The Simpson’s have a track record for predicting the future and now Tom Hanks being in isolation for the coronavirus might have been predicted as well in The Simpsons Movie in 2007.
According to Dailymail.com in the episode, Tom advertises a “new Grand Canyon” and claims the US government has lost its credibility.
He adds: “This is Tom Hanks saying if you see me in person, please, please leave me be.” Tom was recently hospitalized with coronavirus alongside his wife Rita Wilson in Australia and are now in isolation.
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The show previously ‘predicted’ the coronavirus itself – with 1993 episode Marge In Chains featuring a far-eastern virus sweeping the planet and infecting the residents of Springfield.
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NOVATO, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 14: Hundreds of people line up to check out at a Costco store on March 14, 2020 in Novato, California. Some Americans are stocking up on food, toilet paper, water and other items after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
BEIJING, CHINA - MARCH 14: A Chinese woman wears a protective mask as she has her temperature checked by a security guard before entering a shopping area on March 14, 2020 in Beijing, China. The number of cases of the deadly new coronavirus COVID-19 being treated in China dropped to below 15,000 in mainland China Friday, in what the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a global public health emergency last month. China continued to lock down the city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the virus, in an effort to contain the spread of the pneumonia-like disease but has moved to ease restrictions in other parts of the province. Officials in Beijing have put in place a mandatory 14 day quarantine for all people returning to the capital from other places in China and abroad. The number of those who have died from the virus in China climbed to over 3173 on Friday, mostly in Hubei province, and cases have been reported in many other countries including the United States, Canada, Australia, Japan, South Korea, India, Iran, Italy, the United Kingdom, Germany, France and several others. The World Health Organization declared it a pandemic earlier in the week and cases rose sharply in countries outside China. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
CARACAS, VENEZUELA - MARCH 14: Food street vendors wearing face masks in an street market on March 14, 2020 in Caracas, Venezuela. Delcy Rodriguez, Vice President of Venezuela, confirmed on Friday 13th the first two cases of COVID-19. President Nicolás Maduro had decreed a state of emergency in the health sector and suspended all flights from Europe and Colombia as well as prohibitions on mass public gatherings. There is international concern about the management of the COVID-19 epidemic in Venezuela due to its collapsed health system. (Photo by Carlos Becerra/Getty Images)
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