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 / ... (567 episodes, 1989-2015)
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 Marge Simpson / ... (567 episodes, 1989-2015)
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 Bart Simpson / ... (567 episodes, 1989-2015)
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 Lisa Simpson / ... (567 episodes, 1989-2015)
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 Ned Flanders / ... (567 episodes, 1989-2015)
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 Moe Szyslak / ... (552 episodes, 1989-2015)
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 Milhouse Van Houten / ... (484 episodes, 1989-2015)
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 Agnes Skinner / ... (438 episodes, 1990-2015)
Karl Wiedergott ...
 Additional Voices / ... (248 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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Taglines:

Putting the Fun back in Dysfunctional! See more »

Genres:

Animation | Comedy

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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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Trivia

The sign outside the Springfield retirement castle says "Thank you for not discussing the outside world". See more »

Goofs

Although the giant stone head in the Simpson basement is gray, in some episodes it has appeared rainbow-colored. See more »

Quotes

Crazy Person at the Homeless Shelter: That's the answer! Pawn to King's Bishop Three!
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Crazy Credits

In the musical episode where (the cheesy clip show), Snake does a voiceover at the end of the credits where he shoots his gun every time the music starts to play not liking it. He even shoots the Gracie film logo saying "You too Gracie film dude... Yaaa!" See more »

Connections

Referenced in DVD-R Hell: The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer (2012) 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

Pure genius
17 January 1999 | by (L.A. CA) – 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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