“The Simpsons” sends up a long-running
series on another network to start its unprecedented 32nd season this weekend.
The series is “Undercover Boss” on CBS — the reality series in which CEOs disguise themselves as
ordinary working folk and then infiltrate one of their stores or franchise restaurants as a “new” employee to learn about the challenges their workers face every day.
“Simpsons” season premiere Sunday night on Fox, “Undercover Boss” becomes “Undercover Burns” as the tyrannical patriarch of the Springfield Nuclear Plant, C.
Montgomery Burns, dons an elaborate disguise as “Fred Kranepool” and befriends co-workers Homer, Karl and Lenny (all pictured above).
David Harbour of “Stranger Things”
provides the voice of “Fred...