.”