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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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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 / ... 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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Taglines:

On Your Marks, Get Set, D'Oh! 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

Many of the characters are named after Matt Groening's family and relatives, including Homer, Marge, Lisa, and Maggie, which are the real names of his parents and younger sisters. See more »

Goofs

In a few episodes, the twins, who are supposed to be sheet white, are yellow in brief scenes. See more »

Quotes

Mickey Rooney: The only soulless thing in Hollywood is the Music Industry.
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Crazy Credits

In episode BABF10, "Alone Again, Natura-Diddly," 'Ian Maxtone-Graham's' writing credit is larger than normal after an on-screen joke is made. See more »

Alternate Versions

Beginning with the show's cable syndication run on FXX on August 21, 2014, new syndication masters have been created. Each episode has been restored to its full length, and is now presented in 16X9 high definition. In addition, credits for the Spanish SAP Translation have been added to the end credits of each episode. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Trek Nation (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

'The Itchy & Scratchy Show' Theme
Written by Robert Israel and Sam Simon
Performed by Cast
(various episodes)
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User Reviews

the absolute Best Cartoon ever!
1 July 2005 | by splintercell89See all my reviews

Out of every cartoon, Movie, play, and T.v show I've ever seen The Simpsons tops it all. the Simpsons is the funniest show Bar None. American Dad, Futurama, and Family guy come in close but in my opinion the Simpsons is better than all of them combined. I have seen every single episode and i own seasons one through five and have Simpsons posters and action figures.i have not found an episode that i did not like., some of my favorites are the valentines episode where Bart puts Homers Beer in the paint shakers, and "Das Bus" season 9 "O' Brother were art Thou?" season 2. and any episode from the sixteenth season. they have made it to over three hundred episodes and I'm betting on three hundred more. THE SIMPSONS WILL NEVER DIE!


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