The Simpsons eerily predicted Tom Hanks would contract coronavirus.
It's not the first time the animated cartoon has foretold major historic happenings, having previously aired storylines surrounding Donald Trump's presidency, the building of London skyscraper The Shard, and the discovery of the three-eyed mutant fish.
During a 1993 episode titled Marge in Chains, the show "predicted" the coronavirus, and detailed how a far-east virus swept the globe and ended up infecting the residents of Springfield.
And fans have now come up with their own theory surrounding Tom Hanks' recent health woes.
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Viewers are convinced the writers prophesied that the American actor would have to self-isolate one day.
Earlier today, the Forest Gump star and his wife, Rita Wilson, had contracted COVID-19 while filming Baz Luhrmann's Elvis Presley biopic on location in Australia.
Taking to Instagram, he said he's going to "keep the world posted and updated".
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During The Simpsons Movie, which hit the big screen in 2007, Hanks makes a fleeting appearance plugging a 'new Grand Canyon' because the main one has "gotten boring".
In the canyon advertisement, he claims 'the US government has lost its credibility so its borrowing some of mine" – the Apollo 13 actor then says: "This is Tom Hanks saying if you see me in person, please, leave me be."
Meanwhile, In Marge in Chains, a life-threatening virus dubbed Osaka Flu circulates through Springfield after residents purchase juicers from Japan.
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The Springfield inhabitants then contract the virus after sick workers cough all over the juicers – sending the virus to America.
COVID-19 was first reported in Wuhan, China in December 2019.
By March 2020 it was declared a global pandemic, with Boris Johnson recently calling coronavirus "worst public health crisis for a generation".
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