<tangent>Wow. There's a whole generation that is going to be more familar with Homer Simpson than Homer the Bard.</tangent>
See the story by Andrew Orlowski for the London Register:
Fox recommends hacked DVD players for The Simpsons.
Here's the Simpsons UK FAQ excerpt in question:
Posted by Lisa at July 11, 2002 09:50 AM | TrackBack
Q: What does Regional Coding mean? Do I need a Multi-regional player? Homer: "I have no idea whatsoever what regional coding means. But it is essential that you buy a multi-regional player. Do it now. Don't worry, we'll still be waiting here when you get back."