Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg gets his cameo on The Simpsons

He may be one of the wealthiest people in the world. He may be the owner of the largest social network to ever grace the planet. His story may be the subject of a number one US box office blockbuster. Mark Zuckerberg may be living a life of fame and glory, but all the fame and glory in the world pales in comparison to a cameo on the Simpsons animated sitcom. For many celebrity personalities, a cameo on the Simpsons means that you are truly making your unique mark on the modern zeitgeist. From Alex Trebek to Steve Jobs, from Johnny Cash to Phish, from Kelsey Grammer to Reese Witherspoon, you know you’ve made it when you get on the Simpsons.

Zuckerberg achieves this zenith of stardom as the movie based on his rise to power, The Social Network, tramples through the box office, garnering critical acclaim from critics all over. Zuckerberg is portrayed in the cameo as a successful college dropout, along with Bill Gates and Richard Branson, who thwart Lisa’s plans to convince Nelson that completing an education is a worthy endeavor. Zuckerberg communicates with people by beginning sentences with “Mark Zuckerberg is…” It’s not a huge cameo, but it’s definitely another achievement the young Internet dynamo can add to his ever-growing list.

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... why, look is the founder of Face .. booook

loved it!

btw .. did you notice it has the 'old' layout design?

Cameo on The Simpsons an achievement? Ever since it went downhill, the cameos are in over-abundance. Another gimmick to get viewers or something.

"My god! People like something that I don't!"

Of course people still watch it. Do you think people only like the same things you do? Forgive us oh great one for not being as enlightened as you when it comes to our weekly entertainment.

Well if you bothered to watch the show and see how funny it is you might stick around for the credits and see if the actress playing Lisa is still the same. Do your own homework.

Has anyone else noticed that Nelson's clothing changes from the start to the end when he's playing with Mark, Bill, and Richard?

lol

Spirit Dave said,
Has anyone else noticed that Nelson's clothing changes from the start to the end when he's playing with Mark, Bill, and Richard?

lol


Lol wow good catch!!!

Spirit Dave said,
Has anyone else noticed that Nelson's clothing changes from the start to the end when he's playing with Mark, Bill, and Richard?

lol

Yea that's weird, its not even a subtle change lol. Also the pocket on his blue shirt disappears and reappears between cuts when he's talkin to mark

JamesWeb said,
Wasn't he already in an episode? When Mr. Burns went to billionaire's camp?

He was referenced, but not even by name. Mr. Burns simply shouted "Take that, founder of Facebook!". I don't think they even showed him on screen.

JamesWeb said,
Wasn't he already in an episode? When Mr. Burns went to billionaire's camp?

No but imdb says he is in next weeks episode too.

TechDudeGeorge said,

Trying to make Simpsons got millions of complaints and get cancelled?

The only reason that kid is still popular is because he's become a living meme.

I don't care if there is a whole movie about him, THIS is what makes him infamous.

On a side note, Ricky Gervais is coming back on The Simpsons this season. Oh, and the last episode was hilarious.

Please, no one say "Simpsons haven't been funny since..." because that is just when you stopped caring/watching and grew up. I still watch, and they are hit or miss, but when they hit, gold!

[quote=ccoltmanm said,]Please, no one say "Simpsons haven't been funny since..."quote]

That is getting SO old. The Simpsons have actually improved a lot over the past few seasons, it really is a hilarious show.

[quote=C_Guy said,]

Agreed, I hate how people do that in every Simpsons thread, and they've been doing it for at least 15 years now. Certainly the show has had bad episodes and a few off seasons, but it's still one of the best shows on television and is definitely getting better recently.

The only thing that I can say was a lot better in the early days is the animation. I liked the hand drawn animation, the new stuff they do on computers is kind of stiff and lifeless in comparison. It's a small thing though and I don't pay too much attention to it really.

ccoltmanm said,
I still watch, and they are hit or miss, but when they hit, gold!

And when they miss, they are unbearably boring and unfunny.