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 / ... (587 episodes, 1989-2016)
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 Marge Simpson / ... (587 episodes, 1989-2016)
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 Bart Simpson / ... (587 episodes, 1989-2016)
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 Lisa Simpson / ... (587 episodes, 1989-2016)
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 Ned Flanders / ... (581 episodes, 1989-2015)
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 Moe Szyslak / ... (577 episodes, 1989-2016)
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 Milhouse Van Houten / ... (493 episodes, 1989-2015)
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 Dolph / ... (448 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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Just a product of society that's lost its good manners. See more »

Genres:

Animation | Comedy

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Release Date:

17 December 1989 (USA)  »

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Los Simpson  »

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Budget:

$750,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

(441 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

On the show, Bart's shirt is almost always orange. Yet, on most Simpsons merchandise and memorabilia, Bart's shirt is light blue in color. There are also products featuring Bart in a red shirt, though these seem to be less common. See more »

Goofs

When the older, male judge character is introduced in The Simpsons: Bart Gets Hit by a Car, he is referred to as Judge Moulton. In all other appearances and source books he is called Judge Snyder. See more »

Quotes

Homer: Take that, Lisa's beliefs!
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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 »

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Referenced in A Small Summer Party (2001) See more »

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The Simpsons Theme
Written by Danny Elfman
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User Reviews

 
Way, Way, Way past its prime
27 May 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love the Simpsons. Correction, I Loved the first 9 seasons of the Simpsons. Back then it had to be the most wittiest, cleverest, enjoyable TV show on the planet. It is for that reason that I find myself in such despair now. Let's face it folks the hey-day of the Simpsons was well over a decade ago. Talk about a show that just doesn't know when to stop. It aggravates me to no end to witness the desperate lengths this show goes to year after year. Every show has a shelf life people and the Simpson is way past its expiration date. I truly think that the only reason it is still on the year is force of habit. Both the public and the Fox network are so used to having on that they shutter at ending it. Trust me, It should end.


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