TIL when recording a guest spot on The Simpsons, Justin Timberlake took issue with a line in which he said “Word!” saying it felt inauthentic. As a prank, the staff then edited his dialogue in production so every line ended with him saying “Word!”

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Hahaha I wondered why he said word so much. I thought it was funny though


“Dear Simpsons Producers, here is a little feedback on my appearance in your show: One, JT needs to be louder, angrier, and have access to a time machine. Two, whenever JT’s not onscreen, all the other characters should be asking ‘Where’s JT?’”


I was in an art class in highschool with a substitute reading the roll call. My classmate said Word instead of Here. She got super pissed, ranting about how disrespectful it was. I really could not understand it, I told her it literally is just a word. Is there some joke Im not clued in on?


That’s so bizarre. I remember when the episode originally aired, they literally showed footage of *NSYNC recording their lines and when Timberlake recorded the “Word!” dialogue he even said “that sounds like something I would say!”


Season12 Episode14.