"The first time we played in Texas, we opened for a wet T-shirt contest in some terrible little bar attached to a shopping mall in Houston. It was a great learning curve."
- Bono on starting from the bottom, touring in the early days in the US
U2 appeared on the Simpsons. It was on the 200th episode called "Trash of the Titans," which aired in April of 1998. In the episode the PopMart tour visited Springfield.