In a new episode of the Simpsons titled titled ‘The Princess Guide’, Chimamanda Adichie’s novel, ‘The Thing Around Your Neck’ makes a cameo appearance. The Thing Around Your Neck is a short story collection by Chimamanda, first published in April 2009 by Fourth Estate in the UK.
The episode in which it appeared in is the 15th of the 26th season of The Simpsons, about a Nigerian princess named Kemi, who comes to Springfield, as her father intends to work a uranium deal with Mr. Burns, and Homer is chosen to protect her. Moe, having recently lost his money to a Nigerian prince, believes Kemi must be related to the scammer, but soon starts falling for her.
The Simpsons, “The Princess Guide,” aired on Sunday, March 1.
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