Personal Computer References in Pop Culture

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January 6, 2008

The Fox Broadcasting Company airs The Simpsons TV show in the US. Laptop computers appear, on a pool table, in a bar.
(Copyright 2008 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

January 27, 2008

The Fox Broadcasting Company airs The Simpsons TV show in the US. Two personal computers appear, and Microsoft stock is shown.
(Copyright 2008 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

March 9, 2008

The Fox Broadcasting Company airs The Simpsons TV show in the US. A personal computer appears, used to play poker.
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March 30, 2008

The Fox Broadcasting Company airs The Simpsons TV show in the US.
  • A personal computer appears, showing a Power Point presentation.
  • Another computer appears in a bedroom.

(Copyright 2008 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

May 4, 2008

The Fox Broadcasting Company airs The Simpsons TV show in the US. A laptop computer appears, in writing a review of a film.
(Copyright 2008 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

May 18, 2008

The Fox Broadcasting Company airs The Simpsons TV show in the US. A laptop computer appears, showing a coin web site.
(Copyright 2008 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

June 1, 2008

Algeria issues a 15d postage stamp depicting a personal computer.

October 7, 2008

The Fox Broadcasting Company airs The Simpsons TV show in the US.
  • A personal computer keyboard appears.
  • A laptop computer is used to track the movement of someone.

(Copyright 2008 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

November 1, 2008

North Korea issues a 12-w postage stamp marking the 50th anniversary of introductory compulsory secondary education, depicting a boy at a personal computer.

November 30, 2008

The Fox Broadcasting Company airs The Simpsons TV show in the US.
  • A computer store in a mall has a logo like the Apple company. with laptop and desktop computers that look like Apple products.
  • A man runs into the store and throws a sledgehammer at the large screen displaying the company CEO, like the "1984" Apple ad introducing the Macintosh.
  • A laptop computer with an Apple-like logo is used at a house.
  • A package is delivered in a box with double-bite apple logo and "MAPPLE".

(Copyright 2008 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

February 23, 2009

20th Century Fox Home Entertainment releases the film Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder on DVD in the United Kingdom.
  • A character says in his speech "It seems only fit that I, Commodore 64 Zap Brannigan...".
  • A robot (Calculon) thinks of his award acceptance speech: "I'd like to thank the Academy, my agent, and most of all my operating system, Windows Vista for everything..." and then malfunctions.

March 8, 2009

The Fox Broadcasting Company airs The Simpsons TV show in the US. A personal computer keyboard and flat-screen monitor appear.
(Copyright 2009 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

March 20, 2009

South Africa 2.05r "Ergonomics in the office" depicts a personal computer.

March 29, 2009

The Fox Broadcasting Company airs The Simpsons TV show in the US. A church reverend uses a handheld "Psalm Pilot" computer, mocking the Palm Pilot. A personal computer displays the Windows "Pipes" screen saver.
(Copyright 2009 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

April 5, 2009

The Fox Broadcasting Company airs The Simpsons TV show in the US. A laptop computer appears. Three desktop computers appear in a library.
(Copyright 2009 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

April 19, 2009

The Fox Broadcasting Company airs The Simpsons TV show in the US. A personal computer appears.
(Copyright 2009 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

May 15, 2009

Venezuela issues 10 postage stamps depicting personal computers, promoting protection of children on the Internet.

May 18, 2009

Netherlands Antilles issues a 164-cent postage stamp for the Century of Telecommunications and Posts Departments, depicting a person at a computer.

June 30, 2009

Costa Rica issues a postage stamp for the 60th anniversary of the Costa Rican Electrical Institute, depicting a laptop computer.

September 27, 2009

The Fox Broadcasting Company airs The Simpsons TV show in the USA.
  • A character says "do you know where you can buy ink for an Amiga brand fax machine?".
  • Laptop and desktop computers appear, showing a Web browser.

(Copyright 2009 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

October 4, 2009

The Fox Broadcasting Company airs The Simpsons TV show in the USA.
  • An old desktop personal computer "ADDGOOD" appears, with "WORD JAMMERS" software.
  • A laptop computer is used to access the Internet.

(Copyright 2009 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

November 29, 2009

The Fox Broadcasting Company airs The Simpsons TV show in the USA. A desktop computer is used to access a "Wiccapedia" web site.
(Copyright 2009 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)
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Other web pages of interest:
  • Chronology of Personal Computers
  • Disney References in Pop Culture
  • Video Game References in Pop Culture
  • Chevrolet Corvette References in Pop Culture
  • This Day in History

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