Corona The Simpson you can’t sit with us Shirt. In January 2020, a rumor began circulating on social media that the sitcom series The Simpsons predicted the outbreak of the new coronavirus: The first three tables of this image would counteract the Effect ( for example, all but the right table below) have not changed and originate from episode 1993 (Part 4, Episode 21) titled Marge in the Series. The episode shows Springfield residents coping with the outbreak of Osaka Osaka flu, spread after a factory worker coughed into a box. These three tables can be seen in the video below: The fourth panel in this graphic (bottom right) is recorded and actually comes from another episode of Simpsons Story. That panel, starring Springfield correspondent Kent Brockman, came from the episode The Fool Montyùi (Part 22, Episode 6). Words called Corona Corona virus have been added to the beginning of this image, originally read as Apocalypse Meow.