Sky Q users get another new trick to try with their TV remote control
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Sky is back with another update to its popular Q service and it’s great news for fans who love nothing more than to watch endless episodes of the Simpsons. Content from the iconic show can now be instantly found via some fun new phrases that users can bark into their Sky Q remote.
For example, you can now tap the voice command button and say “why you little!” or “eat my shorts!” to get instant access to Sky’s Simpsons destination page.
Here you’ll find 32 seasons of the show with episodes available from Sky One, Channel 4 and, if you have a subscription, Disney+. You’ll also find the Simpsons movie here as well.
Here are all the phrases you can try from today.
“Mmm doughnuts…” Homer
“Why you little” Homer
“Stupid Flanders!” Homer
“You don’t win friends with salad” Homer
“Eat my shorts!” Bart
“Worst Voice Command ever” Comic Book Guy
“Smithers who is this nincompoop?” Mr Burns
“If anyone wants me, I’ll be in my room.” Lisa
“Hi diddly-ho, neighborino!” Flanders
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This isn’t the first time that Sky has added some fun phrases to help find shows on its service with fans of Line of Duty also treated to a swathe of things to shout into their remotes including “Who is H?” and “Mother of God”.
Also, to coincide with the tenth anniversary of the epic fantasy show Game of Thrones airing in the UK, Sky Q now boasts over 25 fan-favourite quotes and phrases. Using one of these quotes will send viewers to a specially designed “destination centre,” where Sky will bring together all of its Game of Thrones content. You can find all the commands here.
Of course, that’s not the only thing you can try when barking orders into your remote with Sky also recently adding another useful feature. You can now easily find all your favourite entertainment with your voice, and see personalised recommendations based on your viewing history and what’s trending simply by saying “What should I watch?” into your Sky Q voice remote.
You’ll then see things that Sky thinks you like viewing and a recent update now means Disney+ content will be included as well. Give it a go and see what Sky recommends!
Speaking about the new feature, Fraser Stirling, Group Chief Product Officer, Sky, said: “There’s so much great entertainment out there, it can be tricky knowing where to start. Our latest voice command, “What Should I Watch?” helps to take the hassle out of searching, so you can spend more time watching! Simply say the phrase into your Sky Q voice remote to see the latest trending TV and recommendations tailored to you, all in one place.”
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