Episode 195: The Call of the Simpsons with Mike Hollingsworth

This week, we’re joined by Mike Hollingsworth! He’s supervising director for “BoJack Horseman” and “Tuca & Bertie.” He’ll tell us a story about being one of the first animators that Netflix ever hired on the streaming platform. Plus, we take a look at “The Call of the Simpsons” an episode from season one. Albert Brooks made his first guest appearance in this episode as the voice of Cowboy Bob. Why we love the Springfield bears, and why they love Maggie. By the way, how much do you know about bird reproductive organs? Not much, you say – well, that’s all about to change after this episode.

Episode notes

This week, we’re joined by Mike Hollingsworth! He’s supervising director for “BoJack Horseman” and “Tuca & Bertie.” He’ll tell us a story about being one of the first animators that Netflix ever hired on the streaming platform. Plus, we take a look at “The Call of the Simpsons” an episode from season one. Albert Brooks made his first guest appearance in this episode as the voice of Cowboy Bob. Why we love the Springfield bears, and why they love Maggie. By the way, how much do you know about bird reproductive organs? Not much, you say – well, that’s all about to change after this episode.

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Guests

  • Mike Hollingsworth

About the show

Round Springfield is a Simpsons-adjacent podcast hosted by Allie Goertz and Julia Prescott where they interview writers, directors, showrunners, and voice-actors from the Simpsons-verse on their various paths to Springfield, failed pilots, other projects, and beyond. In this 20-episode limited series, you’ll hear David X. Cohen talk Futurama, Josh Weinstein talk Mission Hill, and Yeardley Smith dig deep into her diverse path of becoming Lisa Simpson.

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