As a franchise, The Simpsons has never been shy about loaning out its characters for product endorsements and merchandising opportunities.

Simpsons Merchandise

As arguably the most widely watched and influential television series of the past two decades, this only makes sense.

What doesn’t make sense, however, is that the TV franchise owners haven’t yet stuck their fingers into the juicy email marketing pie, as so many others have successfully done.

If Homer Simpson and Monty Burns were to start sending out marketing emails, would they be effective?

Here at Phrasee, we wonder about such things.

We wonder whether our machine learning technology, which has improved email marketing ROI rates for our clients by as much as 417%, could be put to use.

Sounds like a match made in heaven to us.

All we know is, if we found one of these in our inbox, we’d open it…

Email subject lines for The Simpsons characters

 

Groundskeeper Willie

Groundskeeper Willie

“There’s nary an email alive that can outrun a greased Scotsman”

 

Mayor Quimby

mayor quimby

“Vote Quimby! He’d vote for you.”

 

Homer Simpson

homer simpson

“Mmmmmmmmmm… email.”

 

Troy McLure

Troy Mclure

“You might remember me from such email as ‘The One I Sent You Yesterday'”

 

Principle Seymour Skinner

Principle Skinner

“This is Principal Skinner, your principal, with a message from… the principal’s office”

 

Montgomery Burns

Mr Burns

“These deals are… eeeeeexcellent”

 

Bart Simpson

Bart Simpson

“Remember when I was considered the most marketable character on the show?” 

 

Rainier Wolfcastle

Rainier Wolfcastle

“10 reasons to donate to my campaign to run for governor”

 

Comic Book Guy

comic book guy

“Worst. Email. Ever.”

 

Milhouse Van Houten

Milhouse Van Houten

“5 amazing life hacks for repairing broken glasses”

 

Waylon Smithers

Waylon Smithers

“Congratulations! You’ve unlocked 50% off Grindr memberships this week only”

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