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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.
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Bart and Lisa return home following a traumatic incident at Kamp Krustier, putting an end to Homer and Marge's sexual encounters.


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Bart deals with his guilt of betraying Lisa; Homer is revealed to be a master chess player.


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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
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 Homer Simpson / ... (618 episodes, 1989-2018)
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 Marge Simpson / ... (618 episodes, 1989-2018)
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 Bart Simpson / ... (618 episodes, 1989-2018)
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 Lisa Simpson / ... (618 episodes, 1989-2018)
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 Ned Flanders / ... (616 episodes, 1989-2017)
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 Moe Szyslak / ... (606 episodes, 1989-2018)
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 Milhouse Van Houten / ... (531 episodes, 1989-2017)
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 Dolph / ... (484 episodes, 1990-2017)
Karl Wiedergott ...
 Additional Voices / ... (253 episodes, 1998-2010)
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Storyline

The Simpsons is an animated sitcom about the antics of a dysfunctional family called the Simpsons (surprise surprise). Homer is the oafish unhealthy beer loving father, Marge is the hardworking homemaker wife, Bart is the 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:

Putting the Fun back in Dysfunctional! See more »

Genres:

Animation | Comedy

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

17 December 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los Simpson  »

Box Office

Budget:

$750,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(441 episodes)

Sound Mix:

(season 1-2)| (season 20-)| (seasons 3-19) (as Dolby Surround)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Whenever a scene is called for Lisa to burp or whistle Nancy Cartwright fills in for Yeardley Smith. See more »

Goofs

In many episodes, the locations of buildings in Springfield move around. See more »

Quotes

Captain McCallister: I'll need three ships and fifty stout men. We'll sail around the Horn and return with spices and silk, the likes of which ye have never seen.
Mr. Burns: We are building a CASINO.
Captain McCallister: Aaaaarrr... Can you give me 5 minutes?
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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 »

Connections

Referenced in Oz: Medium Rare (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

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

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User Reviews

Pure genius
17 January 1999 | by (L.A. CA) – See all my reviews

The Simpsons is a show that has sustained ten years of constant humor. The stories have gradually become better and the second fiddle characters were getting more screen time which translates into a much more realized show. The pop culture references abound and delight those who can pick them out. My personal favorite is the Citizen Kane references in the episode called "Rosebud." Plus, anything with C. Montgomery Burns is hysterical. The guest stars aren't there as a "special appearance" touted by the networks. They actually work into the storyline, and that makes it all the more enjoyable. Where else can you see The Moody Blues acting like thugs in a Vegas casino?


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