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'Simpsons' Producer: Full Year Of Edna Krabappel Eps Already Completed

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While we'll be bidding adieu to Edna Krabappel after the death of Marcia Wallace, we'll still have a full year of episodes featuring the tart-tongued school teacher.

Simpsons executive producer Al Jean told TMZthat while they are retiring the long-running character, Wallace had already finished a year's worth of episodes recorded when she passed away.

Jean has already announced that Edna K. is not the character they were planning on killing off. He had earlier hinted that "the actor playing the character won an Emmy for playing that character," which could have included Wallace, who scored an Emmy in 1992.

This upcoming season will include a Simpsons/Futurama cross-over, a Comic Book Guy wedding performed by Stan Lee and Mad Men's Elisabeth Moss guesting as a woman who gives birth in an elevator.

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