A lot of bizarre news was reported in Australia last week, and most of it came straight outta the Simpsons universe. In one of the most creative trolling methods we've seen this year, pranksters had a nice run of trolling Sydney 7's Facebook news tipline by sending in descriptions of newsworthy items. Here's the catch:

They simply followed up with a screenshot from a Simpson's episode. Armed home invasion --BOOM. It's just Snake holding up the Simpsons. Neighbor fighting off an alligator inside his house -- Nope. Just Grandpa Simpson beating a gator back down a toilet with a plunger. 

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Simpsons podcast Four Finger Discout captured screenshots of the trolling and more than one gullible news station fell for the prank. 

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