The Simpsons (1989– )

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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
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 Homer Simpson / ... (588 episodes, 1989-2016)
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 Marge Simpson / ... (588 episodes, 1989-2016)
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 Bart Simpson / ... (588 episodes, 1989-2016)
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 Lisa Simpson / ... (588 episodes, 1989-2016)
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 Ned Flanders / ... (582 episodes, 1989-2015)
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 Moe Szyslak / ... (578 episodes, 1989-2016)
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 Milhouse Van Houten / ... (495 episodes, 1989-2015)
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 Dolph / ... (449 episodes, 1990-2015)
Karl Wiedergott ...
 Additional Voices / ... (252 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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Putting the Fun back in Dysfunctional! See more »

Genres:

Animation | Comedy

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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

17 December 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los Simpson  »

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Budget:

$750,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

(441 episodes)

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

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Throughout the run of the series, a cawing crow is heard in nearly every establishing shot of the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant. (This tradition is parodied in The Simpsons: Kiss Kiss, Bang Bangalore (2006), in which a cow is heard mooing during the establishing shot of an India-based nuclear power plant.) See more »

Goofs

Chief Wiggum's proper hair color is blue. A common animation error is for it to be black in certain scenes (this generally happens in night scenes, or other scenes in dark places.) See more »

Quotes

Bart: Lisa made me do it. She cast a witch's spell on me.
Lisa: It's spelled Wicca, and it's empowering.
Bart: Wicca is just a Hollywood fad.
Lisa: That's Kabbala, jerk.
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Crazy Credits

On the Halloween specials starting with II and with the exception of VI, the theme is played on an organ. When the Gracie Films logo appears, the "Shh!" Is replaced by a sound bite of a woman screaming and the accompanying jingle is played on a pipe organ. See more »

Connections

Featured in Inspector Gadget (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

The Simpsons Theme
Written by Danny Elfman
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Frequently Asked Questions

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User Reviews

 
The Simpsons - is there any better show?
14 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

With all my collection of video tapes and d.v.d.s I seem to find myself digging through my Simpsons box, when I need something to watch. It would be hard to pick a favorite episode, because of so many. It would be even harder to pick a least favorite because there is very few that could be less appealing. But boring is one thing that the Simpsons could never be considered. The writers have changed ideas, episode structure, and kept the Simpsons on a continuous exciting adventure. Anytime of the day or no matter what seems to be the mood , the Simpsons is always satisfying to to view even over and over and hours on end.


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