The popular longtime running cartoon The Simpsons is under fire from people in this province for its depiction of Newfoundland and Labrador and its culture – as well as the seal hunt.

In last nights episode scenes took place in Canada – with many stereotypes playing out, including poking fun at the Prime Minister, but it was the ‘stupid Newfie’ comment that has caused upset.

Five years ago Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon came to Newfoundland and Labrador with celebrity Pamela Anderson, with a check for once million dollars offering to buy out the seal hunt forever.