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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.
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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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On Your Marks, Get Set, D'Oh! See more »

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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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Did You Know?

Trivia

Yeardley Smith (Lisa Simpson) and Marcia Wallace (Edna Krabappel) are the only cast members who do only one voice on a regular basis. See more »

Goofs

Jasper acts as if blind in some episodes but can clearly see in others. See more »

Quotes

Chief Wiggum: [shopping for his wife at a women's clothing store] My wife's looking for something that doesn't make her look like a horse, so, I'm gonna be here for a while
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Crazy Credits

At the end of episode "Smart and Smarter" guest star Simon Cowell criticizes the people on the credits. See more »


Soundtracks

The Simpsons Theme
Written by Danny Elfman
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User Reviews

Pure genius
17 January 1999 | by 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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