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

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 Homer Simpson / ... (556 episodes, 1989-2014)
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 Marge Simpson / ... (556 episodes, 1989-2014)
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 Bart Simpson / ... (556 episodes, 1989-2014)
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 Lisa Simpson / ... (556 episodes, 1989-2014)
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 Ned Flanders / ... (556 episodes, 1989-2014)
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 Moe Szyslak / ... (540 episodes, 1989-2014)
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 Milhouse Van Houten / ... (466 episodes, 1989-2014)
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 Agnes Skinner / ... (419 episodes, 1990-2014)
Karl Wiedergott ...
 Additional Voices / ... (248 episodes, 1998-2010)
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 Helen Lovejoy / ... (198 episodes, 1990-2014)
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 Edna Krabappel / ... (181 episodes, 1990-2014)
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 Martin Prince / ... (169 episodes, 1990-2014)
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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 »


Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

17 December 1989 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$750,000 (estimated)
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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

Three of The Beatles have appeared on the show - George Harrison (Homer's Barbershop Quartet), Ringo Starr (Brush With Greatness) and Paul McCartney (Lisa the Vegetarian). There is an episode dedicated to the memory of George Harrison. John Lennon died long before the show premiered, however his song 'Mother' was used in an episode, meaning all four Beatles' voices have appeared on the show in some shape or form. See more »

Goofs

When wearing her normal green dress, Marge wears a red necklace. However, often she is shown for a single frame or two wearing a white one (generally this happens in close-up shots of her head.) This happens in numerous episodes. See more »

Quotes

Ned Flanders: You know, a man came into the store today and asked for change for a dollar, and I accidentally gave him three quarters. Took me all afternoon just to track him down.
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Crazy Credits

Many of the episodes include in-jokes during the credits, the Halloween specials change the cast and crews names to sound more morbid (E.g. Grave-Yeardly Smith). Sometimes the end credits theme is variated into something more thematic to the episode or spoofing a famous TV show or movie theme. The Gracie Films logo may have it's music changed to match the episode's theme, and a character may be saying something comical during the end credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Master Ninja II (1992) 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

Excellent
19 January 2005 | by (United States) – See 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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