The CNN fixture will play himself in an upcoming episode of The Simpsons partially set three decades into the future, TVLine has learned exclusively.
The story finds Lisa befriending a girl who is her match in every way, except one: she’s a conservative Republican. “They end up running against each other in the second-grade election,” explains exec producer Al Jean. “And then we flash to the future where they’re [engaged] in an actual presidential debate — and Anderson is the moderator.”
So, what does a 75-year-old Cooper look like? Not much different than the current 45-year-old version, turns out. Says Jean with a laugh: “He has that sort of luck that even 30 years from now he’ll look the same.”
The episode is slated to air in December.
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