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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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Former "Simpsons" Writers Who Shaped Comedy

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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Marge recruits Chrissy Teigen and John Legend for an education-based proposal.


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Sunday, January 5

Homer and Marge attend Artie Ziff's wedding and become quite uncomfortable when they realize that his bride-to-be is a clone of Marge.


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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Dan Castellaneta ...  Homer Simpson / ... 673 episodes, 1989-2020
Nancy Cartwright ...  Bart Simpson / ... 673 episodes, 1989-2020
Harry Shearer ...  Ned Flanders / ... 673 episodes, 1989-2020
Julie Kavner ...  Marge Simpson / ... 672 episodes, 1989-2020
Yeardley Smith ...  Lisa Simpson / ... 671 episodes, 1989-2020
Hank Azaria ...  Moe Szyslak / ... 662 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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Taglines:

Just a product of society that's lost its good manners. 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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

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

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The character of Otto the bus driver is believed to be based on Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash. Both play guitar, have long black curly hair, and both are avid snake collectors. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Marge: You don't need friends to be happy! I haven't had a friend in years!
Homer: You've got me! Who've I got?
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Crazy Credits

Aspects of the opening credits are usually changed with each episode. Elements changed include the blackboard message Bart writes, the sax solo played by Lisa, and most notably the sequence right after Homer gets chased through the garage. Not all of these variations have been included in syndicated versions of the episodes. 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 »

Connections

Referenced in StarCraft (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

The Simpsons Theme
Written by Danny Elfman
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User Reviews

 
Still my favourite show.
18 October 2019 | by kendallhallSee all my reviews

I hate it that people who grew up with (and loved) The Simpsons have stopped watching it. You can't say that the quality has gone downhill if you aren't watching it.

The early Simpsons seasons, yes, were amazing. They were iconic and they were a big part of our childhood. If you compare new episodes to what the Simpsons meant to you in the 90s, then of course it is not going to hold a candle to that. The Simpsons was ground breaking and made a huge impression on my generation (and a whole lot of other people). Are the new seasons as good as classic seasons? I wouldn't say that, but I also would argue that it is not fair to compare them.

New Simpsons episodes are for the most part good. In the range between B and A/A+

They are not the same as classic Simpsons and they are not all consistently the same quality, but I look forward to it every week and it rarely disappoints.

It is comfort food TV. It had been on for most of my life and has been a constant staple. In my opinion, still the best show on television.


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