'The Simpsons' to Kill Off Major Character 

By: Tim Torrance

Another Simpsons character will be joining Maude Flanders, Frank "Grimey" Grimes and Snowballs I through IV in the Springfield cemetery soon.
The show's executive producer Al Jean said recently that a major character will soon meet their demise, according to the Hollywood Reporter. "We are doing this story for the same reason we do all others – we think it has a good emotional through-line," he explained. "The story will be produced this year, though it may air in Season 26."
Jean joked that he hoped the stunt would help the show pull "Breaking Bad-type numbers" and, while he wouldn't divulge which character would be killed off, he hinted...