The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.
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Top Rated TV #109 | Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 177 wins & 333 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Dan Castellaneta ...  Homer Simpson / ... 706 episodes, 1989-2021
Nancy Cartwright ...  Bart Simpson / ... 706 episodes, 1989-2021
Harry Shearer ...  Ned Flanders / ... 706 episodes, 1989-2021
Julie Kavner ...  Marge Simpson / ... 705 episodes, 1989-2021
Yeardley Smith ...  Lisa Simpson / ... 704 episodes, 1989-2021
Hank Azaria ...  Moe Szyslak / ... 695 episodes, 1989-2021
Pamela Hayden ...  Milhouse Van Houten / ... 627 episodes, 1989-2021
Tress MacNeille ...  Agnes Skinner / ... 579 episodes, 1990-2021

Former "Simpsons" Writers Who Shaped Comedy

Through 30+ years of hearing Homer yell, "Do'h," you must have asked,"Who writes this stuff?" Well, Conan O'Brien and Greg Daniels for starters. Who else started in Springfield?

Who got their start with "The Simpsons"?

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Storyline

This is an animated sitcom about the antics of a dysfunctional family. Homer is the oafish unhealthy beer loving father, Marge is the hardworking homemaker wife, Bart is the perpetual 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 »

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Animation | Comedy

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Trivia

The first, and so far the only, animated series to be nominated for the Golden Globe for Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy. See more »

Goofs

Some characters have brown skin in some episodes and yellow skin in others. Two examples would be Hans Moleman and Judge Snyder. See more »

Quotes

Bart: Are you gonna throw me in the Loony Bin?
Therapist: No, there are no Loony Bins any more! Those people are on the street...
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Crazy Credits

At the end of The Simpsons: Stark Raving Dad (1991), the classic 20th Century Fox television logo appears. See more »

Alternate Versions

Beginning with the show's cable syndication run on FXX on August 21, 2014, new syndication masters have been created. Each episode has been restored to its full length, and is now presented in 16X9 high definition. In addition, credits for the Spanish SAP Translation have been added to the end credits of each episode. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Good Bad Flicks: Super Mario Bros (2011) See more »

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The Simpsons Theme
Written by Danny Elfman
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Probably the best television show on Earth
12 November 2003 | by Smells_Like_CheeseSee all my reviews

The Simpsons is the longest running animated TV series since The Flinstones, and you could understand why after watching just one of the Simpsons episodes. Simply because The Simpsons is just so hilarious and incredibly clever and has been ripped off so many times, but nothing has come close to the brilliance that the Simpsons writers have brought us.

We have Homer Simpson, one of the most beloved TV characters of all time, with his famous quote "Doh!". He's an overweight, lazy, and not the brightest bulb, but so incredibly lovable for the fact of how bipolar he is! One minute he can be so incredibly depressed, but the next minute really happy and giggling. My favorite Homer quote is when he kills the zombie Ned Flanders in a Halloween episode, Bart tells him "Dad! You killed the zombie Flanders!"... "He was a zombie?" Marge is Homer's wife and a homemaker. She is at times naggy, but always manages to get in some terrific humor and some deep sympathy with all she puts up with. My favorite Marge quote is "Bart, don't make fun of grad students. They've just made a terrible life choice." Bart is the oldest son and a rebel. His usual quotes are "Don't have a cow" "Cool, man!" "Ei Carumba!". He's this generation's Dennis the Menace. My favorite Bart quote is "I need a soul, Ralph, any, your's!", you'll see what I mean.

Lisa is the second oldest and the smartie pants of the Simpson clan, she's kind of the know it all who solves all the adventures of the Simpsons. My favorite Lisa quote is "They're only using you for your pool you know... shut up brain! I have friends now, I don't need you any more!". Last, but not least, Maggie, the eternal baby of Homer and Marge, always a great love of the screen, but no famous quotes, just memorable moments like when she turns into an alien.

The supporting cast is a terrific addition, my favorites include Mr. Burns, Homer's boss, Groundskeeper Willy, the school janitor, and Mr. Skinner, the school principal. The Simpson is just a terrific show that in one way or another you will see at least one episode in your lifetime. I know that generations to come, they will still be watching The Simpsons.


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17 December 1989 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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$750,000 (estimated)
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