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The Simpsons 

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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.
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Through 30+ years of hearing Homer yell, "Do'h," you must have asked,"Who writes this stuff?" Well, Conan O'Brien and Greg Daniels for starters. Who else started in Springfield?

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Dan Castellaneta ...  Homer Simpson / ... 674 episodes, 1989-2020
Nancy Cartwright ...  Bart Simpson / ... 674 episodes, 1989-2020
Harry Shearer ...  Ned Flanders / ... 674 episodes, 1989-2020
Julie Kavner ...  Marge Simpson / ... 673 episodes, 1989-2020
Yeardley Smith ...  Lisa Simpson / ... 672 episodes, 1989-2020
Hank Azaria ...  Moe Szyslak / ... 663 episodes, 1989-2020
Pamela Hayden ...  Milhouse Van Houten / ... 593 episodes, 1989-2020
Tress MacNeille ...  Dolph / ... 546 episodes, 1990-2020
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Storyline

This is an animated sitcom about the antics of a dysfunctional family. Homer is the oafish unhealthy beer loving father, Marge is the hardworking homemaker wife, Bart is the perpetual ten-year-old underachiever (and proud of it), Lisa is the unappreciated eight-year-old genius, and Maggie is the cute, pacifier loving silent infant. Written by Sam Kelly

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Putting the Fun back in Dysfunctional! See more »

Genres:

Animation | Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

17 December 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Simpsons See more »

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Budget:

$750,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Stereo (season 1-2)| Dolby Digital (season 20-)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

The new high definition opening sequence includes a gag at the format's expense. Their new high definition television is shown hooked up with white, yellow, and red composite A/V cables, which can't carry a high definition signal in some episodes the television falls off the wall showing the cables. See more »

Goofs

Ralph Wiggum is in Bart's class in some episodes and Lisa's in others. See more »

Quotes

Superintendent Chalmers: [tractored from behind by Bart] I was going to make you Deputy Superintendent, but now that plum goes to Holloway!
Principal Skinner: Holloway? But he's a drunk!
Superintendent Chalmers: And a pill-popper! And what is a Dinner Lady doing posing as a Nurse?
Lunchlady Doris: I get two paychecks this way.
Superintendent Chalmers: D'oh.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of episode "Smart and Smarter" guest star Simon Cowell criticizes the people on the credits. See more »

Alternate Versions

All audio and visual references to the first name of character Moe Szyslak have been changed to 'Boe' in the Italian version. See more »

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Soundtracks

'The Itchy & Scratchy Show' Theme
Written by Robert Israel and Sam Simon
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User Reviews

Excellent
19 January 2005 | by jp88See all my reviews

The Simpsons is one of the best TV shows of all times. It is a perfect mirror of the American culture and has many memorable moments that will always be remembered . I don't know anybody who doesn't like this show, it's impossible not to be a fan of it. You could watch each episode 20 times and never get tired, you will always find a new funny thing every time you watch it

Unfotunatley the show is getting worse and worse with every new season, Maybe it's time to let "The Simpsons" die with dignity before the audience starts to hate it.

My rating: 11/10


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