We know someone in Springfield is gonna die this season. The question, until now, has been who. And now that we (kind of) know, we’re kind of okay with the name at the top of the deathwatch.
“It turned out bigger than we thought it was going to be,” show runner Al Jean said during the Fox Network’s Television Critics Association panel on Sunday about the announcement that a major character would get erased during the September 28 season premiere. “It’s not going to be this bloodbath where they all get murdered.”