- The Flanderses, although stereotypically Evangelical, are paedobaptists. In one episode, they attempt to baptize the Simpson children, including Maggie.
- It appears that the denominationally-vague First Church of Springfield believes in the Real Presence, to some extent. After numerous alcohol-steeped binges, Marge and Homer develop a reputation for being Springfield's ultimate party couple. During Communion one Sunday, Marge drinks a little too deeply from the Cup, causing Otto to exclaim "Don't bogart my Lord!"
Tuesday, February 22, 2005
The Simpsons and the Sacraments
Granted, the place of religion within the Simpsons' world is not easy to pin down, but I noticed a couple of interesting things tonight: