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Chicago Cubs & The World Series: A History of Pop Culture References, Foreshadowing and Predictions

28 October 2016 8:12 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

A punchline for more than 100 years, the Chicago Cubs’ historic World Series drought has made its way into a number of iconic small screen moments. Frankly, we’re all hoping the jokes come to a definitive end in 2016 (Go Cubs Go!), and just in case that happens, we’ve compiled a list of the most memorable pop culture references and predictions from the last century. Enjoy the jokes while you can — hopefully, just a few more days.

Read More: God Bless The Chicago Cubs, But Watching The World Series Is Pure Hell

The Simpsons

If you’re on the air for nearly three decades and feature as many pop culture references as “The Simpsons,” the Cubs are bound to come up a few times. And they have, both as a four-word joke and a more elaborate unveiling of the only way the Cubs could actually win. Yet the most pertinent »

- Ben Travers

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Chicago Cubs & The World Series: A History of Pop Culture References, Foreshadowing and Predictions

28 October 2016 8:12 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

A punchline for more than 100 years, the Chicago Cubs’ historic World Series drought has made its way into a number of iconic small screen moments. Frankly, we’re all hoping the jokes come to a definitive end in 2016 (Go Cubs Go!), and just in case that happens, we’ve compiled a list of the most memorable pop culture references and predictions from the last century. Enjoy the jokes while you can — hopefully, just a few more days.

Read More: God Bless The Chicago Cubs, But Watching The World Series Is Pure Hell

The Simpsons

If you’re on the air for nearly three decades and feature as many pop culture references as “The Simpsons,” the Cubs are bound to come up a few times. And they have, both as a four-word joke and a more elaborate unveiling of the only way the Cubs could actually win. Yet the most pertinent »

- Ben Travers

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