By Lydia Catling For Mailonline
Published: 14:50 GMT, 7 January 2021 | Updated: 14:59 GMT, 7 January 2021
An episode of The Simpsons which showed civil war after the latest US election race between Trump and Biden has led some fans to suggest the cartoon predicted yesterday's Capitol protest.
The 31st annual Halloween 'Treehouse of Horror' special of the much-loved show took a look at the 2020 process which bore striking similarities to events in Washington DC, Metro reports.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
In the episode, which aired on November 1, 2020, a startling scene showed fires burning across the fictional town of Springfield, alongside upturned cars and smashed windows on Inauguration Day after Homer Simpson failed to vote.
Some people have suggested the show foreshadowed the actions of Trump supporters who invaded the Capitol building to protest his election defeat, forcing lawmakers to flee to safety and resulting in four people losing their lives.
The 2020 Halloween episode of The Simpsons looked at the latest presidential race between Trump and Biden, predicting civil unrest after the result
In the episode, Homer forgets to vote and his vote turns out to be the decider, and due to his not being cast, chaos descends
The program begins with characters queuing outside a voting station at the local school beside a sign which reads 'Democracy ends in 08.38' as Homer remembers it is election day.
As he gets to the voting booth,