How Podcasts Give Classic TV Shows New Life

Former ‘Simpsons’ showrunner Bill Oakley says he’s “delighted and surprised” to see fans breaking down 25-year-old episodes

“Seinfeld.” “Friends.” “The Sopranos.” “The Simpsons.” “The Office.” Name a hit show from the ’90s and ’00s, and you can find an active podcast covering it. And chances are, you can probably find several.

What’s behind the push to revisit shows that experienced their glory days at the same time as the Clinton and George W. Bush administrations? Nostalgia.

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Sean Burch

Sean Burch

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