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The Simpsons producers promised a major death to kick off Season 26 of this iconic animated sitcom and they delivered on Sunday night, as (SPOILER ALERT!) we said farewell to Krusty’s father, Rabbi Hyman Krustofski.

Some would say they delivered, that is.

Others on Twitter, such as @joshgnosis, would say "much like the last few seasons," this revelation was "promising but ultimately disappointing."

Watch The Simpsons Season 26 Episode 1 Online
Watch The Simpsons Season 26 Episode 1 Online

You can watch The Simpsons online (click Play on the video above) and you can review The Simpsons quotes from the installment to formulate your own thoughts on the controversial premiere, but here’s a look at what many other viewers are saying about it.

 

(SUMMARY: They are not pleased.)

  • Can’t believe The Simpsons killed off a character who’s only been in a few episodes and wasn’t voiced by the original actor for awhile.
  • If that’s who they’ve killed off, it was a complete waste of time. #Simpsons
  • The new Simpsons episode was a major disappointment. Krusty’s dad! Really? Overhyped is an understatement…
  • Wtf all that hype about the Simpsons killing someone and it was Krusty’s dad?? Like who now? Fs.
  • This is like when the twin died in Harry potter… kill a real character #simpsons

Where do you stand on the premiere? The Simpsons killed off Krusy’s dad was…