We thought the time a guy named Walter White got arrested for meth was the best case of life imitating art, but this story absolutely takes the cake: According to the Huffington Post, a man named Bart Simpson appeared before a U.K. judge named Mr. Burns recently, under charges of carrying a prohibited firearm. Well, shit, The Simpsons just got a lot darker.

Simpson, whose full name is Barton, was caught in possession of a revolver gun at Birmingham Airport in the U.K. last year. The 52-year-old plead not guilty to the charges when he stood trial before Judge Recorder Burns.

Sadly, it has not been confirmed whether or not he yelled "Eat my shorts!" during the hearing.

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[via Huffington Post]