The latest episode of The Simpsons called “Frinkcoin” guest-starred Jim Parsons who played the well-known character, Sheldon Cooper, in the Big Bang Theory. Professor Frink introduces cryptocurrency to Lisa Simpson via Jim Parsons in the 13th episode of the 31st season of the hit series.
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The Simpsons in the past have made some unbelievable predictions, including the winning of current President of the USA Donald Trump way back in 2000. In the latest episode, Jim Parsons goes on to explain “the really cool subject of distributed consensus-based cryptocurrency.” The iconic nerd from TV series Big Bang Theory explains crypto via song that begins with, ” for cryptocurrency to work, we need a record of every transaction that occurs.
Crypto and blockchain get exposed to a mainstream audience.
The Simpsons is among the most-watched TV show in the United States and around the world. Cryptocurrency and blockchain getting a shout out in the hit TV show is good for the industry as it will pique the interest of more people in the subject. Earlier in 2018, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver aired an episode where the host explained what crypto and blockchain are and how they work. More people getting exposed to cryptocurrencies is the only way for the mass adoption of bitcoin.