We can't accurately predict what will happen in the future. But the creators of "the Simpsons", "Inspector Gadget", "Futurama" and "family Guy" seems to have this ability. Some of the references can hardly be called predictions, but in some scenes the writers unimaginable way managed to get closer to the events or objects from the future. Champions of "predictions", of course, remain the Simpsons!
The presidency trump in "the simpsons"
In 2000, just 16 years before the actual victory of trump's presidential elections, "the Simpsons" had already predicted that he will run for President, and subsequently wins. "As you know, President trump made a considerable hole in our budget..." — the words of Lisa from the episode.
The Higgs Boson
In 2012, physicists confirmed the existence of the Higgs boson, also known as the "God particle". It has become one of the most important components of modern theoretical particle physics. For 14 years before that, Homer in one episode of "the Simpsons" and wrote on the Board the equation actually predicted a lot more open then not particles.
Family guy predicted Bruce Jenner would become a woman
Bruce Jenner (now Kathleen Jenner) former American athlete-athlete and head of the Kardashian family, and now — something of a third sex, was depicted in the "family Guy" long before his coming out. Even then, the creators of the cartoon depicted him as effeminate in manner, and in one episode, called it "beautiful German woman".
Faulty voting machines in the elections
In 2008, "the Simpsons" predicted the faulty voting machines. In the episode Homer voted for Barack Obama, but the voice is automatically changed to MITT Romney. Four years later it happened in reality. Several machines in the elections in Pennsylvania had to be replaced due to a malfunction of all of the votes were changed for MITT Romney.
Censorship Of David
In one of the episodes of "the Simpsons", "David" by Michelangelo appeared before us in jeans. In 2016 in St. Petersburg, in the yard of the Lutheran Church of St. Anne, established a copy of the legendary statue. After a complaint from local pensioner on a causal place of David, which "cripples and children", was organized "Dress David". Many residents also wished to cover the genitals of the statue, but in the end decided to leave it as it is. Without waiting for the end of the campaign, the St. Petersburg artists have covered the right place of David cap and paper tape.
Attack on white tiger trainers
The simpsons once parodied the famous Duo of American animal trainers Siegfried and Roy. During a speech by one of the trainers was attacked by a white tiger. The prediction came true 10 years later, the Duo's performance with white tigers in Las Vegas.
"The simpsons" has zapolonili finale of "Game of thrones"
Fans of the series "Game of thrones" recently posmotrevshie the final, was surprised by the references to the finale of "the Simpsons". In 2017 in the episode "The Serfsons" there were several references to "Game of thrones".
In 1995, "the Simpsons" showed a watch that can be used as a phone. 20 years later came the Apple Watch.
The Nobel prize winner
In 2010, Milhouse put that Bengt Khol'mstrem win the Nobel prize in Economics. Six years later it happened in reality.
Deal of Disney and Fox
In 1998, in one of the episodes of "the Simpsons" Homer wrote the screenplay for the film. The script was produced by 20th Century Fox, but in the episode you can see the sign in front of the headquarters of the Studio, reading: "a Division of Walt Disney". The Disney Studio really bought 20th Century Fox to 52.4 billion dollars, only 19 years later.
The three-eyed fish
In the episode of the ' 90s, Bart fished out from a pond near the nuclear power plant three-eyed fish-mutant. Fish has become a symbol of the contamination of the reservoir of the nuclear power station. 20 years after the release of the series, like the fish caught in Argentina — in a single reservoir, which also was leaking waste from the local power station.
Attraction of virtual reality
Many cartoons have tried to illustrate how will look entertainment in the future. The creators of "Futurama" was the closest they correctly predicted how it will look like a virtual reality ride and how we use it.
The scandal with horsemeat
In the episode of "the Simpsons" in 1994 barmaid Doris dug in the barrel "pieces of horse meat", preparing meals for pupils. Nine years later in Ireland was a scandal — managing food safety authority found horse DNA in beef burgers on supermarket shelves.
"Inspector Gadget" times predicted various technological innovations. One of them is "computer book" a girl named penny, who very much reminded the first Toshiba laptop that was released a couple years later.
Flying Lady Gaga
"The simpsons" depicted the singer Lady Gaga, flying under the dome in speech for 5 years before she made the same Suite at the super bowl in 2017.
Not quite accurate prediction, but still in the 80s in "Inspector Gadget" showed the car is able to drive and Park without driver. Then viewers thought it was the distant future. Well, "future" came in 2014, when Google unveiled its self-driving car.
Scandal at Miss universe
At the contest "Miss universe 2015" there was a scandal leading confused participants, and one of them had to give up the crown of the winner the other girl. In one of the episodes of "Futurama" in 1999 there was an identical situation.
The first digital camera
And again, "Inspector Gadget" with tech predictions — this time the girl penny in one of a series held in the hands of a device that later reminded the audience first digital camera. The device was attached to her computer book and was used for photographing.
The Ebola Epidemic
In the 17 years before the actual outbreak of the Ebola virus, in one of the episodes of "the Simpsons" of the last century, Marge suggests Bart to read a book "Curious George and the Ebola virus".
The economic crisis in Greece
In 2012 he released a series of "the Simpsons", where Homer has been a guest on news programs. During production it is possible to observe a running line "Europe put Greece on eBay". Three years later, Greece became the first developed country facing a major economic crisis.
The skyscraper "Shard" in London
In the episode of "the Simpsons" in 1995 the audience showed a skyscraper in tower bridge, very reminiscent of the silhouette of the iconic "Shard". Interestingly, the project is a skyscraper developed only in 2000. How do they do it?!
Shoals auto-correction ridiculed in "the simpsons" in 1994. During a meeting of the Springfield school bully Kearney requested that his friend Dolph wrote on his Apple Newton mark "to beat Martin." However, a miracle-the device has identified the handwriting as "eat up Martha".