The Simpsons, one of the crucial well-liked animated sitcoms in TV historical past, has made a slightly bullish prediction for the worth of Bitcoin.
In yesterday’s episode of the 31-year-running cartoon titled Burger Kings, the characters get into the monetary market over shares of a brand new burger chain created by the city billionaire Montgomery Burns. When Marge is checking on her positive factors throughout a “Loopy Money” present — seemingly parodying Jim Cramer’s Mad Cash — the ticker feed clearly exhibits the worth of Bitcoin (BTC) subsequent to a inexperienced infinity image.
Different comedic predictions included the worth of all the United States of America dropping by 1 / 4 level, GameStop inventory rising by 1 trillion, and Tesla: “If you need to ask, you may’t afford it.”
This isn’t the primary time crypto has made an look on The Simpsons. Final 12 months, Jim Parsons from The Big Bang Theory appeared as a visitor star to clarify cryptocurrencies and the way a distributed ledgers work. The actor referred to crypto as “the money of the longer term” earlier than textual content appeared jokingly stating it “will be generated by fiat like conventional foreign money or simply thrown round randomly or all given to LeBron.”
Some might even see Bitcoin’s look on the present as a bullish signal. Contemplating that the asset’s worth did pass $60,000 once more in the present day, it solely must rise infinity p.c to make the Simpsons’ prediction come true. Maybe because of the sheer variety of subjects the present covers, the Simpsons has seemingly predicted the longer term many occasions. Some examples allegedly embody the Trump presidency, the end result of three Tremendous Bowls, and numerous improvements in know-how akin to video chatting, sensible watches, and autocorrect.
Whereas the present did seemingly use the media consideration surrounding Bitcoin as a punchline, trade gamers have made their very own bullish predictions in current weeks. Final month Kraken CEO Jesse Powell said the BTC price is finally “going to infinity” and expects the crypto asset to succeed in $1 million within the subsequent decade.