'The Simpsons' Pays Touching Tribute To Paris Attacks

Joe Durbin
Never one to miss a pop culture moment, 'The Simpsons' included this subtle but touching tribute in last Sunday's episode of the long running series.

'The Simpsons' is a show known for its pop culture references.

During it's run the cartoon has managed to lampoon nearly every single moment and celebrity of note in it's nearly three-decade run. 

In addition to its humorous observations, 'The Simpsons' also goes out of its way to honor the more tragic moments that are happening around its episodes. 

The most recent example of this came in last Sunday's episode "Lisa With an 'S'."

During the episode, Lisa Simpson is granted the mentorship of a Broadway legend and is whisked away to the famed dramatic stretch of New York real estate. 

As the different marquees flash by the names of the various productions can be glimpsed by the audience. 

Most of these marquees are throwaway jokes. One, however, features this touching tribute to the city of Paris, France

The Simpsons pay tribute to victims of Paris terrorist attackThe production "Lafayette: The Musical" features a graphic known as the Eiffel Tower peace sign that has become famous in Paris as a memorial image honoring the victims of the terrorist attacks that claimed over 120 lives on November 13, 2015. 

The image was created by French artist Jean Jullien and was clearly placed in this episode by 'The Simpsons' staff as a monument  the victims of this atrocity. 

This is just one of the many hundreds of shows of support that have taken place around the globe.

The motto of France projected onto the side of NYC's historic Flatiron Building.

The world wants Paris to know that we stand with her and always will! 

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