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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 Homer Simpson / ... (582 episodes, 1989-2015)
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 Marge Simpson / ... (582 episodes, 1989-2015)
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 Bart Simpson / ... (582 episodes, 1989-2015)
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 Lisa Simpson / ... (582 episodes, 1989-2015)
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 Ned Flanders / ... (582 episodes, 1989-2015)
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 Moe Szyslak / ... (572 episodes, 1989-2015)
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 Milhouse Van Houten / ... (495 episodes, 1989-2015)
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 Dolph / ... (448 episodes, 1990-2015)
Karl Wiedergott ...
 Additional Voices / ... (251 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  »

Box Office

Budget:

$750,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

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

The blue/red discrepancy of Bart's shirt is referenced in one episode. Homer holds out Lisa (who wears a red dress) to tease a bull, then, thinking that he can placate the bull with something blue, he reaches for Bart, only to find him wearing his red shirt. He asks, "Where's your blue shirt?" to which Bart replies that he doesn't have one. See more »

Goofs

Fat Tony's real name changes from episode to episode, but this is probably intentional because it is common for Mafia hit men (in popular culture, and possibly in reality as well) to have many different identities. See more »

Quotes

Homer: [Defending himself in Court] If these Celebrities didn't want people going through their garbage or saying they're Gay, they should not have expressed themselves creatively...
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Crazy Credits

In the episode "The Old Man and the Key" the closing credits are a parody of the ending of The Beverly Hillbillies (1962), with the Simpsons standing in front of a doorway waving at the audience, while banjo music plays. When the Gracie Films logo appears, Lisa is heard saying, in a hillbilly accent, "This has been a Gracie Films Presentation, y'all". See more »

Connections

Referenced in Neighbours: Episode #1.5804 (2009) 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 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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